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  • Race to the Top, early-learning version: Maybe FL can/will apply?

     
    The U.S. DOE today released the application for a new Race to the Top competition for early learning. As we wrote last month, there looked to be a good chance Florida would be ineligible to apply — or vie for $100 million — because it had...
  • Individuals in Valley eligible for FEMA aid from Hurricane Irene

     
    Individuals in the Lehigh Valley have been declared eligible for federal aid for damage caused by Hurricane Irene. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Sept. 13 announced it added Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Montgomery and Bucks counties to the...
  • Time to apply for fall United Arts grants

     
    Attention artists, performers and arts and cultural organizations: It's time to apply for fall grants from United Arts of Central Florida. Here are the details from United Arts: United Arts is now accepting applications for this fall’s round of...
  • U.S. mayors call for infrastructure spending and protection of grant programs

     
    The U.S. Conference of Mayors is out with a new report that describes the economic beat down American cities endured at the hands of the Great Recession. The goal of the report is to remind lawmakers that U.S. cities drive the economy, and that cuts in...
  • As cities' struggles persist, Congress must act, mayors say

     
    Mayors of U.S. cities want Congress to act. An economic forecast issued Wednesday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors is part of an effort to prod Congress into passing jobs-creation legislation....
  • County Commissioners Push Transportation Funding, Human Services At Capitol Newser.

     
    Pennsylvania's County Commissioners ... ... said they're onboard with the Corbett administration's plan to reshape the way the state delivers money for human service programs used by county governments. During his budget address yesterday, the...
  • Casey amendment could mean more money for PA bridges

     
    The long-delayed re-authorization of the law that provides most of the federal road, bridge and mass-transit funding for the states finally passed the Senate today. Though House approval is still required, an amendment tacked on by Sen. Bob Casey would...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Five days and counting.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Felllow Seekers. It's Tuesday, June 26, 2012. And there are a mere five days to go before the start of the new fiscal year. In 1948, the U.S. began its famed Berlin Airlift. In 1956, Congress approved......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Three days and counting.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House convenes at 9:30 a.m. this morning to finally begin consideration of the 2012-13 state budget. The chamber broke for the night last night without beginning an expected debate on the $27,66 billion.......
  • Early Evening Budget Update: The Details Emerge.

     
    Pennsylvania’s four state-related universities and the 14 state-owned universities would likely receive the same amount of money as they did last year; public schools and public libraries would also be level-funded, but a program that provides...
  • L.A. Chamber doles out college scholarships

     
    Wilson High School graduate Audrey Lopez has long dreamed of working for NASA as an electrical engineer. But she figured she would never be able to afford college on the salary of her mother, a county social services worker and the family breadwinner....