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Federal Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday November 10, 2019 ( 9 items )  

$1 Million Available in Cooperative Agreements for Promotion of Development of Research Capability in NASA
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 -- NASA announced that it expects to award up to five cooperative agreements for the promotion of the development of research capability in established program to stimulate competitive research jurisdictions in areas of strategic importance to the NASA mission. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $1 million with a ceiling of $100,000 for each award in the program. The agency said the grant was associated with education. The funding is open to state con  more

$300,000 Funding Available for Environmental Education in EPA Region Four
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 -- The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it expects to award up to four discretionary grants for environmental education in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $300,000 with a ceiling of $100,000 for each award in the program. The agency said the grant was associated with environment. The agency description of the grant states: "The purpose of t  more

Army Marketing Engagement Brigade Pioneers Use of New Leads System
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, Nov. 6 -- The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command issued the following news: Faced with a mission where every lead counts, the Army has streamlined the process used at events to collect, sort and provide information on potential applicants to recruiters nationwide. The new system, EMM Connect, has been fielded at U.S. Army Accessions Marketing and Engagement Brigade, part of U.S. Army Recruiting Command based at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The brigade's three battalions--U.S.  more

Ky. U.S. Attorney: Bath County Woman Sentenced to 12 Months for Social Security Fraud
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Nov. 7 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Robert M. Duncan Jr., issued the following news release: A Bath County woman, Della Mae Barnett, 62, was sentenced in federal court Thursday, to 12 months in prison, for committing Social Security fraud. Barnett pleaded guilty in July 2019, before United States District Judge Karen K. Caldwell. In Barnett's plea agreement, she admitted that, from September 2006 to February 2016, she knowingly and willfully m  more

NASS - Kentucky Field Office: Crop Production Report Shows Strong Corn and Soybean Yields
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Nov. 8 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Kentucky Field Office issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the November Crop Production report today, showing a 177 bushels per acre yield for corn and 50 bushels per acre yield on soybeans. "A relatively dry fall helped corn and soybean harvest proceed ahead of normal", said David Knopf direct  more

Okla. U.S. Attorney: Kentucky Doctor Agrees to Pay $65,404 for Allegedly Engaging in Illegal Kickback Scheme
TULSA, Oklahoma, Nov. 8 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, Trent Shores, issued the following news release: A Kentucky doctor joined a growing list of medical professionals implicated in an illegal kickback scheme involving OK Compounding. This is the eleventh kickback settlement since November 2018. Jonathan Moore, 50, a licensed doctor of podiatry, agreed to pay the government $65,404 for allegedly accepting illegal kickback payments from OK Compounding, LLC, announ  more

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Public Meeting to Be Held for Three Forks of Beargrass Creek Ecosystem Restoration Study
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Nov. 7 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Louisville District issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along with the project sponsor, Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD), will be hosting a public scoping meeting for the Three Forks of Beargrass Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. The meeting will be held Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana Building located a  more

USDA Reaches Consent Decision, Civil Penalty With Four R Ranch, Greg Ryan, Tim Ryan for P&S Act Violations
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service issued the following news release: As part of its commitment to ensuring fair and competitive markets for the livestock, meat and poultry industries, on October 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reached a consent decision against Four R Ranch LLC, Greg Ryan and Tim Ryan (Four R Ranch), Rineyville, Kentucky, for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards Act (Act). An investigation b  more

Vice President Pence Issues Remarks in Meet, Greet With First Responders
WILLIAMSBURG, Kentucky, Nov. 2 -- The White House issued the following remarks by Vice President Mike Pence in a meet and greet with first responders at the Williamsburg Tourism and Convention Center: THE VICE PRESIDENT: When President Trump and I were campaigning through Kentucky three years ago, we said we could make America safe again. We said we could make America prosperous again. We said we could affirm all the foundational constitutional principles -- have men and women appointed to our   more