Federal Aid

US President Barack Obama (L) and Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA) walk to a meeting with locals at the San Luis Water Facility February 14, 2014 in Firebaugh, California. Obama is visiting the Fresno area where he will speak with members of the community and tour drought effected areas. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Announces More Than $160M In Federal Aid For California Drought

President Barack Obama announced Friday more than $160 million in federal financial aid to California.


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Dozens Of U.S. Cities Line Up To Contest 2010 Census

With jobs and federal aid at stake, dozens of U.S. cities are lining up to contest their 2010 census counts as too low.