| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:26 PM
A month after Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore, hundreds of Marylanders affected by the storm are still waiting for the federal government to provide funding for housing and living expenses.
Federal assistance has been flowing for weeks to families in...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:45 AM
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Some Md. Sandy victims still waiting for federal aid: A month after Sandy...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:37 PM
The Obama administration has denied Maryland's request for federal aid for hundreds of Eastern Shore residents affected by superstorm Sandy, prompting an outcry from state officials, who vowed to appeal the decision.
Though the federal government issued...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:51 PM
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District on Tuesday night accepted the first installment in a grant program from the city of Costa Mesa that could add up to half a million dollars over five years.
The city approved a $100,000 grant in February that will...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A proposed buyout of Smith Island homeowners to help them escape future damage from tropical storms and rising waters has been dropped amid vocal resistance from residents of the low-lying community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.
| May 1, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Below the din and electric stress of last week's Burbank Literacy Spelling Bee, a little blue card floated my way.
I sat at the judges' table looking out at a beaming team of library employees, folks who "have had 30 years, eight hours a day" to...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 11:41 AM
A $1.5 million federal grant will help pay for rebuilding the downtown Annapolis City Dock, including upgrades to stormwater management controls to reduce frequent flooding.
"City Dock is arguably the city's most important asset, and first and foremost,...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
In case there was any remaining shred of hope that Glendale Unified might stand a chance in a highly competitive federal grant program, the U.S. Department of Education on Monday wiped it clear.
The finalists for the Race to the Top grant program, which...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Glendale's Hail Mary pass in the $400-million Race to the Top federal grant program has been called by the officials: Incomplete.
One day after the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications for the $400 million grant program,...
| Oct 17, 2012
Mitt Romney is unusually prone to 180-degree reversals of policy for naked political reasons, but it's hard to think of a chutzpah moment in his campaign more striking than his assertion last night, when a college student asked him about the bleak job...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:46 AM
The cost of in-state tuition and fees at public four-year colleges and universities has gone up by about $400, according to a new report by the College Board.
The increase is less than years past. But also in the past, federal aid more than kept pace...