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Federal Tipoffs Involving Wisconsin Newsletter for Sunday September 22, 2019 ( 13 items )  

$ Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in Wisconsin
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award a discretionary grant for Head Start services in Burnett, Clark, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor and Washburn counties, Wisconsin. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $1,458,703. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; independ  more

$3.2 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in Wisconsin
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for Head Start services in Brown and Manitowoc counties, Wisconsin. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $3,230,303. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; independent school districts;  more

$36.5 Million Funding Available for Early Care, Education
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to five discretionary grants for early care and education for low-income and disadvantaged children. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $36.5 million with a ceiling of $10 million for each award in the program. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to Idah  more

$4.4 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in Racine County, Wisconsin
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for Head Start services in Racine County, Wisconsin. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $4,388,986. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; independent school districts; private, publi  more

ACHP Chairman Announces $500,000 Grant At Milwaukee Soldiers Home Groundbreaking Ceremony
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, Sept. 20 -- The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation issued the following news: Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Aimee Jorjani today announced the Soldiers Home Project at the National Historic Landmark Milwaukee VA Medical Center campus in Milwaukee, WI, has been awarded a $500,000 Save America's Treasures grant from the National Park Service. "The awarding of this grant acknowledges this project's vital importance to the community, since Sa  more

Corporation for National and Community Service: Top AmeriCorps Alumni, Programs Selected for 2019 Excellence in AmeriCorps Awards
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 -- The Corporation for National and Community Service issued the following news release: * * * - Winners selected from California, Idaho, New Mexico, Tennessee, Wisconsin * * * The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 annual Excellence in AmeriCorps Awards. The winners, which include both AmeriCorps programs and AmeriCorps alumni, were announced at a national  more

Department of Commerce Invests to Support Workforce Development at the Wisconsin Energy Research Consortium of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 -- 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 $835,592 to the Wisconsin Energy Research Consortium (WERC) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to support the expansion of workforce development training services offered by the organization. The grant, to be matched with $835,592 in local investment, is expected to create 250 jobs.   more

Rural Development - Wisconsin Office: USDA Announces Nearly $12 Million in Funding to Improve Public Facilities in 17 States, Benefiting More Than 200,000 Rural Americans
STEVENS POINT, Wisconsin, Sept. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development - Wisconsin office issued the following news release: USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator Bruce W. Lammers today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing almost $12 million in 41 community facilities projects that will benefit 214,000 Americans in rural communities in 17 states. "Under the leadership of President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, USDA is co  more

Sec. DeVos Calls for a 'New Birth of Freedom' in Milwaukee, the Birthplace of Education Freedom, to Kick Off 2019 Back to School Tour
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Education issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos began her 2019 Back-to-School Tour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the birthplace of modern education freedom. In a speech at St. Marcus Lutheran School, Sec. DeVos noted the incredible progress the education freedom movement has made since visionary leaders like Annette "Polly" Williams and Howard Fuller ignited the parental choice movement 30 years ago   more

Secretary DeVos to Kick Off 2019 Back-to-School Tour in the Birthplace of Education Freedom
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Education issued the following media advisory: Event Date 1: September 16, 2019 - 8:00am to 10:30am U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will kick off her 2019 Back-to-School Tour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, home of the first-ever education freedom program that allowed parents, no matter their income, to select the school that was the best fit for their child. Thanks to the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, now in its 30th year, thousands of stud  more

Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport (JVL) to Host One-Week TSA Precheck Enrollment Event
JANESVILLE, Wisconsin, Sept. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration issued the following news release: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will open a temporary TSA Precheck(R) enrollment center at Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport (JVL) from Monday, Sept. 30 through Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. The application center will be located in the Voyager Conference Room at the airport. Although walk-ins will be accepted, TSA and the airport re  more

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Company or Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards
NIAGARA, Wisconsin, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Koller Industries operating as Aurora Castings Services for continually exposing employees to machine hazards at the facility in Niagara, Wisconsin. The company faces $ 206,291 in penalties. OSHA cited Aurora Castings for failing to use guards on bench and gri  more

U.S. Department of Labor Fines Wisconsin Excavation Company for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
NEW LONDON, Wisconsin, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Wood Sewer & Excavation Inc. for willfully exposing employees to excavation hazards at a construction site in Fox Point, Wisconsin. The company faces $65,921 in penalties. OSHA inspectors cited the company for failing to protect employees working inside an   more