Hundreds of millions of dollars in road projects are on tap for Ector and Midland counties in the coming years, some of which have been languishing for years. Future projects are funded, but they havenâ€™t started because the money is allocated way before they break ground.
The $54.47 million project is partially funded by a $25 million federal grant allocated through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development grant program managed by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Permian Road Safety Coalition also donated $40,000 to the project. The remainder of the cost is being funded through energy sector funding set […]
Oil and gas contributed about $1.37 billion to public education in New Mexico, perÂ a recent study from industry leadersÂ for Fiscal Year 2020 â€“Â even as the state and world economy was ravaged by the COVID-19 heath crisis.
Just as the PSP aims to address the regionâ€™s education, health care and housing needs, it plans to help make Permian Basin roads safer. The partnership is partnering with the Permian Road Safety Coalition to provide almost $1.1 million in life-saving equipment to first responders in 22 counties across West Texas and New Mexico.
In an effort to reduce vehicle crash fatalities, the Permian Road Safety Coalition and the PSP have partnered to provide almost $1.1 million in life-saving equipment to first responders in 22 counties across West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.
An initiative to enhance teacher quality in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico will give teachers a chance to achieve certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
Ector County ISD is getting a multi-million dollar investment that will not only help improve their teachers, but their students as well. The investment is coming from a partnership between the PSP and the National Board of Professional Teaching.
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has partnered with the Permian Strategic Partnership to help give teachers the opportunity for better support and to help them develop their skills set and get board certified.
A new approach to providing broadband through satellites gives reliable internet access to far-flung communities â€” including a Texas school district.
The Carlsbad City Council approved a federal agreement to help the Carlsbad Police Department train Carlsbad Municipal Schools (CMS) personnel to prevent violence in schools.
Over the past decade, the Permian Basin has powered Texas. Our region has generated billions of dollars in gross domestic product (GDP), contributed millions to the stateâ€™s coffers and provided work to hundreds of thousands of Texans. We fueled the nationâ€™s drive to energy independence. Our region also grew very, very quickly. Then the pandemic […]
Things in the Odessa economy are still moving, but at a slower pace due to the pandemic, the downturn in oil prices and general uncertainty about the election and the increase in COVID-19 cases.
Ector County ISD on Tuesday became the first school district in the nation to partner with SpaceX to provide broadband service to families with poor or no internet access.
ECISD has announced it would be partnering with SpaceX to help provide internet access to more students.
Students who live outside the city limits in Ector County have struggled with attending school virtually, but ECISD is changing that with the help of outer space exploration company SpaceX.
Ector County Independent School District along with the Permian Strategic Partnership and Chiefs for Change is proud to launch an innovative new partnership with the aerospace company SpaceX to expand Internet capacity in Ector County.
The City of Carlsbad has received a grant for more than $340,000 to go toward preventing school violence. The City received grant assistance from Terry Brunner and Pivotal New Mexico, a company contracted by the PSP to help local governments, school districts and non-profits compete for state, federal and private grant opportunities.
Collections for the 2020Â U.S. CensusÂ are set to conclude Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily allowed the Trump Administration to end the Census count.
COVID-19 and changing deadlines caused the Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) to redraw plans in its drive to make sure those living in oil and gas producing counties in Southeast New Mexico and West Texas are counted in the 2020 Census.
The Carlsbad Fire Department received a $41,135 grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, an application inspired by the efforts of a local grassroots organization. The funds will allow personnel at the department to undertake Critical Incident Stress Management training to address behavioral, mental, emotional trauma from repeated exposure to tragic and stressful situations.