Texas Senate Passes Bill Banning Sanctuary CitiesState senators gave preliminary approval to a ban on sanctuary cities. Senate Bill 4 went up for a vote in Austin today.
Texas Fire Departments Receive More Than $15 Million In GrantsTexas fire departments received more than $15 million in grants Wednesday, Oct. 5, through the Texas A&M Forest Service Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program.
15 Texas Counties Declared Disasters From October StormsFifteen Texas counties have been declared state disaster areas after October storms and flooding left seven people dead.
Deadline For North Texans To Apply For FEMA Storm AssistanceAugust 27 is the deadline for North Texans with damage from the spring storms to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Dallas Safari Club Awards $1 Million In GrantsFor the third straight year, Dallas Safari Club has granted more than $1 million for wildlife conservation, public education and hunter advocacy causes worldwide.
NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change ThreatsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
New Partnership Aims To Help Small Businesses GrowIn one of the buildings of an old, renovated elementary school, a new service called IDEA Works opened its doors. Its business is helping other people grow their businesses.
Texas Counties Can Seek Feral Hog Control Grants Texas counties needing financial help controlling feral hogs are being encouraged to pair up and apply for $30,000 in grants.
Ed Secretary Takes Firsthand Look At DISD ReformThe Dallas Independent School District set out to put its best foot forward Tuesday in hopes of winning millions of dollars. The DISD is a finalist in the “Race to the Top” completion.
UPS Ends Grants To Boy Scouts Over DiscriminationThe UPS Foundation says it will no longer give grants to the Boy Scouts of America as long as the group excludes gays and lesbians from being scouts or scout leaders.