Tag Archives: federal funding

Georgia officials decry federal allocation for Savannah dredging

Proposed federal budget by President Obama sets aside $42.7 million for Georgia ports project, an upsetting amount to state and congressional figures . . .

Tags: federal funding , Nathan Deal , Savannah harbor

GDOT delays bids on $123 million in highway projects

Uncertainty over federal highway funding has prompted the Georgia DOT to pull back 34 highway projects scheduled for bidding in December . . .

Tags: federal funding , GDOT , highway projects , Russell McMurry

House passes bill to defund Planned Parenthood

House Republicans pass bills that would freeze federal funding for Planned Parenthood, but the legislation will likely be blocked in the Senate . . .

Tags: federal funding , Lynn Westmoreland , Planned Parenthood , Rob Woodall

Senate bill allows federal funds for Savannah project

The state Senate approves a measure that will allow the state to legally accept federal funding for the deepening of the Savannah harbor . . .

Tags: Bill Cowsert , federal funding , Georgia Ports Authority , harbor deepening

Start the dredging: Senate passes water projects bill

U.S. Senate gives final passage to legislation that provides federal funding to dredge the Savannah River and expend the state’s ports facilities . . .

Tags: federal funding , Savannah harbor , Savannah River dredging

Federal funding for Savannah port project is halfway there with House vote

The U.S. House passes legislation that would authorize federal funding for the Savannah port expansion; Senate approval is expected later this week . . .

Tags: congressional approval , federal funding , Savannah port expansion

Georgia is left high and dry on federal funding for ports project

Georgia officials are outraged at the lack of federal funds for the Savannah River dredging project . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , federal funding , Georgia Ports , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , Savannah River dredging , Saxby Chambliss

Political Notes – It’s Groundhog Day, once again, for ports funding

Once again, state officials go down the primrose path to hear promises of federal funds for the Savannah harbor dredging project . . .

Tags: Curtis Foltz , federal funding , Georgia Ports Authority , Green Tea Coalition , Joe Biden , Johnny Isakson , Obamacare , Savannah harbor , Saxby Chambliss , Tom Graves , utility bills

Deal again raises idea of state funds for Savannah dredging

Gov. Nathan Deal brings back an idea he first proposed last year to use state funds to get the Savannah River dredging project underway . . .

Tags: federal funding , Kasim Reed , Nathan Deal , Port of Savannah , Savannah River dredging , state money

Political Notes – Deal plows ahead on port project

Gov. Nathan Deal says the state will move ahead with the Savannah harbor dredging project, even if federal funding isn’t there . . .

Tags: federal funding , health rankings , Nathan Deal , Savannah harbor dredging , Walter Williams