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Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed the Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011 (H.R. 2061), which honors federal civilian employees who make the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their nation.  The legislation authorizes federal agencies to give an American flag to families of federal civilian employees killed on the job as a result of a criminal act, terrorism, a natural disaster, or an extraordinary event as determined by the President.

Congress passes legislation honoring federal employees killed in the line of duty

Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed the Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011 (H.R. 2061), which honors federal civilian employees who make the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their nation. The legislation authorizes federal agencies to give an American flag to families of federal civilian employees killed on the job as a result of a […]

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UH-Hilo gets chunk of $10M federal grant

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo has been selected as one of six Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) to be awarded approximately $10 million in grants by the U.S. Department of Education.  UH-Hilo is among the institutions selected as the first recipients of this program due to its […]

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County targets funds from economic stimulus package

County targets funds from economic stimulus package

MEDIA RELEASE The County of Hawaii has submitted a list of road, sewer, transit and other projects to the federal government for funding under President-elect Barack Obama’s proposed economic stimulus package. The projects, worth an estimated $487.1 million, would create nearly 3,000 construction jobs on the Big Island. The list of projects is a result […]

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