USDA Extends Free Meals For Kids Through December 31, 2020

WBIW Radio Bedford, Ind.

USDA Extends Free Meals For Kids Through December 31, 2020

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Last week, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend several flexibilities through as late as December 31, 2020....

CTA receives $7.9 million in CARES Act funding

WLOX-TV Biloxi

CTA receives $7.9 million in CARES Act funding

By WLOX Staff

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The Federal Transportation Administration has awarded $7.9 million to the Mississippi Coast Transit Authority through CARES Act funding.

The CTA will use these funds to continue providing transit...

East Mississippi airports receive federal grants for upgrades

Meridian Star

East Mississippi airports receive federal grants for upgrades

By Bill Graham 
 
Two airports in East Mississippi are in line for federal grants to improve their facilities. 

The FAA grants include full reimbursement for the local match requirement as a result of the CARES Act,...

COVID-19 pandemic dramatically alters school lunch programs across U.S.

Washington Times

COVID-19 pandemic dramatically alters school lunch programs across U.S.

USDA should continue to extend "universal free lunch"

By Brian McNicoll, ANALYSIS/OPINION

No more cafeteria food fights. No more rules against eating in class. No more scrounging for change to pay for school...

Mississippi fire departments awarded $1.8M in grant funding

WJTV-TV Jackson

Mississippi fire departments awarded $1.8M in grant funding

NEWS

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced on Friday, fire departments in five Mississippi communities will receive grant funding to support safety upgrades.

Th...