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Federal Tipoffs Involving Arkansas Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 6 items )  

$7.5 Million Funding Available for Research Infrastructure Improvement in 26 States
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- The National Science Foundation announced that it expects to award a discretionary grant for the improvement of research infrastructure in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia and Wyoming. The estimated total program funding available was   more

CDC's National Violent Death Reporting System Now Includes All 50 States
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the following news release: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today new state grants for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). A total of $3.2 million in FY 2018 funds will go to the 10 new states to become part of NVDRS: Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming. NVDRS will  more

Former Arkansas State Senator Sentenced to 220 Months in Federal Prison for Wire Fraud, Mail Fraud and Money
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas, Sept. 6 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, Duane A. Kees, issued the following news release: Former Arkansas State Senator Johnathan Woods was sentenced today to 220 months in prison for organizing and leading a bribery scheme in which state funds were directed to non-profit entities in exchange for kickbacks, many of which were funneled through a consultant's business, announced U.S. Attorney Duane "DAK" Kees for the Western District of Arkansas,  more

Former Arkansas State Senator Sentenced to More Than 18 Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division issued the following news release: A former Arkansas State Senator was sentenced today to 220 months in prison for organizing and leading a bribery scheme in which state funds were directed to non-profit entities in exchange for kickbacks, many of which were funneled through a consultant's business, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department's Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Du  more

NASS - Delta Regional Field Office: USDA to Survey Milk Producers
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Delta Regional Field Office issued the following news release: Milk producers across the country, including Arkansas producers, will receive a survey from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), as the agency collects information for the October Milk Production report. "NASS surveys milk producers quarterly to create an accurate estimat  more

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $592,357 to Support International Trade Efforts in Arkansas
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $592,357 grant to the University of Arkansas' World Trade Center Arkansas in Fayetteville, to promote the expansion of exports as well as job growth and retention in 57 Arkansas counties affected by natural disasters. According to grantee estimates, the project is expected   more