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Federal Home Loan Bank Seattle 2015 $5.2M Affordable Housing Program (AFP) Applications Due May 15, 2015

2015 AHP Funding Round Now Open! The Seattle Bank’s 2015 AHP funding round is now open. AHP applications must be submitted to the Seattle Bank no later than Friday, May 15, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Visit our Login page to access the online application. We encourage you to: Visit the 2015 Funding Round …

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New Federal Register Notice and Housing Notice 15-02

Announcement Of Availability Of Notice On Certain Required Actions For Projects With Failing Reac Scores. Section 230 of HUD’s Fiscal Year 2014 Appropriations Act and Section 226 of HUD’s Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Act require HUD to take certain actions if a multifamily housing project with a section 8 contract or with a contract with …

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FEDERAL FEUD: County votes to inform BLM ‘no’

Nye County Commissioners have been divided in 3-two passage of a non-binding resolution in objection to any further implementation of the Bureau of Land Management’s Resource Management Strategy. Commissioners Donna Cox, Frank Carbone and Butch Borasky supported the measure telling the BLM “no,” even though Chairperson Lorinda Wichman and Dan Schinhofen voted against the non-binding …

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County asks for federal hearings on drought restrictions

Nye County Commissioners passed a resolution Tuesday asking U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., to hold hearings more than BLM drought restrictions on ranchers in northern Nye County. The resolution notes the BLM restricted grazing permits to two months at a time, even on mountain ranges where independent scientists and low-level BLM personnel agree the grazing …

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American Patriot Solar aids homeowners get federal tax credits

For Southern Nevada home owners interested in solar-power systems but unsure of their capability to obtain regional and federal incentives, Ram Chandran has some tips. “It is less complicated than you think.” The neighborhood real estate professional purchased an American Patriot Solar energy program for his home in Anthem and received practically $ ten,000 in …

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In bygone era, federal government as soon as operated Tonopah brothel

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories by historian Bob McCracken on the history of prostitution in Nevada and Nye County. A new feature in the series will come out each Friday for the subsequent several weeks. Nevada became a state in 1864, largely as a result of financial activity triggered …

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Resolution asks federal agency to undo 2010 flood harm

County commissioners Tuesday passed a resolution asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore a stream flow to the Patch of Heaven Church Camp in Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and compensate the owners for flood harm. Victor and Annette Fuentes purchased 40 acres of private house at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in …

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Federal strategy to bury nuke waste in Nevada drawing fire

Produced Nov. 14, 2013 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal plans to truck radioactive material from a Planet War II-era plant in Tennessee to Nevada for burial are renewing a long-fought battle to stop the Silver State from becoming the nation’s nuclear dumping ground. Power Department officials are telling residents at town hall meetings in Las …

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