Wis. Sen. Votes On Planned Parenthood Funding, Strip Searches, SwitchbladesThe state Senate is set to vote on a pair of bills that would strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding and raise the organization's Medicaid expenses. One bill would require the state to apply for $3.5 million in federal Title X grant money, which currently all goes to Planned Parenthood.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Federal Grants To Provide Aid For At-Risk YouthMinnesota and Wisconsin have received federal grants to help provide academic and work-skills training for at-risk youth. The U.S. Department of Labor announced the YouthBuild grants Wednesday. Wisconsin is getting a total of $3.5 million to support four programs, and a St. Paul group is getting $768,000.
Reality Check: The Cost Of The Mpls. Super BowlMinnesota's 2018 Super Bowl bid committee promised more than a great party. The state pledged to pick up a super tab, too. We may never know all of the details about Minnesota's Super Bowl bid. Under state law, it's private.
Minn. Health Exchange Seeks $45M Federal GrantMinnesota's health insurance exchange is seeking a $45 million federal grant to pay for its operations next year. The board of directors of MNsure met Wednesday to review the grant request.
Minn. Lawmakers Question Health Insurance ExchangeRepublican lawmakers are questioning Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's authority to move ahead with a state health insurance exchange using federal dollars.
Dayton Exploring Chance For Federal School GrantsGov. Mark Dayton plans to lobby the U.S. education secretary about getting Minnesota into a competitive federal grant program the state previously missed out on.
Minn. To Get Over $8.8M In Conservation GrantsMinnesota is getting over $8.8 million dollars in federal grants for conservation projects in the Mississippi River Basin.