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As Seattle fights threat to federal grant money, those depending on the funds worry

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October 23, 2020 Last month the U.S. Justice Department designated a handful of cities — including Seattle — “anarchist jurisdictions,” and threatened to block their federal funding. This week, Seattle, Portland and New York City have fought back, filing a legal challenge in the hopes of blocking President Trump’s threats to withhold critical federal dollars […]

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Augusta County substance abuse program receives $600K federal grant

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October 20, 2020 The Augusta County Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program is in line to receive $600,000 from a U.S. Department of Justice grant program. The funding is part of more than $7.8 million in federal funding to support treatment for substance use disorder and drug court programs across the Commonwealth announced Monday by Sens. […]