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Farm Bill cuts nearly $500 million from rural development programs over next ten years

O’Halleran Votes Against Cuts  Rural Infrastructure Projects WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Agriculture marked up the recently released Farm Bill, which was drafted by the leadership of the Committee with no input from members. Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), during his remarks, expressed his disappointment in the unprecedented partisanship …

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Grant application for AmeriCorps is now open

A Request for Grant Application (RFGA) Solicitation concerning the AmeriCorps State Grant Program, RFGA No. AC-VSG- 18-090118-00has been released and is now available on the State of Arizona’s eCivis grant management system at https://gn.ecivis.com/GO/gn_redir/T/1gobjw2j5jaz8. Access to solicitation documents requires an eCivis account creation and log-in registration, free of charge to users.

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Report Highlights the Severe Economic Losses When Young People Do Not Complete High School or They Disconnect from School and Work

Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable’s 2018 Dashboard Report Shows Economic Loss to Arizona Could Exceed $96 Billion PHOENIX – April 5, 2018 – Today, the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable released its new Education Dashboards report, which profiles the estimated lifetime economic losses that result from high school non-completion and youth disconnection in 15 cities and …

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Vandalism at Oak Flat Campground. Law Enforcement Seeking Information from Public

  PHOENIX, March 20, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers from the Tonto National Forest are seeking information concerning vandalism that occurred near the Oak Flat Campground between Friday evening, March 16, and Monday morning, March 19, 2018. “We were saddened to hear of this vandalism, and Forest …

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