St. Louis Residents Can Apply for FEMA Assistance through Oct. 7| St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

Flash floods struck the St. Louis area this summer. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $54 million in federal funding for St. Louis residents after the flash flooding and severe storms in late July. This includes $28.7 million in individual assistance grants for renters and homeowners for damages not covered by insurance. … Read more

A Long Winter, a Famous Butt and Rude Muny Guests: RFT’s 10 Most Read in August | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

click to enlarge VIA CHRIS ANDOE Kage Black, at the World Naked Bike Ride, saw his butt go viral in August. In August, St. Louis was hit with restaurant closings, hit-and-runs, car theft hijinks and FBI raids. Plus the viral TikTok “Kia Boys” trend took the city by storm (in a bad way) and speaking … Read more

Why UPI should remain a freebie

Historically, one of the defining characteristics of almost all central banks has been the monopoly rights over the issue and management of currency notes. This was to suit the economic needs of a nation. It’s a monopoly cast on central banks by statute in most jurisdictions. By making available an adequate quantity of cash, central … Read more

“A ‘Hunger Games’ Contest”: How Unforced Errors Hobbled America’s Monkeypox Response

A Bavarian Nordic spokesman said, “In May, when the first case of monkeypox arrived in the UK, Bavarian Nordic and the FDA started working together to expedite the inspection.” He added that “the inspection was originally anticipated in August, but was moved up in partnership with the FDA.” To critics, the six-week delay in inspecting … Read more

GOP Governors Have Successfully Created a Migrant Crisis in Washington, DC

M. Felix has taken in at least seven refugee families since Texas Governor Greg Abbott started busing migrants to the US Capitol in the spring. The Washington, DC, resident, who chose to remain partially anonymous, part of the volunteer response to the city’s recent influx of people apprehended on America’s southern border, says they have … Read more

President Joe Biden announced a few executive actions to address climate change

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a few executive actions to address climate change, with a focus on helping Americans facing extreme heat — but the steps fall short of the more sweeping measures climate activists are calling for. While Biden did not declare a climate national emergency on Wednesday, as many activists and Democratic … Read more

Small Business Administration Grants Declaration Of Disaster For Otsego County After Deadly Tornado – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The US Small Business Association (SBA) granted an administrative declaration of disaster for Otsego County after a deadly tornado in May, also after the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied the state’s request for a major disaster declaration. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday the SBA’s disaster assistance program provides low-interest loans for homeowners, … Read more

FEMA violations alleged: ED seizes Rs 5,551 crore deposits of Xiaomi

The Enforcement Directorate said on Saturday it has seized Rs 5,551 crore bank deposits of Chinese mobile manufacturing firm Xiaomi Technology India for violating the foreign exchange management Act (FEMA). “ED has seized Rs 5551.27 crore of Xiaomi Technology India Private Limited lying in the bank accounts under the provisions of FEMA, 1999, in connection … Read more

ED seizes ₹ 5,551 crore deposits of smartphone giant Xiaomi India for FEMA violation

Funds worth over ₹ 5,551 crore of Chinese mobile manufacturing company Xiaomi India have been “seized” for violating the Indian foreign exchange law, the Enforcement Directorate said on Saturday. The action has been taken against Xiaomi Technology India Private Limited. The company (also called Xiaomi India) is a trader and distributor of mobile phones in … Read more

Biden Climate-Change Spending May Help Watsonville Levee Project – CBS San Francisco

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) – This once-bustling city in northern Arizona has a troubled relationship with rain. Winslow needs it but just a little can overwhelm a levee system that officials have pleaded with the federal government for years to fix. Local officials believe a push from the Biden administration to fund projects that help disadvantaged … Read more