U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce grants for three area fire departments from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration
Attorney General Jack Conway and members of the Prosecutors Advisory Council today announced that 18 Commonwealth's Attorneys Offices and 26 County Attorneys Offices across the Commonwealth have been selected for funding to implement, expand, or enhance "Rocket Docket" programs. Rocket Docket programs are a collaborative program between the local Commonwealth's Attorney and the local County Attorney to expedite cases through the judicial system.
U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce grants to three area airports from the Federal Aviation Administration through the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Russellville-Logan County Airport will receive $2,050,000. The grant will provide federal funding for thefinal phase to extend Runway 06 by 500 feet to meet the operational needs of the airport.
Gov. Steve Beshear today announced nearly $1 million in grants have been awarded to 55 Community Early Childhood Councils (CECCs) covering 84 Kentucky counties to promote school readiness for children. Twenty-seven additional councils covering 33 counties have been invited to apply for the remaining funds of more than $280,000 bringing the total award to more than $1.25 million
Twelve Certified Local Government (CLG) grants totaling $86,448 have been awarded to nine communities for historic preservation-related activities, according to the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office (KHC). The annual matching grants fund qualifying projects submitted by participating citywide and county historic preservation commissions.
The agreement allows Kentucky Power to increase annual revenue by $45.4 million, which is 57 percent of the amount sought by the company in its application. As part of the settlement, Kentucky Power agreed to drop its appeal of an earlier PSC decision that disallowed certain fuel costs, saving the company’s customers a total of about $54 million
U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, is pleased to announce grants to three area airports from the Federal Aviation Administration through the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Under a settlement reached with the Kentucky Office of Attorney General and approved by the PSC, the electric distribution cooperative will be allowed to increase annual revenue by about $1.4 million, or 1.24 percent. That is 57 percent of the $2.45 million increase (2.17 percent) requested by Blue Grass Energy
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it plans to award four recipients in Kentucky with brownfields grants for new investments to provide communities with funding necessary to clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies and create jobs while protecting human health
The Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC), an agency of the Kentucky Historical Society, has awarded $29,202 in new grants to support oral history projects. These projects range from Appalshop in the Appalachian Mountains to a New Deal agricultural program in western Kentucky, and integration of Eastern Kentucky University to Kentucky Derby winners
U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today announced Murray Fire Department will receive $262,858.00 grant award by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. This award is made under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program and will be used to purchase new air packs and air tanks for the fire department's firefighters.
Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen joined federal, state and local officials Wednesday to ceremonially present a $577,700 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the city of Adairville in Logan County for sewer and water improvements.
FRANKFORT, KY - October 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded four brownfield grants to Kentucky totaling $800,000 to fund the assessment and cleanup of properties with environmental problems. Brownfields are properties that are abandoned or underutilized due to real or perceived environmental contamination. They can include old factories, former gas stations, mine-scarred lands and abandoned dry cleaning establishments.
OWENSBORO, KY - May 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Steve Beshear today presented funding for energy efficiency updates and state homeland security grants in Daviess County. A $58,800 Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) is funding energy efficient updates to the Daviess County Courthouse, and a $75,600 EECBG is supporting retrofits at the Green River Area Development District (GRADD) building in Owensboro
WASHINGTON, DC - May 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Twenty years ago, Senator Alan Cranston, Congressman Henry Gonzalez and housing advocates from across the country designed a new block grant program exclusively dedicated to producing affordable housing. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) has produced one million units of affordable housing.