Senate to Vote on Stopgap Funding Bill

A continuing resolution would keep the government working.  The Senate is set to vote Tuesday evening to advance a short-term bill to keep the government funded, but a…

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DOJ Unseals $250 Million Pandemic Funding Fraud

“Brazen scheme” largest COVID-19 funding fraud yet uncovered. Federal prosecutors with the Department of Justice (DOJ) have indicted 47 people linked to the Minnesota nonprofit organization Feeding Our…

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Transportation Department Announces $1.5 Billion for Reconstruction

First of $8 billion allocated for highway and rail projects. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg recently announced that $1.5 billion in project funding is now available through the…

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HUD Announces $15 Million for “Age in Place” Home Modification

The funding opportunity will assist nonprofits and program authorities Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge announced last week $15 million in grants to…

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Congress Facing September 30 Funding Deadline

Continuing resolutions are expected to keep the government open.  September 30 is the deadline for Congress to get a bill passed and signed to prevent a government shutdown. Legislators…

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Education Department Addresses Youth Mental Health

$300 million is being invested into school mental health expansion. The Department of Education has introduced two action steps it will be taking to address the mental health…

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Education Department Underestimated Cost of Student Loan Program

The problem was reportedly due to flawed assumptions.  A Government Accountability Office report shows the Department of Education underestimated the cost of the federal student loan program by…

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President Announces Airport Terminal Upgrade Funding

Money comes from the 2021 infrastructure law. The White House announced that President Biden’s administration will grant nearly $1 billion to 85 airports across the country to improve…

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DHS to Restart Border Barrier Projects

Funding appropriated under previous administration to be utilized. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the authorization of border wall project construction in California, Arizona, and…

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DOT Signs Self-Governance Program with Cherokee Nation

Decision-making agreement first of its kind. On Tuesday in Oklahoma, U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Polly Trottenberg represented the department at the signing of the first-ever Tribal Transportation Self-Governance…

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