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Federal Funding

Medi-cal

Lawmakers Give Initial OK to Medi-Cal Expansion

State lawmakers have given initial approval to bills that would expand Medicaid to more than 1 million low-income Californians, a critical step to implementing federal health care reforms.

03/08/2013

Fishing boats crash into one another as tsunami surges from Japan earthquake slam into the harbor, Crescent City

$60.4B Proposed Federal Aid May Include Money For Tsunami Clean Up

A proposed $60.4 billion federal disaster aid package includes money for marine debris removal. But it’s not clear how much might go toward clearing West Coast beaches of debris from the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.

12/13/2012

Port Of Oakland

Port Expansion Pushes Oakland Film Center Off Army Base

The businesses that make up the Oakland Film Center must leave the Oakland Army Base by January to keep an expansion project at the Port of Oakland on schedule, Mayor Quan said Wednesday.

11/15/2012

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Bay Area School Districts Drop Bid For Federal Funds

Two of the largest school districts in the area are abandoning their joint effort to bring in millions of dollars in federal funds through the Obama Administration’s Race to the Top program.

10/30/2012

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Millions In Funds Sent To Bay Area For Transportation Improvements

The Obama administration is sending millions of dollars to the Bay Area to help pay for transportation improvements. The money will go to San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood and the Port of Oakland.

06/22/2012

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

San Francisco Gets OK To Proceed With Subway Work

Federal officials have given San Francisco the green light to proceed with major construction work for its $1.6 billion subway expansion project.

01/19/2012

Oakland Public Health Institute Gets Huge Boost In Federal Funding

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee announced Friday that the Oakland-based Public Health Institute will receive $209.5 million in “cooperative agreement” funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

09/24/2011

San Jose's 911 Dispatch Staff Grows

Bay Area Congresswoman Pushes Funding For ‘Next Generation’ 911 System

The “Next Generation 911″ system would allow callers to text, send photos and video to 911 dispatch centers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

SJFD

San Jose Firefighters Rehired, Fire Engines Back In Service

The 49 positions that were lost last year have been filled by some returning to the department and others making a lateral move from another city.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/11/2011

Brain scan, MRI. (AP)

Beaten Giants Fan’s Doctor Calls For More Funding For Brain Injuries

He called on the federal government to better fund research of traumatic brain injuries.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2011

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