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Calls for boosted security funding intensify among faith leaders after Texas synagogue hostage standoff

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Temple Sinai in Atlanta sent an email this week to invite its congregants back to in-person Shabbat services – they’d been virtual for weeks because of COVID-19. But leaders had a more pressing issue to address, just days......

Christian Wakeford: Ex-Tory MP ‘threatened’ over Bury high school funding

BBC
Mr Smith, part of the independent party Radcliffe First, added: “I have emailed both the councillor at Bury who is in charge of regeneration and the person who is in charge of the school asking for their input as to whether there is any truth to this, and whether there......

Panama City, Bonita Springs receive $37 million in federal hurricane relief funding

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Panama City and Bonita Springs are among the first cities this year to receive millions of dollars in federal funding to help their communities make additional repairs to water, sewer and stormwater infrastructure......

Cricket given funding warning over racism

BBC
Emotional Rafiq tells MPs about racism at Yorkshire The government should limit public funding for cricket unless there is “continuous, demonstrable progress” on eradicating racism, a parliamentary report has recommended. Azeem Rafiq gave emotional testimony last year to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee about racism he experienced......

Congress launches funding talks ahead of February shutdown cliff

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Patrick Leahy delivered a sanguine assessment as he exited the meeting Thursday. “We had a worthwhile discussion,” the Vermont Democrat said. More than three months into the fiscal year, senior lawmakers have still yet to set......

Fintech firm Checkout.com’s valuation touches $40 bln after latest funding

Reuters
Jan 12 (Reuters) – Checkout.com said its valuation more than doubled to $40 billion in a year, following a $1 billion investment in the financial technology company that will be used to launch products and further its involvement in the so-called Web3 space. Several new and existing investors including Altimeter,......

Pennsylvania taps federal funding for homeowner mortgage assistance

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Victor Skinner | The Center Square Pennsylvania has launched a new $350 million program designed to help homeowners struggling to pay their mortgages because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Tom Wolf announced the statewide launch of the Pennsylvania Homeowner......

Texas special needs public school students receive additional $20 million in grant funding

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Texas special needs public school students will benefit from an additional $20 million in grant funding through a new program created last year. The Supplemental Special Education Services (SSES) program was created in......

Georgia Republican legislative leaders to push more funding for public safety, mental health

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Nyamekye Daniel | The Center Square Boosting public safety and mental health are top priorities for House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, in the upcoming legislative session. The 40-day session starts Monday. State lawmakers will return to the state......

Petroleum group says there’s a better road funding solution than 15-cent fuel tax hike

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Elyse Kelly | The Center Square A bill that would raise Wyoming’s fuel tax by 15 cents to fund road repairs recently advanced in a legislative committee, but some think there’s a better solution. Forwarded by the Transportation, Highways......

Euro zone sovereigns kick off January funding

Reuters
Jan 5 (Reuters) – Italy and Slovenia kicked off the first major euro zone government bond sales of 2022 on Wednesday, the start of a big increase in net issuance from governments this year as European Central Bank bond purchases slow. Italy will raise 7 billion euros ($7.93 billion) from......

DeSantis proposes historic level of education funding, increasing pay for teachers

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Gov. Ron DeSantis’ proposed fiscal 2023 budget would dedicate an historic $23.9 billion in funding to education, of which $13.3 billion would go to K-12 public schools serving Florida’s nearly 3 million students.......

India refuses to renew foreign funding OK to charity; religious protests

Reuters
NEW DELHI, Dec 27 (Reuters) – The Indian government on Monday “refused” to renew a permission that is vital for Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity (MoC) to be able to secure foreign funds, cutting off a key source the charity has depended on to run its programs for the impoverished.......

January 6 committee ramps up efforts to uncover funding behind Capitol riot

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The previously undisclosed records request, revealed in a new lawsuit, is the first confirmed subpoena issued by the committee for information directly from a bank. The committee, which has moved aggressively in recent weeks, is using its subpoena power......

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