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The sustainable development success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly roundup of five of the week’s top sustainable business success stories from around the world. Published weekly, this series shows how companies and sustainability professionals are striving to achieve their “Mission Possible” through the […]

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Legislature passes Bill to change electric vehicle registration fees for road maintenance funding – St George News

ST. GEORGE- A bill to change the state’s current road user fees for electric vehicles passed the Legislature earlier this month. The purpose of the bill is to get drivers of hybrid and electric vehicles to “pay their fair share” of road maintenance costs. In this file photo, a Tesla Supercharger station on Bluff Street […]

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Funding roundup: Major $1 billion and $200 million raises join startup frenzy

Luna Foundation Guard raised $1 billion in a private token sale, while Amber Group closed an extended Series B round of $200 million Amid the massive rounds, there were also more modest raises, including a Series B round of $33 million for InfStones and a $34 million raise for Aligned. As February draws to a […]

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Lakeland at crossroads on road funding as traffic spikes

Increase in mileage rate? A sales tax hike that must be approved by referendum? Increase impact fees or change their use? A caution ? Better coordination with regional organizations to get more benefits for leveraged dollars? All on board as the City of Lakeland grapples with a traffic network congested by at least $200 million […]

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Missouri budget brings increases for state employees and school funding

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri state employees will notice a pay rise as early as next month after the governor approved a multibillion-dollar budget on Thursday. Nearly half of this $4.5 billion budget goes to schools alone. It also fully funds Missouri’s Medicaid program for the remainder of 2022 and includes money needed to provide […]

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Proposed Halifax Regional Police funding hike continues to divide

It’s a proverbial drop in the bucket, but a proposed $2 million increase for policing in Halifax continues to spark much criticism and debate. At a time when defunding the police has become a popular concept, some say the money would be better spent elsewhere, but not everyone agrees. In his backyard sanctuary, ex-cop Tony […]

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NJ Transit Needs Stable Funding to Keep Our Future Electric and Fair | Opinion

By Anjuli Ramos-Busot and Renée Pollard Public transit is essential to our economy and the livelihood of local communities. Reliable transportation creates opportunities for workers to live more fulfilling lives. We all now know that safe, reliable and affordable public transit services are essential. However, NJ Transit continues to be ranked among the worst in […]

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Transition to controversial autism funding model will cost $172 million – Trail Daily Times

Moving away from the individualized funding model for families with neurodiverse children will cost $172 million over three years as BC transitions to delivering services through a “needs-based” community hub model. It’s a system change that brought parents of autistic children, advocates and the official opposition to a protest outside the BC legislature recently, but […]

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Happilo raises $25 million from Motilal Oswal Private Equity

Healthy snacks brand company Happilo has raised $25 million from Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE) to create a direct-to-consumer healthy snacks business that will include dried fruits, trail mixes, nut protein bars and muesli, said an official statement. The statement also pointed out that Deloitte was advising Happilo on this transaction. Happilo is a digital […]

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CPA committee recommends funding renovations to private historic homes in Amherst

AMHERST — Directing some of the Community Preservation Act money toward renovating private historic buildings is raising concerns among some members of the finance committee. While the CPA committee is recommending $2.88 million in new spending, including $359,000 for improvements to two private homes, the finance committee will decide on Tuesday whether to approve the […]

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Lanarkshire carers received extra funding last year

Carers in Lanarkshire benefited from a cash boost given to them last year. Almost 6,000 people have received the extra funding which has put almost £700 more in their pockets. The Carer’s Allowance Supplement was introduced by the Scottish Government. This is an additional payment, paid twice a year to recipients of care allowance. The […]

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FedNor injects funds into Northeastern Ontario to help communities improve their quality of life

The federal government says it is stepping up its efforts to help northern Ontario municipalities now that the country is on the road to recovery from the impact of COVID-19. The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority (MRCA) is one of 29 organizations to receive $10.9 million in funding. He will receive over $259,000 to spend on […]

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Infrastructure financing for 19 projects in the South East region

CANADA, February 18 – MONCTON (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments today announced $3.5 million for 19 infrastructure projects in southeastern New Brunswick. “We are pleased that the Canada Community Development Fund is helping us foster healthy environments and sustainable communities across the province,” said Local Government and Local Governance Minister Daniel Allain. “This […]

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Community corrections gets funds to hire, while struggling to fill vacancies

Funding for Allen County Community Corrections will increase, at least for the next two years, and along with that, hundreds of thousands of dollars in county tax dollars. This week, Allen County Council on Thursday approved $344,000 for additional staff, even though community corrections officials say they are having difficulty hiring the 13 positions approved […]

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DeHorizon Announces Strategic Funding Round Led by Griffin Gaming Partners

DeHorizon, a metaverse gaming ecosystem, recently announced its strategy round led by Griffin Gaming Partners and Circle Ventures. The latest strategic funding round follows its $8.5 million pre-Series A funding round in October 2021, which was led by Sfermion, Dragonfly Capital and Everest Ventures Group. “We are thrilled to have been elected to DeHorizon DAO […]

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Brownfield Redevelopment Authority approves funding for new outdoor fitness court

The Brownfield Redevelopment Authority on Thursday approved funding for a new outdoor fitness court. Located off the 10th Street Tart Trail on the Boardman Lake Loop trail system, the outdoor fitness center court will provide a bodyweight circuit training system designed for adults of all ages and abilities. “Grand Traverse County views wellness as a […]

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Lieutenant Governor Coleman Announces $2.5 Million Funding for Infrastructure Improvements

Funding allocated to Boyle, Mercer and Washington counties BOYLE, MERCER and WASHINGTON COUNTIES, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced $2,591,699 in funding for Boyle, Mercer and Washington counties through Gov. Andy Beshear’s Cleaner Water Program and the Kentucky Cabinet of Transportation (KYTC) . “Families in Kentucky deserve clean water – a […]

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The Daily Chase: Investment industry chained to emergency law; Inflation Day in Canada

After waiting more than 24 hours since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his unprecedented use of the Emergencies Act, the detailed regulations were finally published in the Canada Gazette last night. Notably for our purposes, more than a dozen types of financial entities are being told that they “must determine on an ongoing basis” whether […]

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Biden administration eyes $30 billion for COVID-19 funding in talks with Congress

The Biden administration has signaled it will seek $30 billion in additional funding for COVID-19 during talks with Congress on Tuesday, including money for vaccines, testing and treatment. The talks come ahead of the March 11 deadline for a government funding package, which could serve as a vehicle for more COVID-19 funds. Sen. Roy BluntFDA’s […]

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$30M in Black Summer Bushfire Funding Hosted, Successful Projects Announced | Bega District News

news, latest news, More than 40 local projects totaling approximately $30 million will be funded through the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Program, with confirmation of funding for successful applicants announced Monday, February 14. Eden-Monaro MLA Kristy McBain welcomed the federal government’s announcement that more money will go to communities affected by the bushfires. Ms McBain […]

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Connect Fiber Secures Funding for Full Fiber Rollout in East of England

UK ISP based in Cambridgeshire Connect fiber (Fiber Assets Ltd.) today obtained a “important» new investment from Foresight Group LLP, which will enable them to deploy a new gigabit-enabled Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) broadband network to cover 100,000 premises in the East of England. We first reported on this provider in 2019 (here). At […]

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Casey, Adair, Taylor and Marion water projects secure funding

Nearly $3 million awarded for various projects CAMPBELLSVILLE, LEBANON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Governor Andy Beshear provided $2,943,884 to Taylor, Adair, Casey and Marion counties on Friday to provide cleaner drinking water and improved sewage and wastewater systems. The funding is part of the $250 million Cleaner Water Program and is expected to create about 3,800 […]

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Whistler trail group calls for more funding

With limited staff and budget, provincial agency has ‘fallen under the radar’ of government priorities, says Outdoor Recreation Council of BC The Whistler Off Road Cycling Association (WORCA) has joined the chorus of trail-building organizations calling for more funding from Recreation Sites and Trails BC, the province’s lead agency responsible for approving trail infrastructure projects. […]

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School funding talks deadlocked at Arizona State Capitol

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Although the state approved budgets for Arizona school districts last year, those districts are now exceeding a statewide spending cap, known as the aggregate spending limit. The state legislature has the power to reverse massive cuts for school districts before the March 1 deadline, but a deal doesn’t seem close. State […]

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Carbon tax hike claims to be part of funding $16 billion transportation package | Washington

(The Center Square) – Senator Marko Liias, chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, made sure to point out that there is no gas tax increase for drivers in the state of Washington in the 16-year, $16 billion transportation package dubbed “Go Ahead Washington” by its editors. Todd Myers, director of the Center for the Environment […]

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Leominster’s Sholan Farms Receives $50,000 in ARPA Funding to Recover Lost Tourism Revenue

LEOMINSTER — Sholan Farms recently received $50,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funding, a much-needed boost for the city-owned property that Friends of Sholan Farms President Joanne DiNardo has lost dozens to thousands of dollars in tourism revenue. of the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s amazing,” DiNardo said. “It’s going to help us recover.” Mayor Dean Mazzarella […]

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Report: US FinTech Venture Capital Funding Has Doubled

Venture capital funding for US FinTechs almost doubled in value and volume of transactions, according to an analysis published Thursday, February 10 by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The company says the rise in deal value has been particularly surprising, but warns that 2022 could be a different story. “U.S. FinTech funding had a banner year […]

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Parents rally, opposition scorns BC government over new autism funding model – Trail Daily Times

David Bridges’ son Cameron was in a ‘desperate situation’, attacking others and risking his safety trying to run into traffic, at a time when no autism support or funding was initially available of his life. “Now he’s living a fantastic life, largely because of the funding we had,” Bridges said of his son, now 27. […]

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Abu Dhabi crypto firm Hayvn in talks for Series B funding, eyes IPO

RIYADH: Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency internationally, traded lower on Wednesday, falling 1.11% to $43,551 as of 12:50 p.m. Riyadh time. Ether, the second most traded cryptocurrency, was priced at $3,109, up 0.15%, according to data from Coindesk. Other news: While bitcoin was expected to hit $100,000 in the last month of last year, predictions are […]

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USDOT’s Current RAISE Funding Opportunity is the Best Chance Yet to Secure Big Investments in Safe, Connected Walking and Biking Routes

USDOT’s Current RAISE Funding Opportunity is the Best Chance Yet to Secure Big Investments in Safe, Connected Walking and Biking Routes Posted on 02/08/22 by Kevin Mills in Politics Indianapolis Culture Trail | Photo by TrailLink user lunariver The U.S. Department […]

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Council plans to expand funding for Citizens Advice as crisis support hits record highs

£660,000 of extra funding could be injected to support the Citizens Advice charity in North Yorkshire, as the service revealed more people were seeking its face-to-face than at any time during the pandemic. Leading North Yorkshire County Councilors on Friday will consider extending funding to Citizens Advice Agencies in the county for the next two […]

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Monaro Rail Trail deal signed but fight for funding just beginning

When fully constructed, the Monaro Rail Trail will stretch over 213 kilometers from Queanbeyan to Bombala. Photo: Friends of Monaro Rail Trail. It’s been a long time coming, but it looks like the Monaro Rail Trail project is finally moving forward after the first formal agreement was finalized late last month. The signing of the […]

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Lox Groves State funding requests make their way through the Legislature

Loxahatchee Groves City Council received an update Tuesday, Feb. 1 on progress in Tallahassee on city funding applications and other local bills. Legislative Liaison Mary McNicholas informed council that the bills for the North Road Trail and Okeechobee Boulevard. the upgrades have been favorably approved by the Infrastructure and Tourism Appropriations Sub-Committee and are on […]

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Hike Funding: Hike Secures New Funding From Tinder Co-Founder Justin Mateen And Others

Social platform Hike raised funds from a group of investors led by Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen and participation from SoftBank Vision Fund CEO Rajeev Misra, Tinder co-founder Sean Rad and Tribe Capital co-founder Arjun Sethi . Flipkart Co-Founder Binny Bansal, Founder of Cred Kunal Shah, Co-Founder of Zeta and Titan Bhavin Turakhia, Co-Founders of Snapdeal […]

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Financing of a rate hike Controversy North Brooklyn Pipeline Approved

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN – A rate hike that will cost 1.9 million New Yorkers already built parts of a controversial Brooklyn pipeline, along with other National Grid projects, has been approved by officials at the ‘State. The $ 125 per year increase in gas bills for residents in the lower part of the state was approved […]

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Rail News – Biden’s 2022 budget would increase funding for Amtrak, passenger rail transportation. For railway professionals

Railway news Passenger train 6/1/2021 Railway news: Passenger rail President Joe Biden’s budget request for fiscal year 2022 includes $ 88 billion for the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) to expand rail and transit services and increase support for low-emission and zero-emission mass transit. Sent to Congress last week, the budget provides $ 2.7 billion […]