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  • 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......
  • Malloy Signs Bill Allowing Gun Rights to be Restored to Those With Sketchy Mental-Health Histories

    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...
  • The peril of cutting Pell Grants

    The peril of cutting Pell Grants
    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...
  • Financing extra learning

    Financing extra learning
    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...
  • Baltimore housing authority says it won't pay millions in lead poisoning judgments

    Baltimore housing authority says it won't pay millions in lead poisoning judgments
    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...
  • From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides

    From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides
    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...
  • Bill aims to simplify financial aid

    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...
  • Federal Grant To Help Plainfield Twp. Hire More Firefighters

    Federal Grant To Help Plainfield Twp. Hire More Firefighters
    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...
  • Some students are leaving college with huge private loans

    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....
  • Private Colleges Hurt by New Cal Grant Restrictions

    Private Colleges Hurt by New Cal Grant Restrictions
    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...