Federal-government Sentence Examples
The postal services and the telegraphs are administered by the federal government.
Members of the elite federal government and military personnel darted between greencars and buildings, the buzz of radios and shouts adding to the compound's chaos.
Under the constitution, the provinces retain all the powers not delegated to the federal government.
Although punishment by whipping and by standing in the pillory was prohibited by an act of Congress in 1839, in so far as the Federal government had jurisdiction, both these forms of punishment were retained in Delaware, and standing in the pillory was prescribed by statute as a punishment for a number of offences, including various kinds of larceny and forgery, highway robbery, and even pretending " to exercise the art of witchcraft, fortune-telling or dealing with spirits," at least until 1893.
Its constitution was that of a crown colony in association with Queensland; but in 1901 the federal government took control of the territory and in 1906 a proclamation by the governor-general of the commonwealth gave it the name of the Territory of Papua.Advertisement
To protect the court and the national arsenal at Springfield, for which the Federal government was powerless to provide a guard, MajorGeneral William Shepard (1737-1817) ordered out the militia, called for volunteers, and supplied them with arms from the arsenal, and the court sat for three days.
The Federal government now attempted to enlist recruits, ostensibly to protect the western frontier from the Indians, but actually for the suppression of the insurrection; but the plan failed from lack of funds, and the insurgents continued to interrupt the procedure of the courts.
The course of events has clearly established the fact that the authority of the Federal government in this field is greater than the strict constructionists of a previous generation as represented by General Walker in the passage already quoted believed it to be.
Mr Roosevelt not only attacked dishonesty in public affairs but in private business as welt, asserting that "malefactors of great wealth" endeavour to control legislation so as to increase the profits of monopolies or "trusts," and that to prevent such control it is necessary to extend the powers of the federal government.
For many years one of the burning questions in the politics of ' The distinction between the Staatenbund and the Bundesstaat is discussed in the articles Confederation and Federal Government.Advertisement
To take the American constitution, for example, the states are sovereign as to some matters, the Federal government as to others.
The state university is under the control of the board of regents, and is maintained by the state and is the beneficiary of 86,000 acres of land grants from the Federal government.
As secretary of the treasury (1874-1876) he prosecuted with vigour the so-called "Whisky Ring," the headquarters of which was at St Louis, and which, beginning in 1870 or 1871, had defrauded the Federal government out of a large part of its rightful revenue from the distillation of whisky.
The so-called Reclamation Act passed by Congress in 1902 provided for the construction of a system of irrigation works in this and other states by the Federal government.
The Federal government bought the site in 1847 and after destroying the old forts began the erection of the present works.Advertisement
The war expenditure of the Federal government has been estimated at $3,400,000,000; the very large sums devoted to the pensions of widows, disabled men, &c., are not included in this amount (Dodge).
Although most of the settlers were too loyal to be led into any such plot they generally agreed that it might have a good effect by bringing pressure to bear upon the Federal government.
The Federal government was slow to act, but its action when taken was effective.
In some states a local police service is maintained, but in most states the federal government maintains a very efficient force of mounted " rurales."
By dredging and the construction of jetties the Federal government has since 1885 greatly improved the channel at the mouth of the river.Advertisement
Third, an account of the structure and organization of the Federal government considered as the general government of the nation.
It is the expression of the ultimate sovereignty of the people, and its existence gives to the working both of the Federal government and of the several state governments, a certain fixify and uniformity which the European, and especially the British, reader must constantly bear in mind, because under such a constitution every legislative body enjoys far scantier powers than in the United Kingdom and most European countries.
The powers of a state are inherent, not delegated, and each retains all such rights and functions of an independent government as it has not, by entering the Union, affirmatively divested itself of in favor of the Federal government.
On this account the subordinate civil service of the state is not large compared with that of either the Federal government or of the large municipalities, and only in a few states does it possess any importance.
The aim of those who framed the Constitution was to avoid friction between the state governments and the Federal government by rendering their respective spheres of action as separate and distinct as possible.Advertisement
This authority corresponds to and is coextensive with the sphere of the Federal government.
Thus the indirect taxes of customs and excise which the Federal government imposes are levied by Federal custom-house collectors and excisemen, and the judgments of Federal courts are carried out by United States marshals distributed over the country.
There is also a special tribunal called the court of claims, which deals with the claims of private persons against the Federal government.
It will be noted that the structure of the Federal Government is less democratic than.
In 1905 these four districts were formed into the two provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and Keewatin was placed directly under the federal government.
In all the provinces they are under the control of the federal government which acts as their trustee, investing the money which they derive chiefly from the sale of lands and timber, and making a large annual appropriation for the payment of their annuities, schools and other expenses.
The denunciation by the British government in 1897 of commercial treaties with Belgium and Germany, at the request of Canada, was a striking proof of her increasing importance, and attempts have at various times been made to obtain the full treaty-making power for the federal government.
With the first of the four large systems is connected the Grand Trunk Pacific. The Intercolonial, as also a line across Prince Edward Island, is owned and operated by the federal government.
The provinces in Canada were conceded less power than have the states in the American union; the federal government retaining the residuum of power not conceded.
In the end the federal government assumed the railway debt, arrangements were made for extinguishing certain proprietary rights which had long been a source of discontent, and on the 1st of July 1873 the Dominion was rounded off by the accession of the new province.
The agricultural college at Guelph and the experimental farms maintained by the federal government give excellent training and scientific assistance to farmers.
An opposite plan was therefore adopted to that employed in the system of the United States, where the federal government.
But a series of conflicts between the Federal government and the state government caused a decline of this national sentiment and the growth of States Rights theories.
The position of Congress and of the Supreme Court with reference to Georgia's policy in the Yazoo Frauds also aroused distrust of the Federal government.
Peck (6 Cranch 87) that such a rescindment as that in the new state constitution was illegal, on the ground that a state cannot pass a law impairing the obligation of contracts; and at an expense of more than four millions of dollars the Federal government ultimately extinguished all claims to the lands.
In 1878 the Federal government undertook to make a channel the length of the Alabama 200 ft.
The Federal government has much improved the navigation of the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers and is committed to a project for slack-water navigation on the Ohio which is expected to give Pittsburg communication with the sea by vessels drawing 9 ft.
The 42nd parallel was finally selected as the northern boundary in 1789, in 1792 the Federal government sold to Pennsylvania the small triangular strip of territory north of it on Lake Erie.
In 1860-1861, when the federal government passed into the control of the stronger section, the Southern states, individually, seceded and then formed the Confederate states, and in the war that followed they were conquered and forced back into the Union.
This centralization is shown not only by the increased power and activity of the Federal government as compared with the state governments, but in the change in popular opinion indicated by the use of the terms National,.
In one of his speeches opposing the sending by the United States of representatives to the Panama Congress, he said, "The moment the federal government shall make the unhallowed attempt to interfere with the domestic concerns of the states, those states will consider themselves driven from the Union."
Foote (1780-1846) of Connecticut, calling for the restriction of the sale of public lands to those already in the market, but was con cerned primarily with the relation to one another and the respective powers of the federal government and the individual states, Hayne contending that the constitution was essentially a compact between the states, and the national government and the states, and that any state might, at will, nullify any federal law which it considered to be in contravention of that compact.
As the Federal Government did not, at the time, actually have jurisdiction over the rest of the territory of the Confederate States, that really affected, some writers have questioned whether the proclamation really emancipated any slaves when it was issued.
Railways gridiron the province, which contains over one-third the total mileage of the dominion; their construction is aided by provincial and municipal subsidies, in addition to that paid by the federal government.
The great struggle of the time was with the federal government on the question of provincial rights.
In brief he contended that slavery was "local, not national," that it could exist only by virtue of positive State Law, that the Federal government was not empowered by the Constitution to create slavery anywhere, and that "when a slave leaves the jurisdiction of a state he ceases to be a slave, because he continues to be a man and leaves behind him the law which made him a slave."
In this predicament Morton appointed a bureau of finance, and appealed for financial aid to private individuals, bankers, the counties, and even the Federal government.
In 1907 the Federal government projected a channel across the harbour bar 100 ft.
The Federal Government had no traditions of censorship except the disastrous ones in connexion with the Alien and Sedition laws of 1798.
In 1838 the Federal government made this the headquarters of the Pottawattamie Indians, removed from Missouri.
He argued that a state had no legal right to secede, but denied that the federal government had any power forcibly to prevent it.
The Wheeling and Belmont Bridge Company (1849-1856), in which, as counsel for the state, he invoked successfully the aid of the Federal government in preventing the construction of a bridge over the Ohio river at Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia) - on the ground that the structure would interfere with the navigation of that stream by citizens of Pennsylvania.
Morrill is probably best known as the author of the Land Grant Act of 1862, which led to the development of the highly important system of state educational institutions, aided by the Federal government.
In 1890 Morrill introduced in the Senate the so-called "Second Morrill Act," under which $25,000 is given annually by the Federal government to each of the "land-grant" colleges.
When the railways were taken over by the Federal Government in 1917 he was appointed director-general.
In politics he was throughout inclined toward Conservatism, and after the rise of parties under the federal government he stood with Alexander Hamilton and John Adams as one of the foremost leaders of the Federalist party, as opposed to the Republicans or Democratic-Republicans.
The federal government has no influence or control except for offences against the federal laws, regulating coinage, postal service, the revenue and so forth.
In 1853 he was elected to the National House of Representatives as an independent, and issued an address declaring that all men have an equal right to the soil; that wars are brutal and unnecessary; that slavery could be sanctioned by no constitution, state or federal; that free trade is essential to human brotherhood; that women should have full political rights; that the Federal government and the states should prohibit the liquor traffic within their respective jurisdictions; and that government officers, so far as practicable, should be elected by direct vote of the people.
From 1815 to 1848 it shared with Zurich and Lucerne the supreme rule (which shifted from one to the other every two years) in the Swiss confederation, while in 1848 a federal law made Bern the sole political capital, where the federal government is permanently fixed and where the ministers of foreign powers reside.
The principal undertaking of the Federal government is the Shoshone project in Bighorn county.
In the most perfect form of federation the states agree to delegate to a supreme federal government certain powers or functions inherent in themselves in their sovereign or separate capacity, and the federal government, in turn, in the exercise of those specific powers acts directly, not only on the communities making up the federation, but on each individual citizen.
So far as concerns the residue of powers unallotted to the central or federal authority, the separate states retain unimpaired their individual sovereignty, and the citizens of a federation consequently owe a double allegiance, one to the state, and the other to the federal government.
The history of federal government practically begins with Greece.
Of ancient federal government outside Greece we know very little.
A common citizenship was recognized for the whole union; but the federal government was to exercise only such powers as were expressly delegated to it (Amendment of 1791).
The extension of responsible constitutional government by Great Britain to her chief colonies, under a governor or viceregal representative of the crown, has been followed in British North America by the union of the Canadian, maritime and Pacific provinces under a federal government - with a senate, the members of which are nominated by the crown, and a house of commons elected by the different provinces according to their relative population.
The governor-general is appointed by the crown for a term of five years, and represents the sovereign in all matters of federal government.
The libraries and scientific collections of the Federal government and its various bureaus and institutions afford exceptional research opportunities for students and investigators.
Washington is the seat of the Federal government of the United States and as such is not self-ruled, but governed by the Federal Congress.
Temporary financial embarrassment followed, but when the Federal government had taken upon itself half the burden and established the economic administration of the commissioners, the problem of beautifying the nation's capital was solved.
In 1784, Virginia, after some hesitation, ceded to the Federal government the north-west territory, which it held under the charter of 1609; in 1792 another large strip of the territory of Virginia became an independent state under the name of Kentucky.
The majority of this body consisted of Unionists, but the Convention passed the ordinance of secession when the Federal government (April 17) called upon the state to supply its quota of armed men to suppress "insurrection" in the lower Southern states.
To him it was clear that the Federal Constitution was a limited instrument, by which the sovereign states had delegated to the Federal government certain general powers.
The states could not, without violating the constitutional compact, interfere with the activities of the Federal government so long as the government confined itself to its proper sphere; but the attempt of Congress, or any other department of the Federal government, to exercise any power which might alter the nature of the instrument would be an act of usurpation.
Webster declared that the Federal government through the Supreme Court was the ultimate expounder and interpreter of its own powers, while Calhoun championed the rights of the individual state under a written contract which reserved to each state its sovereignty.
All are supported by special taxes and appropriations - the Agricultural College receiving also the usual aid from the federal government.
Up to 1910 the Federal government had created eleven forest reservations in New Mexico, embracing an area of 10,971,711 acres.
After the passage of the Federal Reclamation Act in 1902, a number of extensive irrigation works in New Mexico were undertaken by the Federal government.
They lived in 19 villages of pueblos, the largest of which, Zuni, is more properly called a reservation, as it has been enlarged from time to time by grants from the Federal government.
Each school district may supplement the aid from the state by laying special taxes, and the Federal government has granted to each township 2 sq.
Indian day schools are maintained by the Federal government at Albuquerque, Jicarilla, Santa Fe and Zuni.
The campus of the university is the former barracks of the Baton Rouge garrison, occupied by the college since 1886 and transferred to it by the Federal government in 1902.
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The harbour, which is important as a harbour of refuge, is protected on the east by land, and the Federal government has strengthened this protection by dikes and groins and other sand-catching devices; it has five lighthouses.
It is one of the seaports of Georgia, the Federal government having dredged a channel in the inner harbour 21 ft.
The Federal government established in 1907 and 1908 thirteen forest reserves in the state, ten of which had an area of more than 1,000,000 acres each; their total area on the 1st of January 1910 was 25,345 sq.
For the support of the schools there is a school fund,'amounting on the 1st of April 1909 to $5,861,475, and consisting of the moneys derived from the sale of lands donated by the Federal government and of small sums derived from miscellaneous sources.
Great popular excitement was aroused against him; his workmen were mobbed; and Governor Claiborne, when appealed to for protection, referred the question to the Federal government.
Up to June 1909 $3,810,421 had been spent by the Federal government on this improvement.
Green Bay has communication with Lake Michigan, not only by way of its natural entrance, but by a government ship canal (built1872-1881by a private company; taken over by the Federal government in 1893 maximum draft in 1909, 20 ft.; projected channel depth, 21 ft.) at Sturgeon Bay, an arm of Green Bay, which cuts across the Door county peninsula.
In 1785-1794 Knox was secretary of war, being the first man to hold this position after the organization of the Federal government in 1789.
Immediately after the acquisition of "Louisiana," the Federal government took steps for the removal of the Sauk and Foxes, who had always been a disturbing element among the north-western Indians, to the west bank of the Mississippi river.
Many of the Indians of these tribes brought slaves with them from the Southern states and during the Civil War they supported the Confederacy, but when that war was over the Federal government demanded not only the liberation of the slaves but new treaties, partly on the ground that the tribal lands must be divided with the freedmen.
The Federal government undertook to deepen the channel by dredging and by making two dams and two locks between the Chicago, St Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha railway bridge in St Paul and the Washington Avenue bridge in Minneapolis - a distance of 11 .
On the American continent apiculture is officially recognized by the respective states' governments; and by the federal government at Washington it is taken into account as a section of the Agricultural Department, with fully equipped experimental apiaries and qualified professors engaged therein for educational work.
Briefly, he proposed a governor and two chambers - an Assembly elected by the people for three years, and a Senate - the governor and senate holding office for life or during good behaviour, and chosen, through electors, by voters qualified by property; the governor to have an unqualified veto on federal legislation; state governors to have a similar veto on state legislation, and to be appointed by the federal government; the federal government to control all militia.
Defence.-Tasmania being a portion of the Commonwealth of Australia, its defence is undertaken by the federal government.
Equally important was the moral support given to the Federal government by the people.
Among the principal public buildings are the Court House and the Federal Government building.
In the end, the federal government had to change its approach and send another question to the Supreme Court.
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From 1850 the federal government made generous grants to help railroad promoters in raising capital.
The constitution of 1853 was maintained, but Buenos Aires became the seat of federal government without ceasing to be a provincial capital.
The federal government refused to acknowledge the new governor, and troops were despatched by Sarmiento against Entre Rios.
The ultimate cause of the predominant form of federal government may be the geographical diversity of the country, as in the cantons occupying the once isolated mountain valleys of Switzerland, the racial diversity of the people, as in Austria-Hungary, or merely political expediency, as in republics of the American type.
The bill vetoed by Monroe would in effect have given to the Federal government jurisdiction over the road; and in his elaborate memorandum (May 4, 1822) accompanying his veto message, Monroe discussed at length the constitutional questions involved, argued that the Federal government was empowered by the Constitution to appropriate money for " internal improvements," and in concert with the states through which a road was to pass might supervise the construction of such a road, but might not exercise jurisdiction over it, and advocated the adoption of an amendment to the constitution giving larger power to the Federal government " confined to great national works only, since, if it were unlimited it would be liable to abuse, and might be productive of evil."
The state debt was large, taxation was heavy, and industry was unsettled; worthless paper money was in circulation, yet some men demanded more; debtors were made desperate by prosecution; the state government seemed weak, the Federal government contemptibly so; the local courts would not, or from intimidation feared to, punish the turbulent, and demagogues encouraged ideas of popular power.
In 1798 he joined Jefferson in opposing the Alien and Sedition Laws, and Madison himself wrote the resolutions of the Virginia legislature declaring that it viewed "the powers of the Federal government as resulting from the compact to which the states are parties, as limited by the plain sense and intention of the instrument constituting that compact; as no further valid than they are authorized by the grants enumerated in that compact; and that, in case of a deliberate, palpable and dangerous exercise of other powers, not granted by the said compact, the states, who are parties thereto, have the right and are in duty bound to interpose for arresting the progress of the evil, and for maintaining within their respective limits, the authorities, rights and liberties appertaining to them."
During the War of Independence Philadelphia was the principal seat of the Continental Congress, but it was driven thence in 1783 by mutinous soldiers, and for the succeeding seven years the discussion of a permanent site for the national capital was characterized by sectional jealousy, and there was a strong sentiment against choosing a state capital or a large city lest it should interfere with the Federal government.
It seems that a state court has no right to issue a habeas corpus for the discharge of a person held under the authority of the federal government.
Then came World War I, which utilized these institutions and greatly expanded the size of the federal government.
And that doesn't even count the many other charitable organizations that have not filed for this tax-exempt status with the federal government.
For the first twenty years of its existence, the Net 's development was almost completely dependent on the much reviled American federal government.
The federal government should work cooperatively with states to develop statewide initiatives in an effort to advance a systematic approach.
What is the legal process required to abolish a law in the federal government?
The federal government issues treasury bonds-these bonds are not subject to local and state taxes.
The federal government taxes cigarettes so as to try to encourage smokers to quit.
When you apply online, the federal government requires the lender to protect your information by way of encryption security.
The federal government developed programs to study the practicality of harnessing the sun's power on a larger scale and solar aircraft and cars were successfully tested.
Additionally, the federal government is moving to provide tax breaks to homeowners who invest in wind power.
This is why many local, state, and federal government programs are now in place to help provide solar energy rebates and credits to homeowners.
Drug screening was first used in the 1980s as a way for the federal government and other employers to test new hires and current employees for drug use.
The federal government pays the interest on subsidized loans during school and any grace or deferment periods.
While the federal government can cancel or reduce the debts you owe via student loans, the circumstances under which they will offer debt forgiveness is specified by the types of forgiveness programs.
The federal government uses this information to determine the EFC, or expected family contribution.
There are two major types of grants that the federal government provides.
Using the Federal Methodology (FM), you will have your needs and assets assessed by a Federal Government EFC calculator.
Seek out schools that are accredited by the AACSB or, if that isn't a possibility, find schools that are regionally accredited by boards that the federal government recognizes.
Check with your local, state or the federal government.
The federal government carefully monitors certified organic food.
The federal government does not have a specific standard for its use.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act and the agency of the federal government that enforces the law, commonly known as OSHA, is responsible for making sure that all businesses provide a safe workplace for their employees.
Senior issues are at the forefront of federal government modifications, political campaigns, community strategies, urban planning, and product development.
Most of the reverse mortgages are home equity conversion mortgages and are insured by the Federal Government.
When the U.S. Federal Government awards financial assistance to an institution, organization or individual that does not have to pay back the money, the money received is considered a federal grant.
Seniors appreciate being able to easily understand and apply for local and federal government benefits, find affordable recreation and even assistance with legal matters and taxes.
This agency of the federal government runs several low-cost housing programs for seniors, the elderly and the disabled.
This section of Medicare is optional and members pay a monthly premium to the federal government.
Medigap insurance plans, and the companies selling them, are regulated by the federal government.
Run by the federal government and administered through the Social Security Administration, the Medicare insurance plan generally pays a large part of the medical expenses seniors incur.
The policies offered by the insurance companies are standardized and the companies themselves are regulated by the federal government.
Since median incomes differ from area to area, the federal government does not set a specific income dollar amount to qualify.
The federal government pays the difference of the fair market rental fee to the property owner.
Implementing the TSCL Senior's Health Initiative to monitor the regulatory activities of the federal government in regards to health care issues and regulations affecting alternative and complementary medicines and products.
The plan benefits offered to senior citizens of each state are regulated by the federal government.
Head Start is a federal government education initiative that has provided children from low-income families free access to early education.
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)-A federal government program for reporting adverse reactions to the administration of a vaccine.
In the 1990s, the federal government adopted measures to further assist states in the support-collection effort.
Thus, states and the federal government have adopted standardized tests for evaluating knowledge and skills on the assumption that testing is an effective way to measure outcomes of education.
The U.S. Federal Government banned the sun dance during the period when the Native Americans were being forced to relocate either west of the Mississippi or develop Western living standards.
In the United States, the federal government first started regulating hospice care under the Social Security Act.
Although the Federal Government creates the regulations that are used to govern the reimbursement of hospice organizations for care they give patients on Medicare, it is up to the state to certify individual hospice agencies.
This act only applies to federal government agencies.
Since that time, every ten years the Federal government has been undertaken to make a complete listing of the population.
The Federal government bought the island from Samuel Ellis's heirs in 1808 for a sum of $10,000.
Initially, individual states handled immigration, not the Federal government.
This repository of Federal Government records contains documents, records and photographs covering over 200 years of U.S. history.
The Federal Government granted land warrants for service in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Mexican War.
The federal government has collecte census records every 10 years since 1790.
Decision makers in federal government IT departments were asked about the role that telework plays when they are making decisions.
Employers offering this type of training are given tax credits and other forms of assistance from the federal government.
The Canadian federal government offers employment opportunities for people who are currently enrolled in high school, college or university.
Job seekers who would like to be considered for jobs with the Canadian federal government need to read the job postings very carefully.
The federal government job listings are categorized several different ways to simplify searching.
The website includes information on federal job qualification requirements, instructions on how to apply for a federal job and the federal government general pay scale.
Find out more about what's involved in working for the federal government.
Flexibility - Recognizing the challenges faced by members of the modern workforce, the federal government offers a variety of family friendly options to employees.
It is the first place you should look if you're interested in employment with the federal government.
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Thought not a requirement, being bilingual can be a significant benefit if you are applying for Canadian federal government jobs.
Just like searching for a United States Federal Government job, there are plenty of websites dedicated to listing Canadian federal Government jobs.
The website contains a very detailed help section, along with ample information about how the federal government hiring process works and advice on what federal government recruiters are looking for in job candidates.
Nearly all federal government agencies' websites have career sections that ultimately contain direct links to parts of USAjobs.
Beware of a growing number of unofficial listings of federal government jobs.
Some federal government job-related sites with .com suffixes are hosted by vendors that are official contractors for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and usually that affiliation will be listed somewhere on the website.
However, there are unofficial listings of federal government jobs that are reasonably trustworthy despite being secondary sources of information.
The best way to get started on a career working for the federal government is to consult an official federal jobs opportunity list.
You are entitled to a review of a denial of your application, but this review is conducted by the state and not the federal government.
Funding for this program is provided by the federal government but disbursed by states.
If you are having difficultly qualifying for a conventional or federal government guaranteed mortgage, you may also want to check with your local state, county, and municipality about housing programs.
This is an organization that is chartered by the federal government and functions to ensure that everyone has the potential to become a homeowner.
The federal government provides funds to the lender so that the monthly payment can be further reduced to not exceed 31 percent of the homeowner's income.
The HomeSales.gov website provides current information about single family homes for sale by the U.S. Federal Government.
The federal government offers a variety of programs to assist individuals in obtaining home ownership.
For example, tax credits in 2009 allowed an extra year for home purchase by military personnel and federal government workers who were working outside the United States.
This official government website provides current information about previously owned homes for sale by the U.S. Federal Government.
The FHA, or Federal Housing Administration, is a department within the federal government that exists to help people purchase a house.
To stem the tide of foreclosure, even for questionable borrowers, the federal government temporarily changed the rules for FHA jumbo loans.
Reverse mortgages are created and insured by the federal government and managed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the official name "Home Equity Conversion Mortgage" (HECM).
The federal government only permits these mortgages on homes valued up to $620,500.
Second, because they are geared towards homes exceeding the federal government maximum limit, they provide the borrower with more money.
Since 2009, when the federal government increased the maximum home value to its current $625,000 limit, the demand for jumbo reverse mortgage loans has decreased.
The home must have a value of no less than the federal government maximum value limit, but can be valued as high as $3 million.
In the United States, the federal government has intervened with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal government program designed to give families time off to deal with family situations.
Your state and local government may have more provisions than the federal government.
The WIC program is administered by state agencies who receive grants from the federal government.
The bottom line is, the U.S. federal government did not issue a Zhu Zhu pet recall, and these toys are still on the market and considered safe under these standards.
The Good Guide has since apologized for the incorrect information that did not explain the testing method they used was not the accepted testing method used by the federal government.
Subsequently, there are a few products the company will not carry because they contain certain nutrients or ingredients that company executives or the federal government has deemed questionable or unsafe.
The truth is, there are not applications for small business grants from the federal government because the federal government doesn't award small business grants.
Any grant that the federal government does award to a small business, generally comes through the state or local government.
Many people are unaware of the fact that federal government can grant monies for cancer research.
The Grants.gov website provides a searchable database of grant programs available through various federal government agencies.
A block grant is a large sum of money granted by the federal government to a state or local government.
Opponents of block grants say a disadvantage of this type of grant is that federal government cannot track the way the money is being spent or see the program's final outcomes.
Block grants are a valuable resource issued by the federal government.
Many programs are funded by the federal government but overseen as a state or local level.
The website is managed by the Department of Health and Human Services, and here you will find one of the largest databases of federal government grants available.
We do apply for and receive some grants from the State or Federal government or private organizations that also assist in the running of the food bank.
This type of grant is different than categorical grants in that it is not made for specific projects and is under less scrutiny from the federal government.
Your first stop in searching for grants for nonprofits should be the Federal Government.
The Federal Government has a beneficial website with a searchable database for grants.
After exhausting all of the resources the Federal Government has to offer, it's time to move on to other organizations that have funding for nonprofits.
The federal government awards grants to nonprofit agencies to provide financial assistance in carrying out a specific purpose.
The recipient of a grant may not use the grant to directly benefit the federal government through the purchase of property or services.
The federal government has 26 agencies producing grants.
Grants from the federal government are very competitive, due to the number of nonprofit organizations applying for the grant.
The reason the federal government issues grants is to carry out a specific, public purpose.
The first place to start is with the federal government directly.
The rate varies monthly, based on the prime rate set by the federal government.
This is especially true for student consolidation loans, which are offered by the federal government to help graduates combine all their variable loans into one fixed rate.
These low-rent apartments are managed at a local level, with support and aid from the federal government through HUD.
The federal government used to have sole control over welfare eligibility until 1996, when former President Bill Clinton spearheaded legislation giving individual states the right to administer welfare programs.
While plenty of businesses offer special discounts and deals on tax day, the best deal of all is the one offered by the federal government.
The NVICP allows people who were injured as the result of a childhood vaccine to petition the federal government for monetary damages.
Become a vendor for the federal government.
This legislation applies to all employers including local, state, and federal government agencies and educational institutions.
The federal government does not provide grants for any type of business startup.
The only grants from the federal government are those made to non-commercial organizations including educational programs and nonprofit programs.
The federal government does provide various local and state governments with some assistance through grant programs aimed at helping to improve economic development in those areas.
Make a list from your telephone book of local, state, and federal government offices near you.
This type of auction is offered by state and federal government organizations, as well as banks, in order to unload the inventory of seized property.
By the end of that year, 3,700 policies had been contracted with federal government and military employees.
Thanks to AAA's involvement in the highway movement of 1916, the federal government agreed to fund national highway construction.
You should also know that the federal government doesn't sit back and let the state's run Medicaid unchecked.
This is very important, especially since the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 was adopted by the federal government.
The California Employment Development Department administers the program under guidelines set by the Federal government.
Plans that are sponsored by the federal government are not covered.
The federal government will foot 65 percent of a covered person's insurance bill for up to nine months.
These are two different Medicare programs that United Health Care offers to seniors and certain disabled persons with assistance from the federal government.
This program is also subsidized by the federal government.
Homeowners with Chinese drywall and insurance claim problems may be able to get some relief from the federal government.
The federal government has several studies underway to evaluate the size and impact of the seemingly defective drywall.
Health Care Reform - Read and research any new health care reform policies the federal government may be offering.
If health care becomes available through a federal government health care bill, you may be eligible to enroll.
They range from a standard plan that meets the minimal coverage requirements set by the federal government up to the PDP Complete plan that includes fixed copays and no deductible.
The controversy centers on the role that states and the Federal government should take in health care insurance as well as what should be mandated by the legislation.
The federal government sets the requirements for eligibility, funding, and service delivery.
In March2010 the federal government enacted the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
There are several types of working tax credits offered by the federal government.
In 1945 the federal government disbanded the SSB and established the Social Security Administration (SSA) to manage distributing benefits, but left the IRS in charge of collecting the funds.
However, the IRS also requires that any payment owed to the federal government be received by the agency on midnight of the due date.
These regiments were composed of Southern volunteers who enlisted for patriotic reasons because they didn't feel the Federal government was representing their interests.
The Union consisted of the states that were loyal to and supported the federal government.
The Union uniform was blue and was a standard issue uniform from the federal government.
Most soldiers from the South were volunteers who were opposed to the Federal government.
The website is considered a military website and is under federal government regulations.
The website is under the regulations of the United States federal government and is a members-only military website.
They know that one of the best services of the federal government is there to help.
If the Federal Government is continuing to dog us, they are doing so clandestinely, as we've heard nothing of their activities.
The federal government has no public debt, but each of the six states has contracted debts which aggregate £237,000,000, equal to about £58, 8s.
Sir Henry Parkes was elected president, and he moved a series of resolutions embodying the principles necessary to establish, on an enduring foundation, the structure of a federal government.
The powers and rights of existing colonies to remain intact, except as regards such powers as it may be necessary to hand over to the Federal government.
Power to impose customs and excise duties to be in the Federal government and parliament.
He believed that the Union could be saved without a war, and that a policy of delay would prevent the secession of the border states, which in turn would gradually coax their more southern neighbours back into their proper relations with the Federal government.
The ultimate cause of the predominant form of federal government may be the geographical diversity of the country.
The M`Leod case' in which the state of New York insisted on trying a British subject, with whose trial the Federal government had no power to interfere, while the British govern - ment had declared that it would consider conviction and execu - tion a casus belli; the exercise of the hateful right of search by British vessels on the coast of Africa; the Maine boundary, as to which the action of a state might at any time bring the Federal government into armed collision with Great Britain - all these at once met the new secretary, and he felt that he had no right to abandon his work for party reasons.
The fort lies within the tract of 252 acres ceded, for coast defence purposes, to the Federal government by the state of Virginia in 1821, the survey for the original fortifications having been made in 1818, and the building begun in 1819.
In 1800 Fernald's Island was purchased by the Federal government for a navy yard; it was the scene of considerable activity during the War of 1812, but was of much greater importance during the Civil War, when the famous " Kearsarge " and several other war vessels were built here.'
The Federal government has an agricultural experiment station at Mayaguez.
Trade between Porto Rico and the United States is free, but upon imports to Porto Rico from foreign countries the Federal government collects custom duties and pays the net proceeds to the insular government.
In 1780 he outlined the plan which was subsequently adopted by Virginia for ceding to the Federal government her claim to the "back lands," i.e.
The state and the national government co-operate in the construction and maintenance of this system, but the Federal government did not give material aid (the only exception being the grant of swamp lands in 1850) until the exceptionally disastrous flood in 1882.
The subjects of legislative power are very similar to those of the United States congress; but control of railroads, canals and public roads is explicitly given to the federal government.
The growth during the Civil War was partly due to the rapid development of the manufacturing interests of the city, which supplied large quantities of iron products and of clothing to the Federal government.
The former provinces were converted into states, the only right of the federal government to interfere in their administration being for the purposes of national defence, the maintenance of public order or the enforcement of the federal laws.
Meanwhile, the revolution in Rio Grande do Sul had revived; and in July 1893 the federal government was forced to send most of the available regular troops to that state to hold the insurgents in check.
In his famous speech in the Senate on the 12th of July 1848, on the question of establishing a government for Oregon Territory, he held that a slave should be treated by the Federal government on the same basis as any other property, and therefore that it was the duty of Congress to protect the owner's right to his slave in whatever state or territory of the Union that slave might be.
The appropriation of 1806 for the construction of the road had brought into national politics the question of the authority of the Federal government to make " internal improvements."
Recognizing that slavery was a state institution, with which the Federal government had no authority to interfere, he contended that slavery could only exist by a specific state enactment, that therefore slavery in the District of Columbia and in the Territories was unlawful and should be abolished, that the coastwise slave-trade in vessels flying the national flag, like the international slave-trade, should be rigidly suppressed, and that Congress had no power to pass any act which in any way could be construed as a recognition of slavery as a national institution.
The Federal government maintains at Watertown one of its principal arsenals, occupying grounds of about Ioo acres along the river.
Ottawa University (Baptist) was established here in 1865, as the outgrowth of Roger Williams University, which had been chartered in 1860 for the education of Indians on the Ottawa Reservation, and had received a grant of 20,000 acres from the Federal government in 1862.
Decision after decision of individual instances has made it a settled practice for the Federal government to co-operate with or to supplement the state governments in the gathering of statistics that may furnish a basis for state or Federal legislation.
Bounties to encourage deep-sea fishing have been given by the federal government since 1882.
The federal government requires packaged foods to list information including serving size, how many servings are in a package, the number of calories, amount of fat and carbs, and other basic nutritional information.
The Navy Exchange website is part of the federal government and is regarded as a military site.
Each elects its governor, legislators and provincial functionaries of all classes, without the intervention of the federal government.
They were sentenced to banishment in Staten Island at the pleasure of the federal government.