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  • HUD Awards 9.4 Million Dollars in Research Grants to Reduce Housing-related Health Hazards

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards $9.4 Million in Research Grants to Reduce Housing-related Health Hazards| site |


    Funding to improve methods to identify and control key residential hazards


    (October 26, 2020) - - Today, October 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published the following information:

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $9.4 million to 13 universities and public health organizations to improve our understanding of the longer term impact of housing interventions targeting lead and other residential hazards and improve methods to identify and control residential health hazards such as pests, injury hazards, and asthma triggers. These grants are particularly important to improve our ability to protect vulnerable populations, such as children and seniors, from exposure to these hazards. Read a complete project-by-project summary
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  • HUD Awards more than 12.5 Million Dollars in Housing Counseling Grants

    HUD Awards more than 12.5 Million Dollars in Housing Counseling Grants

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards more than $12.5 Million in Housing Counseling Grants| site |



    Supplemental funding will provide additional resources for HUD-approved housing counseling


    (October 20, 2020) - - Today, October 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published the following information: WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $12.5 million in supplemental housing counseling grants. These supplemental grants will support quality housing counseling services, including the foreclosure avoidance and rental counseling services used by many families as they work to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants awarded today will directly support the housing counseling services provided by 219 HUD-approved local housing counseling agencies, national and regional organizations, and state housing finance agencies (SHFAs) who competed un...
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  • U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Announces Student-Centered Grant Awards

    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Announces Student-Centered Grant Awards

    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Announces Student-Centered Grant Awards to Spur Worker Development, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth During Coronavirus Recovery| site |



    (September 25, 2020) - - Today, September 25, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education published the following information:

    HAMPTON, Va. — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today more than $126 million in new grant funding will be awarded to eight states to provide students the opportunity to develop new skills in high demand areas. The recipients will leverage the expertise and facilities available on college campuses to spur entrepreneurship and foster business development and innovation as America begins to recover from COVID-19-related disruptions to education. This funding was made available through the Education Stabilization Fund of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump. Awardees include
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Awards 11.2 Million Dollars in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants

    U.S. Department of Labor Awards $11.2 Million in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants | site |



    (September 18, 2020) - - Today, September 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded approximately $11.2 million in Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants to 90 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The grants will provide education and training programs to help workers and employers recognize serious workplace hazards, including the coronavirus, implement injury prevention measures and understand their rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Under President Trump’s Qualified Opportunity Zones Executive Order, OSHA awarded 80 grants to conduct occupational safety and health training in urban and economically distressed areas. The 2020 Harwood grant awards al
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Awards nearly 24 Million Dollars in Grants for Job Corps Scholars Program for At-Risk Youth

    U.S. Department of Labor Awards nearly $24 Million in Grants for Job Corps Scholars Program for At-Risk Youth| site |



    (May 28, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the awarding of 20 grants totaling nearly $24 million as part of the Job Corps Scholars Program, a new national demonstration project aimed at providing at-risk youth with job skills instruction, educational opportunities and individualized employment counseling. The grantees include accredited, two-year, public community colleges; accredited, public two- and four-year historically black colleges and universities (HBCU); and accredited tribally controlled colleges and universities (TCCU) that will serve Job Corps-eligible youth and young adults from 16 to 24 years of age. "As we look towards defeating coronavirus and reopening our economy, the Job Corps Scholars Program provides an innova...
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  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards 15 Million Dollars to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rural Tribal Communities

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards $15 Million to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rural Tribal Communities| site |



    (May 28, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published (today) the following information: Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $15 million to 52 Tribes, Tribal organizations, urban Indian health organizations, and other health services providers to Tribes across 20 states to prepare, prevent, and respond to COVID-19 in rural tribal communities. “President Trump stands with Tribal nations across the country as they grapple with COVID-19 in rural communities,” said HHS Secretary Alex Azar. “Today’s funding gives Tribes critical support to build up their capacity for fighting COVID-19, boost testing capabilities, increase purchases of PPE, and hire and pay the personnel they need.” These awards ...
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  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards 100 Million Dollars to Health Centers for COVID-19 Response

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards $100 Million to Health Centers for COVID-19 Response | site |




    (March 24, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published (today) the following information: Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded $100 million to 1,381 health centers across the country with funding provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020. HRSA-funded health centers may use the awards to address screening and testing needs, acquire medical supplies and boost telehealth capacity in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. On Friday, March 6, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020, which provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the COVID...
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  • Remarks of FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel 17th Annual Honor 9-1-1 Awards

    Remarks of FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel 17th Annual Honor 9-1-1 Awards

    Remarks of Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel 17th Annual Honor 9-1-1 Awards| site |



    (February 13, 2020) - - Today (February 13, 2020), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the following information:


    REMARKS OF

    COMMISSIONER JESSICA ROSENWORCEL

    17th ANNUAL HONOR 9-1-1 AWARDS


    WASHINGTON, DC

    FEBRUARY 12, 2020



    Good evening. Thank you to the NG 9-1-1 Institute for having me join you tonight and to the Next Generation 9-1-1 Caucus, including Senator Klobuchar, Senator Burr, Representative Eshoo, and Representative Shimkus for your work every day. In particular, it is an honor to share the podium with Congresswoman Eshoo, who has been a force of nature when it comes to advocating for 9-1-1. Two years ago, I had the privilege of appearing here to mark the 50th anniversary of the first 9-1-1 call. It happened in Haleyvil...
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  • HUD Awards nearly 200 Million Dollars for Affordable Housing in Native American Communities

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards nearly $200 Million for Affordable Housing in Native American Communities| site |



    HUD says funds will help construct approximately 1,200 new housing units


    (December 11, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the following information: WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development yesterday announced nearly $200 million in grant awards to 52 Native American Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) across the Nation for new housing construction, housing rehabilitation, and critical infrastructure projects. HUD announced the grants during the 2019 National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) Legal Symposium in Las Vegas. "HUD is excited for this new opportunity to better serve Native American communities through our government-to-government relationship with the Tribes," said HUD Secretary Ben Carson. "...
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  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awards 10 Million Dollars for the Development of 538 Affordable Homes

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awards $10 Million for the Development of 538 Affordable Homes | site |



    SHOP grant funding empowers non-profit partners to help 538 families and individuals become homeowners


    (December 4, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published the following information:

    WASHINGTON - In an effort to help more working families become homeowners, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $10 million in grants to four non-profit housing organizations, which will create at least 538 affordable homes for low-income families and individuals. Funded through HUD’s Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP), these grants, along with the labor contributions from homebuyers and volunteers, will significantly lower the cost of construction, thus making homeownership a reality for families who otherwise would not be able to afford
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  • President Donald Trump Makes Selections for 2019 Presidential Rank Awards

    President Donald Trump Makes Selections for 2019 Presidential Rank Awards

    President Donald Trump Makes Selections for 2019 Presidential Rank Awards| site |


    (November 14, 2019) - - Today (November 14, 2019), the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) published the following information: Washington, D.C.- President Donald Trump recently recognized the selection of this year’s recipients for the Presidential Rank Awards. This year, 146 members of the Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior-Level (SL) and Scientific and Professional (ST) corps were selected by the President for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments and service over an extended period of time. The Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executive and Distinguished Senior Professional may be awarded to no more than one percent of career members of the SES and SL/ST corps and includes a cash award of 35 percent of basic pay. The Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive and Meritorious Senior Professional may be awarded to no more than five percent of the...
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  • U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Recipients of the 2019 Terrel H. Bell Awards for Outstanding School Leadership

    U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Recipients of the 2019 Terrel H. Bell Awards for Outstanding School Leadership| site |


    (October 23, 2019) - - Today (October 23, 2019), the U.S. Department of Education published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 2019 recipients of the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership. The 10 principals from the 2019 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools will be honored during the National Blue Ribbon Schools awards ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 in Washington, D.C. "Bell awardees have created environments where students and teachers thrive," Secretary DeVos said. "These principals are living proof that strong, transformative leadership is critical to student success." Named for the second U. S. Secretary of Education, the Terrel H. Bell Award honors school principals for their outstanding work and the vital role they play in guiding th
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  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants| site |


    Communities in Alabama, Nebraska, Georgia and New Jersey awarded planning grants



    (September 19, 2019) - - Today (September 19, 2019), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON - Expanding on its commitment to help local communities redevelop severely distressed HUD assisted housing and revitalize neighborhoods, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $5 million to four communities.

    Funded through HUD's Choice Neighborhoods program, these grants will help local leaders to craft comprehensive, homegrown plans to revitalize and transform these neighborhoods.

    HUD is awarding Choice Neighborhood Planning grants to the following communities:


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  • Message from U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen on the 2018 Secretary’s Awards

    Message from U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen on the 2018 Secretary’s Awards



    (November 8, 2018) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published the following information: Each year, the Secretary's Awards provide an opportunity to recognize some of the outstanding DHS employees who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in service to our missions. It is a time for us to celebrate their accomplishments, and thank them for their service. Today, I had the distinct honor of presenting these awards to the more than 660 employees who received individual or team awards. These employees and their stories—full of honor, courage, and ingenuity—represent the very best of our Department. It was a pleasure to be joined by other leaders throughout the Department, as well as the families of our honorees, to celebrate their accomplishments. I would like to note, how...
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  • U.S. General Services Administration Awards NewPay BPA for Software-as-a-Service for Payroll and Work Schedule and Leave Management

    U.S. General Services Administration Awards NewPay BPA for Software-as-a-Service for Payroll and Work Schedule and Leave Management



    10-year, $2.5 billion BPA provides agencies with technology and services to modernize and improve payroll processing across government


    Washington, DC - - (September 27, 2018) - - Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced the award of a 10-year, $2.5 billion NewPay blanket purchase agreement (BPA) that will provide payroll and work schedule and leave management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions and services. Payroll modernization aligns with the fifth Cross Agency Priority goal from the President’s Management Agenda, which calls for streamlining administrative services across the federal government. The BPA uses common, governmentwide standards built collaboratively with current payroll providers and subject mat
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    HUD Awards 9.4 Million Dollars in Research Grants to Reduce Housing-related Health Hazards
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    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards $9.4 Million in Research Grants to Reduce Housing-related Health Hazards| site |


    Funding to improve methods to identify and control key residential hazards


    (October 26, 2020) - - Today, October 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published the following information:

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $9.4 million to 13 universities and public health organizations to improve our understanding of the longer term impact of housing interventions targeting lead and other residential hazards and improve methods to identify and control residential health hazards such as pests, injury hazards, and asthma triggers. These grants are particularly important to improve our ability to protect vulnerable populations, such as children and seniors, from exposure to these hazards. Read a complete project-by-project summary
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    10-27-2020, 07:53 AM
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    HUD Awards more than 12.5 Million Dollars in Housing Counseling Grants
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    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards more than $12.5 Million in Housing Counseling Grants| site |



    Supplemental funding will provide additional resources for HUD-approved housing counseling


    (October 20, 2020) - - Today, October 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published the following information: WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $12.5 million in supplemental housing counseling grants. These supplemental grants will support quality housing counseling services, including the foreclosure avoidance and rental counseling services used by many families as they work to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants awarded today will directly support the housing counseling services provided by 219 HUD-approved local housing counseling agencies, national and regional organizations, and state housing finance agencies (SHFAs) who competed un...
    10-22-2020, 07:32 AM
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    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Announces Student-Centered Grant Awards
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    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Announces Student-Centered Grant Awards to Spur Worker Development, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth During Coronavirus Recovery| site |



    (September 25, 2020) - - Today, September 25, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education published the following information:

    HAMPTON, Va. — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today more than $126 million in new grant funding will be awarded to eight states to provide students the opportunity to develop new skills in high demand areas. The recipients will leverage the expertise and facilities available on college campuses to spur entrepreneurship and foster business development and innovation as America begins to recover from COVID-19-related disruptions to education. This funding was made available through the Education Stabilization Fund of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump. Awardees include
    ...
    10-07-2020, 09:10 PM
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    U.S. Department of Labor Awards 11.2 Million Dollars in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants
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    U.S. Department of Labor Awards $11.2 Million in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants | site |



    (September 18, 2020) - - Today, September 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded approximately $11.2 million in Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants to 90 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The grants will provide education and training programs to help workers and employers recognize serious workplace hazards, including the coronavirus, implement injury prevention measures and understand their rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Under President Trump’s Qualified Opportunity Zones Executive Order, OSHA awarded 80 grants to conduct occupational safety and health training in urban and economically distressed areas. The 2020 Harwood grant awards al
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    09-21-2020, 01:55 PM
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    U.S. Department of Labor Awards nearly 24 Million Dollars in Grants for Job Corps Scholars Program for At-Risk Youth
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    U.S. Department of Labor Awards nearly $24 Million in Grants for Job Corps Scholars Program for At-Risk Youth| site |



    (May 28, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the awarding of 20 grants totaling nearly $24 million as part of the Job Corps Scholars Program, a new national demonstration project aimed at providing at-risk youth with job skills instruction, educational opportunities and individualized employment counseling. The grantees include accredited, two-year, public community colleges; accredited, public two- and four-year historically black colleges and universities (HBCU); and accredited tribally controlled colleges and universities (TCCU) that will serve Job Corps-eligible youth and young adults from 16 to 24 years of age. "As we look towards defeating coronavirus and reopening our economy, the Job Corps Scholars Program provides an innova...
    05-29-2020, 08:41 AM

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