Shreveport gets $24.2M grant help impoverished neighborhoods

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thenewstribune—The city of Shreveport has received a $24.2 million grant to help alleviate problems in high-poverty neighborhoods. The Shreveport Times reports that the money comes from the U.S. Department of … Click to Continue

Trump administration guts grants to help those in need get Obamacare. The Trump administration is cutting most of the funds previously provided to groups that help people get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act and will push them to promote plans lacking the law’s benefits and protections, a government agency said on Tuesday. Under the latest cuts, so-called navigators who sign up Americans for the ACA, also known as Obamacare, will get $10 million for the year starting in November, down from $36.8 million in …