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Baker to Testify on Spending Plan for Federal COVID Funds Tuesday – NBC Boston

Gov. Charlie Baker will testify before lawmakers on his $2.9 billion spending proposal in the first hearing on how to spend some $5 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funding. Baker plans to testify virtually about his bill (H 3922), which would spend more than half of the ARPA funding quickly on housing and home …

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PFRDA, government in talks to tweak law to cover retirement funds

NEW DELHI: The government and the Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority (PFRDA) are discussing amendments to the law to ensure the regulation of a large number of superannuation funds that currently escape the required scrutiny. Although there are no official estimates, around 400-500 are seen to be “unregulated” superannuation funds, with 50-60 being large …

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Senate Infrastructure Bill Drops IRS Funding, Raising Pressure for New Revenue

Lawmakers have dropped plans to help fund a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure package by boosting tax-collecting enforcement at the Internal Revenue Service, according to a key negotiator, adding new difficulties to funding the bipartisan measure ahead of a looming deadline for agreement. Republican opposition is a main reason that financing for more IRS enforcement is …

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City opens $2M grant program to assist creative sector nonprofits

The city has spun up another emergency relief program for arts organizations, with $2 million in federal aid available for nonprofit groups connected to local arts and cultural communities. The Arts & Culture Non-Profit Relief Grant will provide 100 grants of $20,000 to local groups in the creative sector that have had their fundraising and …

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Feds: AZ can’t use federal COVID relief funds for tax cuts | Arizona and Regional News

The problem with all that, Ehrlich told Humetewa, starts with the fact that there has yet to be a ruling that the state broke the law. And without some actual harm, he said, there’s no basis for her to even consider the state’s claim that the restriction is unconstitutional. “Arizona does nothing more than guess …

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Valley Healthcare System receives $2.8M in federal grants

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – The Valley Healthcare System has received a $2.8 million grant from the American Rescue Plan Act. The company says there are three target areas for the funding: maintaining and increasing capacity, recovery, and enhancing infrastructure. Valley Healthcare System CEO Sarah Lang said, “The funding through the American Rescue Plan Act fuels …

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