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Trump’s Budget Cuts Federal Funding for West Coast Quake Warning System

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal would cut federal funding for an earthquake early warning system for California, Oregon and Washington state, a development that seismology experts and some local leaders say would be the end of the project. The system …

As Wildfires Rage, Feds Cut Funding on Prevention

As the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place. A combination of government austerity and the ballooning cost of battling the …

West Virginia Gets Grant for Prescription Drug Monitoring

West Virginia is getting $450,000 in federal funding to support its prescription drug monitoring project. The funding is from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It was announced Wednesday by Sens. …

Virginia Gets Funds to Fix Storm-Damaged Roads, Bridges

Virginia is getting more than $19 million in federal funding to repair roads and bridges damaged by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief Program on …