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USDA Urges States to Require Child Support Cooperation through SNAP

The USDA wants states to require Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to cooperate with child support programs.

USDA Invests in Rural Electric Infrastructure and Smart Grid Improvements in 13 States

Nearly 77,000 Customers will Benefit from Improved or New Service

Op-Ed: Celebrating the Rise of Minority-Owned Businesses

When President Nixon signed the executive order creating MBDA, the nation’s minority population was less than 40 million. Nixon recognized that, although minority-owned businesses then were only 4 percent of America’s businesses, empowering the entrepreneurial spirit of minority men and women was vital for the future of the American economy.

USDA Seeks Ideas to Help SNAP Participants Become Independent

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last week that it is looking for innovative ideas to promote work and self-sufficiency among able-bodied adults participating in the department’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  

CDC’s National Violent Death Reporting System now includes all 50 states

“Americans are dying daily due to violent deaths, but we know these deaths can be prevented,”

Shelley House Designated into the African American Civil Rights Network

The Shelley House became the subject of the landmark 1948 United States Supreme Court’s unanimous decision, Shelley v. Kraemer, which is one of the defining moments in the civil rights movement and U.S. Constitutional law. It joins 5 other sites in the network.

U.S. Postal Service Reports Net Volume Decline of 3.2 Billion Pieces Last Year

Overall volume decline of 3.2 billion pieces Net loss of $3.9 billion Urgent need to advance legislative and regulatory reforms, along with continued...

Justice Department Coordinates Largest-Ever Nationwide Elder Fraud Sweep

Since President Trump signed the bipartisan Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (EAPPA) into law, the Department of Justice has participated in hundreds of enforcement actions in criminal and civil cases that targeted or disproportionately affected seniors.

Nuns steal $500K from their Catholic school, Spent on casinos and trips

Nuns embezzle funds from their own school.

National FBI Academy Graduates 276th Session

The class included members of law enforcement agencies from 35 countries, five military organizations, and seven federal civilian organizations.