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Biden says US needs to 'fund the police' for public safety

'I'm tired of not giving the kind of help they need'

Originally Published: 30 AUG 22 11:20 ET Updated: 30 AUG 22 15:56 ET By Kate Sullivan and Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday traveled to the key political battleground state of Pennsylvania to promote his proposal…

City of Victoria to allocate funding for child safety programs

You can access application forms at www.victoriatx.gov/municipalcourt

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria will now allocate funding for child safety programs through a grant-to-partnership program. Local nonprofit representatives interested in receiving funds for child safety programs can apply for the City's program. Beginning Aug. 15, you…

City Council approved PACE program to urge development

The program assists property owners pursue loans for projects that improve energy efficiency

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, the Victoria City Council approved the City's participation in the Texas Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program. This program urges development by assisting property owners in pursuing loans for projects that improve energy efficiency. City…

AWFC gets large donation

A couple makes a large donation to 'A World For Children'

A couple makes a large donation to 'A World For Children,' in Victoria, Texas. Richard Castillo is originally from this city and says he feels it's necessary to help children who are in need to have their basic necessities. It all started when his great niece had the idea of giving back to those who really need backpacks, clothes, gloves, and mittens. "I don't want to take hype from this beautiful angel. So, do you want to them? Whatever you want to say sweetheart," he said. Usually children who are in foster care arrive with nothing. That's why it's so important for him to make donations.

Governor Abbott announces additional $123.3 million in educational funding

Here is what the funding will cover

AUSTIN - On Monday, Dec. 20, Governor Greg Abbott announced the State of Texas will invest an additional $123.3 million in federal funds to support education. The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) brings forward the final allocation…

Keep Victoria Beautiful receives funding for local grants

KVB plans to use grant to restore butterfly garden at The Texas Zoo

VICTORIA, Texas - Keep Victoria Beautiful received a $1950 Green Bag Grant from Keep Texas Beautiful. KVB plans to use the grant to help restore the butterfly garden at The Texas Zoo. “Keep Victoria Beautiful is truly a community effort,…

V.I.S.D. receives grant from TEA’s Grow Your Own program

You can view the outline of funding allocations by visiting https://www.visd.net/article/536711

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. received a $114,000 grant as part of the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) Grow Your Own (GYO) program. V.I.S.D. opted to use the grant money to help paraprofessionals, specifically instructional aides, throughout the district become certified…

Governor Abbott announces over $308 million in funding

Funds will serve a variety of public safety programs and services throughout Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, Oct. 13, Governor Greg Abbott announced his Public Safety Office (PSO) will administer over $308 million in grant funding. Funds will serve a variety of public safety programs and services throughout Texas, including: victims services,…

V.I.S.D. at risk of losing Title 1, Part A designations

The 2022-23 school year is at risk of losing the school-wide assistance

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. campuses are at risk of losing school-wide Title 1, Part A designations for the 2022-23 school year. V.I.S.D. needs parents and guardians to complete the Household Income Survey or the Free/Reduced Lunch Application in order…

Governor Abbott held press conference in Del Rio

Governor Abbott: Texas will continue surging state resources to secure the broder

AUSTIN, Texas – On Tuesday, Sept. 21, Governor Abbott held a press conference in Del Rio. During the conference, the Governor vowed to continue growing state resources to…

V.I.S.D. awarded over $5 million from TCLAS

Here is how the funding will be allocated

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. was awarded over $5 million from the Texas COVID Learning Acceleration Supports (TCLAS) program. The TCLAS program will directly fund $4,583,311 to V.I.S.D. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will also fun $619,300 in support costs…

New dining options coming to Victoria

The City of Victoria partners with The Retail Coach

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria residents will soon be able to enjoy five new food options on North Navarro…

Board members in the Victoria I.S.D. review two proposals

The Bond Planning Task Force provided updates on their work

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Independent School District (VISD) held a specially called board meeting Tuesday night where they covered what the district accomplished over the summer. There was also a presentation by the Victoria I.S.D. and its program called…

Fiscal Notes released, examines public transit in Texas

Fiscal Notes is available online

AUSTIN, Texas - The State of Texas is served by a wide range of public transportation, including buses and "dial-a-ride" cars to light rail systems. The thousands of public vehicles throughout the state are operated by 75 public entities, which…

$1.7 billion released to help track and fight Covid-19 variants

White House announces plan on Friday

Originally Published: 16 APR 21 10:30 ET Updated: 16 APR 21 11:18 ET By Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CNN) -- The White House on Friday announced plans to release $1.7 billion in funding to help the US Centers for Disease Control…

President Biden asks Congress for $769 billion in non-defense federal spending

A 16% increase from former President Trump's last budget

Originally Published: 09 APR 21 11:02 ET By Betsy Klein, Phil Mattingly and Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden asked Congress for $769 billion in federal outlays on discretionary, non-defense programs in his first formal spending request Friday…