Latest News for: Funding conservation


Reconciliation bill holds potential for dairy

Capital Press 26 Oct 2021
The budget reconciliation package being developed in Congress may include funding for conservation programs that impact dairy, an industry lobbyist says ... “So the push for climate-smart ag funding is to not only increase funding for conservation programs but also to emphasize some ...

Police criticized after stalling for 2 months on whether to investigate Boris Johnson's campaigning with ...

Business Insider 26 Oct 2021
"The public deserve to know whether or not the PM used a tax-funded jet to do election campaigning and whether the Conservative Party failed to declare or pay for it ... "The Conservatives cannot be allowed to use taxpayer money like a campaign slush fund and two months on from ...

Merkley Secures Funding Vital for Oregon Forest Health, Environmental Improvements and Water Infrastructure in Senate ...

The World 26 Oct 2021
Senator Jeff Merkley recently announced he has used his seat as chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Interior and the U.S ... The bill is the basis for negotiations with the House, as Congress works to fund the government for fiscal year 2022 ... · Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Beijing to host key cultural heritage conference

China Daily 26 Oct 2021
A document to guide Asian nations on conservation action will also be released and the Asian Fund for Cultural Heritage Conservation inaugurated to support conservation, research and joint archaeology programs as well as cultural heritage exhibitions across the region.

Incumbent Cadillac Mayor Filkins faces challenger Elenbaas on Election Day

Cadillac News 26 Oct 2021
I think the city staff is really masterful at knowing the resources that are out there and taking every opportunity for grant funding and resources from the Michigan Municipal League ... • How would you like the city to use the federal COVID-related assistance funding it will be receiving? ... And we have to be conservative with the taxpayers’ money.

Hofmeister says she switched parties, not beliefs

Enid News & Eagle 26 Oct 2021
... by conservative backlash to critical race theory ... Hofmeister would not say if she favors raising taxes to increase funding for education and calls herself “fiscally very conservative.” However, she praised a 2018 tax increase that funded a pay raise for teachers in the state.

New report details sage-grouse, ranching coexistence

Lake County Examiner 26 Oct 2021
Working Lands for Wildlife is a program founded and funded through the federal farm bill. It is in the office of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and works with forest and agricultural organizations to voluntarily make improvements to their lands.

John Colson: I’m voting no on Proposition 120

Aspen Times 26 Oct 2021
... run by conservative activist Michael Fields. And as most of us know by now, it has long been a goal of conservatives in Colorado to starve our state government of funding as a way of killing off any progressive or compassionate programs, laws or services offered by the state.

HP and WWF Announce Bold Partnership Expansion to Conserve and Restore Forests

Omaha World-Herald 26 Oct 2021
HPQ) announced an $80 million partnership expansion with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to further its commitment to forest conservation as part of HP’s comprehensive climate action strategy ... Models developed with funding from HP will help identify key regions of the world for forest ...

Holmes County receives seven bids for stream stabilization project on Killbuck Creek

Wooster Daily Record 26 Oct 2021
Holmes Soil & Water Conservation District's Karen Gotter, watershed coordinator for ... Some matching funds have come from the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, and the on-the-ground assistance from the HCSWCD,Designs from EnviroScience helped develop the stabilization plan.

Powerful special interests are pouring millions into the 2021 Pa. Supreme Court race

Penn Live 26 Oct 2021
the conservative Commonwealth Leaders Fund ... Brobson, currently a Commonwealth Court judge, received the majority of his campaign cash from the Commonwealth Leaders Fund, a political action committee associated with longtime conservative strategist Matt Brouillette ... Choice Fund.

Carla Fried: Too many retirement accounts? How to get organized

Finger Lakes Times 26 Oct 2021
A 401(k) from a smaller employer typically offers mutual funds with annual expense ratios that are more than what you would pay if you rolled the money into an IRA at a brokerage. Expense ratios are an annual fee a fund or exchange-traded fund (ETF) charges ... These are conservative options that are available in 401(k)s, but not IRAs.

Nebraska AG joins lawsuit seeking to bar abortion referrals by federally supported clinics

Scottsbluff StarHerald 26 Oct 2021
1 ... Peterson said the 2019 requirements were intended to build walls to prevent the funding of abortion with taxpayer money, which remains illegal. Religious and social conservatives had pushed for the strict separation between family planning services and abortion ... The next year, the Title X funds were awarded to a private organization to administer ... .

The stage is set as Tennessee begins overhaul of K-12 funding formula

The Columbia Daily Herald 26 Oct 2021
Schools need more money, regardless of funding formula review. School funding ... School funding formula ... The student-centered funding also mirrors long-time model legislation from the American Legislative Campaign Council, a conservative national group with deep pockets and one of the best-known national groups for pushing model legislation.

Biden tells Congress ‘Let’s get it done’ on big spending plan, touts N.J. projects during visit

NJ dot com 26 Oct 2021
The infrastructure bill includes at least $12.3 billion for New Jersey, plus billions more that could be tapped to help fund the Gateway Tunnel ... “We made an aggressive push to get sites on the list to take advantage of the funding,” said Ed Potosnak, executive director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters. “Now we need the funding.”.