"These funds are a vital component in our effort to not just revive our economy, but to build a new foundation for lasting prosperity and security," President Obama said. "By keeping police officers on the streets whose jobs were threatened by budget cuts and ensuring states and municipalities have the tools and equipment necessary to fight crime, this money will simultaneously help jumpstart the American economy and protect our citizens."
The procedure for allocating JAG grants is based on a formula of population and violent crime statistics, in combination with a minimum allocation to ensure that each state and territory receives an appropriate share of funding. Sixty percent of the allocation is awarded directly to a state and 40 percent is set aside for units of local governments. Funding will be used by states and more than 5000 local communities to enhance their ability to protect communities and combat crime.The Recovery Act includes more than $4 billion to assist state, local and tribal law enforcement and for other criminal and juvenile justice activities that help to prevent crime and improve the criminal justice system in the United States while supporting the creation of jobs and much needed resources for states and local communities.
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Lucky Stop No. 1, Frog's, Cici's Pizza, Jack in the Box, KJ's Convenience Store, Morgan Oil Fuel Stop Deli and Grill, Nini's Fresh Donuts, Kroger Signature Foods Deli and Bakery, Maklemore's Ale House and Bistro, Raising Cane's, Chili's Grill and Bar, Whataburger, Subway on South Street, and Pizza Hut on South Street.More >>
Lufkin made a tremendous debut in their first-ever trip to the Little League World Series in a 5-1 win over Michigan.More >>
The Texas Department of Transportation have completed their reevaluation of State Highway 7 East, and will approve a speed reduction for a portion of the roadway.More >>
Bones, a two year old lab mix, was found, abandoned with a severe leg injury, has healed up and is searching for his forever home.More >>
Deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office served a felony arrest warrant on a man after he allegedly tried to sneak a small plastic baggie containing marijuana in to the county jail Wednesday.More >>