• First, NESAP celebrated an expansion. Then, the Hampstead nonprofit had to make changes for unexpected times.

    Carroll County Times

    What remains open to serve is their program office and food pantry, which assist local residents in times of crisis. Other funding came from local business donations inluding a sizeable donation from Miles Electric Co. They also can provide food, clothing, school supplies and Christmas assistance. "We're there for times of crisis," Dietrich said.

  • Road Runner: Tucson gets millions in federal grants for new or improved traffic signals

    The Arizona Daily Star

    The Federal Highway Administration said upwards of 97% of drivers stop when the signals are activated. The improvements are scheduled for fall 2023. Three miles will go along Country Club Road between Grant Road and 22nd Street and two miles of Nogales Highway between Drexel to Los Reales roads. For example, we program 10-12 flashing yellow, protected left signal upgrades each year," said Diana Alarcon, the department's director, in a statement.

  • Cuomo: New York must enact a statewide plan to reopen

    Saratoga News (Los Gatos, Calif.)

    Those events could be "magnets for people," he said. State Sen. A small group of New Yorkers, frustrated with the stay-at-home order, plan to protest at the Capitol on Wednesday. Late last week, state Sen.

  • Spirit Airlines nears $330 million U.S. aid deal to help pay employees

    Sun Sentinel

    The money is for payroll for nearly 9,000 employees. The airline has commitments to build a new headquarters in Dania Beach, buy 100 new jetliners and expand its route systems in the U.S., the Caribbean and Latin America. His total compensation including stock and a bonus was more than $5.6 million.

  • Jackson County schools applied for SIA money, but what will be available is unknown

    Mail Tribune

    ...revenues, including the State School Fund and the new Corporate Activity Tax," he said. The Corporate Activity Tax, the main revenue generator for the Student Success Act, comes from businesses with taxable commercial activity in excess of $1 million. The tax is $250 plus 0.57% of gross receipts greater than $1 million after subtractions. Chris Allanach, legislative revenue officer, said while the exact numbers aren't in yet, the revenue from the tax this year "could be down a...

  • Cow poop could fuel California's clean-energy future. But not everyone's on board

    Los Angeles Times

    They hope to encourage people to replace their gas space heaters and water heaters with electric heat pumps, and their gas stoves with induction cooktops. That push has spooked gas utilities in other states, including Arizona, where Gov. But it also found renewable gas has the potential to replace just 9% of current statewide gas consumption by 2030.

  • Williamsburg Community Foundation distributes $24K in coronavirus relief grants

    The Virginia Gazette

    The fund now has $100,000 from more than 75 local donors. At the end of March, they helped 46 families who had never come in for food before. I am now in the business of multi-family housing.

  • Cuomo: New York must enact a statewide plan to reopen

    Albert Lea Tribune (Minn.)

    Those events could be "magnets for people," he said. State Sen. A small group of New Yorkers, frustrated with the stay-at-home order, plan to protest at the Capitol on Wednesday. Late last week, state Sen.

  • Tyler Pounds Regional Airport receives $1.2 million in grant funding from CARES Act

    Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ...these funds during this trying time." East Texas Regional Airport in Longview received $1.1 million in grant funds. Athens Municipal Airport, Fox Stephens Field-Gilmer Municipal Airport, Gladewater Municipal Airport and Nacogdoches A.L. Mangham Jr. Regional Airport each received $30,000. Panola County Airport-Sharpe Field received $20,000. Cherokee County Airport in Jacksonville, Angelina County Airport in Lufkin and Harrison County Airport in Marshall each received...

  • Wenstrup Announces $30,000 in CARES Act Funding for Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport

    The Portsmouth Daily Times (Portsmouth, Ohio)

    Local airports are fundamental to serving our families and businesses, and they need support during these challenging times--especially with tightened travel recommendations. The money can be used by airports to continue funding payroll, utilities, debt payments and capital expenditures.

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