FCC Toughens Penalties for Robocalls, Replaces ‘Warning’ with Sanction

The agency eliminated the requirement to issue a warning before a business can be fined and extended the statute of limitations for enforcement.

Department of Defense Releases FY2019 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military

The FY2019 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military also shows the number of sexual assault reports received in FY19 is up by three percent, compared to FY18

New FCC Report Shows Digital Divide Continuing to Close

The number of Americans lacking access to fixed broadband declined 30% during 2017 and 2018 and the vast majority of Americans—more than 85%—now have access to fixed terrestrial broadband service, the report says.

USDA Issuing $2 Billion/Month in Add’l SNAP Benefits

The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture announced this week that emergency benefit increases for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program have reached $2 billion per month.

EEOC: Employer Testing, Taking Temps Doesn’t Violate Americans with Disabilities Act

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has decided that employers are not prohibited from mandating medical testing related to COVID-19, even in instances related to employees covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

FDA Approves First At-Home Testing Kit

"Specifically, for tests that include home sample collection, we worked with LabCorp to ensure the data demonstrated from at-home patient sample collection is as safe and accurate as sample collection at a doctor’s office, hospital or other testing site," the FDA said.

World’s first face mask made from coffee – an eco-friendly alternative

According to statistics during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mainland China, 116 million tons of masks were consumed every day. One company is working to soften the blow of that kind of waste while making a product that can protect people.

Treasury, VA working to ensure veteran ‘economic impact payments’ are deposited directly

This collaboration will ensure Veterans receive CARES Act payments without any additional action or paperwork required.

Wounded Warrior Project Donates $10 Million to Assist Injured Vets During Pandemic

The Wounded Warrior Project made $10 million in reserve funds available to injured veterans whose finances have been hurt by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. WWP...

Mask Challenge USA Launches National Campaign To Donate PPE To Medical Workers And First...

You have masks delivered to your door, the proceeds go to delivering masks to first responders and front line workers.