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Federal Agency Awards $13.6 Million to Support Senior Volunteer Programs in 150 Communities

Funding will support more than 50,000 Senior Corps RSVP volunteers across the nation

Sec. Wilkie to Govt. Union: Stop Exploiting Veteran Suicide

What do you think about this letter penned by Secretary WIlkie?

US Dept. of State Issues Additional Payments Under Holocaust Deportation Claims Program

The program was established in connection with the U.S.-France Agreement on Compensation for Certain Victims of Holocaust-Related Deportation from France Who Are Not Covered by French Program.

USDA Strengthens Partnerships and Protections to Keep African Swine Fever Out of the Country

“We understand the grave concerns about the ASF situation overseas,” said Ibach. “We are committed to working with the swine industry, our producers, other government agencies, and neighboring countries to take these additional steps.”

Secretary of Interior Expands Hunting and Fishing Opportunities at 30 of America’s National Wildlife...

This will open more new acres to hunting and fishing than in the past and takes steps to simplify regulations to more closely match state hunting and fishing regulations. The final rule also outlines expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 136 national wildlife refuges.

HUD Awards $74 Million to Help Families Reach Self-Sufficiency

Federal funding to support education and employment among HUD-assisted families

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).  

US Dept. of Veterans Affairs Understaffed by 45,000

45,239 overall vacancies at the department, out of a total of 419,353 full-time authorized and budgeted positions. 

VA study on cholesterol genetics could lead to new treatments for heart disease, diabetes

In the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) drive to help improve lives of Veterans through health care discovery and innovation, a team led...