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Thursday, June 17th, 2010

San Marcos leaders not sure where to spend housing funds

City officials are having trouble finding foreclosed homes in distressed areas to buy with grant money from the federal stimulus package.

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Doggett secures $5.4 million grant for Texas State

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett has announced more than $5.4 million in Health Information Technology (Health IT) funding for Texas State University through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

San Marcos seeking $96.2 million in stimulus funds

City officials are navigating the fluid world of federal stimulus funds in pursuit of $96.2 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, commonly called the stimulus package.

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

San Marcos lobbies for $20 million in earmarks

City leaders seek appropriations for a railroad overpass at Aquarena Springs Drive, airport improvements and new and rebuilt sidewalks in the downtown area.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

County seeks 12 deputies from stimulus program

Hays County officials hope to tap federal economic stimulus dollars to fund 12 new deputies for the sheriff's office.