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Election challenge faces California union president-elect opposed to BLM funding

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Zachary Halaschak The newly elected head of California’s largest state worker union, known for his vocal opposition to Gov. Gavin Newsom, is facing calls for the election results to be tossed. Richard Louis Brown ousted the longtime incumbent president......

Michigan State Parks to Receive $250,000,000 in Federal Funding

   Governor Whitmer Speaking At Straits State Park ST. IGNACE, Mich. – June 10, 2021 – — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced $250,000,000 will be invested into Michigan’s State Parks to address infrastructure needs. This monumental investment, which is part of the American Rescue Plan comes at a time when......

Democrats in Pennsylvania see ‘unprecedented’ solution to education funding woes

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Christen Smith, The Center Square Pennsylvania lawmakers say a $10 billion combination of cash flow and federal stimulus means the state can pour money into public education on an unrivaled scale – all without raising taxes. Democrats, buoyed by......

With infrastructure talks in overtime, Dems move to keep government funding on track

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Progressives, fed up with the slow pace of bipartisan infrastructure talks, are ready to go it alone now. But Yarmuth’s plan is a signal that despite Democrats’ increasing impatience, the party is still deferring to the White House on when......

UNRWA — which Biden is funding again — is cozying up to Hamas (again)

Post Editorial Board What more proof does President Joe Biden need to get him to rethink his decision to resume US funding for the terror-enabling United Nations Relief and Works Agency? Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics......

Leaders of Ohio Children’s Services Repeat Pleas for Local Funding

click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio – Children’s services leaders in Ohio are reiterating calls for more funding to local agencies. Specifically, they’re asking the Senate Finance Committee for $50 million per year in general revenue funds in the biennium budget to support counties facing additional costs associated with new state......

TX Funding Threat, Athletes’ Mental Health, Hurricane Season Begins : Up First

NPR Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is threatening to veto part of the state budget that funds the legislature after Democrats denied a vote on sweeping voting restrictions. Naomi Osaka, the No. 2 women’s tennis player, has withdrawn from the U.S. Open citing mental health reasons. The Atlantic hurricane season begins......

Biden budget includes his big-ticket spending plans, would boost health, education funding

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden released his fiscal year 2022 budget request to Congress on Friday, the first formal budget of his presidency and a sharp departure from his predecessor Donald Trump.  Biden’s budget incorporates his two signature domestic proposals,......

Russel Honoré, who led Capitol security review, urges Senate to approve funding bill

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Russel Honoré, who led Capitol security review, urges Senate to approve funding bill – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Retired Lieutenant General Russel Honoré said the Senate should approve a $1.9 billion supplemental spending bill to bolster security at......

In climate push, G7 agrees to stop international funding for coal

Heavy equipment excavate anthracite coal from a strip mine in New Castle, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 13, 2020. Picture taken July 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dane Rhys/File Photo The world’s seven largest advanced economies agreed on Friday to stop international financing of coal projects that emit carbon by the end of this year,......

End new oil, gas and coal funding to reach net zero, says IEA

Investors should not fund new oil, gas and coal supply projects if the world wants to reach net zero emissions by mid-century, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday, in the top global watchdog’s starkest warning yet to curb fossil fuels. Any abrupt halt to new oil and gas......

Ohio State professor jailed for three years for lying about Chinese funding

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jerry Dunleavy A former professor at the Ohio State University who had pleaded guilty to making false statements to federal authorities related to concealing his financial ties to China while receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health was......

Small business owners missed out on thousands of dollars in loans when PPP funding ran out early

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Masked visitors view art at El Museo del Barrio’s Estamos Bien exhibit. The museo has reopened but at limited capacity. Michael Palma Mir When the Paycheck Protection Program ran out of funding the first week of May – weeks ahead......

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