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Vandergrift considering its options in getting a borough website up and running again

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 11 Apr 2021
“We’re hoping we can move forward on getting this website open and operating,” council president Kathy Chvala said during Monday’s virtual meeting ... The ongoing federal lawsuit filed by Councilwoman Karen McClarnon filed last summer seems to have resulted in increased tensions among some council members.

Esports likely to be medal event at 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games

TeluguStop 11 Apr 2021
In an indication that esports will certainly be a medal event during the Hangzhou Asian Games, the recognition given to the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) is being seen as a "very positive step" ahead of the quadrennial games in September 2022.

Lawrence’s affordable housing board calls for prohibitions against source-of-income discrimination in housing

Lawrence Journal World 11 Apr 2021
The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 protects people from housing ... The National Multifamily Housing Council’s position is that local source of income protections are effectively forcing apartment firms to participate in the voluntary Section 8 federal housing subsidy program.

Editorial | Illinois' off-year elections are a monumental failure

The News-Gazette 11 Apr 2021
Obviously, federal and state elections are much higher-profile than a local race for mayor or city council ... But considering that local races matter, too, look at some of the results from Tuesday’s city council races in Champaign-Urbana. Congratulations to Davion Williams on his election to the council from District 1 in Champaign.

Cassis ready to go to Brussels to save EU framework agreement

Swissinfo 11 Apr 2021
“No other Federal Councillor knows the dossier as well as I do,” ... The Federal Council (cabinet) was now reviewing the results of those discussions in order to decide on the next steps, he added.

FT Ministry to build centralised sports training facilities in Putrajaya - Annuar

Malaysian National News Agency 11 Apr 2021
SPORTS. FT Ministry to build centralised sports training facilities in Putrajaya - Annuar. Tan Sri Annuar Musa. " data-media=""> ... KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 -- The Federal Territories Ministry plans to build centralised sports training facilities for the use of the Federal Territories Sports Council (MSWP), said its minister, Tan Sri Annuar Musa ... ....

Pandemic may give rise to a progressive new era if White House economic team has ...

The Citizens 11 Apr 2021
Perhaps most importantly, Biden himself has embraced the expansive view of what the federal government can do to boost the US economy ... But Biden is surrounded by an economic team that, in many cases, has spent years writing, teaching or speaking about a dramatic rebalancing of the federal government's role in driving economic outcomes.

Here’s how millions in federal funds will benefit Utah’s rural counties after the pandemic ends.

The Salt Lake Tribune 11 Apr 2021
Salt Lake and Utah counties received CARES dollars directly from the federal government ...Morgan County is a bedroom community; most of our residents commute to the Wasatch Front for work,” said council member Mike Newton, adding that the county used its federal funds to expand internet access for residents.

Deal in works to buy wildlands near Pinnacle Mountain

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 11 Apr 2021
The commission has submitted grant proposals to the Department of Arkansas Heritage's Natural and Cultural Resources Council and the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund for a significant portion of its $4 million project share, according to a news release ... "There's been a lot more demand and desire for outdoor spaces to enjoy ... .

North Shore news in brief

The Salem News 11 Apr 2021
Robert Pierce, president of the North Shore Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will present a $500 donation to Carolyn Wynn, director of the Peabody Council on Aging (PCOA) at noon Monday, April 12, in front of Peabody’s Torigian Senior Center, which has been closed due to the pandemic.

Recovery, transition at the heart of the Butte SPIRIT Home

Montana Standard 11 Apr 2021
Mike Smith ... Physical pain. Emotional pain. Pain from being locked up and other legal troubles ... County officials said permits could not lawfully be denied in the end because of state and federal discrimination and housing protections and they warned that such a local law would lead to lawsuits. The council narrowly voted last August to kill the proposal.

Foster to run for U.S. Senate

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 10 Apr 2021
Jack Foster, a former Pine Bluff council member and convicted felon, has announced that he is running for U.S ... But out of all the public quarrels he's had with business leaders and elected officials, his lawsuits and his threats of lawsuits, it is his conviction in federal court for extortion that stands out the most on his resume.

PB's Foster to seek seat in U.S. Senate

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 10 Apr 2021
Jack Foster, a former Pine Bluff council member and a Vietnam veteran, will run for U.S ... In 2004, Foster was convicted by a federal jury of aiding and abetting an attempted extortion while he was a council member, something he noted in his campaign announcement and said he wanted to be up front about.

Stimulus 2.0: With Orange County cities getting $715 million, local leaders weigh how to spend ...

Orange County Register 10 Apr 2021
Each of Orange County’s 34 cities will receive a share of about $715 million from the American Rescue Plan Act, and for some, the two-year aid bill corrects their exclusion from earlier rounds of federal assistance ... Marysheva expects to present spending options to the council later this month.

Half Moon Bay OKs $250K for nonprofits

The Daily Journal - San Mateo 10 Apr 2021
Half Moon Bay has approved $250,000 in funding from upcoming federal stimulus money targeted at COVID-19 relief services for local nonprofits as part of the city’s Community Services Financial Assistance Grant program ... The city and council decided the organizations deserved renewed COVID-19 funding, given the services provided during the pandemic.