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Federal Programs News ItemsOregon health agency's money troubles double in new report - Idaho Statesman11/21/2017 12:21:27 PM
Oregon health agency's money troubles double in new report Idaho Statesman So state and federal programs were billed for the children's health care. —State budget problem: The health agency could gain $14.1 million for nursing facility and post-acute care that was incorrectly sent to the Department of Human Services over the ... and more »
Look who's pulling the strings - Idaho State Journal11/18/2017 10:22:46 PM
Idaho State Journal Look who's pulling the strings Idaho State Journal Furthermore, even if the middle class and the poor manage to end up paying less in taxes, planned cuts to Medicaid and Medicare and other federal programs would, for many, consume whatever was saved in taxes. Have you heard about the plan to charge ...
Toxic algae flourishes in lakes across the nation - Tribune-Review11/18/2017 8:20:20 AM
Toxic algae flourishes in lakes across the nation Tribune-Review Pungent, sometimes toxic blobs are fouling waterways from the Great Lakes to Chesapeake Bay, from the Snake River in Idaho to New York's Finger Lakes and reservoirs in California's Central Valley. Last year, Florida beaches were closed when algae ... and more »
Toxic algae sickens humans, kills pets. Farm runoff makes the problem worse - Idaho Statesman11/17/2017 10:36:27 AM
Idaho Statesman Toxic algae sickens humans, kills pets. Farm runoff makes the problem worse Idaho Statesman A small minority of farms participate in federal programs that promote practices to reduce fertilizer runoff. When more farmers want to sign up, there often isn't enough money. ▫ Despite years of ... Since 2009, the program has given more than $30 ... Toxic algae becoming severe threat nationwide CBS News all 50 news articles »
Federal "extreme vetting" plan castigated by tech experts - Idaho Statesman11/16/2017 8:40:23 AM
Idaho Statesman Federal "extreme vetting" plan castigated by tech experts Idaho Statesman It wouldn't give contractors any legal authority to approve or deny immigration benefits, said Bill Carney, who manages federal programs for consulting firm McManis & Monsalve Associates. But Jacob Shapiro, a Princeton University politics professor who ... and more »
Idaho's ESSA plan receives mixed outside reviews - Idaho EdNews11/14/2017 7:17:39 PM
Idaho EdNews Idaho's ESSA plan receives mixed outside reviews Idaho EdNews They include states' longterm goals for education and accountability. Idaho's plan outlines an approach to implement nine federal programs and spend $83 million in federal funding annually. Disclosure: The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation ... and more »
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers - Idaho Statesman11/14/2017 10:24:00 AM
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers Idaho Statesman But they might not have any clothes or furniture — and no state or federal programs provide that either. The recovery from this epochal flood, like the struggle to overcome hurricanes Rita and Ike, will be a marathon, not a sprint. It will extend well ... and more »
Reader Comment: Tell Congress to keep programs that help Idaho economy - Twin Falls Times-News11/14/2017 3:34:18 AM
Twin Falls Times-News Reader Comment: Tell Congress to keep programs that help Idaho economy Twin Falls Times-News NMTC is not a partisan program; rather, it's one of those rare federal programs that has been supported by Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. The current legislation has received strong, bipartisan backing among House and Senate ...
Growing Idaho: How is growth impacting schools and education? - KTVB11/14/2017 12:35:09 AM
KTVB Growing Idaho : How is growth impacting schools and education? KTVB Vallivue grew the most in those six years, while Nampa's enrollment decreased. KTVB analyzed data from the Idaho State Department of Education and is highlighting the fastest growing district, Vallivue, and the largest district in the state, West Ada ...
Here's how we are helping veterans lead, learn and inspire in Idaho - Idaho Statesman11/9/2017 6:40:46 PM
Idaho Statesman Here's how we are helping veterans lead, learn and inspire in Idaho Idaho Statesman As we mark Veterans Day, it's good to take a few moments to reflect on how we in Idaho might create a new, more relevant and practical process for helping recently separated military service members make the transition back to civilian life. I'm the ... and more »
State and Local Programs News ItemsMaine Medicaid Vote Sets Stage for Other States' Expansion Efforts - Bloomberg BNA11/9/2017 12:36:16 PM
Maine Medicaid Vote Sets Stage for Other States' Expansion Efforts Bloomberg BNA Kansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and Idaho have all seen strong pushes to try to approve Medicaid expansion. The ACA expansion by a majority of the states added about 11 million ... Rosenbaum and Mann took issue with that claim, pointing out ...
March of Dimes rates US, cities, states on preterm births - CBS News11/5/2015 4:18:48 PM
CBS News March of Dimes rates US, cities, states on preterm births CBS News For states four boasted an "A" grade: Idaho , Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. Nineteen states received a "B," and 18 states and the District of Columbia earned a "C." Six states were graded "D." Straggling behind ... The March of Dimes said some states ... and more »
A state-by-state look at transportation initiatives - Fleet Owner (blog)7/10/2015 8:18:51 AM
Fleet Owner (blog) A state-by-state look at transportation initiatives Fleet Owner (blog) The measure is expected to generate over $80 million/year for state and local programs . ... Idaho : The Idaho legislature passed a compromise $94.1 million transportation bill in April, funded with a 7-cent increase in the fuel tax and vehicle ... and more »