| 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...
| Jul 3, 2012
A south suburban mayor's taxpayer-funded nonprofit has been suspended from state and county grant programs over questions about its finances and accounting, the Tribune has learned.
In addition, the Illinois attorney general's office has started an...
| 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,...
| 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 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...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 1:28 PM
After years of delay, the U.S. Senatepassed a $109 billion highway bill to keep federal surface transportation programs funded for another two years. A multi-year authorization has been stalled over the inability to find funding to pay for what's supposed...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:54 AM
Daniel Pieper, of Hunter Mill Farm in White Hall, donated a $2,500 grant he won to Penn-Mar Human Services in Freeland Tuesday, March 27.
Pieper applied for the grant in December and was informed he was the Baltimore County winner of Monsanto's...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will grant Baltimore County disaster aid to help pay for damage from Superstorm Sandy, officials announced Thursday.
Under the grant program, the federal government will reimburse the county for expenses,...