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Bonus Features from July 18 Domestic Preparedness Grants Panel

In yesterday’s post, we shared some of the dominant themes from an executive briefing on “The Future of Grants in Domestic Preparedness” at the National Press Club, which was hosted by DomesticPreparedness.com and sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton. But with…

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Domestic Preparedness Grants Breed Concern, Prioritizing, Partnerships

This morning, federal, state and Capitol Hill representatives shared concerns and predictions at an executive briefing on “The Future of Grants in Domestic Preparedness” at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., which was hosted by DomesticPreparedness.com and sponsored by…

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OMB A-133 Compliance Supplement Watch: 53 Days and Counting

This afternoon, we heard from our sources that the Office of Management and Budget is hoping to release the FY 2011 Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement by the end of the month (which would be a week from tomorrow, in case…

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Proposed Two-Week CR Culls $890 Million from ED

(This post is excerpted from an alert to Thompson subscribers and was written by Charles Edwards, senior executive director for Thompson’s education products.) A two-week funding extension proposed by House Republicans last Friday would cut $4 billion, foreshadowing larger cuts…

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Education Fares Better than Others in Proposed Budget Cuts

(This post was written by Charles Edwards, Thompson’s senior executive director for education products.) Taking the first official steps toward their promise of cutting spending for the current fiscal year, House Republican budget leaders released their official 2011 budget guidance…

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House Budget Committee Settles on $32 Billion in FY 11 Cuts

The debate over spending levels for the rest of the current fiscal year ratcheted up a notch today. According to its website, the House Budget Committee will set the spending cap for the remainder of fiscal year 2011 at $1.055…

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Groundhogs and Grant Experts Predict What’s Ahead in 2011

It’s that day of the year again – when Americans carry out the strange practice of letting a rodent portend the future.  And this morning, Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, supposedly heralding an early spring. While many storm-pummeled…

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