About $140 million in stimulus money targeted for tourism
Jun. 24, 2021 12:28 PM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's tourism and entertainment businesses, hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, are getting some financial help to recover. ...
Teens, young adults in foster system eligible for grants
Jun. 23, 2021 12:46 PM EDT
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi teenagers and young adults who have spent time in the foster care system are now eligible for federal grants worth thousands...
Wisconsin health officials launch COVID plan for schools
Jun. 22, 2021 03:20 PM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin officials have a launched a new program to test school children for COVID-19 this fall, the state Department of Health Services...
Pandemic-delayed surgeries share blame for blood shortage
Jun. 20, 2021 01:09 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Some New England hospitals are delaying or rescheduling surgeries because of a shortage of blood donations during the pandemic. ...
Indiana health officials closing state's virus testing sites
Jun. 10, 2021 03:35 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Health will close state-sponsored coronavirus testing program at the end of the month, delegating future tests to...
New Mexico begins push to improve spotty internet access
By Morgan Lee Jun. 10, 2021 12:02 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Apr. 30, 2021 04:42 PM EDT
Barre-Montpelier Times Argus. April 26, 2021. Editorial: Count matters The count is in, and it counted. ...
Dems push $25B for electric school buses, a Biden priority
By Hope Yen Apr. 21, 2021 11:53 AM EDT
Federal low-income housing grant doubles in size this year
By Ashraf Khalil Apr. 06, 2021 12:15 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania
By The Associated Press Mar. 31, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Erie Times News. March 28, 2021. Editorial: PA’s best shot is at beating COVID is local, not regional It’d be great if...
Transit agency to use grant to test out new express routes
Mar. 28, 2021 09:42 AM EDT
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority has received a state grant worth almost $500,000 to try out a Northampton-Holyoke-Springfield...
Wisconsin proceeds with updating unemployment call center
By Scott Bauer Mar. 18, 2021 10:05 AM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Implementing a new call center to help unemployed people 24 hours a day, seven days a week is moving ahead with the signing of a $1.2...
W.Va. receives $12.4M for substance abuse, mental health
Mar. 16, 2021 04:12 AM EDT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia received two federal grants totaling $12.4 million for substance abuse prevention and treatment and for mental health...
Push to prevent next meat shortage hits big obstacle
By Scott Mcfetridge Mar. 15, 2021 03:10 PM EDT
More than $9.4M for mental health, substance abuse issues
Mar. 12, 2021 04:18 PM EST
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire will receive more than $9.4 million in federal grants to help fight substance use disorder and bolster access to mental...
Editorial Roundup: Idaho
By The Associated Press Mar. 10, 2021 04:56 PM EST
Recent editorials from Idaho newspapers: When politics prevail, Idaho children lose March 10 The...
Wayne County nonprofits share $4M in virus relief grants
Feb. 14, 2021 09:39 AM EST
DETROIT (AP) — More than $4 million in COVID-19 relief grants has been disbursed to 144 nonprofits throughout Wayne County. Each one-time...
21K Louisiana businesses aided through state grant program
Jan. 29, 2021 03:54 PM EST
New Mexico city to invest $1M more in homeless shelter
Jan. 26, 2021 04:07 PM EST
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials in New Mexico’s largest city are investing more money in a homeless shelter west of Albuquerque as they continue researching...
Savannah college gets $4.8M to train workers amid pandemic
Jan. 24, 2021 10:58 AM EST
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A community college in Savannah has been awarded $4.8 million to help train more workers, including those who have lost jobs during the...