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House Republicans launch probe into education department funding for awake universities

House Republicans are investigating the Department of Education’s distribution of federal funds to academic institutions that “suppress free speech,” according to a letter from Rep. James Comer (R., Ky.), the most senior member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R., NC), the most senior member of the House Committee …

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Avery County Board of Commissioners Pursues Community Development Block Grant Funding for New Re-entry Housing Facility

By Tim Gardner During their bi-monthly meeting at the County Administration Building in Newland on Sept. 19, Avery Commissioners voted to seek Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a new housing facility in the county. Avery County Commissioners include: Martha Hicks, Chair; Tim Phillips, Vice President; Dennis Aldridge; Wood Hall (Woodie) Young, Jr.; and …

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Police Department Receives Funding, Including Some in the Berkshires

Berkshire County, I don’t know if you’ve heard of it yet, but if you haven’t, let me spread the good news. Through the Baker-Polito Administration, some police departments across the state will receive some funding to improve road safety. And that includes some police departments in the Berkshires! That’s right, folks. Many police departments, including …

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After ten billion was proposed, public housing funding was again left out of major federal packages

NYCHA left out in the cold again (photo: Governor’s Office) As the Democrat-led federal government moves toward enacting another massive spending package, billions of dollars in much-needed funding to repair crumbling public housing, particularly at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), has once again been left out. The US Senate on Sunday passed the …

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Ohio, Kentucky Governors Request Nearly $2 Billion in Federal Funding for Brent Spence Bridge | Cincinnati News | Cincinnati

Photo: Creative Commons Brent Spence Bridge An application for nearly $2 billion in federal funding was filed by the governors of Ohio and Kentucky specifically targeting the Brent Spence Bridge corridor that spans the borders of the two states. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said they had requested $1.66 billion from …

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