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2010-10-27 13:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA) today announced that its 38 member agencies created and retained more than 4,000 jobs, thanks to American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding. The report "Helping People, Changing Lives: 2010 Report of Community Action ARRA Successes" illustrates that Community Action Agencies are a key component of economic stability. Agencies have invested ARRA funds into their communities...

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2010-10-15 10:38:20

New research shows that nature and humans are leaving an indelible mark on rivers and streams, which are affecting the intricate food webs they support Rivers and streams supply the lifeblood of ecosystems across the globe, providing water for drinking and irrigation for humans as well as a wide array of life forms in rivers and streams from single-celled organisms all the way up to the fish humans eat. But humans and nature itself are making it tough on rivers to continue in their central...

2010-10-15 07:41:00

MIAMI, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Collins Center for Public Policy has released a report that examines the impact of the federal government's economic stimulus funding on Florida's health care system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100604/CCPPLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100604/CCPPLOGO) The Collins Center report - The Impact of Federal Stimulus Funding on Health Spending in Florida: Accomplishments and Challenges - was co-authored by Jack...

2010-10-12 08:25:29

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ The U.S. invested $139 billion dollars in health research from all public and private sources in 2009. The U.S. is always trying to remain in the lead for health research and findings, although the recent recession inhibited the funds slightly, the funds are slowly back on the rise. The $139 billion dollars only represented 5.6% of the $2.47 trillion overall U.S. health spending in 2009. The 2009 investment grew by only 0.1% since 2008. This small increase can be...

2010-09-21 21:43:12

Among American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's legacies may be the knowledge to solve society's greatest challenges related to health, energy and the environment The presidents of six leading research universities and two higher-education associations joined Vice President Joe Biden and White House science advisor Dr. John Holdren this morning to discuss the scientific research and related activities that have been made possible by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)....

2010-09-09 17:13:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Pew analysis of government spending data finds the federal role in the energy sector is significant, although smaller in comparison to its role in other sectors, such as transportation. Total federal spending in the sector on tax expenditures and grant programs likely to contain a subsidy, was about $25 billion in fiscal year 2009, or $212 per household. "The United States spends billions of dollars a year attempting to make energy...

2010-08-31 14:13:00

Overall Spending More Than $10,000 Per Person WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that obligations for federal domestic spending increased 16.0 percent in fiscal year 2009 to $3.2 trillion. The 2009 spending total is equivalent to $10,548 per person living in the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) The annual percentage change (16.0...

2010-08-17 14:58:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data released today by Onvia (Nasdaq: ONVI), the leader in gBusiness solutions and the creator of Recovery.org, reveals that Washington State is a leader among states in attracting Recovery Act funds with awards supporting projects in several industries including energy, facilities, water and infrastructure. For access to the full report on Washington State recovery projects and job creation please visit:...

2010-08-17 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new analysis conducted by Onvia (Nasdaq: ONVI), the leader in gBusiness solutions and the creator of Recovery.org, reveals that the "Recovery Summer" being promoted by the White House is poised to usher in a wave of new jobs in the second half of this year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100817/SF50531 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100817/SF50531 ) To date, only one-third of the Recovery Act's $275 billion...

2010-07-29 03:04:00

MEDFORD, Wis., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather Shield® Windows & Doors is launching the EnergySmartSolutions Guide microsite (weathershield.com/energy) and the "Live Smart Replacement Rebate" - making it the perfect time to create a more energy-efficient home. As the innovator of energy-efficient window and door technologies for more than five decades, Weather Shield's microsite is an information hub on everything from the anatomy of an energy-efficient window to the...


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