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Federal Tipoffs Involving Michigan Newsletter for Sunday November 24, 2019 ( 7 items )  

HUD Awards More Than $130 Million to Provide Affordable Housing to People With Disabilities
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $131.3 million to 325 local public housing authorities across the country to provide affordable housing to approximately 15,363 additional non-elderly persons with disabilities. Secretary Ben Carson made the national announcement during a visit to Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit Housing Commission received $597,629  more

Mich. U.S. Attorney's Office Resolves ADA Compliance Review of University of Michigan's Mcity Driverless Shuttle Program
DETROIT, Michigan, Nov. 21 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan issued the following news release: The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Michigan has resolved its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance review of the University of Michigan's Mcity Driverless Shuttle Program, First Assistant United States Attorney Saima Mohsin announced today. The United States Attorney's Office initiated the compliance review of the Program,   more

NASS - Great Lakes Regional Field Office: October Milk Production
EAST LANSING, Michigan, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Great Lakes Regional Field Office issued the following news release: Dairy herds in Michigan produced 954 million pounds of milk during October, up 3.0 percent from a year ago, according to Marlo Johnson, Regional Director of USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Regional Office. The daily rate per cow was 71.9 pounds, up 1.1 pounds from October 2018. The dairy herd was estimated at 428,000 head  more

Rural Development - Michigan Office: USDA Invests in Critical Community Facilities for Northern Michigan
EAST LANSING, Michigan, Nov. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development - Michigan office issued the following news release: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald "DJ" LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $394 million to improve critical community facilities in 28 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. USDA is making the investments through the Community Facilities Direct Loan Program. * "Modern facilities for e  more

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $18 Million to Three Michigan Airports
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 $18 million in airport infrastructure grants to three airports in the state of Michigan. 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   more

USDA Expands Education, Health Care Access for Rural Michigan
EAST LANSING, Michigan, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development - Michigan office issued the following news release: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald "DJ" LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $42.5 million in 133 distance learning and telemedicine projects in 37 states and two U.S. territories. USDA is providing the funding through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grant program. These investme  more

USDA Invests in Drinking Water Quality and Wastewater Management for 4,875 Rural Michigan Residents and Businesses in Five Communities
EAST LANSING, Michigan, Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development - Michigan office issued the following news release: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald "DJ" LaVoy today announced that the department is investing $635 million in 122 projects to improve water systems and wastewater handling services in rural communities in 42 states. USDA is funding the projects through the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant pro  more