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  • 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....
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to the penultimate weekend of August 2012. This month's been another quick one in a summer that -- as they all do -- just seems to have flown by. But don't worry, there are......
  • Report: Ford Took Federal Funds, Too

     
    While Ford was making noise about not taking federal bailout money, they and other major automakers (both foreign and domestic) got federal aid to the tune of tens of billions of dollars when the economy tanked in 2008. Yesterday, the......
  • Solar and wind power industry urges renewal of multi-billion dollar federal Treasury grant program

     
    The end of the year -- and the expiration date for a Treasury grant program that buoyed the renewable energy industry during the economic slowdown -- is just around the corner, and solar and wind power leaders are bracing for......
  • Renewable energy advocates push for extension of federal Treasury grant program

     
    A Treasury grant program for renewable energy projects is set to expire at the end of the year, and solar and wind companies said their industry is in for a rough ride if it isn’t renewed. The program, which covers......
  • Congress extends federal Treasury grant program for renewable energy projects

     
    Congress on Thursday night passed a major tax-cut deal, and with it, a one-year extension of a popular incentive program for renewable energy projects. Solar and wind power companies are celebrating after the 1603 Treasury grant program, which was lumped....
  • Treasury grant program for renewable energy projects extended by Congress

     
    The 1603 Treasury grant program -– a popular government incentive for renewable energy projects -– was extended Thursday night as Congress passed a major tax cut deal. The measure, which covers up to 30% of the cost of solar, wind......