#Federal Funds

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Three counties join Plymouth to administer $389 million in federal funds

Norfolk, Bristol and Barnstable counties are joining forces with Plymouth County to create an online portal for cities and towns to submit applications for the combined $389 million in federal stimulus funds. Plymouth County Treasurer Tom O'Brien said Plymouth County commissioners decided to administer the money to its 27 cities...
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Sandusky Register

Camp Perry receives federal funds

PORT CLINTON — The state’s controlling board recently approved a $271,000 federal funding request for Camp Perry and its historical lighting renovation project. “This will help to preserve the historic site for people to enjoy all it has to offer for years to come,” state Rep. D.J. Swearengin, R-Huron, said. Swearengin represents both Ottawa and Erie counties.
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Federal Funds Approved to Support Phoenix Families

The Phoenix City Council approved spending millions of dollars in America Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to support training and education programs, support for mental health services and a new vaccination incentive for underserved communities. “My goal is to get people into jobs – it is one of the most...

Causer Bill Would Allocate $100M in Federal Funds for Rural Broadband

Broadband expansion in rural Pennsylvania is the goal of a bill introduced by State Representative Martin Causer. HB 1766 would direct $100 million in federal funding to the Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program, which was created last year through legislation Causer also sponsored. The bill, which has bipartisan support, has...
Roll Call Online

House passes stopgap funding, debt ceiling suspension bill

The House passed a catchall budget package Tuesday that’s intended to avoid a partial government shutdown and debt limit crisis, but it seems likely to come back for a do-over once the Senate works its will. The stopgap funding bill, which passed on a 220-211 party-line vote, would extend federal...
Pitt News

Pitt to distribute $31.9 million in federal funds to more than 30,000 students

Pitt announced Monday that it will distribute $31.9 million in federal funding to more than 30,000 students, pulling from the $54.7 million it received from President Joe Bien’s American Rescue Plan. This bill “provides financial assistance to students to help cover emergency costs associated with the coronavirus pandemic,” according to...
Jamestown Sun

Committee recommends approving funds for James Valley Career and Technology Center

The Jamestown Finance and Legal Committee unanimously recommended approval Tuesday, Sept. 21, of a request from Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. to deobligate $100,000 approved for the Career Builders Program and approve $105,200 from economic development funds for the James Valley Career and Technology Center. Jamestown City Councilman Dan Buchanan was absent.

How Richmond may spend $154 million in federal funding

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond City Council and Mayor Levar Stoney’s administration discussed how they plan to spend millions of dollars in funding from the American Rescue Plan on Monday. Stoney’s Acting Chief Administrative Officer Lincoln Saunders detailed the Mayor’s plan for the $154 million the city will receive in two...

Chelan County to Allocate $500,000 in Federal Funds for Health District

Chelan County is considering the allocation of roughly $500,000 in American Rescue Plan funds for the Chelan Douglas Health District. CDHD administrator, Luke Davies, provided a presentation to commissioners on a series of needs, including infrastructure improvements. “It’s a little over $500,000 ask to put some pieces in place to...