Administration Directs $2.2B to Help Urban and Rural Communities Upgrade Infrastructure
Administration Directs $2.2B to Help Urban and Rural Communities Upgrade Infrastructure
2022-08-11 17:20:56
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced this morning that it is directing $2.2 billion in grant money to urban and rural communities to help foster their efforts to modernize roads, bridges, transit, rail, ports and intermodal infrastructure. The money is... Read More

Independently Owned Restaurants Press for Relief Funding
2021-12-21 22:16:39
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — As states across the country prepare for a continued surge in cases of the omicron variant, a coalition of independent restaurant owners is urging Congress to replenish an emergency relief fund for their industry. According to the Independent... Read More

$1.5M in Grants Available to Empower Women Workers on Labor Rights
2021-06-28 19:25:48
by Victoria Turner

The Labor Department has made $1.5 million available to all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to develop partnerships with community-based organizations and other non-profits seeking to empower women workers by strengthening their... Read More

USDA to Award $45 Million in Grants for Wood Products, Forest Conservation
2021-05-10 21:01:19
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — The Department of Agriculture is funding over $15 million in grant proposals directed at developing and expanding “the use of wood products, strengthening emerging wood energy markets and protecting community forests.” The grants will support 60 individual projects... Read More

Kind Finds Federal Funding for Wisconsin Telehealth Services and Distance Learning
2020-11-16 18:56:36
by Sean Trambley

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc., announced nearly $2,000,000 in grants to support telehealth services and distance learning in Wisconsin.  The grants, approved by the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development, were awarded to St. Vincent Hospital and the... Read More

Bipartisan RURAL Act Introduced to Expand Access to Rural Broadband Grants and FEMA Disaster Relief
2019-04-19 20:03:50
by Sean Trambley

This week, Representatives Terri Sewell, D-Ala., and Adrian Smith, R-Neb., introduced the Revitalizing Underdeveloped Rural Areas and Lands (RURAL) Act, legislation to help preserve jobs and encourage infrastructure development by expanding access for tax-exempt cooperative organizations to a variety of... Read More

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