Tag: federal funding

Education, Industry

GOP presidential hopefuls call for repeal of federal funding, tax breaks for colleges that excuse antisemitism

November 5, 2023

Via: Fox News

The rise in antisemitism at several American universities has led some Republican presidential hopefuls to call for the removal of federal funds from the colleges whose officials refuse to handle the issue appropriately. Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania […]

Federal, Policy

US Census Bureau redefines meaning of ‘urban’ America

December 29, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Almost 1,000 cities, towns and villages in the U.S. lost their status as urban areas on Thursday as the U.S. Census Bureau released a new list of places considered urban based on revised criteria. Around 3.5 million residents living in […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Aviation leaders seek federal funding far above current infrastructure proposals

June 24, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

Leaders in the U.S. aviation industry said Wednesday the COVID-19 relief CARES Act went a long way towards keeping the hard-hit industry afloat but that current proposals for an infrastructure bill do not approach what will be necessary to keep […]

Federal, Policy

Inside Trump’s war on the postal service

August 14, 2020

Via: Fortune

President Donald Trump admitted Thursday morning that he was intentionally blocking federal funding to the U.S. Postal Service to discourage the use of mail-in ballots in November’s elections. “Now, they need that money in order to make the post office […]

Federal, Policy

Trump administration pulls funding for drive-through COVID-19 testing

April 9, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

One of the biggest challenges hampering US institutional response to the COVID-19 crisis is testing: when you can’t identify who has the disease, you can’t tell who might transmit it, or where they might do so. After critical months of […]