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  • USDA Offers Additional Assistance for Certain Producers Through Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

    USDA Offers Additional Assistance for Certain Producers Through Coronavirus Food Assistance Program | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Agriculture press release dated: January 15, 2021) (Washington, D.C., January 15, 2021) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), expanding eligibility for some agricultural producers and commodities as well as updating payments to accurately compensate some producers who already applied for the program. Producers who are now eligible and those who need to modify existing applications due to these updates can contact USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) between Jan. 19 and Feb. 26. Some of these changes are being made to align with the recently enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 while others are discretionary changes being made in response...
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  • U.S. Department of Education Announces Additional College Scorecard Updates

    U.S. Department of Education Announces Additional College Scorecard Updates

    U.S. Department of Education Announces Additional College Scorecard Updates, Providing Greater Transparency on Borrower Repayment Progress and Postsecondary Costs | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release: January 12, 2021)

    Washington - - The U.S. Department of Education announced today a new update to College Scorecard that delivers on the Administration's promise to make higher education more transparent and accountable. College Scorecard now provides prospective students with information on how well borrowers from individual colleges and universities are progressing in repaying their federal student loans, as well as how overall borrower cohorts are faring at certain intervals in the repayment process. "Today, we continue to build on the updates we've made to College Scorecard over the last several years by delivering even more transparency around student loan repayment," said Acting Secretary of Educatio
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  • U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Quickly Makes Available an Additional 54 Billion Dollars in COVID Relief Aid

    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Quickly Makes Available an Additional $54 Billion in COVID Relief Aid for K-12 Students, Teachers, and Schools | site |


    Urges educators to safely re-open schools and take immediate action to address the unprecedented learning loss of disadvantaged children


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: January 5, 2021) Washington - - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that more than $54 billion in emergency relief funding is now available to support fully reopening K-12 schools, facilitate continuity of learning, and measure and address the learning loss caused by a lack of in-person learning opportunities. This funding is allocated by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021, Public Law 116-260, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on Dec. 27, 2020. "Every student deserves access to a full-time education and the opportunity to ...
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  • FCC Grants Additional 2.5 GHZ Rural Tribal Priority Window Licenses

    FCC Grants Additional 2.5 GHZ Rural Tribal Priority Window Licenses

    Federal Communications Commission Grants Additional 2.5 GHZ Rural Tribal Priority Window Licenses | site |




    22 Licenses Granted to Tribal Applicants for Prime Mid-Band Spectrum to Close Digital Divide by Enabling Advanced Wireless Communications, Including 5G



    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release: December 30, 2020)​​​​​​​

    Washington, December 30, 2020 - - The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau has granted 22 additional applications for licenses to use the 2.5 GHz band to close the digital divide and to provide broadband and other advanced wireless services to rural Tribal communities. These spectrum licenses, which were granted to Tribal entities across the country through the agency’s first-of-its-kind Rural Tribal Priority Window, provide for exclusive use of up to 117.5 megahertz of 2.5 GHz band spectrum that can be used by Tribes to connect their communities. ...
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  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to begin COVID-19 Vaccinations at 128 additional Sites

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to begin COVID-19 Vaccinations at 128 additional Sites| site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs press release: December 21, 2020)

    Washington - - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will begin COVID-19 vaccinations this week at 128 additional sites using the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines.

    On December 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which is the second COVID-19 vaccine to be authorized.

    “Having a second COVID-19 vaccine will enable us to reach more facilities and vaccinate more health care personnel and Veterans in additional parts of the country,” said VA Secretary Robert L. Wilkie. “We continue to implement our COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan and are grateful to be one step closer to seeing the end of this pandemic.” Per Centers for Disease Control and
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  • Additional Details - - - HHS Expands Relief Fund Eligibility and Updates Reporting Requirements

    Additional Details - - - Health and Human Services Expands Relief Fund Eligibility and Updates Reporting Requirements | site |



    (October 22, 2020) - - In a news release dated October 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published the following information: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is announcing the latest Provider Relief Fund (PRF) application period has been expanded to include provider applicants such as residential treatment facilities, chiropractors, and eye and vision providers that have not yet received Provider Relief Fund distributions. On October 1, 2020, HHS announced it would be making up to $20 billion in new Phase 3 General Distribution funding available for providers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. HHS is also focused on ensuring the safe continuity of all types of health care delivery despite this pandemic. A...
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  • U.S. Department of Education Announces Additional Funding For Earn-and-Learn Opportunities to Prepare Postsecondary Students for Career Success

    U.S. Department of Education Announces Additional Funding For Earn-and-Learn Opportunities to Prepare Postsecondary Students for Career Success | site |



    (October 21, 2020) - - Today, October 21, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education published the following information: WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today additional funding for the Federal Work Study (FWS) Experimental Sites, an initiative which expands earn-and-learn opportunities for students by removing barriers to off-campus jobs, allowing students to work more hours, and permitting institutions to pay students for work-based learning such as apprenticeships, externships, and clinical rotations. Initiated in February 2020, the FWS Experimental Sites at 190 institutions have incentivized student work opportunities that provide not only a paycheck, but meaningful skills training that aligns with students’ future career goals. This funding will be used both to supplem...
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  • Federal Reserve Board Announces it will Extend for an Additional Quarter several Measures to Ensure that Large Banks maintain a High Level of Capital Resilience

    Federal Reserve Board Announces it will Extend for an Additional Quarter several Measures to Ensure that Large Banks maintain a High Level of Capital Resilience | site |



    (September 30, 2020) - - Today, September 30, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the following information: Due to the continued economic uncertainty from the coronavirus response, the Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced it will extend for an additional quarter several measures to ensure that large banks maintain a high level of capital resilience. For the fourth quarter of this year, large banks—those with more than $100 billion in total assets—will be prohibited from making share repurchases. Additionally, dividend payments will be capped and tied to a formula based on recent income. The capital positions of large banks have remained strong during the third quarter while such restrictions were in place. In June, the Board released the res
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  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Provides Temporary Additional Flexibility to Registered Investment Companies Affected by Coronavirus

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Provides Temporary Additional Flexibility to Registered Investment Companies Affected by Coronavirus | site |


    Permits Funds to Use Additional Funding and Other Tools to Manage their Portfolios for the Benefit of Investors



    (March 23, 2020) - - Today (March 23, 2020), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published the following information: Washington D.C., March 23, 2020 —The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced temporary flexibility for registered funds affected by recent market events to borrow funds from certain affiliates and to enter into certain other lending arrangements. Today’s relief is designed to provide funds with additional tools to manage their portfolios for the benefit of all shareholders as investors may seek to rebalance their investments. “Today’s temporary action will provide an additional tool that funds can use to manage their portfolios for the bene...
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  • Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19

    Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19 | site |




    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    Conference of State Bank Supervisors

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

    National Credit Union Administration

    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency





    (March 22, 2020) - - Today (March 22, 2020), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the following information: The federal financial institution regulatory agencies and the state banking regulators issued an interagency statement encouraging financial institutions to work constructively with borrowers affected by COVID-19 and providing additional information regarding loan modifications. The agencies encourage financial institutions to work with borrowers, will not cri...
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  • Federal Banking Agencies provide Banks additional flexibility to Support Households and Businesses

    Federal Banking Agencies provide Banks additional flexibility to Support Households and Businesses| site |



    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency



    (March 17, 2020) - - Today (March 17, 2020), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the following information:

    The federal bank regulatory agencies today announced two actions to support the U.S. economy and allow banks to continue lending to households and businesses. They are:
    • A statement encouraging banks to use their resources to support households and businesses; and
    • A technical change to phase in, as intended, the automatic distribution restrictions gradually if a firm's capital levels decline.
    The statement notes that banks have more than doubled their capital and liquidity levels over the past decade and are now substantially safer and...
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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Announces Additional COVID-19 Infections

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Announces Additional COVID-19 Infections | site |




    (March 3, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the following information:

    At noon on Tuesday, March 3 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 60 cases of COVID-19 from 12 states. Twenty-two of these cases are travel-related; 11 are believed to be person-to-person spread; and for the remaining 27 the source of exposure is still under investigation. Noteworthy developments in recent days include:
    • Florida announced its first and second presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, one in a person with recent travel history (to Italy), the other with no currently known travel or contact history.
    • Georgia announced its first and second confirmed cases of COVID-19, one is a person with recent travel history (to Italy), the other in a close contact of the first patient.
    • New Hampshire also reported
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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Announces Additional COVID-19 Presumptive Positive Cases

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Announces Additional COVID-19 Presumptive Positive Cases| site |



    (February 28, 2020) - - On Friday, February 28, 2020 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the following information:

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is aware of four new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 announced by state public health authorities who are currently conducting investigations.
    • California has announced a second possible instance of community spread.
    • Oregon has announced its first possible instance of community spread.
    • The state of Washington has announced two presumptive cases. One is likely travel related. The other is the state’s first possible instance of community spread.

    Community spread means spread of an illness for which the source of infection is unknown. One previous possible instance of community spread was announced in California on February 26. The four...
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  • HHS and CDC Receive Additional Flights Carrying Passengers from China

    HHS and CDC Receive Additional Flights Carrying Passengers from China

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Receive Additional Flights Carrying Passengers from China| site |



    (February 5, 2020) - - Today (February 5, 2020), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information: This week, several planes carrying passengers from Wuhan China will arrive in three states. These locations are Travis Air Force Base in Sacramento, CA, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, CA, Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX, and Eppley Airfield in Omaha, NE. These planes will be met by a team of CDC personnel deployed there to assess the health of the passengers. The passengers have been screened, monitored and evaluated by medical and public health personnel every step of the way, including before takeoff and during the flight. CDC staff will conduct risk assessments to ensure the health of each traveler, including temperature checks and observing fo...
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  • CDC confirms Additional Cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in United States

    CDC confirms Additional Cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in United States| site |


    (January 26, 2020) - - Today (January 26, 2020), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed additional travel-related infections of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States, this time in Arizona and California. These patients recently returned to the U.S. from Wuhan, China, where an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus has been ongoing since December 2019. This brings the total number of 2019-nCoV infections detected in the United States to five. Based on the patient’s travel history and symptoms, healthcare professionals suspected 2019-nCoV. Clinical specimens were collected and sent to CDC, where laboratory testing confirmed infection with 2019-nCoV. Investigations are underway to determine where these patients went after ret...
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    USDA Offers Additional Assistance for Certain Producers Through Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
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    USDA Offers Additional Assistance for Certain Producers Through Coronavirus Food Assistance Program | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Agriculture press release dated: January 15, 2021) (Washington, D.C., January 15, 2021) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), expanding eligibility for some agricultural producers and commodities as well as updating payments to accurately compensate some producers who already applied for the program. Producers who are now eligible and those who need to modify existing applications due to these updates can contact USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) between Jan. 19 and Feb. 26. Some of these changes are being made to align with the recently enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 while others are discretionary changes being made in response...
    01-19-2021, 12:27 PM
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    U.S. Department of Education Announces Additional College Scorecard Updates
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    U.S. Department of Education Announces Additional College Scorecard Updates, Providing Greater Transparency on Borrower Repayment Progress and Postsecondary Costs | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release: January 12, 2021)

    Washington - - The U.S. Department of Education announced today a new update to College Scorecard that delivers on the Administration's promise to make higher education more transparent and accountable. College Scorecard now provides prospective students with information on how well borrowers from individual colleges and universities are progressing in repaying their federal student loans, as well as how overall borrower cohorts are faring at certain intervals in the repayment process. "Today, we continue to build on the updates we've made to College Scorecard over the last several years by delivering even more transparency around student loan repayment," said Acting Secretary of Educatio
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    01-12-2021, 08:25 PM
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    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Quickly Makes Available an Additional 54 Billion Dollars in COVID Relief Aid
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Quickly Makes Available an Additional $54 Billion in COVID Relief Aid for K-12 Students, Teachers, and Schools | site |


    Urges educators to safely re-open schools and take immediate action to address the unprecedented learning loss of disadvantaged children


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: January 5, 2021) Washington - - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that more than $54 billion in emergency relief funding is now available to support fully reopening K-12 schools, facilitate continuity of learning, and measure and address the learning loss caused by a lack of in-person learning opportunities. This funding is allocated by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021, Public Law 116-260, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on Dec. 27, 2020. "Every student deserves access to a full-time education and the opportunity to ...
    01-06-2021, 04:00 AM
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    FCC Grants Additional 2.5 GHZ Rural Tribal Priority Window Licenses
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Communications Commission Grants Additional 2.5 GHZ Rural Tribal Priority Window Licenses | site |




    22 Licenses Granted to Tribal Applicants for Prime Mid-Band Spectrum to Close Digital Divide by Enabling Advanced Wireless Communications, Including 5G



    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release: December 30, 2020)​​​​​​​

    Washington, December 30, 2020 - - The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau has granted 22 additional applications for licenses to use the 2.5 GHz band to close the digital divide and to provide broadband and other advanced wireless services to rural Tribal communities. These spectrum licenses, which were granted to Tribal entities across the country through the agency’s first-of-its-kind Rural Tribal Priority Window, provide for exclusive use of up to 117.5 megahertz of 2.5 GHz band spectrum that can be used by Tribes to connect their communities. ...
    12-30-2020, 11:23 PM
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    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to begin COVID-19 Vaccinations at 128 additional Sites
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    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to begin COVID-19 Vaccinations at 128 additional Sites| site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs press release: December 21, 2020)

    Washington - - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will begin COVID-19 vaccinations this week at 128 additional sites using the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines.

    On December 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which is the second COVID-19 vaccine to be authorized.

    “Having a second COVID-19 vaccine will enable us to reach more facilities and vaccinate more health care personnel and Veterans in additional parts of the country,” said VA Secretary Robert L. Wilkie. “We continue to implement our COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan and are grateful to be one step closer to seeing the end of this pandemic.” Per Centers for Disease Control and
    ...
    12-22-2020, 01:13 AM

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