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A case asks: Should some private schools be banned from accessing public voucher dollars?

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Bethel Christian Academy in Howard County, Maryland, instructs students that “marriage is a covenant between one man and one woman.” When they arrive at the school’s campuses in and around the community of Savage, they are expected to dress and ...

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Obama police camera initiative partly funded

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s request for police body cameras and new community policing initiatives would be partially funded under legislation advanced Thursday by Republicans controlling the House. Lawmakers also moved to slash legal aid for the poor. The actions ...

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Funding renewed for legal health program

A new grant is allowing Legal Assistance of Western New York Inc. to re-start its Community Health Advocates program to help people navigate their way through the health care and insurance system. “The primary goal is to help New Yorkers ...

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Schumer wants more fed funds for bridge repairs

ALBANY (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer wants the federal government to increase funding for bridge repairs to help 2,200 spans in upstate New York that aren’t covered by the federal highway system. The New York Democrat says Wednesday that many ...

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Schumer: Money needed for bulletproof vests

ALBANY (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer wants Congress to help local police departments purchase bulletproof vests. The New York Democrat told reporters Wednesday that he’s supporting a bill that would increase funding for a federal grant program that reimburses local ...

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SUNY seeks aid for colleges, hospitals

ALBANY — State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher is asking lawmakers to increase aid for the state’s community colleges and university hospitals. Zimpher told the panel of lawmakers at a budget hearing Thursday that $57.3 million is needed ...

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Spending bill increases LSC funding

The $1.1 trillion dollar federal spending bill signed into law late last week increases funding for the Legal Services Corporation by $25 million, including support for a new grant program, the Pro Bono Innovation Fund. The $365 million allocated to ...

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Rochester Angel Network completes funding

The Rochester Angel Network, a group of 75 private individuals seeking to make investments that bolster new companies in the Rochester area, has completed the funding of its new Rochester Angel Fund. A total of 67 individual RAN members have ...

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$59.8M coming to Finger Lakes region

A year after being recognized as having one of the best plans in the state, the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council is on tap to receive substantially less funding for projects. The council was awarded $59.8 million – a ...

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Legislators consider multiple issues with budget vote

Reduced Monroe County funding for child care subsidies to low-income families will have an impact on the court system, but county officials — faced with many difficult decisions because of reduced funding from the state for mandated programs — say ...

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Empire State board OKs funding for local projects

Empire State Development’s Board of Directors last week approved funding for projects in Ontario and Wayne counties. Seneca BioEnergy LLC, which is engaged in biodiesel and grape seed oil production, manure-based environmental control materials, agricultural processing, biomass combustion and environmental ...

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