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Federal Programs News ItemsHarper says he won't seek re-election in 2018 - Starkville Daily News1/4/2018 3:54:34 PM
Starkville Daily News Harper says he won't seek re-election in 2018 Starkville Daily News U.S. Representative Gregg Harper on Thursday announced he will not seek a sixth term in Congress in 2018, after a decade on Capitol Hill. The Mississippi Republican and Jackson native - who represents the state's Third Congressional District - said in ... and more »
In Baton Rouge, warnings from a quick-hit FEMA program - Houston Chronicle12/27/2017 1:03:40 PM
Houston Chronicle In Baton Rouge, warnings from a quick-hit FEMA program Houston Chronicle An unnamed storm dumped thirty-one inches of rain east of the Mississippi . White's three-bedroom house? Invaded by two and a half feet of water. The soon-to-be mayor's home? Sixteen inches. The governor's mansion? That, too. "It took the rich, the poor ... and more »
Petal School District scores second highest in Mississippi on kindergarten readiness test - Hattiesburg American12/21/2017 4:50:06 PM
Hattiesburg American Petal School District scores second highest in Mississippi on kindergarten readiness test Hattiesburg American Some students enter kindergarten in the Pine Belt and don't know the difference between the front and back of a book. Others may not know their name. But then there are some children who come to school with the foundational skills for reading ... and more »
Time's up: As CHIP expires unrenewed, Congress blows a chance to save healthcare for 9 million children - Los Angeles Times9/29/2017 2:14:32 PM
Los Angeles Times Time's up: As CHIP expires unrenewed, Congress blows a chance to save healthcare for 9 million children Los Angeles Times But if the cut were enacted this year, Mississippi's appropriation would fall to about $243 million from $317 million, money it can ill afford to go without. The main problem facing CHIP, however, is congressional resistance to making it permanent ... and more »
Harvey victims need federal program that saved Mississippi post-Katrina says Haley Barbour - USA TODAY9/3/2017 7:45:36 AM
USA TODAY Harvey victims need federal program that saved Mississippi post-Katrina says Haley Barbour USA TODAY This year, the Corporation for National and Community Development, the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, will invest $20,120,000 to strengthen Mississippi communities, leveraging an additional $4,660,000 in other resources. For every dollar ...
Mississippi Department of Education audit reveals mismanagement of federal funds - Mississippi News Now4/25/2017 10:49:04 PM
Mississippi Department of Education audit reveals mismanagement of federal funds Mississippi News Now A Department of Education external audit revealed millions of federal dollars were being misspent and what was going on behind the scenes is now being uncovered. The after school programs getting 21st Century Community Learning Center grants were ... and more »
State and Local Programs News ItemsNear south side grocer Fields Foods gets loan from city - St. Louis Business Journal5/11/2017 5:51:26 PM
St. Louis Business Journal Near south side grocer Fields Foods gets loan from city St. Louis Business Journal ... near the Mississippi riverfront in an area called Chouteau's Landing. That loan would also have terms of five years and 4 percent interest. They envision an outdoor space, with a stage, picnic tables and benches. It would be open on weekends ...
GSEs Release 'Duty To Serve' Plans For Public Comment - Mortgageorb5/8/2017 2:34:02 PM
Mortgageorb GSEs Release 'Duty To Serve' Plans For Public Comment Mortgageorb For the Rural Housing Market, the FHFA has identified four regulatory activities for which DTS credit is available, including the following: 1) housing in high-needs rural regions (Middle Appalachia, the Lower Mississippi Delta, colonias and rural ... and more »