Americans get another $100 million in federal aid for soaring home energy costs

Americans get another $100 million in federal aid for soaring home energy costs

This post was originally published on this siteStruggling Americans are getting some more help to pay their home heating bills, which have skyrocketed for many this winter. The Department of Health and Human Services is adding $100 million to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which helps families afford...

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Black Texas farmers were finally on track to get federal aid. The state’s agriculture commissioner is helping stop that.

Black Texas farmers were finally on track to get federal aid. The state’s agriculture commissioner is helping stop that.

This post was originally published on this site Igalious “Ike” Mills grew up working his family’s farm in the Piney Woods town of Nacogdoches. His siblings still keep it running, relying on a lot of the same equipment used by their father and grandfather. Mills, who is Black, spends much...

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Less federal aid is coming as Americans enter third year of the pandemic

Less federal aid is coming as Americans enter third year of the pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteAs Americans enter the third year of the pandemic, they can expect to receive significantly less federal aid.

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Bill would end COVID-19 federal public health emergency on Christmas Day: December 25, 2021

Bill would end COVID-19 federal public health emergency on Christmas Day: December 25, 2021

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX1) Would this make for a merry Christmas, or a lump of coal in America’s stocking? Context In January 2020, President Donald Trump’s administration declared COVID-19 an official public health emergency. While such a designation can last for a maximum of...

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