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Federal Programs News ItemsSCHIESS: Sage-grouse season opens, but fewer around due to wildfires - East Idaho News9/17/2017 12:45:23 PM
East Idaho News SCHIESS: Sage-grouse season opens, but fewer around due to wildfires East Idaho News Idaho , with the help of federal programs , have put radio collars and GPS tracking devices on adult birds to track their daily movements and survival. Leks, traditional displaying and breeding areas for the grouse, have been counted for many years to ...
Idaho's ESSA plan goes to the feds - Idaho EdNews9/15/2017 1:15:46 PM
Idaho EdNews Idaho's ESSA plan goes to the feds Idaho EdNews The plan also includes the state's first public school accountability system since 2014 and directs the implementation of nine federal programs that affect students with disadvantages and directs professional development training for teachers. The ESSA ... and more »
SPECIAL REPORT: Reading scores fall short of schools' own goals - Idaho EdNews9/14/2017 5:45:23 PM
Idaho EdNews SPECIAL REPORT: Reading scores fall short of schools' own goals Idaho EdNews More than two-thirds of spring 2017 test scores failed to meet the benchmark goals school leaders set in the fall of 2016, according to an Idaho Education News analysis of test scores and local reading plans. Schools aren't penalized for falling short ...
New initiative seeks to boost economy in Appalachia - Idaho Statesman9/13/2017 11:20:38 AM
New initiative seeks to boost economy in Appalachia Idaho Statesman It called for expanding federal programs that facilitate business partnerships to establish pipelines of trained workers and identifying the barriers that keep existing businesses from using them. According to the report, national data show 65 to 70 ... and more »
Leroy: 'We are making false promises to ourselves in many quarters' - Idaho EdNews9/12/2017 1:47:07 PM
Idaho EdNews Leroy: 'We are making false promises to ourselves in many quarters' Idaho EdNews In the next few years, with President Trump in the White House, Leroy believes the country can fix a broken health care system, address public lands policy — and rein in overspending that threatens a myriad of federal programs . “We are making false ...
Will we ever learn? The self-defeating cycle of development, flood and federal aid - Idaho Statesman9/11/2017 5:01:44 PM
Idaho Statesman Will we ever learn? The self-defeating cycle of development, flood and federal aid Idaho Statesman But the situation would not be nearly so dire without decades of well-intentioned but deeply flawed federal programs . It was impossible to purchase insurance policies to cover floods until 1895. This offered some protection until 1927, when the ... Expecting $11B hit from Harvey, Congress seeks flood reforms E&E News The National Flood Insurance Program | FEMA.gov FEMA.gov Donald John Trump | TheHill The Hill all 143 news articles »
HOPE emerges in DACA situation - The Spokesman-Review9/9/2017 4:54:51 PM
The Spokesman-Review HOPE emerges in DACA situation The Spokesman-Review Elizabeth Albor uses a megaphone to lead a group of University of Idaho students in a chant during a demonstration in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, outside the Idaho Commons in Moscow, Idaho .
Biopharmaceutical firm pays $7.5M to settle kickback claims - Idaho Statesman9/9/2017 3:39:05 PM
Biopharmaceutical firm pays $7.5M to settle kickback claims Idaho Statesman "This global, civil-only resolution represents the best possible outcome for Galena, with no exclusion from federal programs and no corporate integrity agreement obligations," Gary Giampetruzzi, a lawyer for the company, said in a statement on Saturday. and more »
Ammon Mayor to become STAR director at REDI - East Idaho News9/5/2017 7:17:38 PM
East Idaho News Ammon Mayor to become STAR director at REDI East Idaho News “I look forward to supporting eastern Idaho's vast STAR industries while focusing specifically on federal programs across the region,” Kirkham said in a press release. “Managing and expanding these key sectors will benefit the whole region by creating ... and more »
State and Local Programs News ItemsMarch 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 »