Stories tagged: federal aid
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
The Trump administration’s recent abolishment of a rule that prohibited federal aid to religious organizations was the right decision.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
Puerto Rico has suffered such extensive devastation from Hurricane Maria that its recovery will fail unless the island gets more help from the Trump administration and Congress, the head of …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
The city of Moscow had to dig into its pockets to repair roadway infrastructure as a result of the harsh winter and spring weather this year, but the Idaho Office …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
The U.S. government has awarded $4.6 million to the state of Montana to help retrain hundreds of coal workers who will soon be out of jobs because of a partial …
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget slashes safety net programs for the poor, targeting food stamps and Medicaid, while relying on rosy projections about the nation’s economic growth to …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Gov. Butch Otter says the federal government has once again rejected his request for disaster aid for five counties in Idaho, denying millions of dollars to help pay for the …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
New bill would help rural communities devastated by wildfires that currently do not qualify for federal aid.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
After a tour of flood-ravaged southern Louisiana, the nation’s Homeland Security secretary is pledging that the federal government “will be here as long as it takes to help this community …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 9:28 p.m.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency denies aid to individual homeowners burned out by last summer’s wildfires in Eastern Washington.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012, 9:50 a.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has issued a statewide disaster declaration due to wildfires, allowing Idaho National Guard troops to be mobilized to help fight fires burning across the state.
Mon., June 18, 2012
BOISE – Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has told agency chiefs to start planning for possible reductions in federal aid and come up with a plan in dealing with having reduced …
Fri., Dec. 10, 2010, 4:26 a.m.
The government’s heavily criticized $700 billion financial rescue program has earned nearly $35 billion in income over the past two years, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.
Wed., Aug. 25, 2010
North Idaho education officials are still deciding what to do with their cut of the $51.6 million coming to the state from a federal jobs bill. But they know the …
Wed., April 8, 2009
Federal stimulus money will double the pace of home weatherization in Spokane, creating jobs and reducing dependence on imported oil in the process, officials said Tuesday. Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs, …
Tue., April 7, 2009, 6:16 p.m.
Federal stimulus money will double the pace of home weatherization in Spokane, creating jobs and reducing dependence on imported oil in the process, officials said Tuesday.
Tue., Dec. 30, 2008, 8:15 a.m.
OLYMPIA — Washington will receive $28 million in federal home foreclosure aid.
Thu., Nov. 6, 1997
Counties Eligible For Nafta Loans Feds Make $22.5 Million Available To Offset Job Losses Due To Trade Agreement
The federal government has stepped forward with a big pot of money and wants North Idaho to come and get it. Kootenai, Bonner, Shoshone and Benewah counties have been included …