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Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver will release $20 million of its federal CARES Act funds to support residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Denver to release $20 million in federal...→

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver will release $20 million of its federal CARES Act funds to support residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Denver to release $20 million in federal...→

De Blasio plans to taunt Trump despite need for federal funds

De Blasio plans to taunt Trump despite need for federal funds

Mayor de Blasio warned Wednesday that 22,000 city workers will lose their jobs without a much-needed “federal stimulus” — while secretly planning to taunt the [...] Read full article: De Blasio plans to taunt Trump despite n...→

Lafayette warned to act soon on big housing project — or risk more than $15 million in legal fight

Lafayette warned to act soon on big housing project — or risk more than $15 million in legal fight

The  22-acre Terraces of Lafayette was slated to be decided June 15 by the Lafayette Planning Commission, but a vote was postponed until the June 29 meeting. Read full article: Lafayette warned to act soon on big hous...→

CARES Act Helped Needy Americans Amid Pandemic

CARES Act Helped Needy Americans Amid Pandemic

Congress' CARES Act has capped a rise in poverty despite the coronavirus pandemic, and the legislation has resulted in a rise in income among needy Americans i [...] Read full article: CARES Act Helped Needy Americans Amid Pa...→

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz struggled to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus [...] Read full article: Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $84...→

Kane County Board ready to ditch task force overseeing federal COVID relief funds

Kane County Board ready to ditch task force overseeing federal COVID relief funds

A growing number of Kane County Board members are preparing to abandon the official task force created to determine how to spend the $93 million in federal COV [...] Read full article: Kane County Board ready to ditch task fo...→

Small Cities With Large Budget Shortfalls Find Little Help From Federal CARES Act

Small Cities With Large Budget Shortfalls Find Little Help From Federal CARES Act

Local city governments in those communities are fighting to stay fiscally afloat as budgetary holes caused by the novel coronavirus threaten to sink them Read full article: Small Cities With Large Budget Shortfall...→

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

The U.S. Treasury Department is withholding $679 million in coronavirus relief funding for tribes while a challenge over its initial round of payments to triba [...] Read full article: Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal...→

Here's how Chicago will spend $1.13 billion in CARES Act fund

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has gotten the initial sign-off from aldermen for her plans to spend $1.13 billion in federal funds to help cover for the city’s response [...] Read full article: Here's how Chicago will spend $1.13 bill...→

Lightfoot Announces Allocations from CARES Act Funding

Lightfoot Announces Allocations from CARES Act Funding

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Tuesday that the city will ask to appropriate $1.13 billion funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Announces Allocations from CAR...→

FEMA to Distribute More Than $1 Million to San Diego County in Emergency Funds - Times of San Diego

San Diego County is slated to receive more than $1 million in coronavirus-related humanitarian funding to assist with food and shelter needs during the pandemi [...] Read full article: FEMA to Distribute More Than $1 Million ...→

Federal judge restricts Denver police tear gas use at George Floyd protests

Federal judge restricts Denver police tear gas use at George Floyd protests

A federal judge has issued an order restricting the use of tear gas at George Floyd protests by the Denver Police Department. Read full article: Federal judge restricts Denver police te...→

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

A Denver man has been sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Jalonni Alexander Moore was sentenced Thursday, an [...] Read full article: Denver man sentenced to federal prison i...→

U of C accepts $6.2 million in federal aid

The Hyde Park school says it will spend the emergency relief money on grants to students in need.  Read full article: U of C accepts $6.2 million in federal a...→

Some COVID-19 patients are getting bills for testing despite federal CARES Act

Some COVID-19 patients are getting bills for testing despite federal CARES Act

Across the country, people who were tested for coronavirus are suddenly ending up with bills, even though the U.S. government promised Americans they wouldn’t [...] Read full article: Some COVID-19 patients are getting bills...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

NBC 5 Responds: CARES Act Deadline Looming

NBC 5 Responds: CARES Act Deadline Looming

The coronavirus pandemic has caused deep economic and financial pain for millions. Unless Congress extends it, the financial help provided by The Coronavirus A [...] Read full article: NBC 5 Responds: CARES Act Deadline Loomi...→

Many San Diego County farmers excluded from federal COVID-19 relief funds

Farmers who grow San Diego County's most valuable crops may miss out on federal cash for coronavirus-related losses because some of their agriculture products [...] Read full article: Many San Diego County farmers excluded f...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Two Denver tech businesses have landed federal funding to help them develop new products and expand their reach at a time when many businesses are in survival [...] Read full article: Denver tech companies score federal cont...→

CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking Point In Contentious Special Session

CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking Point In Contentious Special Session

The CARES Act funding sailed through the Minnesota Senate, 62-4. But that was not the case in the Minnesota House. Read full article: CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking ...→

Editorial: Release the video of Denver police shooting and killing William DeBose

Editorial: Release the video of Denver police shooting and killing William DeBose

District Attorney Beth McCann should release videos from Denver police-worn body cameras and any potential nearby surveillance footage from the night police sh [...] Read full article: Editorial: Release the video of Denver p...→

Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Americans Will Remain Unemployed Through 2020

Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Americans Will Remain Unemployed Through 2020

The Federal Reserve expects that as many as 15 million Americans will remain unemployed by year-end even as the economy continues recovering from the impact of [...] Read full article: Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Amer...→

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

Each eligible household can get $1,000. The federal CARES Act "leaves behind thousands of residents," Lightfoot said, and that includes many essential workers. Read full article: $5 million fund will help Chicagoans ine...→

'We Stand With All Who Act For Positive Change': New York Knicks, Rangers Release Statement On Racism, Social Justice

'We Stand With All Who Act For Positive Change': New York Knicks, Rangers Release Statement On Racism, Social Justice

The Knicks, Rangers and their parent company Madison Square Garden Sports, released a statement Tuesday in regards to the ongoing protests for social justice a [...] Read full article: 'We Stand With All Who Act For Positive ...→

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

People who have dealt with Florida’s unemployment system have become fast friends — sharing their stories and comparing notes. Read full article: Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Dep...→

Outdoors Act puts taxpayers on the hook for federal land-buying spree

Outdoors Act puts taxpayers on the hook for federal land-buying spree

The Senate this week will take up the Great American Outdoors Act, which would require the federal government to spend at least $900 million each year to incre [...] Read full article: Outdoors Act puts taxpayers on the hook ...→

College of DuPage outlines CARES Act Fund disbursements for students

College of DuPage outlines CARES Act Fund disbursements for students

College of DuPage students meeting eligibility criteria for federal financial aid and who were enrolled in spring courses that transitioned to remote learning [...] Read full article: College of DuPage outlines CARES Act Fun...→

Proposal to Use Quarter of San Diego’s CARES Act Funds on Rent Assitance Presented to Council

Proposal to Use Quarter of San Diego’s CARES Act Funds on Rent Assitance Presented to Council

If the proposal passes, It could still take weeks for the program to be set up and months for funds to be allocated The San Diego City Council was scheduled to [...] Read full article: Proposal to Use Quarter of San Diego’s C...→

Biden Again Misstates Amount of Recovery Act Funds He Oversaw

Biden Again Misstates Amount of Recovery Act Funds He Oversaw

Joe Biden couldn't remember how much he doled out during the Obama-era Recovery Act and fell well short of the actual figure. | Politics Read full article: Biden Again Misstates Amount of Recovery...→

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

Three Mexican federal appellate judges issued a ruling potentially leading to the release of a top leader with the Gulf Cartel. Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges ...→

Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 million for noise violations

Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 million for noise violations

Denver International Airport will have to pay Adams County $33.5 million for noise violations that impacted nearby neighborhoods during a three-year period sta [...] Read full article: Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 mill...→

MTA losing $500 million a month during pandemic – and is desperate for more federal aid - amNewYork

As the HEROES Act, another COVID-19 economic relief bill, continues gathering dust in the Senate, the MTA is quickly running out of the $3.8 billion in Read full article: MTA losing $500 million a month during p...→

HEROES Act Could Offer Extension of Federal Unemployment Assistance

HEROES Act Could Offer Extension of Federal Unemployment Assistance

A large stimulus bill called the HEROES Act is making its way through Congress, and, if passed, could provide additional assistance for unemployed people looki [...] Read full article: HEROES Act Could Offer Extension of Fede...→

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

Weeks after the federal government distributed aid to states to help pay for extra costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Senate has agr [...] Read full article: MN Senate approves distribution of $841 ...→

Proposed Rush Line bus transit project gets $1.25 million federal grant for planning

Proposed Rush Line bus transit project gets $1.25 million federal grant for planning

A proposed 15-mile bus line in Ramsey County got a boost with a $1.25 million federal grant, the county announced Tuesday. The grant comes from the Federal Tra [...] Read full article: Proposed Rush Line bus transit project g...→

Opinion: Schools Should Have Been Top Priority for San Diego’s CARES Act Funds - Times of San Diego

By failing to spend CARES Act funds on schools, the City Council missed an opportunity to ensure our kids get back to learning and parents get back to work. Read full article: Opinion: Schools Should Have Been Top Pr...→

San Diego Dedicates $6M in CARES Act Funds to Small Businesses in Underserved Communities

San Diego Dedicates $6M in CARES Act Funds to Small Businesses in Underserved Communities

The San Diego City Council voted to allocate more than $6 million in federal coronavirus relief money to small businesses serving low and moderate-income commu [...] Read full article: San Diego Dedicates $6M in CARES Act Fun...→

Detroit's Housing & Revitalization Department Receives $31M From Federal CARES Act

The plan also must be approved by the Detroit City Council and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Department hopes to get the necessary [...] Read full article: Detroit's Housing & Revitalization Depar...→

Joe Biden: Ban Federal Funds for Training Teachers in Firearm Usage

Joe Biden: Ban Federal Funds for Training Teachers in Firearm Usage

Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden will prohibit federal funds to be used to train teachers in firearm usage for classroom defense. Read full article: Joe Biden: Ban Federal Funds for Trainin...→

Federal judge orders Denver police to limit firing tear gas, projectiles at peaceful protesters

Federal judge orders Denver police to limit firing tear gas, projectiles at peaceful protesters

A federal judge in Denver has ruled in part in favor of plaintiffs seeking to stop Denver police, and other police as well, from firing tear gas, pepper spray [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders Denver police to li...→

Kane County officials debate as they're pressed to pass on federal relief funds

Kane County officials debate as they're pressed to pass on federal relief funds

Kane County Board members expressed a sense of urgency this week in figuring out how to distribute and spend $92.9 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds the [...] Read full article: Kane County officials debate as they're ...→

Local nonprofit issues $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students

Local nonprofit issues $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students

A local nonprofit organization issued $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students in the first distribution of a .08% sales tax incr [...] Read full article: Local nonprofit issues $5 million in pos...→

Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘Flexibility’ in CARES Act Money

Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘Flexibility’ in CARES Act Money

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic punched a $880 million hole in the state budget in April. More negative financial effects are expected througho [...] Read full article: Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘...→

CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in Favor of PPP Funds

CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in Favor of PPP Funds

Some business owners are having difficulty “reopening” because their employees would rather collect funds through the Cares Act PPP. Read full article: CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in...→

De Blasio plans to taunt Trump despite need for federal funds

De Blasio plans to taunt Trump despite need for federal funds

Mayor de Blasio warned Wednesday that 22,000 city workers will lose their jobs without a much-needed “federal stimulus” — while secretly planning to taunt the [...] Read full article: De Blasio plans to taunt Trump despite n...→

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

Three Mexican federal appellate judges issued a ruling potentially leading to the release of a top leader with the Gulf Cartel. Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges ...→

NBC 5 Responds: CARES Act Deadline Looming

NBC 5 Responds: CARES Act Deadline Looming

The coronavirus pandemic has caused deep economic and financial pain for millions. Unless Congress extends it, the financial help provided by The Coronavirus A [...] Read full article: NBC 5 Responds: CARES Act Deadline Loomi...→

Lafayette warned to act soon on big housing project — or risk more than $15 million in legal fight

Lafayette warned to act soon on big housing project — or risk more than $15 million in legal fight

The  22-acre Terraces of Lafayette was slated to be decided June 15 by the Lafayette Planning Commission, but a vote was postponed until the June 29 meeting. Read full article: Lafayette warned to act soon on big hous...→

MTA losing $500 million a month during pandemic – and is desperate for more federal aid - amNewYork

As the HEROES Act, another COVID-19 economic relief bill, continues gathering dust in the Senate, the MTA is quickly running out of the $3.8 billion in Read full article: MTA losing $500 million a month during p...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz struggled to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus [...] Read full article: Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $84...→

HEROES Act Could Offer Extension of Federal Unemployment Assistance

HEROES Act Could Offer Extension of Federal Unemployment Assistance

A large stimulus bill called the HEROES Act is making its way through Congress, and, if passed, could provide additional assistance for unemployed people looki [...] Read full article: HEROES Act Could Offer Extension of Fede...→

CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking Point In Contentious Special Session

CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking Point In Contentious Special Session

The CARES Act funding sailed through the Minnesota Senate, 62-4. But that was not the case in the Minnesota House. Read full article: CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking ...→

Small Cities With Large Budget Shortfalls Find Little Help From Federal CARES Act

Small Cities With Large Budget Shortfalls Find Little Help From Federal CARES Act

Local city governments in those communities are fighting to stay fiscally afloat as budgetary holes caused by the novel coronavirus threaten to sink them Read full article: Small Cities With Large Budget Shortfall...→

Proposed Rush Line bus transit project gets $1.25 million federal grant for planning

Proposed Rush Line bus transit project gets $1.25 million federal grant for planning

A proposed 15-mile bus line in Ramsey County got a boost with a $1.25 million federal grant, the county announced Tuesday. The grant comes from the Federal Tra [...] Read full article: Proposed Rush Line bus transit project g...→

Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Americans Will Remain Unemployed Through 2020

Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Americans Will Remain Unemployed Through 2020

The Federal Reserve expects that as many as 15 million Americans will remain unemployed by year-end even as the economy continues recovering from the impact of [...] Read full article: Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Amer...→

Here's how Chicago will spend $1.13 billion in CARES Act fund

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has gotten the initial sign-off from aldermen for her plans to spend $1.13 billion in federal funds to help cover for the city’s response [...] Read full article: Here's how Chicago will spend $1.13 bill...→

San Diego Dedicates $6M in CARES Act Funds to Small Businesses in Underserved Communities

San Diego Dedicates $6M in CARES Act Funds to Small Businesses in Underserved Communities

The San Diego City Council voted to allocate more than $6 million in federal coronavirus relief money to small businesses serving low and moderate-income commu [...] Read full article: San Diego Dedicates $6M in CARES Act Fun...→

'We Stand With All Who Act For Positive Change': New York Knicks, Rangers Release Statement On Racism, Social Justice

'We Stand With All Who Act For Positive Change': New York Knicks, Rangers Release Statement On Racism, Social Justice

The Knicks, Rangers and their parent company Madison Square Garden Sports, released a statement Tuesday in regards to the ongoing protests for social justice a [...] Read full article: 'We Stand With All Who Act For Positive ...→

FEMA to Distribute More Than $1 Million to San Diego County in Emergency Funds - Times of San Diego

San Diego County is slated to receive more than $1 million in coronavirus-related humanitarian funding to assist with food and shelter needs during the pandemi [...] Read full article: FEMA to Distribute More Than $1 Million ...→

Joe Biden: Ban Federal Funds for Training Teachers in Firearm Usage

Joe Biden: Ban Federal Funds for Training Teachers in Firearm Usage

Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden will prohibit federal funds to be used to train teachers in firearm usage for classroom defense. Read full article: Joe Biden: Ban Federal Funds for Trainin...→

Outdoors Act puts taxpayers on the hook for federal land-buying spree

Outdoors Act puts taxpayers on the hook for federal land-buying spree

The Senate this week will take up the Great American Outdoors Act, which would require the federal government to spend at least $900 million each year to incre [...] Read full article: Outdoors Act puts taxpayers on the hook ...→

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

A Denver man has been sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Jalonni Alexander Moore was sentenced Thursday, an [...] Read full article: Denver man sentenced to federal prison i...→

Kane County officials debate as they're pressed to pass on federal relief funds

Kane County officials debate as they're pressed to pass on federal relief funds

Kane County Board members expressed a sense of urgency this week in figuring out how to distribute and spend $92.9 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds the [...] Read full article: Kane County officials debate as they're ...→

Proposal to Use Quarter of San Diego’s CARES Act Funds on Rent Assitance Presented to Council

Proposal to Use Quarter of San Diego’s CARES Act Funds on Rent Assitance Presented to Council

If the proposal passes, It could still take weeks for the program to be set up and months for funds to be allocated The San Diego City Council was scheduled to [...] Read full article: Proposal to Use Quarter of San Diego’s C...→

Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘Flexibility’ in CARES Act Money

Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘Flexibility’ in CARES Act Money

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic punched a $880 million hole in the state budget in April. More negative financial effects are expected througho [...] Read full article: Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘...→

Biden Again Misstates Amount of Recovery Act Funds He Oversaw

Biden Again Misstates Amount of Recovery Act Funds He Oversaw

Joe Biden couldn't remember how much he doled out during the Obama-era Recovery Act and fell well short of the actual figure. | Politics Read full article: Biden Again Misstates Amount of Recovery...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 million for noise violations

Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 million for noise violations

Denver International Airport will have to pay Adams County $33.5 million for noise violations that impacted nearby neighborhoods during a three-year period sta [...] Read full article: Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 mill...→

Many San Diego County farmers excluded from federal COVID-19 relief funds

Farmers who grow San Diego County's most valuable crops may miss out on federal cash for coronavirus-related losses because some of their agriculture products [...] Read full article: Many San Diego County farmers excluded f...→

CARES Act Helped Needy Americans Amid Pandemic

CARES Act Helped Needy Americans Amid Pandemic

Congress' CARES Act has capped a rise in poverty despite the coronavirus pandemic, and the legislation has resulted in a rise in income among needy Americans i [...] Read full article: CARES Act Helped Needy Americans Amid Pa...→

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Two Denver tech businesses have landed federal funding to help them develop new products and expand their reach at a time when many businesses are in survival [...] Read full article: Denver tech companies score federal cont...→

Kane County Board ready to ditch task force overseeing federal COVID relief funds

Kane County Board ready to ditch task force overseeing federal COVID relief funds

A growing number of Kane County Board members are preparing to abandon the official task force created to determine how to spend the $93 million in federal COV [...] Read full article: Kane County Board ready to ditch task fo...→

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

Weeks after the federal government distributed aid to states to help pay for extra costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Senate has agr [...] Read full article: MN Senate approves distribution of $841 ...→

Editorial: Release the video of Denver police shooting and killing William DeBose

Editorial: Release the video of Denver police shooting and killing William DeBose

District Attorney Beth McCann should release videos from Denver police-worn body cameras and any potential nearby surveillance footage from the night police sh [...] Read full article: Editorial: Release the video of Denver p...→

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

The U.S. Treasury Department is withholding $679 million in coronavirus relief funding for tribes while a challenge over its initial round of payments to triba [...] Read full article: Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal...→

Opinion: Schools Should Have Been Top Priority for San Diego’s CARES Act Funds - Times of San Diego

By failing to spend CARES Act funds on schools, the City Council missed an opportunity to ensure our kids get back to learning and parents get back to work. Read full article: Opinion: Schools Should Have Been Top Pr...→

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

Each eligible household can get $1,000. The federal CARES Act "leaves behind thousands of residents," Lightfoot said, and that includes many essential workers. Read full article: $5 million fund will help Chicagoans ine...→

Lightfoot Announces Allocations from CARES Act Funding

Lightfoot Announces Allocations from CARES Act Funding

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Tuesday that the city will ask to appropriate $1.13 billion funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Announces Allocations from CAR...→

Detroit's Housing & Revitalization Department Receives $31M From Federal CARES Act

The plan also must be approved by the Detroit City Council and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Department hopes to get the necessary [...] Read full article: Detroit's Housing & Revitalization Depar...→

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

People who have dealt with Florida’s unemployment system have become fast friends — sharing their stories and comparing notes. Read full article: Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Dep...→

Federal judge restricts Denver police tear gas use at George Floyd protests

Federal judge restricts Denver police tear gas use at George Floyd protests

A federal judge has issued an order restricting the use of tear gas at George Floyd protests by the Denver Police Department. Read full article: Federal judge restricts Denver police te...→

Federal judge orders Denver police to limit firing tear gas, projectiles at peaceful protesters

Federal judge orders Denver police to limit firing tear gas, projectiles at peaceful protesters

A federal judge in Denver has ruled in part in favor of plaintiffs seeking to stop Denver police, and other police as well, from firing tear gas, pepper spray [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders Denver police to li...→

College of DuPage outlines CARES Act Fund disbursements for students

College of DuPage outlines CARES Act Fund disbursements for students

College of DuPage students meeting eligibility criteria for federal financial aid and who were enrolled in spring courses that transitioned to remote learning [...] Read full article: College of DuPage outlines CARES Act Fun...→

U of C accepts $6.2 million in federal aid

The Hyde Park school says it will spend the emergency relief money on grants to students in need.  Read full article: U of C accepts $6.2 million in federal a...→

Local nonprofit issues $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students

Local nonprofit issues $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students

A local nonprofit organization issued $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students in the first distribution of a .08% sales tax incr [...] Read full article: Local nonprofit issues $5 million in pos...→

Some COVID-19 patients are getting bills for testing despite federal CARES Act

Some COVID-19 patients are getting bills for testing despite federal CARES Act

Across the country, people who were tested for coronavirus are suddenly ending up with bills, even though the U.S. government promised Americans they wouldn’t [...] Read full article: Some COVID-19 patients are getting bills...→

CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in Favor of PPP Funds

CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in Favor of PPP Funds

Some business owners are having difficulty “reopening” because their employees would rather collect funds through the Cares Act PPP. Read full article: CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in...→

De Blasio plans to taunt Trump despite need for federal funds

De Blasio plans to taunt Trump despite need for federal funds

Mayor de Blasio warned Wednesday that 22,000 city workers will lose their jobs without a much-needed “federal stimulus” — while secretly planning to taunt the [...] Read full article: De Blasio plans to taunt Trump despite n...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

Three Mexican federal appellate judges issued a ruling potentially leading to the release of a top leader with the Gulf Cartel. Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges ...→

NBC 5 Responds: CARES Act Deadline Looming

NBC 5 Responds: CARES Act Deadline Looming

The coronavirus pandemic has caused deep economic and financial pain for millions. Unless Congress extends it, the financial help provided by The Coronavirus A [...] Read full article: NBC 5 Responds: CARES Act Deadline Loomi...→

Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 million for noise violations

Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 million for noise violations

Denver International Airport will have to pay Adams County $33.5 million for noise violations that impacted nearby neighborhoods during a three-year period sta [...] Read full article: Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 mill...→

Lafayette warned to act soon on big housing project — or risk more than $15 million in legal fight

Lafayette warned to act soon on big housing project — or risk more than $15 million in legal fight

The  22-acre Terraces of Lafayette was slated to be decided June 15 by the Lafayette Planning Commission, but a vote was postponed until the June 29 meeting. Read full article: Lafayette warned to act soon on big hous...→

Many San Diego County farmers excluded from federal COVID-19 relief funds

Farmers who grow San Diego County's most valuable crops may miss out on federal cash for coronavirus-related losses because some of their agriculture products [...] Read full article: Many San Diego County farmers excluded f...→

MTA losing $500 million a month during pandemic – and is desperate for more federal aid - amNewYork

As the HEROES Act, another COVID-19 economic relief bill, continues gathering dust in the Senate, the MTA is quickly running out of the $3.8 billion in Read full article: MTA losing $500 million a month during p...→

CARES Act Helped Needy Americans Amid Pandemic

CARES Act Helped Needy Americans Amid Pandemic

Congress' CARES Act has capped a rise in poverty despite the coronavirus pandemic, and the legislation has resulted in a rise in income among needy Americans i [...] Read full article: CARES Act Helped Needy Americans Amid Pa...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz struggled to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus [...] Read full article: Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $84...→

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Two Denver tech businesses have landed federal funding to help them develop new products and expand their reach at a time when many businesses are in survival [...] Read full article: Denver tech companies score federal cont...→

HEROES Act Could Offer Extension of Federal Unemployment Assistance

HEROES Act Could Offer Extension of Federal Unemployment Assistance

A large stimulus bill called the HEROES Act is making its way through Congress, and, if passed, could provide additional assistance for unemployed people looki [...] Read full article: HEROES Act Could Offer Extension of Fede...→

Kane County Board ready to ditch task force overseeing federal COVID relief funds

Kane County Board ready to ditch task force overseeing federal COVID relief funds

A growing number of Kane County Board members are preparing to abandon the official task force created to determine how to spend the $93 million in federal COV [...] Read full article: Kane County Board ready to ditch task fo...→

CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking Point In Contentious Special Session

CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking Point In Contentious Special Session

The CARES Act funding sailed through the Minnesota Senate, 62-4. But that was not the case in the Minnesota House. Read full article: CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking ...→

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

Weeks after the federal government distributed aid to states to help pay for extra costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Senate has agr [...] Read full article: MN Senate approves distribution of $841 ...→

Small Cities With Large Budget Shortfalls Find Little Help From Federal CARES Act

Small Cities With Large Budget Shortfalls Find Little Help From Federal CARES Act

Local city governments in those communities are fighting to stay fiscally afloat as budgetary holes caused by the novel coronavirus threaten to sink them Read full article: Small Cities With Large Budget Shortfall...→

Editorial: Release the video of Denver police shooting and killing William DeBose

Editorial: Release the video of Denver police shooting and killing William DeBose

District Attorney Beth McCann should release videos from Denver police-worn body cameras and any potential nearby surveillance footage from the night police sh [...] Read full article: Editorial: Release the video of Denver p...→

Proposed Rush Line bus transit project gets $1.25 million federal grant for planning

Proposed Rush Line bus transit project gets $1.25 million federal grant for planning

A proposed 15-mile bus line in Ramsey County got a boost with a $1.25 million federal grant, the county announced Tuesday. The grant comes from the Federal Tra [...] Read full article: Proposed Rush Line bus transit project g...→

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

The U.S. Treasury Department is withholding $679 million in coronavirus relief funding for tribes while a challenge over its initial round of payments to triba [...] Read full article: Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal...→

Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Americans Will Remain Unemployed Through 2020

Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Americans Will Remain Unemployed Through 2020

The Federal Reserve expects that as many as 15 million Americans will remain unemployed by year-end even as the economy continues recovering from the impact of [...] Read full article: Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Amer...→

Opinion: Schools Should Have Been Top Priority for San Diego’s CARES Act Funds - Times of San Diego

By failing to spend CARES Act funds on schools, the City Council missed an opportunity to ensure our kids get back to learning and parents get back to work. Read full article: Opinion: Schools Should Have Been Top Pr...→

Here's how Chicago will spend $1.13 billion in CARES Act fund

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has gotten the initial sign-off from aldermen for her plans to spend $1.13 billion in federal funds to help cover for the city’s response [...] Read full article: Here's how Chicago will spend $1.13 bill...→

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

Each eligible household can get $1,000. The federal CARES Act "leaves behind thousands of residents," Lightfoot said, and that includes many essential workers. Read full article: $5 million fund will help Chicagoans ine...→

San Diego Dedicates $6M in CARES Act Funds to Small Businesses in Underserved Communities

San Diego Dedicates $6M in CARES Act Funds to Small Businesses in Underserved Communities

The San Diego City Council voted to allocate more than $6 million in federal coronavirus relief money to small businesses serving low and moderate-income commu [...] Read full article: San Diego Dedicates $6M in CARES Act Fun...→

Lightfoot Announces Allocations from CARES Act Funding

Lightfoot Announces Allocations from CARES Act Funding

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Tuesday that the city will ask to appropriate $1.13 billion funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Announces Allocations from CAR...→

'We Stand With All Who Act For Positive Change': New York Knicks, Rangers Release Statement On Racism, Social Justice

'We Stand With All Who Act For Positive Change': New York Knicks, Rangers Release Statement On Racism, Social Justice

The Knicks, Rangers and their parent company Madison Square Garden Sports, released a statement Tuesday in regards to the ongoing protests for social justice a [...] Read full article: 'We Stand With All Who Act For Positive ...→

Detroit's Housing & Revitalization Department Receives $31M From Federal CARES Act

The plan also must be approved by the Detroit City Council and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Department hopes to get the necessary [...] Read full article: Detroit's Housing & Revitalization Depar...→

FEMA to Distribute More Than $1 Million to San Diego County in Emergency Funds - Times of San Diego

San Diego County is slated to receive more than $1 million in coronavirus-related humanitarian funding to assist with food and shelter needs during the pandemi [...] Read full article: FEMA to Distribute More Than $1 Million ...→

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

People who have dealt with Florida’s unemployment system have become fast friends — sharing their stories and comparing notes. Read full article: Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Dep...→

Joe Biden: Ban Federal Funds for Training Teachers in Firearm Usage

Joe Biden: Ban Federal Funds for Training Teachers in Firearm Usage

Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden will prohibit federal funds to be used to train teachers in firearm usage for classroom defense. Read full article: Joe Biden: Ban Federal Funds for Trainin...→

Federal judge restricts Denver police tear gas use at George Floyd protests

Federal judge restricts Denver police tear gas use at George Floyd protests

A federal judge has issued an order restricting the use of tear gas at George Floyd protests by the Denver Police Department. Read full article: Federal judge restricts Denver police te...→

Outdoors Act puts taxpayers on the hook for federal land-buying spree

Outdoors Act puts taxpayers on the hook for federal land-buying spree

The Senate this week will take up the Great American Outdoors Act, which would require the federal government to spend at least $900 million each year to incre [...] Read full article: Outdoors Act puts taxpayers on the hook ...→

Federal judge orders Denver police to limit firing tear gas, projectiles at peaceful protesters

Federal judge orders Denver police to limit firing tear gas, projectiles at peaceful protesters

A federal judge in Denver has ruled in part in favor of plaintiffs seeking to stop Denver police, and other police as well, from firing tear gas, pepper spray [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders Denver police to li...→

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

A Denver man has been sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Jalonni Alexander Moore was sentenced Thursday, an [...] Read full article: Denver man sentenced to federal prison i...→

College of DuPage outlines CARES Act Fund disbursements for students

College of DuPage outlines CARES Act Fund disbursements for students

College of DuPage students meeting eligibility criteria for federal financial aid and who were enrolled in spring courses that transitioned to remote learning [...] Read full article: College of DuPage outlines CARES Act Fun...→

Kane County officials debate as they're pressed to pass on federal relief funds

Kane County officials debate as they're pressed to pass on federal relief funds

Kane County Board members expressed a sense of urgency this week in figuring out how to distribute and spend $92.9 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds the [...] Read full article: Kane County officials debate as they're ...→

U of C accepts $6.2 million in federal aid

The Hyde Park school says it will spend the emergency relief money on grants to students in need.  Read full article: U of C accepts $6.2 million in federal a...→

Proposal to Use Quarter of San Diego’s CARES Act Funds on Rent Assitance Presented to Council

Proposal to Use Quarter of San Diego’s CARES Act Funds on Rent Assitance Presented to Council

If the proposal passes, It could still take weeks for the program to be set up and months for funds to be allocated The San Diego City Council was scheduled to [...] Read full article: Proposal to Use Quarter of San Diego’s C...→

Local nonprofit issues $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students

Local nonprofit issues $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students

A local nonprofit organization issued $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students in the first distribution of a .08% sales tax incr [...] Read full article: Local nonprofit issues $5 million in pos...→

Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘Flexibility’ in CARES Act Money

Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘Flexibility’ in CARES Act Money

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic punched a $880 million hole in the state budget in April. More negative financial effects are expected througho [...] Read full article: Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘...→

Some COVID-19 patients are getting bills for testing despite federal CARES Act

Some COVID-19 patients are getting bills for testing despite federal CARES Act

Across the country, people who were tested for coronavirus are suddenly ending up with bills, even though the U.S. government promised Americans they wouldn’t [...] Read full article: Some COVID-19 patients are getting bills...→

Biden Again Misstates Amount of Recovery Act Funds He Oversaw

Biden Again Misstates Amount of Recovery Act Funds He Oversaw

Joe Biden couldn't remember how much he doled out during the Obama-era Recovery Act and fell well short of the actual figure. | Politics Read full article: Biden Again Misstates Amount of Recovery...→

CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in Favor of PPP Funds

CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in Favor of PPP Funds

Some business owners are having difficulty “reopening” because their employees would rather collect funds through the Cares Act PPP. Read full article: CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in...→