Federal Funding

On Monday, February 2, President Barack Obama released his FY 2016 budget proposal. It is important to note that the President’s budget is a symbolic document intended to guide Congress and accentuate the President’s legislative priorities. The budget proposes to end sequestration, fully withdrawing it for domestic priorities in 2016, matched by equal dollar increases for defense funding. (That provides an additional $37 billion for non-defense discretionary spending). This is an important fix to federal budget policy that many higher...

July 17, 2014. Washington, DC - Because of my work as Washington government relations professional for entities that continually have in interest in securing federal funding through grants and contracts so tracking the spending trends of the federal government is essential. So why is this important?  If you have priorities for which you are seeking federal funding, an analysis of when and where the government spends its money is critical to your planning in submitting competitive grant applications and request for proposals...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that $4.6 million in federal funds will be used to control erosion and prevent flooding of the Smale Riverfront Park at the Cincinnati Riverfront. The funding is allocated in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY2014 work plan. "The ongoing revitalization of Cincinnati¹s riverfront has been a great addition for the city. The Smale Riverfront Park is the newest crown jewel in the Queen City and I am pleased that the...