CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY | JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTER Federal Budget and Arts Funding
Last Wednesday, North Dakota artists and arts professionals gathered in Bismarck for the Statewide Arts Conference&Governor's Awards for the Arts. Jamie Hand, Design Specialist for the National En... Posted on 4/2/13 at 9:24 AM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Susan G. vs Planned Parenthood
Controversy apparently is calling to me this week! On Wednesday, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a national fundraising and donating organization that promotes breast cancer awareness and research, annou... Posted on 2/3/12 at 6:30 AM
State officials agreed Thursday to award nearly $26 million in grants to help counties recover from last year’s devastating floods.
Minot and other cities in Ward County received $18.8 million of the funding, which can be spent on developing new community infrastructure, raising roads, restoring flood damaged property, acquiring property and expanding landfill capacity.
By Teri Finneman , Forum Communications Co.
, April 27, 2012
Palestine won its greatest international endorsement yet on Monday, full membership in UNESCO, but the move will cost the agency one-fifth of its funding and some fear will send Mideast peace efforts off a cliff.
By Bradley Klapper, The Associated Press
, November 01, 2011
In his state of the university address recently, North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani repeated the theme he sounded when he took the job a little more than two years ago: A new funding model is needed to correct the history of unfair funding NDSU has received for years.
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is scaling back his planned effort to secure $500 million in the 2012 federal farm bill for water retention projects in the Red River Valley, given the current federal spending constraints.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress cleared a stopgap funding bill Tuesday to keep the federal government open into March, a temporary truce until Republicans and President Barack Obama rejoin the battle over the budget next year.
North Dakota’s Commission on Education Improvement in a draft report recommends $85 million in new K-12 education spending for the coming biennium, including $30 million more in per-pupil payments, funding to create merit-pay systems, and expanding an Extension Service program for pre-kindergarteners and their parents.
By Helmut Schmidt, Form Communications Co.
, October 28, 2010
Anyone who says there’s nothing new under the sun hasn’t been following the news in higher education recently. Case in point: A radical proposal by the president of the University of Oregon that would change the university’s financing forever.
It would do so by loosening the traditional tie that puts the word “state” in state university. Elsewhere in Oregon, there’s talk — and worry — about cutting those ties completely.
Not all of the measures on the county general election ballot this fall deal with roads. One measure is meant to stabilize the funding of the county extension office, according to Eunice Sahr, Stutsman County Extension agent.
“We’re looking at adding a half mill to the funding for the county agent’s office,” she said. “Right now we’re funded by 2 mills, which is part of the state law. Every county agent’s office is supported by a 2-mill levy. To go over that you have to go to the voters for an increase of up to a maximum of 4 mills.”
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