federal funding http://wrvo.org en More federal money sought for rural bridges http://wrvo.org/post/more-federal-money-sought-rural-bridges <p></p><p>Sen. Charles Schumer wants to add about $50 million to funding that comes to New York for upkeep and repair of rural bridges.</p><p>The federal government provides the state with $71 million a year right now to maintain the thousands of bridges that don’t fall under federal purview. That number is tied to a 2009 transportation bill.</p><p>There are efforts in Congress to continue to cap that amount through 2020.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Democrat says continuing to cap the fund will lead to further deterioration of rural bridges.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:20:04 +0000 Ryan Delaney 57571 at http://wrvo.org More federal money sought for rural bridges Federal funding for ambulance services at risk http://wrvo.org/post/federal-funding-ambulance-services-risk <p></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 21:45:04 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Gino Geruntino 48542 at http://wrvo.org Maffei holds workshops to assist first reponders in getting grants http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-holds-workshops-assist-first-reponders-getting-grants <p></p><p>Local fire departments and non-affiliated EMS organizations are learning how to apply and qualify for federal grants at a series of grant writing workshops held by Rep. Dan Maffei. Those funds can be used to pay for needed equipment, recruiting or vehicles.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:24:26 +0000 Gino Geruntino 42486 at http://wrvo.org Maffei holds workshops to assist first reponders in getting grants Upstate health care centers funded to get uninsured into Affordable Care Act http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-health-care-centers-funded-get-uninsured-affordable-care-act <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>As delays pile up in the implementation of components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded&nbsp;$150 million to the nation’s health care centers as part of an outreach and enrollment program for patients with low incomes.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:10:36 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel & Kate O'Connell 41318 at http://wrvo.org Upstate health care centers funded to get uninsured into Affordable Care Act Area congressman discusses sequestration with constitutents http://wrvo.org/post/area-congressman-discusses-sequestration-constitutents <p>With the federal budget sequestration deadline only days away, Syracuse-area Cong. Dan Maffei opened the phone lines for a telephone town hall meeting Tuesday night.&nbsp; Callers were concerned about the how these funding cuts will impact central New York if sequestration goes into effect March 1. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 14:27:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 33960 at http://wrvo.org Gillibrand introduces bill to boost high-tech manufacturing http://wrvo.org/post/gillibrand-introduces-bill-boost-high-tech-manufacturing <p>Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced a bill intended to boost high-tech manufacturing. The Democrat from New York visited the Harper International company outside Buffalo to discuss the Made in America Manufacturing Act, which is her first bill to go before the new Congress. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 21:41:06 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 33248 at http://wrvo.org