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Arkansas

Low-income communities priority for Arkansas’ $93.6 million federal solar grant • Arkansas Advocate

A partnership between an Arkansas renewable energy nonprofit and a multi-state organization that helps economically disadvantaged communities will use nearly $94 million in federal funds to help low-income families acquire solar power. Arkansas was one of many states chosen to receive the federal funds from the Environmental Protection Agency’s $7 billion Solar for All program, […]

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Alabama

Biden in red state South Carolina bashes Republicans for voting against his agenda | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

President Biden on Thursday went to GOP stronghold South Carolina to bash Republicans in Congress for voting against his agenda while highlighting legislative victories from his first two years in office. The president’s visit to The Palmetto State, which former President Trump won by 12 points in the 2020 election, was meant to tout $500 […]

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City Council

City council’s approval of NAH proposal deemed ‘short-sighted’ | #citycouncil

It is difficult to understand how our members of city council could approve the NAH proposal. This seems short-sighted and narrow-minded. This billion dollar project does not come even close to meeting the city’s plan for carbon neutrality by 2030. Token mentions of some solar panels, a few charging stations for EVs and no LEED […]

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City Council

City council called on to put funds toward bike safety | #citycouncil

Gift this article Share this article paywall-free. An open letter to the mayor, vice mayor and Council: Thank you for your unanimous direction to city staff to prioritize funding for a few basic bike projects, namely: the (complete) construction of the Butler Pilot elevation, and the construction of two (dangerous) protected intersections — (Butler/Beaver and […]

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Mayor

While waiting on climate plan, Omaha mayor asked to act now

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Whether or not it took Omaha too long to officially begin the climate plan journey was not what people like U.N.L. Professor Emeritus David Corbin and Creighton’s sociology program director Ryan Wishart came to Mayor Jean Stothert’s final town hall of 2022 to talk about. “There are a lot of federal […]

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