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UK’s Sunak to provide 5 billion pounds of grants to pandemic hit businesses in budget

LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Rishi Sunak will announce 5 billion pounds ($7 billion) of additional grants to help businesses hit hard by pandemic lockdowns in his budget statement next week, the government said on Saturday. Shops, bars, clubs, hotels, restaurants, gyms and hair salons would be among nearly 700,000 companies eligible for new …

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House passes $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill with $1,400 checks, vaccine funding

WASHINGTON — The House voted early Saturday to pass President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, a step to implementing his vision for bringing the pandemic under control just days after the U.S. crossed the tragic milestone of 500,000 deaths. The Democratic-controlled House voted 219 to 212 to approve the bill, which includes $1,400 …

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UK’s Sunak to provide 5 billion pounds of grants to pandemic hit businesses in budget

LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Rishi Sunak will announce 5 billion pounds ($7 billion) of additional grants to help businesses hit hard by pandemic lockdowns in his budget statement next week, the government said on Saturday. Shops, bars, clubs, hotels, restaurants, gyms and hair salons would be among nearly 700,000 companies eligible for new …

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UK’s Sunak to provide 5 billion pounds of grants to pandemic hit businesses in budget

LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Rishi Sunak will announce 5 billion pounds ($7 billion) of additional grants to help businesses hit hard by pandemic lockdowns in his budget statement next week, the government said on Saturday. Shops, bars, clubs, hotels, restaurants, gyms and hair salons would be among nearly 700,000 companies eligible for new …

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Funding boost to ease disaster risk | The Canberra Times

news, latest-news A system to automatically locate emergency service vehicles across South Australia during natural disasters, such as major bushfires, has won federal government funding. The system was one of the key recommendations in a review of SA’s response to the 2019/20 bushfires which raged through the Adelaide Hills and on Kangaroo Island. It will …

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California High-Speed Rail Authority meets federal funding deadline

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today submitted the final state match to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding grant. With this action, the Authority has completed the matching funding requirements of the 2010 grant 22 months ahead of schedule. Last week, the FRA approved $846 million …

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Pandemic leaves tribes without US recognition at higher risk

Rachel Lynne Cushman is used to getting calls from Chinook Nation members worried about losing housing or having their power shut off. Since COVID-19 hit, they come in daily. Cushman is secretary-treasurer for the group of tribes whose rural, ancestral lands are based in one of Washington state’s poorest counties. While they mostly have been …

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Grant pre-app OKed for cultural heritage project

The Park Rapids City Council on Tuesday authorized a pre-application to the Minnesota Historical Society for a Heritage Partnership Program grant. The city’s Arts and Culture Advisory Commission and the Hubbard County Historical Society are jointly seeking to hire a researcher to help them identify historical sites and themes for a future heritage tourism project. …

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Maine anticipates $1.6B in pandemic relief bill if and when it’s passed

Maine could receive $1.6 billion from the massive coronavirus relief bill, an infusion of funds that would be split between the state and the local governments within its borders. The funding is eagerly awaited by state and local officials who argue that the money is needed to continue providing services, roll out vaccines and resurrect …

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Eastern Shore counties slated for millions in federal pandemic relief funds | State

ANNAPOLIS — The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 that’s currently making its way through Congress could include up to $20 million in direct financial aid to each of the Eastern Shore’s nine counties to continue fighting the pandemic.  U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat who represents Maryland, said the bill — H.R. 1319 …

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