Posts Tagged ‘federal grants’

Researcher sentenced for wire fraud in grant scheme

GULFPORT — A researcher at the University of California at Los Angeles has been sentenced in Gulfport to probation and restitution in a wire-fraud case. Prosecutors said Michael D. Pottenger of Santa Monica, Calif., accepted a grant of nearly $100,000 that he wasn’t eligible to receive. The Sun Herald reports Pottenger received three years’ probation […] [...]

State ranks high in Census grants

by Published: March 10,2010

Tags: census, federal grants

Mississippi ranks 10th in the nation for federal spending per person from grants that are based on the Census count. That’s according to a new study, released yesterday, by the Brookings Institution in Washington. The report says nearly three-quarters of federal grant money was distributed to states, cities and counties based on results of the […] [...]

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