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Federal Programs News ItemsCanada-European Union pact worries US lobster industry - NH1 News9/20/2017 1:41:10 PM
Canada-European Union pact worries US lobster industry NH1 News She said the bill would double funding for two federal programs that help get more Maine food to foreign markets. "These programs are vital to helping iconic Maine foods — like lobster, potatoes and wild blueberries — and many other value-added food ...
Congress set to reject Trump's wide range of federal program cuts - Press Herald9/17/2017 4:07:30 AM
Press Herald Congress set to reject Trump's wide range of federal program cuts Press Herald Congress appears poised to reject a wide range of cuts to federal programs proposed by President Trump that would have serious consequences across Maine , disrupting scientific research and social services, affecting everyone from the elderly and ...
State advocacy matters in the fight against poverty - The Hill9/15/2017 3:00:24 PM
The Hill State advocacy matters in the fight against poverty The Hill Federal programs like food assistance and Medicaid are major sources of funding for state governments. Slashing billions from these programs would, in effect, shift these costs to the states. State governments would face a dubious ... Maine recently ...
State Roundup, September 12, 2017 - MarylandReporter.com9/12/2017 8:40:28 AM
State Roundup, September 12, 2017 MarylandReporter.com Frosh, a Democrat, joined the attorneys general of California, Minnesota and Maine to challenge the decision by President Trump in federal court in California, Michael Dresser of the Sun reports. ... EPA FUNDING BILL STRIPS ITS ENFORCEMENT: A bill to ... and more »
The Stakes Are Too High to Ignore the Trump-DeVos Agenda - Center For American Progress9/7/2017 9:27:50 AM
Center For American Progress The Stakes Are Too High to Ignore the Trump-DeVos Agenda Center For American Progress The 5 percent set-aside provides an estimated $4.7 million for a large state such as Florida, $1.1 million for midsized Oregon, and $500,000 for a small state such as Maine . Even in the smallest states, the set-aside is enough to fund a small team ...
The War on Medicaid Is Moving to the States - Common Dreams9/1/2017 12:08:47 PM
Common Dreams The War on Medicaid Is Moving to the States Common Dreams “Behind it will come other federal programs that will invade every area of freedom as we have known it in this country,” he said in one widely distributed speech. ... ( Maine Department of Health and Human Services did not respond to requests for comment.). Nevada Governor Vetoes Medicaid Buy-In Plan Bloomberg BNA Press Releases | Press | Chairman's Newsroom | Chairman | The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor ... Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Exclusive: Sen. Schatz's new health care idea could be the Democratic Party's future - Vox Vox Vox - HealthCare.gov all 103 news articles »
Maine looking for civil legal aid providers - Press Herald8/26/2017 11:20:56 AM
Maine looking for civil legal aid providers Press Herald A 2016 report by a University of Maine economics professor found that Maine legal aid providers secured about $4 million in benefits from federal programs and $2.4 million in federal grants. The report found such efforts created about $13.4 million in ... and more »
Biomass: America's Not-So-Clean Green Fuel - InsideSources8/22/2017 12:53:23 AM
InsideSources Biomass: America's Not-So-Clean Green Fuel InsideSources Maine also received grants through federal programs to promote rural energy development and bioenergy. “ Maine should be investing in the emerging and booming clean energy economy instead of irresponsibly giving away taxpayer and ratepayer dollars to ...