ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The former supervisor of a small Catskill Mountain region town and a businessman are accused of conspiring to fraudulently obtain recovery grants after Hurricane Irene.
MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration is sending migrant girls who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border to a new Florida facility run by a nonprofit organization under a government grant.
MIAMI (AP) — A nonprofit organization has begun sheltering migrant teenage girls at a new Florida facility with a federal government grant.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Marshall Prichard said keeping the doors open at the Lincoln Indian Center is like flying an airplane while trying to fix it at the same time.
Prichard rejoined the center's board of directors this summer in hopes of reviving the community center in midst of financial woes. But after discovering insurmountable unpaid bills and firing the center's former manager, Prichard learned earlier this month that the center lost a $70,000 government grant.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — A college linked to an Arkansas statehouse scandal has turned over records detailing how it spent money from government grants.
Jim Parsons of Bella Vista sued Ecclesia College, saying it needed to disclose how it spent money from Arkansas' General Improvement Fund. Ecclesia said that, as a private Christian college, it could keep the information secret.
CARROLLTON, Ala. (AP) — A west Alabama hospital has earned a $2 million government grant to improve the overall operation at the facility.
The Tuscaloosa News reports the grant was awarded to Pickens County Medical Center, the Tuscaloosa News reported. The money is part of a three-year process administered by the Delta Regional Community Health Systems Development Program, which will provide intensive technical assistance to the medical center.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The board overseeing Rapid City's Rushmore Plaza Civic Center has voted to spend $50,000 in government grant money to install portable metal detectors at the facility.
The Rapid City Journal reports the civic center's board of directors unanimously approved the purchase Tuesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Airports across New York can apply for $20 million in new state funding for safety improvements and modernization.
The government grant money can be used to improve runways, taxiways, hangars and other projects designed to help airports stay competitive.
Airports must bid for a share of the $20 million in grant money. At least half of the money will be earmarked for upstate airport improvements.
CASEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — In a story March 5 about a failed movie-making studio in Caseville, The Associated Press reported erroneously the date that the Michigan Economic Development Corp. wrote a letter to the city saying it had completed steps to close its account on a government grant. It was January 2013, not January of this year.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Caseville gets permission to close $1M grant for film studio
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — During an era in which students were taught to "duck and cover" under their desks, and Civil Defense as well as the possibility of nuclear war were taken extremely seriously, The Clothes Tree in downtown Corvallis was a bank and its vaults were part of the county's fallout shelter program.
In Albany, a living, breathing fallout shelter is just a brisk walk from downtown.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — People who lost their homes in the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal nearly two years ago are tired of waiting for help to rebuild.
The slow pace of distributing government grant money for rebuilding has left many people to spend their second winter without a home.
Nhuchhe Laxmi Prajapati and Shiva Prajapati, who are not related, are building their houses now, by taking out loans with high interest rates.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Declines in statewide oil and gas drilling are hitting local government grants funded through taxes on mineral extraction.
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs will not hold a second grant application cycle this year, The Daily Sentinel reported (http://bit.ly/2gON6SK).
Communities will have more time to make a priority list of their needs before the next application deadline on Feb. 1, department executive director Irv Halter said.
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