Applicants who apply in-person at Houston Food Bank must follow COVID-19 safety measures, including a temperature check, mandatory face masks and social distancing. To make an appointment, call 832-369-9390. … [Read more...] about Houston Food Bank reopens onsite SNAP application assistance office
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HARRISBURG (AP) – Wolf again called on state lawmakers to pass an eviction moratorium as well as make changes to a statewide rent and mortgage relief program, citing a looming “eviction cliff” that threatens thousands of renters during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Gov. Tom Wolf Again Calls On Lawmakers To Pass Eviction Moratorium
And what about those patients without easy access to transportation? Or those who serve as full-time caregivers for a family? At least they can make it “in” to see their doctor virtually rather than miss appointments or avoid health-related concerns due to lack of access, time, or ability. In today’s world, it is more likely for a person to have a smartphone (or at least access to a device) — about 96 percent of Americans have some sort of cellphone, with 8 out of 10 having a smartphone. … [Read more...] about Will telemedicine save US health care?
We must empower people by taking best practices and employing them across the country. This is how we make systemic change and improve people’s lives at scale. When it comes to federal tax returns, we know that Americans leave billions of dollars on the table because they don’t know they’re eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. So we built GetYourRefund.org to help people get flexible cash support and maximize their federal tax returns, something even more critical during this crisis. Through the service, we provide free, trustworthy and accessible tax filing services in partnership with the IRS’s VITA program and non-profit partners across the nation. This year, we have helped 300,000 people navigate their tax filing options and directly helped 12,000 people file and claim an estimated $40 million in benefits. … [Read more...] about There’s no debate: America needs an equitable and resilient government
Other counties are making their own efforts. Solano County, for example, has put together an Adopt a Polling Place plan, signing up service groups including the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs, plus churches and community organizations, to pledge to go through training and staff one or more polling places. … [Read more...] about Voting in person? Bay Area polling sites will be staffed, but other states are worried