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  • Local Non-Profit Fighting to Keep Doors Open Play Video

    April 19, 2013 7:01 PM

    A Lafayette non-profit is facing financial hardships and is struggling to keep its doors open. The Family Tree opened in 1979 and offers education and counseling services to families at little to no cost. The agency lost it's main source of federal funding and heavily depends on grants. ... more »
  • Federal funding program nets $83M for hospitals

    March 30, 2011 8:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Twenty-seven private hospitals will share in $83 million as the state continues to tap into and expand its use of a federal funding program available through the Medicaid program. Federal officials agreed to let Louisiana use the financing option in November. The program involves collaboration... more »
  • Federal Funding of Stem Cell Research

    September 27, 2010 12:17 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has told an appeals court that a judge's order halting federal funding of stem cell research would result in destruction of valuable biological materials and set back taxpayer-funded work. A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals in Washington is considering whether to throw... more »
  • Legalizing Federal Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

    September 13, 2010 3:58 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Arlen Specter is seeking to legalize federal funding of embryonic stem cell research and supersede conflicting court decisions that he says are slowing critical work to find cures for crippling diseases. The Pennsylvania Democrat says his legislation would codify an executive order issued by President Barack... more »
  • Federal Funding of Stem Cell Research to Proceed

    September 9, 2010 1:35 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court is permitting federal funding of stem cell research to proceed temporarily until the court rules on the merits of the Obama administration's position in the case. The government is asking the appeals court in Washington to strike down a preliminary order by U.S.... more »

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