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BLM APPROVES PALEN SOLAR PROJECT IN RIVERSIDE COUNTY
The Bureau of Land Management today released its Record of Decision, authorizing the Palen Solar Project, a photovoltaic facility owned by EDF Renewable Energy, to occupy up to 3,140 acres of BLM-administered lands, approximately 10 miles east of Desert Center, north of Interstate 10, in Riverside County.
Teamsters Joint Council 75 and Allies Continue Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts
Following the devastation of Hurricane Michael, Teamsters Joint Council 75 is working the Florida AFL-CIO, the American Red Cross and a variety of other organizations to assist union members and their communities with rebuilding after the storm hit the Florida Panhandle
McMorris Rodgers Statement on Water Infrastructure
President Trump signed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 into law. This water infrastructure legislation will benefit the nation’s dams, ports, and waterways. It includes several provisions championed by House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers, including her sixth bipartisan bill to be signed into law this Congress.
Bank OZK Recognized for More than $10 Million to Community Investment
According to the United States Census Bureau, Arkansas ranks 46th in the nation with an 18.7 percent poverty rate in 2018. The availability of affordable housing is critical to easing the financial burdens on Arkansans struggling to make ends meet
Everything You Need to Know About Moving to California
If you’re moving to California in the near future, you probably have some questions. California is very different from other states, and it’s best that you know as much as possible before you move there. Doing so will help you to make a better decision – one that you’re happy with for years to come. To that end, here are the things you’ll want to know before you move to a new home.
Ten U.S. Communities Awarded Grant Funding to Support Green Infrastructure Projects
Today, as part of the Great Urban Parks Campaign, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) awarded grant funding totaling $2 million to support green infrastructure projects in 10 U.S. communities. These communities join cities, such as Atlanta, Georgia; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DHS Issues Waiver to Expedite Border Wall Gate Construction Project in Texas
The Department of Homeland Security has issued a waiver to ensure the expeditious construction of gates in existing wall structure near the international border in the state of Texas. The waiver was published in the Federal Register Oct. 10, 2018
Completion of High Meadow Townhomes Adds 44 Units of Mixed-Income Housing in Bourne
Congressman William R. Keating (D-MA 9th) joined local and state officials and affordable housing supporters for a groundbreaking ceremony to kick-off the third and final phase of a mixed-income housing project that has brought a total of 117 new units to the town of Bourne in less than a decade.
Residents of Florida Panhandle Urged to Document and Protect Property; Plan for High Wind,...
Shutting all interior doors of your home, in addition to protecting all exterior openings, is a simple additional precaution that homeowners can take to reduce storm forces on the roof and protect homes from avoidable hurricane damage, according to research from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).
PUBLIC COMMENT SOUGHT ON HOMESTEAD MINERALS CORP BOND RELEASE WITH THE BUREAU OF LAND...
In accordance with 43 CFR 3809.590(c), the public is invited to comment on the pending final bond release of the Silver Peak Sixteen-to-One (16 to 1) Project, case file NVN073158, by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Tonopah Field Office. A Plan of Operations (Operations)
IBHS Offers Resources to Help Prepare Homes and Businesses for Severe Summer Storms and...
The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially began on June 1 and we have already experienced one named cyclone in what is expected to be a very active season which runs through Nov. 30
Senator Collins Named To Six Senate Appropriations Subcommittees, Transportation & Housing Subcommittee Chair
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 2, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Senate Appropriations Committee has officially announced subcommittee memberships for the 114th Congress. Senator Susan Collins will serve as Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee in addition to serving on five other subcommittees
Sen. Collins Secures Critical Investments in Transportation Infrastructure and Housing
WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 11, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Ranking Member of the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, announced today that she has secured critical federal funding for transportation infrastructure and housing programs in the Fiscal Year 2015 funding bill that was unveiled late Tuesday. The bill contains provisions, authored by Senator Collins and overwhelmingly approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee in June, to improve safety on our nation’s roadways and to study the impacts of federal regulations forcing trucks to drive during crowded, morning rush hour times rather than overnight when the roads are less congested.
Maine – Always Worth a Visit
AUGUSTA - October 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Contrary to media reports, touring the beautiful areas of Maine is not threatened by the shutdown of our federal government. Acadia National Park may be closed for a short time, but the Bar Harbor and the...
Coastal grants available for municipal and regional projects
AUGUSTA, Maine - September 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Municipal Planning Assistance Program announced that it is seeking applications for a new round of coastal grants for FY 2014 t...
Collins, King Announce $419,557 Grant for Scarborough Veterans Home
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded $419,557 in federal grant funding to the State Veterans Home in Scarborough. The ...
Michaud Bills Reforming VA’s Funding & Budgeting Cleared by House Committee
WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee voted to approve seven omnibus bills, which incorporate thirty-four pieces of legislation addressing a number of issues, including the disability cla...
Attorney General Janet T. Mills warns homeowners to be wary when dealing with door-to-door...
Augusta, Maine - July 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Janet T. Mills reminds Maine homeowners to be wary of door-to-door sellers using high pressure tactics to sell home repair services, paving jobs and other goods. Maine has three stat...
Maine to get $21 million from Affordable Care Act to help keep seniors and...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said today that Maine will get $21.2 million under the Affordable Care Act to help seniors and people with disabilities get longterm care at home.
More than 1,300 Mainers slated to receive checks resulting from national ‘Robo-Signing’ abuses under...
AUGUSTA - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The practice of ‘robo-signing’ documents that led to widespread abuses by national mortgage servicing companies led to a landmark $1.5 billion settlement against five of America’s largest firms. About ...
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