| Dec 2, 2010
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:34 PM
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......
| Jul 12, 2011
| 8:00 AM
You'd have to be crazy to let someone who'd been put in a mental institution or declared mentally incompetent to ever have their right to own guns restored, right?
Not according to the Connecticut General Assembly. At the urging of Congress (properly...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 9:23 AM
For much of the early history of the U.S., college was only for a small segment of society, the elite. As the need for more practical education and broader access to higher education became apparent if the United States was going to fully develop its...
| Mar 17, 2011
If you find that your financial aid will not cover extra learning opportunities, such as J-Terms (January terms), summer terms, and study abroad programs, don't worry.
Here are some tips that will help you make it happen.
1. Plan ahead. Visit your...
| Apr 3, 2011
Antonio Fulgham can barely read or write. The 21-year-old from West Baltimore has been deemed "mentally retarded," with bleak job prospects. He blames his plight on lead poisoning he suffered as a toddler while growing up amid flaking paint in two...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Stanley Zerden remembers a time in the 1970s when Oldtown held promise.
Largely burned out by the 1968 riots, the area became a focus for then-Mayor William Donald Schaefer, who closed blocks of Gay Street to cars and created a revolutionary concept...
| Jan 14, 2011
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) introduced legislation that could help streamline the financial aid process for community college students and improve access to government aid programs.
The bill would establish a three-year pilot...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:26 PM
U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin of Michigan announced Thursday hiring and retention support for the Plainfield Charter Township Fire Department.
The grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to...
| Dec 4, 2011
Megan Connors of Harford County says she got a great education at Auburn University but a brutal lesson on private student loans.
Federal aid wasn't enough to cover four years at the Alabama school, so Connors made up the difference with private loans....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:31 PM
The budget plan passed by the California legislature includes new restrictions on Cal Grants given to students who attend private and for profit colleges.
Governor Brown's proposal reasons that most of the trade and technical schools don't graduate...