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National Grid donates $6M to support economically vulnerable | WebExtra

National Grid donates $6M to support economically vulnerable |  WebExtra

National Grid is kicking off its annual Season of Giving by donating $6 million to further support New York customers who are struggling to make ends meet this winter. The funds will be used to launch new energy bill assistance and emergency food support programs for low-to-moderate income customers, and increase the company’s contributions to …

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DODD COLUMN: It all started with an internet search | Opinion

DODD COLUMN: It all started with an internet search |  Opinion

“Let us read and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm in the world.” Voltaire Scrooge is alive and well. The Grinch is stealing Christmas. The Nutcracker has been hijacked and we are being held for ransom. I know by now some of you are thinking, well, he finally lost it. …

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ME Santa launches 2022 campaign as demand for assistance skyrockets | Middlesex East

ME Santa launches 2022 campaign as demand for assistance skyrockets |  Middlesex East

The Middlesex East Santa (ME Santa) is getting to be an old hand at raising funds for The Salvation Army these days around the Christmas holiday! The ME Santa puts out a hand (a kettle in Salvation Army terms!) with constant small donations going in a long way to help out in the Middlesex East …

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Georgia, other states settle smartphone ad case with Google, iHeartMedia | News

Georgia, other states settle smartphone ad case with Google, iHeartMedia |  News

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Wisconsin leads US in economic development and business assistance investments

Wisconsin leads US in economic development and business assistance investments

Wisconsin is leading the way among US states in economic development and business assistance investments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Evers Govt. Tony Evers on Nov. 16 highlighted a recent analysis of state allocations of federal aid under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) by the Washington, DC-based Center on Budget and Policy …

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Donate to the Project Santa holiday assistance drive

Donate to the Project Santa holiday assistance drive

Ginnie Graham hosts author Barry Friedman and David Blatt, professor of public policy at OU-Tulsa and former executive director of Oklahoma Policy Institute, to discuss the state’s election results. The holidays are upon us and many Oklahomans are facing tough times. The Tulsa World is helping our neighbors in the Project Santa …

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The reason behind Chez Noel | Bakersfield Life

The reason behind Chez Noel |  Bakersfield Life

Within the Assistance League building in downtown Bakersfield, tucked away in back rooms, there are large piles of drawstring bags, blue and white, each filled with children’s school-wear clothing. The identifier of Assistance League on each bag is easy to see, but look closer and you will see an example of the special attention and …

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North Carolina awarded $6.4M in grants toward internet improvements | State / Regional

North Carolina awarded $6.4M in grants toward internet improvements |  State / Regional

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Increased energy assistance announced to help low-income Nebraskans

Increased energy assistance announced to help low-income Nebraskans

A boost in federal energy assistance will help low-income Nebraskans over the next year. The federal government is sending an extra $9.7 million beyond the usual allocation to the state for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program, commonly known as LIHEAP. The Biden Administration recently announced the increased funding. The funding comes from a continuing …

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Reynoldsville Pool Committee seeks more assistance from borough on projects | Local

Reynoldsville Pool Committee seeks more assistance from borough on projects |  Local

REYNOLDSVILLE — Marilyn Hoare, representing the Reynoldsville Pool Committee, provided an update on the financials of the pool at a recent Reynoldsville Borough Council meeting and explained work that still needs done following phase one of construction that was completed earlier this year. She began by discussing how much money was brought in just through …

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