FoodShare Columbia: Another Great Way to Increase Access to Healthy, Affordable Foods with SNAP
March is National Nutrition Month. Throughout the month, USDA will be highlighting results of our efforts to improve access to safe, healthy food for all Americans and supporting the health of our next generation FoodShare Columbia is a program designed to help alleviate the stress families face when they live in “food deserts.” The program, in cooperation with the University of South Carolina and other partners, assembles produce food boxes to distribute to low-income individuals. It just got started in April 2015 and has already distributed more than 3,000 food boxes in a community with a high rate of diabetes-related health conditions. More than half of these food boxes have been purchased by SNAP recipients using…
Tutorial on the FCC’s New Electronic Comment Filing System
As part of our efforts to upgrade the FCC’s major IT systems, we’ve been working to modernize the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) to improve the public’s ability to engage with the Commission on important issues. Over the last several months, the FCC has been testing a “beta” prototype of a modernized ECFS, as well as engaging with external and internal stakeholders to get input on how to improve the legacy ECFS system to meet today’s needs.
Why are Drugs So Hard To Quit
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Florida Compounding Pharmacy and Its Owners to Pay at Least $775,000 to Resolve False Claims Act...
“The Department will continue to hold accountable providers that pay illegal kickbacks to induce patient referrals,” said Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt for the Department of Justice’s Civil Division. “Kickback schemes undermine public trust in our health care system and lead to unnecessary health care costs at taxpayers’ expense.”
No Sickie Zone: Why Contractors Don't Take Sick Days
Why don't freelancers and contractors take sick days? Is it because they lose out on their day rate? Is it because they are simply super-human workers? The
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Justice Department Obtains $750,000 From PHH Mortgage Corp. for Unlawfully Foreclosing on...
The Justice Department today announced that PHH Mortgage Corporation (PHH) has agreed to pay $750,000 to six servicemembers to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by unlawfully foreclosing on their homes without obtaining the required court orders.
Giving America's Veterans The Job Opportunities They've Earned
My late father served as a U.S. Army infantryman in the Korean conflict. He almost never spoke of the combat experience that earned him a Bronze Star. It was too difficult for him to think of the friends who came home maimed for life – or didn’t come home at all.
What a Presidential Executive Order is and How Can it Be Used?
Exclusive of the legislative process, the President of the United States has the power to direct the activities of the federal agencies.
How to Make Aprons From Shirts
How to Make Aprons From Shirts. Whether you're a beginning sewer or an experienced seamstress, you can look cooking-show chic while you cook. Refashioned from an old button-down shirt, this apron features coordinating pockets and a colorful waistband for a fashionable twist. Go for flair when choosing the accent fabrics. Watch the video...