federal grants

Obama's Last Ditch Regulations That Devastate Your Property Rights

In the final days of Obama’s presidency two rules slid under the radar that drive explosive local planning and building costs, transfer control of certain grant-related planning to the federal government, and render local officials helpless to combat them.

Legislation Lets States Cut Ties Between Common Core, Fed. Grants

Kelsey Harkness, Daily Signal

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., has drafted legislation to prohibit the fed. gov't from “mandating, incentivizing or coercing” states to adopt the national education standards known as Common Core.

Charities Taking Care of Unaccompanied Minors Getting Big Fed. Grants

Marianela Toledo, Daily Signal

Florida nonprofits have taken in more than 3,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who illegally crossed the southern border, but those organizations are being paid handsomely by taxpayers for doing so.