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Federal Tipoffs Involving Iowa Newsletter for Sunday November 24, 2019 ( 6 items )  

$60,000 Available in Cooperative Agreement for Assessment of Iowa 6th Judicial District Organizational Climate
WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's National Institute of Corrections announced that it expects to award a cooperative agreement for the assessment of the Iowa 6th Judicial District organizational climate. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $60,000. The funding is open to nonprofit organizations including faith-based, community, and tribal organizations; for-profit; and institutions of higher education. The agency description of the grant states: "T  more

Ames Laboratory: For the Sake of the Planet, Refrigeration Tech Needs an Update
AMES, Iowa, Nov. 22 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory issued the following news release: Refrigeration has been such an integral part of our everyday lives for so long that we rarely think of it. Our food is fresh and our offices and living rooms are temperature-controlled thanks to vapor compression technology developed over a century ago, which has become an integral part of medical care, transportation, military defense, and more. According to the U.S. Energy Information Ad  more

FERC Announces Alternative Dispute Resolution Process for Midwest Propane Situation
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the following news release: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today announced it will initiate an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process with pipeline companies, shippers and their representatives to explore actions FERC and industry can take to alleviate propane pipeline constraints in the Midwest. This action is the result of conversations with and letters from Iowa Gov. Kim  more

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news story: In 2010, Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta became the first living Medal of Honor recipient in nearly 40 years. Those who receive the coveted honor usually say their teammates share in the honor, and Giunta was no exception. In fact, he recently gave the medal to the brigade with whom he served, saying it belonged to all of them. Giunta was born Jan. 21, 1985, and grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was the o  more

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $5.5 Million to Two Airports in Iowa
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration issued the following news release: U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced today that the Department of Transportation will award $5.5 million in airport infrastructure grants to two airports in the state of Iowa. With this announcement, the Trump Administration has invested a historic $10.8 billion in more than two thousand American airports across the United States for safety and i  more

USDA Invests Over $1.6 Million in the Expansion of Rural Education and Health Care
HURON, South Dakota, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development - South Dakota office issued the following news release: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Investments Will Benefit Over 729,000 Rural Residents in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development South Dakota State Director Julie Gross today announced that USDA is investing $1,664,940 for five projects in rural communities. USDA is providing   more