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Altoona Mirror
Pacifico records no vote to stormwater ordinancethat send runoff percolating through the ground. Altoona has joined with 10 ot
Pacifico records no vote to stormwater ordinance
Altoona Mirror / Posted 15 hours ago
that send runoff percolating through the ground. Altoona has joined with 10 other Blair County municipalities in a council of governments - the Inter-governmental Stormwater Committee - that starting in January will seek to comply with the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
State Rt. 25 makeover starts; lanes to shut in ’17region is ensuring the free flow of traffic and public safety,” said Tim Brown,
State Rt. 25 makeover starts; lanes to shut in ’17
The Toledo Blade / Posted 16 hours ago
region is ensuring the free flow of traffic and public safety,” said Tim Brown, president of the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments, which in its role as a federal Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation projects... Read more
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Connecticut Post
State ponders combined health departmentsdirectors across the state to discuss various options, including consolidating
State ponders combined health departments
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 hours ago
directors across the state to discuss various options, including consolidating by counties; consolidating by Regional Council of Governments (COGs); or consolidating by county or COG district with municipalities larger than 100,000 residents... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Fremont County officials: Homeless 'problem getting worse'problem in Fremont County. Nearly two dozen attendees included representatives
Fremont County officials: Homeless 'problem getting worse'
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 18 hours ago
problem in Fremont County. Nearly two dozen attendees included representatives from Solvista, probation, food pantries, Council of Governments, Department of Human Services, concerned individuals, people from the faith community and elected... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Riding success, once-tiny Bike Dog readies to launch Broadway taproomat its tasting room. Adding to the humble appeal was the idea that all four own
Riding success, once-tiny Bike Dog readies to launch Broadway taproom
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 hours ago
at its tasting room. Adding to the humble appeal was the idea that all four owners, who met working at the Sacramento Area Council of Governments, or SACOG, have kept their day jobs. “We have grown organically and we like the feeling of that... Read more
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Canberra Times
When Donald Trump gloated about not paying taxes, undecided voters gaspedstate were watching the debate. "That's offensive. I pay taxes," said Townley,
When Donald Trump gloated about not paying taxes, undecided voters gasped
Canberra Times / Posted 22 hours ago
state were watching the debate. "That's offensive. I pay taxes," said Townley, 52, a program director for a local council of governments. "Another person would be in jail for that," agreed Jamilla Hawkins, 33, who was sitting beside him... Read more
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NBC Washington
Getting Metro Out of Its Own Waysources would not go on the record on it. Chuck Bean is the executive director
Getting Metro Out of Its Own Way
NBC Washington / Posted yesterday
sources would not go on the record on it. Chuck Bean is the executive director of the 22-member Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. He’s been helping the regional governments rework the Metro safety board. Bean told NBC4 it may be... Read more
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The Age
When Donald Trump gloated about not paying taxes, undecided voters gaspedstate were watching the debate. "That's offensive. I pay taxes," said Townley,
When Donald Trump gloated about not paying taxes, undecided voters gasped
The Age / Posted yesterday
state were watching the debate. "That's offensive. I pay taxes," said Townley, 52, a program director for a local council of governments. "Another person would be in jail for that," agreed Jamilla Hawkins, 33, who was sitting beside him... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
When Donald Trump gloated about not paying taxes, undecided voters gaspedstate were watching the debate. "That's offensive. I pay taxes," said Townley,
When Donald Trump gloated about not paying taxes, undecided voters gasped
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
state were watching the debate. "That's offensive. I pay taxes," said Townley, 52, a program director for a local council of governments. "Another person would be in jail for that," agreed Jamilla Hawkins, 33, who was sitting beside him... Read more
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NBC Washington
Metro Chairman Calls for Overhaul of Boardand improvements, and more than $2 billion in pension liabilities. The executi
Metro Chairman Calls for Overhaul of Board
NBC Washington / Posted 2 days ago
and improvements, and more than $2 billion in pension liabilities. The executive director of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Chuck Bean, disagreed on how to handle Metro. The focus now should be on supporting General Manager... Read more
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The Hill
What new crime stats tell us about our approach to justice?of the Washington, D.C. metro area. Data we analyzed on the 2015 homicide incr
What new crime stats tell us about our approach to justice?
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
of the Washington, D.C. metro area. Data we analyzed on the 2015 homicide increase from the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments shows that about 80 percent of the growth in homicides in this region occurred in Prince George’s... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Public asked for input on regional water resources planSoutheastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional w
Public asked for input on regional water resources plan
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Southeastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional water resources plan. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is hosting a Washtenaw County public meeting Tuesday at Cobblestone Farm in Ann Arbor. Water... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Public asked for input on regional water resources planSoutheastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional w
Public asked for input on regional water resources plan
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Southeastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional water resources plan. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is hosting a Washtenaw County public meeting Tuesday at Cobblestone Farm in Ann Arbor. Water... Read more
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The Alpena News
Public asked for input on regional water resources planSoutheastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional w
Public asked for input on regional water resources plan
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Southeastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional water resources plan. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is hosting a Washtenaw County public meeting Tuesday at Cobblestone Farm in Ann Arbor. Water... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Public asked for input on regional water resources planSoutheastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional w
Public asked for input on regional water resources plan
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Southeastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional water resources plan. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is hosting a Washtenaw County public meeting Tuesday at Cobblestone Farm in Ann Arbor. Water... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Public asked for input on regional water resources planSoutheastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional w
Public asked for input on regional water resources plan
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
Southeastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional water resources plan. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is hosting a Washtenaw County public meeting Tuesday at Cobblestone Farm in Ann Arbor. Water... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Public asked for input on regional water resources planSoutheastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional w
Public asked for input on regional water resources plan
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
Southeastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional water resources plan. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is hosting a Washtenaw County public meeting Tuesday at Cobblestone Farm in Ann Arbor. Water... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Public asked for input on regional water resources planSoutheastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional w
Public asked for input on regional water resources plan
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
Southeastern Michigan residents are invited to give their input on a regional water resources plan. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is hosting a Washtenaw County public meeting Tuesday at Cobblestone Farm in Ann Arbor. Water... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
City manager: Waterpark deal possible in 2 monthsunderway with no signatures yet on a deal. Working toward solution to Bypass
City manager: Waterpark deal possible in 2 months
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
underway with no signatures yet on a deal. Working toward solution to Bypass & 99 concerns Caltrans and the San Joaquin Council of Governments are moving forward with the endless advance work needed to get a project such as the proposed capacity... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Public transit champion tapped to lead transportation planning in regionThe Sacramento Area Council of Governments, the region’s chief transportation p
Public transit champion tapped to lead transportation planning in region
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
The Sacramento Area Council of Governments, the region’s chief transportation planning agency, has chosen a public transit and smart growth advocate as its new chief executive. James Corless, the founding director of Transportation For America, will... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland agencies, advocates receive $12.5 million to encourage roadway safetyAttorneys' Association$349,069.20 Maryland Transportation Authority Police Dep
Maryland agencies, advocates receive $12.5 million to encourage roadway safety
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Attorneys' Association$349,069.20 Maryland Transportation Authority Police Department$101,950.00 Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments$250,000.00 Montgomery County Police Department$235,000.00 Montgomery County Sheriff's... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
DETCOG providing housing vouchers for homeless veteransFrom the Deep East Texas Council of Governments JASPER, TEXAS (News Release) -
DETCOG providing housing vouchers for homeless veterans
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 10 days ago
From the Deep East Texas Council of Governments JASPER, TEXAS (News Release) - The Deep East Texas Council of Government Housing Department has 25 Housing and Urban Development - Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers for homeless... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
2 changes approved for site plans for new Dunkin' Donuts in Brooklynhas indicated he wants to break ground as soon as possible.Syl Pauley, engineer
2 changes approved for site plans for new Dunkin' Donuts in Brooklyn
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
has indicated he wants to break ground as soon as possible.Syl Pauley, engineer for the Northeast Connecticut Council of Governments and the town engineer for Brooklyn, said the removal of the retaining wall and the new plan for... Read more
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Business Wire
Association of Bay Area Governments Executive Director Ezra Rapport Announces Retirementamong the Bay Area’s counties, cities and towns and regional stakeholders. He h
Association of Bay Area Governments Executive Director Ezra Rapport Announces Retirement
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
among the Bay Area’s counties, cities and towns and regional stakeholders. He has been instrumental in guiding our ABAG Council of Governments through the adoption of the first Plan Bay Area, adopted in 2013, as we plan for future generations in... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Caregiver Conference set for Sept. 29The Area Agency on Aging will host a Caregiver Conference from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Caregiver Conference set for Sept. 29
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 13 days ago
The Area Agency on Aging will host a Caregiver Conference from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Concho Valley Council of Governments offices, 2801 W. Loop 306, Ste. A The conference aims to help those caring for loved ones who do not reside in a... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
If we aren't going to scrap Trinity toll road, make the compromise real and make it stickleft out of the public statements. For his part, Michael Morris, the transport
If we aren't going to scrap Trinity toll road, make the compromise real and make it stick
Dallas Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
left out of the public statements. For his part, Michael Morris, the transportation director at the North Central Texas Council of Governments made a fuss over explicitly asking the Regional Transportation Council for permission to lobby on... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
If we aren't going to scrap the Trinity toll road, make the compromise real and make it stickleft out of the public statements. For his part, Michael Morris, the transport
If we aren't going to scrap the Trinity toll road, make the compromise real and make it stick
Dallas Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
left out of the public statements. For his part, Michael Morris, the transportation director at the North Central Texas Council of Governments made a fuss over explicitly asking the Regional Transportation Council for permission to lobby on... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
TRACKING FUTUREof the future,” said Harris, who during his tenure on the Manteca City Council
TRACKING FUTURE
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
of the future,” said Harris, who during his tenure on the Manteca City Council was also an active member of the San Joaquin Council of Governments, which deals with transportation issues in the Central Valley. “Things are going so quickly and you... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Champion 13s honoredOpportunities Inc. In other business Thursday, the commissioners: Approved a
Champion 13s honored
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Opportunities Inc. In other business Thursday, the commissioners: Approved a memorandum of understanding with SEDA-Council of Governments and the Mifflin County Housing Authority for SEDA-COG to perform the mandated environmental review... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
On the Trinity, scrap it or make the compromise real and make it stickleft out of the public statements. For his part, Michael Morris, the transport
On the Trinity, scrap it or make the compromise real and make it stick
Dallas Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
left out of the public statements. For his part, Michael Morris, the transportation director at the North Central Texas Council of Governments made a fuss over explicitly asking the Regional Transportation Council for permission to lobby on... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Indian Land leaders to consider impact fees for developerscover the costs of new development. An extensive study on impact fees was just
Indian Land leaders to consider impact fees for developers
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
cover the costs of new development. An extensive study on impact fees was just released this week by the Catawba Regional Council of Governments. Indian Land has seen a tremendous increase in both residential and commercial growth in the past... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAcounty voters, other organizations have begun to line up behind them. The measu
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 14 days ago
county voters, other organizations have begun to line up behind them. The measure received support from the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments, Bike SLO County, the San Luis Obispo Downtown Association, and the San Luis Obispo Chamber of... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Brieflyby 38 regional leaders representing nine counties, 72 cities, 147 townships, sc
Briefly
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
by 38 regional leaders representing nine counties, 72 cities, 147 townships, school districts, the Minnesota Valley Council of Governments and the following special interest groups: Health & Human Welfare, Minority Populations and Youth. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. violent crime rate down 25% in 10 years10 years, but homicides have reached their highest peak since 2006, according t
D.C. violent crime rate down 25% in 10 years
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
10 years, but homicides have reached their highest peak since 2006, according to a report by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. The report mirrors statistics compiled in other large urban centers, where total crime including... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Thriving Oxford Prepares for 'Economic Boom'than the state average, with Shelton and Trumbull described by Rick Dunne, exec
Thriving Oxford Prepares for 'Economic Boom'
Hartford Courant / Posted 15 days ago
than the state average, with Shelton and Trumbull described by Rick Dunne, executive director of the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, as a "huge jobs center." The region is a "more compact, easily traveled" area, making for an easier... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Why North Texas needs the Cotton Belt commuter train lineHe is chairman of the city's Transportation Committee and co-chairman of the Da
Why North Texas needs the Cotton Belt commuter train line
Dallas Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
He is chairman of the city's Transportation Committee and co-chairman of the Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition, and he serves on the board of the North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional Transportation Council. Twitter: @Lee... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Coastal Bend Community Foundation gives more than $440K in grantsCompass City of Alice: $1,500 for family reading programs City of Taft: $10,0
Coastal Bend Community Foundation gives more than $440K in grants
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 15 days ago
Compass City of Alice: $1,500 for family reading programs City of Taft: $10,000 to purchase Jaws of Life Coastal Bend Council of Governments: $10,000 for matching funds for caregiver services Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group: $1,500 for... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
State, local first responders test disaster plan in Abilenetaking part in a four-day training exercise this week in Abilene/ It is being c
State, local first responders test disaster plan in Abilene
KTXS Abilene / Posted 15 days ago
taking part in a four-day training exercise this week in Abilene/ It is being coordinated by the West Central Texas Council of Governments. The purpose of the exercise is to see how quickly police, fire and EMS in Eastland, Callahan,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Coalition Against Violence to host seminar Oct. 13domestic violence in immigrant communities from 8:30 a.m. — 5 p.m. Oct. 13. Th
Coalition Against Violence to host seminar Oct. 13
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 16 days ago
domestic violence in immigrant communities from 8:30 a.m. — 5 p.m. Oct. 13. The seminar will be held at the Concho Valley Council of Governments' criminal justice training room, 2801 W. Loop 306, ste. A. Seminar is free of charge and includes... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
You’ll soon need a third person to use HOV lanesaccording to CDOT. “In February 2013, the Colorado Department of Transportatio
You’ll soon need a third person to use HOV lanes
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
according to CDOT. “In February 2013, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Commission and Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) passed a resolution that all CDOT HOV Express Lanes would change from HOV 2 to HOV 3 on Jan.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Still River watershed surveyed for action plansurfaces, especially in Bethel where the town is piloting a stormwater program
Still River watershed surveyed for action plan
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
surfaces, especially in Bethel where the town is piloting a stormwater program through the Western Connecticut Council of Governments. “Where that raindrop hits the ground, we want it to be sucked into the ground as close to where it... Read more
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The News-Times
Still River watershed surveyed for action plansurfaces, especially in Bethel where the town is piloting a stormwater program
Still River watershed surveyed for action plan
The News-Times / Posted 16 days ago
surfaces, especially in Bethel where the town is piloting a stormwater program through the Western Connecticut Council of Governments. “Where that raindrop hits the ground, we want it to be sucked into the ground as close to where it... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Still River watershed surveyed for action plansurfaces, especially in Bethel where the town is piloting a stormwater program
Still River watershed surveyed for action plan
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 16 days ago
surfaces, especially in Bethel where the town is piloting a stormwater program through the Western Connecticut Council of Governments. “Where that raindrop hits the ground, we want it to be sucked into the ground as close to where it... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Focus of EMS plan shifts to how it will workPaul Pascuzzi, chairman of the Council of Governments' Fire Services subcommitt
Focus of EMS plan shifts to how it will work
Warren Times Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Paul Pascuzzi, chairman of the Council of Governments' Fire Services subcommittee, told the COG on Wednesday that the EMS organizations that have signed on met Aug. 29 at the Youngsville Fire Hall to start hammering out those details. Pascuzzi said... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
EIT: Who pays, and who gets the moneyWhere that money goes where you live or where you work isn't so clear cut. The
EIT: Who pays, and who gets the money
Warren Times Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Where that money goes where you live or where you work isn't so clear cut. The Warren County Council of Governments grappled with the issue at its meeting last week. Bill Leonard, a representative from Berkheimer the entity that collects the Earned... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Last water distribution study doneout on their own. The most recent study is from Wood County, and joins ones by
Last water distribution study done
The Toledo Blade / Posted 17 days ago
out on their own. The most recent study is from Wood County, and joins ones by Sylvania and the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments. The studies provide ammunition for those in Toledo’s suburbs who argue the city’s monopoly on water... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Marshall County seeking route to new enterprise zoneby the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. The applicatio
Marshall County seeking route to new enterprise zone
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. The application was prepared by the North Central Illinois Council of Governments, an Ottawa agency that has administered the county zone for several years. The same agency also... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
I-49 connector options narrowed to 2, yet delays still plague decisionhad a resolution pretty much drafted to support whatever those options were to
I-49 connector options narrowed to 2, yet delays still plague decision
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 19 days ago
had a resolution pretty much drafted to support whatever those options were to move forward," says Northwest Louisiana Council of Governments executive director Kent Rogers. "It's frustrating for everybody involved," added Rogers, lamenting... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
New parking-meter app pulls into Dallas with little advance warningis far from finished: Just last month the council approved a $500,000 study, in
New parking-meter app pulls into Dallas with little advance warning
Dallas Morning News / Posted 19 days ago
is far from finished: Just last month the council approved a $500,000 study, in partnership with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, that will actually take a long, hard look at downtown's curbs. Dallas is footing $100,000 of that... Read more
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The Brown and White
N.J. man sent to prison after $400K in equipment theftsService in Washington Township, Northampton County. He also helped take a comm
N.J. man sent to prison after $400K in equipment thefts
The Brown and White / Posted 20 days ago
Service in Washington Township, Northampton County. He also helped take a commercial-grade leaf vacuum from the Slate Belt Council of Governments and and excavator and trailer from an Upper Mount Bethel Township man. Most of the Pennsylvania items... Read more
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