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North Wilkesboro Speedway Gets North Carolina Government Support and Funding

Govt. Roy Cooper talks to Dink Widenhouse after a speech at historic North Wilkesboro Speedway in Wilkesboro, North Carolina on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Widenhouse would race North CarolinaÕs dirt tracks and only raced North Wilkesboro one one time. He managed to get a pole position in qualifying despite finishing 19th in the race. The […]

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Hawaiʻi receives $14 million in federal funding to fight invasive mosquitoes

Aedes albopictus is an invasive mosquito prevalent in Hawaii. Photo credit: James Gathany, CDC. More than $14 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior will go to conservation programs to combat invasive mosquitoes in the state of Hawaii as a priority distribution of the 1.2 bipartisan infrastructure package trillion dollars adopted […]

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The Rotary Club of Sarnia awards funds to local groups

By Natalia Vega May 16, 2022 12:43 p.m. Eight local organizations have received financial assistance from the Rotary Club of Sarnia to carry out projects aimed at improving the quality of life in the city and surrounding areas. The Rotary Club recently announced funding of over $50,000 in its first round of 2022 Action Grants. […]

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The fires are in desperate need of funding – Central Queensland Today

Bog holes and rough surfaces impede access for rural fires and disaster emergency services Rural firefighters and emergency services are concerned that the lack of federal commitment to strategic funding of the road network and fire mitigation trails will leave rural communities more at risk. Rural Brigade 1st Officer and Capricorn Coast Bushfire Support Group […]

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$416 million in disaster funding goes to homes lost in BC wildfires – Trail Daily Times

The federal government has said it is preparing for what could be a tough summer of wildfires in parts of the country as several ministers gathered in Vancouver to discuss how the funds will support those already affected. Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair said he is advancing $416 million to rebuild homes and businesses lost […]

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Italy’s cost of financing in 2022 could hit debt peak in 2019

(Add comments, details) MILAN, May 13 (Reuters) – Market volatility could push Italy’s borrowing costs up slightly this year to their highest level since 2019, the country’s debt chief said on Friday. An impending rate hike by the European Central Bank as early as July and the end of its asset purchase program inflated yields […]

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Coillte forest trails in Laois receive nearly €70,000 in funding to promote rural tourism

Funding of €67,000 has been announced for Laois as part of a new five-year strategic initiative with Coillte to boost its forest trails and rural tourism. The Laois allowance is part of the €15 million announced nationwide by Rural and Community Development Minister Heather Humphreys. There are plans to expand the outdoor leisure facilities that […]

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$111.8 million in federal funding will help Kentucky reduce carbon dioxide emissions – The Advocate-Messenger

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration announced a new program that unlocks $6.4 billion in formula funding for states and localities over five years. The new Carbon Reduction Program (CRP), created under the bipartisan Presidential Infrastructure Act, will help states develop national carbon reduction strategies and address the climate crisis facing our nation. […]

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Schenectady County and City of Saratoga Get Funding for Mohawk-Hudson Bike Path and Canal Updates – The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM- Schenectady County will benefit from two rest stops in Rotterdam along the Mohawk-Hudson Bike Trail and the City of Saratoga will make updates to the Hudson River boat ramp after receiving funding from the Canal Corporation and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Schenectady County received $22,175, according to a Canal Corp news release […]

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Senate panel approves Huizenga’s NRTF funding bill

Measure includes 13 projects in Kent and Ottawa counties LANSING, Mich. – The Senate Appropriations Committee approved on Wednesday Senator Mark HuizengaMichigan legislation to support $84.6 million in the development and acquisition of parks and trails throughout Michigan. “The people of Michigan created the Natural Resources Trust Fund to invest constitutionally restricted funds in vibrant […]

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State Funding for Schuylkill River Trail Expansion | southeast pennsylvania

POTTSTOWN, Pa. — The Wolf administration announced Tuesday that a new $397,800 grant has been approved to help Montgomery County build the last section of the Schuylkill River Trail in the county. “Today’s announcement shows how important it is to invest in the outdoors and provide people with access to nature. The DCNR will continue […]

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Manara announces $3 million in funding to unlock human potential in neglected regions

There are talented people all over the world, but not everyone has the same access to opportunities. Manara wants to change that, to unleash the human potential of the Middle East and North Africa. The company’s objective is to support the diversification of the technological sector while stimulating the economies of the regions. It’s a […]

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MOCO parks see upgrades, new parks to be developed with state funding

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD — Park projects that would have been delayed or canceled in Montgomery County will now see the light of day thanks to $12.3 million in state funding. Montgomery Parks said the money will be used for 17 park projects, which range from developing new parks to improving existing parks and playgrounds. Here […]

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Funding promised for the artistic path

The Federal Opposition has pledged $2 million for the construction of an art trail from McClelland Park and Sculpture Gallery in Langwarrin to the Frankston Foreshore. The planned 7.4 kilometer trail will feature nine sculptures and three murals. Works are also expected to include connecting paths to Cruden Farm, Ballam Park, Langwarrin Flora and Fauna […]

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Quartier Otonabee: new funding, programs and more in Fleming this spring

There’s a lot going on this spring at Fleming College this spring, with new funding, new programs and more. The college received its largest-ever donation from FLATO Development Inc., a Markham-based residential and commercial development company. The $1.2 million donation was made to Fleming’s Frost Campus. “With this donation, FLATO Development Inc. and its founder, […]

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Funding to complete the Dryden Rail Trail Bridge Project

Infrastructure funding is heading to central New York. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced Friday that New York now has the funds to complete the Dryden Rail Trail Bridge project. Gillibrand stood on the runway to discuss federal funding of $700,000. She says this will close the funding gap for the bridge, totaling $2.9 million. The project […]

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US Secretary of the Interior touts funding for city park during visit to St. Paul

Urban communities across the country need access to parks that also allow their residents to enjoy the outdoors, US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland said during a visit to Minnesota on Friday, as that she was announcing federal spending on park grants that could benefit some in the state. “These investments made possible by […]

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Jump Crypto, Tribe Capital, and Republic Crypto invest in Hike’s funding round

Consumer Internet start-up, Hike, has announced a new fundraising round from well-known web3 investors. Led by Jump Crypto, the round also saw participation from Tribe Capital and Republic Crypto’s Republic Capital. The company did not disclose the funds raised by the three investors. However, he plans to use most of these funds to further develop […]

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Merritt Receives Flood Mitigation Funding

Press release Merrit Thursday, May 5, 2022 1:00 p.m. To help reduce flood risk, the province is awarding Merritt $329,000 for a project to update flood risk mapping and develop new flood mitigation plans. The province is funding flood mitigation planning projects in several communities affected by the November 2021 floods to help them prepare […]

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$38,000 teacher base salary and Medicaid expansion funding survive Joint Budget Committee | State News

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri public school teachers are on the verge of getting the raise Gov. Mike Parson offered at the start of term. Despite attempts to set the minimum salary for teachers at $34,000 a year, a conference budget committee of senators and representatives ultimately chose to raise the base salary to $38,000. Currently, […]

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The “unprecedented” Council funding fiasco

BIRD’S VIEWAn aerial view of the Murrisk to Bertra section of the Clew Bay Trail, facing Murrisk. It’s the only one of three sections of greenways between Murrisk and Louisburgh where work is allowed to continue, following misrepresentations by Mayo County Council.Peak Conor McKeown Department confirms MCC an outlier for funding shortfalls Edwin […]

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Capito and Manchin Announce ARC Funding for New River Gorge Regional Development

WASHINGTON DC — U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.), a ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee , announced today the new River La Gorge Regional Development Authority in Beckley will receive $250,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to […]

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Alpena City Council approves hotel financing plan | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy Photo This graphic shows a proposed Fairfield Inn and Suites preliminary design for downtown Alpena. ALPENA – If the proposed Fairfield Inn and Suites is to be built on the Thunder Bay River in downtown Alpena, the use of taxpayer dollars will be required to help defray environmental cleanup […]

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St. Louis Area Projects Get Funding Under Massive State Senate Plan | Policy

JEFFERSON CITY — Budget drafters sent a $2.9 billion spending plan to the Missouri Senate on Monday, adding $6 million to demolish the idle Jamestown Mall and another $23 million for a new enforcement center of law in the county of St. Louis. The massive list of projects is the Missouri Legislature’s response to how […]

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Universities forced to cut costs if additional funds are not made available | News

Kalle Hein, finance director of the University of Tartu, explained that the universities’ decision not to sign new public-law contracts last fall does not mean that costs should be cut immediately. “The university has a budget of 211 million euros this year, of which 62 million euros in activity support are linked to its contract […]

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Master plan developed for Sebastian County Park; financing to be sought from Quorum Court OK

Population Midland had a population of 227 as of April 1, 2020. Source: United States Census Bureau MIDLAND – Sebastian County is looking to expand recreational opportunities at one of its parks with the help of outside funding. Sebastian County Park Administrator and Golf Course Superintendent Jay Randolph provided a plan for Bob Boyer Park […]

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Northern Health funds local infrastructure and road safety improvements

Photo courtesy: My Bulkley Lakes Now staff Northern Health funded five projects in the North to improve infrastructure and road safety. The Vision Zero program is funded by the Department of Health and the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure. Each product can receive between $5,000 and $20,000 for a one-year term. Projects include Cycle 16 […]

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As rents rise, so does funding for rental-focused startups

The past few months have been difficult for US tenants facing a combination of rising costs and low availability. Over the past year or so, the median monthly asking rent would have increased by 17%with at least 10 metropolitan areas posting increases of 30% and more. The venture-backed startups haven’t solved the cost and supply […]

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Louth County Council has turned down funding for Laurence’s Gate because the proposal is ‘not ambitious enough’

Louth County Council’s application for the Heritage Council’s Irish Walled Towns Network grant scheme was rejected on the grounds that the application was not ambitious enough. The grant would have been used to develop public realm space in and around Laurence’s Gate, but council was told that the Heritage Council “would like to see a […]

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Analysis: Funding for higher education could follow the Finnish or Dutch examples | News

An analysis by the University of Tartu found that a higher education system aiming for three goals – lots of students, no tuition and low cost – can only achieve two. Going after all three will inevitably have an impact on the quality of education offered. This is precisely what is happening in Estonia today. […]

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Readers Write: Parliament and State Funding, Gerrymandering, Health Insurance, Sex Education

The debate between the two political parties in the Minnesota Legislature over public safety reminds me of this quote from the late Desmond Tutu: “There comes a time when we have to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and figure out why they’re falling in.” The Republican-led State […]

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Commerce awards $17.5 million in housing infrastructure funding in 11 counties; $159,000 for San Juan County

The grants will fund utility connection fees and upgrades needed to connect affordable housing to municipal water and sewer systems. Washington State Department of Commerce is providing $17.5 million in funding for 26 projects that will support the development of nearly 2,100 affordable housing units across the state. The funds will reduce the effective cost […]

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Commerce awards $17.5 million in infrastructure funding to spur affordable housing development in 11 counties

The grants fund utility connection fees and upgrades needed to connect affordable housing to municipal water and sewers. OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $17.5 million in funding for 26 projects that will support the development of nearly 2,100 affordable housing units across the state. The funds will reduce the […]

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The family office behind Musk’s $44 billion Twitter takeover

By Hyunjoo Jin and Elizabeth Dilts Marshall (Reuters) – The small family office that manages the wealth of the world’s richest person and helps put together the biggest acquisition ever by one person is shrouded in secrecy. On Monday, Musk reached a deal to buy Twitter Inc for $44 billion in a watershed moment for […]

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Northland Healthy Kai Projects Can Get Funding Up to $5,000

KahuUpdate April 25, 2022 5:00 p.m.3 minute read The Kai Ora-funded project for healthy kai at Raumanga Tongan Church Community Gardens in Whangārei. Northlanders with a project to address a kai need in their community can get funding of up to $5,000 to bring the idea to fruition. The Kai Ora Fund and its partners […]

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Deer Lake awaits funding for long-awaited projects

Deer Lake Borough Council, in a meeting on April 19, focused on efforts to repair and rebuild the dam, walking path and recreation areas. The borough is seeking grants and permits to repair and rebuild the dam, walking path and recreation areas. Mayor Larry Kozlowski briefed council on the dam project, which is the borough’s […]

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Fort Ticonderoga Receives $500,000 in Federal Funding, Opening May 7 for 2022 Season –

Ahead of their grand opening for the 2022 season on May 7, Fort Ticonderoga President Beth L. Hill announced that Strong Ticonderoga was recently granted a loan of $500,000 to help support the restoration of historic strong walls. “After years of advocating for the preservation Strong Ticonderoga, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer has […]

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John Howard set to join election campaign as Labor pledges more funding for language schools

Mr. Marles gave a speech in 2019 in China, in which he said he criticized the Chinese Community Party. He was criticized for showing the speech to Chinese officials in advance and taking a soft stance on China in the speech. “I gave a speech in China where I was critical of China and I […]

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Four NKY cities will receive a portion of $4.2 million in state funding for parks and recreation projects across Ky.

Recognizing the mental and physical health benefits of time spent outdoors, Governor Andy Beshear announced 41 projects on Friday that will improve accessibility and improve parks and recreation spaces across the Commonwealth. More than $4.2 million from the federally funded Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has been allocated to Kentucky communities for a wide […]

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Local tourism leaders lobby lawmakers for more funding

ST. CLOUD — As state lawmakers return to Capitol Hill after the Easter recess, members of the tourism industry are lobbying legislative leaders to help rebuild the industry. Rachel Thompson is the executive director of Visit Greater St. Cloud and the public policy chair of the Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau of Minnesota. She […]

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ASX Small Cap Lunch Wrap: Who got their funding (again) today?

Stocks plunge after treading water for most of the week ASX tracks US markets lower as bond yields rise again Small-cap resource stocks find demand, alongside big fintech gainer After holding firm all week, the ASX finally gave way (slightly) on Friday as bond market gremlins continue to rattle investors. By midday, the ASX 200 […]

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Government funding costs rise on prospect of earlier ECB rate hikes

Selling gripped eurozone bond markets on Thursday, pushing sovereign borrowing costs higher as European Central Bank Vice President Luis de Guindos backed an end to bond buying in July , raising the prospect of an upcoming rate hike. two-year bond yields in France and Italy climbed nearly 10 basis points each, Italy’s 10-year bond yield […]

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Atlanta BeltLine Secures $5 Million Federal Funding for Southside Trail

U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff announced $5 million in federal funding to help complete Atlanta’s Beltline Southside Trail at an April 20 press conference near the multi-user trail. With him are business and civic leaders. (Dyana Bagby) US Senator Jon Ossoff announced on April 20 that he had secured $5 million in federal funding to help […]

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Police board files provincial appeal after Esquimalt funding rejected – Saanich News

Victoria is preparing for a situation similar to that which saw Vancouver ordered to restore millions of dollars in funding for its police department. The City of Victoria approved the payment of $940,000 into its financial stability reserve at its April 14 council meeting to prepare for the possibility of the province charging it for […]

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Ivins City is seeking additional funding for updates to old Route 91 near St. George

IVINS, Utah (ABC4) – Leaders in Ivins, a neighboring town of St. George in southern Utah, are seeking improvements to old Route 91 as growth continues to affect traffic in the area, but they are now asking for more help to pay for the project due to recent price increases. Ivins City engineers are looking […]

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Bramley Mountain fire tower receives major funding

DELHI – The Friends of Bramley Mountain Fire Tower has received a total of $55,000 for the redevelopment of the Bramley Mountain Fire Tower. The Delaware County Office of Economic Development’s Tourism Grants Program provided a $25,000 capital improvement grant and the Catskill Watershed Corporation contributed $30,000 toward reserve funding. Capital Improvement Grants from the […]

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The BEVT project is seeking grants | News, Sports, Jobs

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Board of Commissioners received an update from county planning director Katie de Silva during a business meeting Monday morning at the Piper Building. According to de Silva, she plans to approve a state grant of up to $250,000 to fund the operation of the county’s Bald Eagle […]

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BJP MPs from West Odisha call for increase in WODC funding

BJP lawmakers in Western Odisha have urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to raise the spending limit of MPs from the Western Odisha Development Council (WODC) fund to Rs 5 crores per annum. BJP lawmakers including Jayanarayan Mishra, Bhabani Shankar Bhoi, Kusum Tete, Mukesh Mahaling, Nauri Nayak, Subash Chandra Panigrahi and Shankar Oram have written a […]

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State of States Focuses on Digital Infrastructure Funding

By Tamara LowinSenior Municipal Research AnalystVan Eck Associates Corporation As the country prepares for gubernatorial elections this fall, states are demanding access to sustainable broadband solutions. With 36 gubernatorial elections in the fall of 2022, this year’s State of the State Addresses are particularly influential. Voters want to see that the party in power meets […]

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Martin County continues to grapple with water issues as federal funding pours in – and it’s not the only one

By Katie MyersOhio Valley Resource On a chilly Tuesday in March, things heated up at the monthly meeting of the Martin County Water and Sanitation District. A delegation from the isolated community of Tomahawk, near the Johnson County line, sat across from the water board, staring at council chairman Jimmy Kerr with burning, furious eyes. […]

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Supervisors face funding decision on $38 million in federal COVID-19 relief and maintenance projects | Local News

the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors discussed how to spend the last $38 million of its federal COVID-19 relief funds during Thursday’s budget workshop, where the County Executive Office recommended that a large portion be devoted to the public safety radio network replacement project. The current 9-1-1 emergency calling and interagency communications system is […]

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Newton SPLOST committee to hear funding applications in May

COVINGTON, Georgia. – The Newton County SPLOST Oversight Committee has learned it will likely work overtime to hear applications for inclusion in the SPLOST renewal vote scheduled for 2023. They were also updated on the status of projects recently added to the 2017 voter-approved list. County Projects Consultant Jeff Prine told committee members on Monday, […]

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Muscogee County holds meeting to discuss funding for T-SPLOST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) — In addition to the candidates, voters will also decide whether they want to pass the Special Purpose Local Transportation Options Sales Tax, also known as T-SPLOST. Sales tax will increase from 8% to 9% if approved. Muscogee County is one of 16 counties in the River Valley region that will receive […]

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Another Black Money Group Funds Lindstrom Attack Ads | Regional government

A new black money group is targeting Senator Brett Lindstrom’s campaign for governor of Nebraska. His ad attempts to draw parallels between Lindstrom and President Joe Biden and points to specific votes Lindstrom cast in the Legislative Assembly. “Liberal Brett Lindstrom is not a conservative, he just plays one on TV,” a voiceover says. Lindstrom […]

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Columbia Basin Trust funding supports sustainability projects – Trail Daily Times

Buildings in 12 communities will benefit from upgrades to sustainability, safety and energy efficiency through the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) construction support grant. The Building Support Grant helps nonprofit organizations complete energy retrofits and repairs to community-oriented buildings made possible by CBT’s $1.2 million in support. Projects will add improvements to buildings to conserve or […]

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Funding for Valley Park Orchard Trail approved by Test Valley Borough Council

Two projects near Romsey have secured funding approved by Test Valley Borough Council. They agreed to provide Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) funds to the Valley Park Orchard Trail and Viney Avenue to the Cupernham School Pedestrian Works. It was agreed to provide £29,511 for the orchard path and £13,535 for the pedestrian works. The trail […]

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Lawmakers mull competing proposals on how to overhaul school funding system

School buses line up to drop off students at Allen Brook School in Williston in September 2020. Lawmakers on the House Ways and Means Committee are deciding between two versions of the same bill – both of which would bring sweeping change how Vermont funds its schools. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger For years, experts have […]

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DB pension surplus increases by £42.8bn; funding ratio at its highest since 2007

The overall surplus in UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes rose by £42.8bn to £176.4bn in March, the Protection Fund’s 7800 index showed of pensions (PPF). As of March 31, the funding ratio stood at 111.4%, its highest level since June 2007, compared to 108.4% at the end of February. The increase in funding levels […]

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Funding finalized for Galloping Goose connector on busy Colwood Road – Saanich News

Build it and they will come. That’s what the City of Colwood hopes, after announcing on Monday that funding has finally been secured for a new viaduct over the Island Highway to improve connection on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail. The estimated $4.9 million project, slated for completion in 2026, will benefit from a $3.6 […]

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Rising financing costs

CLICK TO ENLARGE PETALING JAYA: After being low for many years, global policy interest rates have started to rise, driven by inflationary pressures. For banks, in general, this is a good thing because higher interest rates tend to translate into higher profits. However, there is also the issue of a higher cost of funding for […]

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Derby County bidder Chris Kirchner hits back over funding demands and collapse of Preston deal

Potential new Derby County owner Chris Kirchner has hit back after reports there are doubts about his proof of finances. Kirchner was this week named the preferred bidder to take over Derby by Quantuma administrators. It comes after his bid to buy Championship rivals Preston failed last month. A report in the Daily Mail says […]

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Provincial funding helps five West Kootenay organizations fight racism – Trail Daily Times

The Government of British Columbia has just announced grants to 60 organizations in the province under its BC Multiculturalism Grants program. The purpose of the funding is to “help them fight discrimination and improve the diversity of the province,” according to a press release from the province. Five West Kootenay organizations will receive grants of […]

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Governor Reeves signs $524 million tax cut as education and infrastructure funding challenges persist | Jackson Free Press

Governor Tate Reeves signed a $524 million income tax cut, predicting it would have “a huge impact on our economy for years and years to come”. Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed an income tax cut Tuesday afternoon that will eliminate $524 million from state revenue. House Bill 531, known as the Mississippi Tax Freedom Act […]

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TRU hopes the review will see an increase in funding per student from the province

For the 2021–22 school year, the university received $78.4 million, or about one-third of its annual revenue, from the province based on the number of students expected to attend the school. A review of BC post-secondary institution funding recently launched by the province is welcome news for Thompson Rivers University, where advocates have worked for […]

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Anger as vital funding for West Yorkshire businesses cut by 50% at critical time

Tracy Brabin has denounced the government after funding for West Yorkshire businesses was cut in half. The West Yorkshire mayor was critical of the Cities and Local Growth Unit’s decision to cut funding for local growth clusters. These hubs are local public-private sector partnerships that are led by Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). Now that the […]

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Venture capital funding in Asia falls after a record high in 2021

The venture capital market in Asia is not immune to the decline in funding seen globally. Venture capital funding on the continent fell to $36.3 billion in the first quarter, down 7% from the same quarter last year – and a much more dramatic drop of 31% from in the last quarter of 2021, according […]

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Nebraska behavioral health providers advocate for funding

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska Examiner) – At Behavioral Health Solutions, an increase in demand for mental health care due to COVID-19 has turned into a waiting list of more than 100 people for one of the 58 beds in inpatient treatment at nonprofit sites in Norfolk and Columbus. Meanwhile, the organization competes for employees with local […]

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Rochdale News | News Headlines | Roach Dynamos FC awarded £500,000 funding to revamp football facilities

Date published: 06 April 2022 Annual Roach Dynamos Tournament 2016 A Heywood-based football club – Roach Dynamos FC – has received a grant to improve facilities at its ground. The club have received £533,882 from the Premier League, the FA and the government’s Football Foundation for the construction of a new clubhouse pavilion […]

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BC police watchdog calls for more funding to tackle staffing shortages – Trail Daily Times

BC’s Office of Independent Investigations is calling for more government funding to encourage candidates to apply for open positions as caseloads peak. In the first three days of April, the police watchdog said it responded to six incidents, including two shootings of officers, highlighting significant staffing issues. Chief Civilian Director Ronald MacDonald said in the […]

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The brief: the problems of financing start-ups

The enigma of the IPO Times will be tough for start-ups that aspire to provide exits to investors via IPOs. Zomato’s over ₹9,000 crore IPO launched in July last year, which received a stellar response from D-Street, was almost like a playbook for many fledgling companies, encouraging more start-ups to cement their IPO ambitions. Even […]

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Collin County Approves 2022 Schedule for $2 Million Park Acquisitions and Improvement Funding Program

The Collin County Court of Commissioners discussed the Parks and Open Space Project Funding Assistance Program at its April 4 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy of Collin County) Collin County commissioners approved a timeline for its parks and open space project funding assistance program at an April 4 meeting. This program will award $2 million to towns […]

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Three Waters’ first tranche of ‘better off’ funding is about to start flowing

STACY SQUIRES / Stuff A $2.5 billion support package is to be made available to local authorities under the government’s Three Waters reform program, made up of “better off” and “worse off” funds. Tasman District Council is compiling a list of projects for which it hopes to get a share of the first $500m tranche […]

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Funding Disclosure and Abandoned Mine Site Tours at Smithers | News

BLACKSMITHS — A busy weekend excursion for a federal delegation through West Virginia included a stop at Smithers Gateway Center on Friday, March 18. During the Smithers appearance, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, DW.Va., and U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland joined Smithers Mayor Dr. Anne Cavalier, Montgomery Mayor Greg Ingram, and Rob Rice of the West […]

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Looking for ex-Cong. minister in the J&K terrorist financing case

J&K police have launched a manhunt to arrest former minister Jatinder Singh aka Babu Singh in a hawala case, with security agencies alleging the money was used to finance terrorism. “Babu Singh is on the run. He will soon be found. The hidden purpose of the hawala money appears to be funding separatists and terrorism […]

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Regional districts want more disaster funding from Emergency Management BC – Trail Daily Times

A warning system is being installed on a fire-scorched slope in the British Columbia interior, providing early warning to residents below if the deforested hill gives way in heavy rain. The province’s $30,000 funding for the system in Sicamous, B.C., is an example that some provincial regional districts say is much better spent on prevention […]

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Funding Bill Enables Improvements in New National Park, in Local Counties | News

Earlier last month, federal officials stopped by the Canyon Rim Visitor Center in New River Gorge National Park and Preserve to discuss improving infrastructure in the park. Environmental protection in the years to come is also part of the ongoing discussions. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (DW.Va) and U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland traveled to Fayette […]

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House expands road repair loan bill with other funding

BOSTON (SHNS) — Passing a loan bill to fund repairs to local roads and bridges under the Chapter 90 program is an annual exercise in Beacon Hill, with city officials requesting more than the $200 million generally allocated. Driving over a pothole can be a costly mistake As state officials on Wednesday unanimously passed a […]

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Whitmer signs $4.8 billion infrastructure deal, highlights parks funding ⋆ Michigan Advance

Following the GOP-led Legislature adoption Last week of a massive, nearly $5 billion additional infrastructure plan, Governor Gretchen Whitmer sealed the deal Wednesday by signing the two-bill package into downtown Grand Rapids. The “Building Michigan Together Plan”, composed of Senate Bill 565 and House Bill 5525is offering some of the largest infrastructure investments in Michigan’s […]

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Yolo County supervisors approve funding for Knights Landing Park – Daily Democrat

The Yolo County Board of Supervisors has approved $1.6 million from US bailout funds to be allocated to a new park in Knights Landing. In September 2021, supervisors approved the formation of five working groups — mental health; parks and community facilities; child, youth and family; food security and housing and homelessness – to work […]

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The Pentagon may need more budget funding to help Ukraine

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon may have to ask Congress for additional funds to support Ukraine’s battle against the Russian invasion, including to replenish the US arsenal of weapons sent to kyiv, officials said Monday. Rolling out the Department of Defense’s $773 billion request for fiscal year 2023, Pentagon leaders said the budget was finalized before […]

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A look at 5 West Michigan projects receiving funding under a new infrastructure plan

LANSING, Michigan — With money to expand broadband connectivity, fix crumbling roads and improve drinking water, the entire state will benefit from much of what’s included in the bipartisan spending plan of $4.8 billion that is now heading to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office. “Transformer” is how people on both sides of the aisle describe the […]

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Idaho teachers say they need more funding. Will this initiative be voted on?

Sophie Stokes spends hundreds of dollars out of her own pocket on school supplies for her students every year. She buys highlighters, glue sticks and other items that, while not always essentials, help make her classes more organized and engaging for her students. And that’s not unusual for teachers in the Nampa School District, where […]

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Improving Kananaskis Country Recreation Areas with Provincial Funding

Millions of dollars in this year’s budget will be allocated to pay for upgrades and access to some of the most popular trails and mountain facilities Alberta has to offer, according to the province. On Friday, the Alberta government announced $4 million in improvements to the Grassi Lakes and Goat Creek day-use areas. With the […]

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Outdoor Recreation Council of BC seeks seed provincial funding for trail development and maintenance – Nelson Star

The Outdoor Recreation Council of BC will be asking the provincial government for an initial $10 million contribution to the BC Trail Fund and is seeking letters of support from trail organizations or businesses across BC to include in their proposal. The fund would help build and maintain publicly accessible trails across the province. “British […]

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Spokane Valley asked to seek over $12 million in federal funding for infrastructure traffic | Washington

(The Center Square) — The Spokane Valley Council will be asked Tuesday by Bill Helbig, director of community and public works, to submit more than $12 million in requests for federal funding for infrastructure improvements to the delegation of the Washington Congress. Based on the 2022 federal budget process, Helbig noted in a staff report […]

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Reach Raises $7M in Series A Funding

To reacha Tel Aviv, Israel-based digital commerce and collaboration platform designed for real-time customer transactions, raised $7m in Series A funding. The round, which brings total funding to $13 million, was led by Grayhawk Capital and Pritzker Group Venture Capital, with participation from seed investor NFX. The company will use proceeds from the investment to […]

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No additional funding for general medicine in the spring budget

The government’s spring budget statement, released today, promised no additional funding for general practice or the wider NHS. However, the Chancellor has confirmed that the 1.25% increase in National Insurance (NI) contributions, which the government says will increase by £36billion for healthcare and social services over the for the next three years, will continue from […]

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Sherrill secures funding for community projects in Morris Plains |

MORRIS PLAINS –The area near the Foxwood and Davenport Village condos will see several infrastructure upgrades thanks to funding secured by Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-11, borough officials announced in a news release. The more than $130,000 project will include new sidewalks, crosswalks, intersection improvements and traffic signal optimizations near Foxwood condos and Davenport Village, Mayor […]

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Murchison-Rushworth Rail Trail will receive funding

Photo by Picasa Excitement and expectations are high in the Rushworth community as a funding announcement is made to expand the existing Murchison Rushworth Rail Trail through their town. With the opportunity to award Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants from the Federal Government, the Campaspe Shire Council recently unanimously approved to fund the extension of […]