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Wilkes-Barre reports on federal funding for projects and programs

WILKES-BARRE — The city spent more than $1 million in federal grant funding last year on a variety of programs and projects from new fire apparatus to milling and paving and demolition of blighted properties. Office of Economic and Community Development Director Joyce Morrash Zaykowski detailed the expenditures in the city’s Consolidated Annual Performance & …

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More DCA Funding Allocated to Cape May | Government

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Jan. 29 announced the award of the second round of Neighborhood Preservation Covid-19 Relief Grants, totaling $3.6 million to 19 municipalities participating in the Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP).  According to a release, Cape May will receive $1,000 in grants to small businesses for rent/mortgage and …

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Hawke’s Bay’s fight for food tourism gets Government funding boost

Dan Hopkins of Carrs Kitchen cooking toasted sandwiches for the ‘Toasted’ competition, part of food event FAWC. Photo / File Hawke’s Bay Tourism is investing in the creation of a seasonal calendar of food-focused events to strengthen the region’s positioning as New Zealand’s leading food and wine destination. Hawke’s Bay has been allocated $600,000 across …

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Weinstein accuser demands deposition as settlement looms

NEW YORK (AP) — A producer who says disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein repeatedly sexually assaulted and raped her over seven years says she wants him deposed for a lawsuit even though she might accept a settlement. Alexandra Canosa, a producer on Netflix’s “Marco Polo,” maintained late Monday in court papers that depositions will help …

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Square’s Cash App Faults Clearing Broker For Suspending AMC, Nokia Trading

Share Tweet Share Share Share Email Trading of AMC and Nokia on Square’s Cash App has resumed after being temporarily suspended by its U.S. clearing broker, according to a Cash App blog post on Tuesday (Feb. 2).  “Cash App currently works with a carrying broker-dealer, DriveWealth, and a clearing broker-dealer, Axos, to process trades on …

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Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office to receive $1.8 million in federal grants | Crime

BRIDGETON — The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office will receive more than $1.8 million in federal funding during the next three years, which the agency says will allow it to reimagine public safety in the community. The money is slated for projects to prevent school violence, combat gang recruitment, support children exposed to trauma and violence, and …

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‘Era of small government is over’: Leading progressive grants Biden her blessing

Progressive columnist Katrina vanden Heuvel gave President Biden a stamp of approval Tuesday, boldly declaring that in the new administration, “the era of small government is over.”  “Biden is essentially announcing that the Washington consensus — one that favors deregulation, austerity, and pro-corporate trade policies — is bankrupt,” vanden Heuvel wrote in an op-ed for The …

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Federal money for emergency rental assistance on hold until Legislature approves funding

Michigan is set to receive $622,794,676 from the federal government for emergency rent and utility payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. The House Appropriations Committee doesn’t want to give the Michigan State Housing and Development Authority that money all at once: it wants to distribute it in installments. The proposed plan would allocate $165,226,700 to MSHDA …

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Zion National Park to receive $33 million federal transit grant to replace shuttle buses

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – Out with the old, in with the new. Utah’s Zion National Park announced on Tuesday that it will be receiving a $33 million federal transit grant from the Utah Department of Transportation. The money will be used to replaced it’s fleet of older shuttle buses with electric transit buses. Zion National …

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The Day – Local school districts to receive federal CARES Act funding

Several local school districts are slated to receive funding boosts through the federal coronavirus relief act to cover costs of education adjustments and safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. State Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, announced funding for several school districts in her 19th state Senate district, including $8.5 million for Norwich, $1.19 million for Montville and $920,000 for …

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