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Democrats urge state agency for answers after rental aid requests crash - Georgia Recorder

Democrats urge state agency for answers after rental aid requests crash – Georgia Recorder

Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs has received an inquiry from Democratic state congressmen into the agency’s decision to stop accepting new applications for a $1.1 billion program designed to keep thousands of families with a roof over their heads. Six Democratic members of the Georgia delegation sent a letter to Christopher Nunn, commissioner of the …

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Leading Republicans call on watchdog to review economic aid to Ukraine

Leading Republicans call on watchdog to review economic aid to Ukraine

Top Republicans overseeing foreign affairs are asking an independent congressional watchdog to provide detailed information on the Biden administration’s provision of economic and humanitarian support to Ukraine. The request comes amid growing pressure within the GOP to cut or audit the administration’s aid to Ukraine, an effort that has raised concerns about continued support for …

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Plan to provide heating aid and relief checks fails in Maine Senate

Plan to provide heating aid and relief checks fails in Maine Senate

Maine Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked passage of an emergency bill to provide direct checks and heat and housing assistance to struggling Mainers this winter. The Senate voted along party lines, with Democrats supporting Governor Janet Mills’ proposed plan and Republicans opposing it. The 21-8 vote fell short of the two-thirds support needed to pass …

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Declining support for indefinite US aid to Ukraine, poll finds

Declining support for indefinite US aid to Ukraine, poll finds

Comment this story Comment A strong majority of Americans continue to support sending arms and economic aid to Ukraine, according to a poll released Monday. But as the conflict drags into the winter, Americans are divided on whether Washington should push Ukraine to reach a negotiated peace as soon as possible. More than two-thirds of …

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Other recent cases before the Supreme Court have led to favorable results for advocates of school choice.

Vermont allows religious schools to use state aid after settling lawsuit

As part of the settlements, state and local government officials have agreed that excluding Vermont’s religious private schools from the program is unconstitutional and unenforceable. Religious private schools in Vermont will now be allowed to use a state tuition assistance program that previously excluded them, after the state settled two lawsuits over the matter Nov. …

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Army Reserve Judge Advocates and Paralegals Provide Legal Assistance to Soldiers in Preparation for Mobilization/Deployment

People First: The Importance of Legal Aid for Soldiers and Their Families

FORT STORY, Va. – Judge advocates and paralegals from the 151st Legal Operations Detachment (LOD) provided legal assistance to more than 70 Army Reserve soldiers from the 18th Field Hospital during their treatment for the Soldier Readiness (SRP) event at Fort Story Army Reserve Center Nov 19-20, 2022. Capt. Jessica Denison (Buffalo, NY), Headquarters, 18th …

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Biden White House rejects flood aid for Kanawha County;  Fayette and McDowell prepare to receive funds - WV MetroNews

Biden White House rejects flood aid for Kanawha County; Fayette and McDowell prepare to receive funds – WV MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The US Route 60 flash flood on August 15 caused extensive damage in eastern Kanawha County, but not enough for federal disaster assistance. Gov. Jim Justice’s office learned Thursday that the Biden administration has denied Kanawha County’s request for public and individual assistance following flooding that damaged infrastructure and homes in …

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