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Jobless claims fall, near 49 year low

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell by more than expected last week.

IRS special agent sentenced to prison over filing false tax returns

IRS special agent sent to prison for tax fraud.

Food stamp enrollment declines to all-time low in almost a decade

Food stamp enrollment has declined to all-time low in almost a decade

Some in the migrant caravan carrying serious health issues, HIV/AIDS, & TB

Caravan migrants present on arrival with a host of health concerns.

USDA to Restore Original Intent of SNAP: A Second Chance, Not A Way of...

At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced a proposed rule intended to move more able-bodied recipients of...

Border Patrol Says They Were “Unaffected” by Shutdown

"During the 35-day shutdown, Border Patrol operations continued as agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended nearly 17K illegal aliens, seized more than 15K pounds of marijuana and nearly 900 pounds of cocaine. Additionally, agents  located and took down 19 stash houses."

US Dept. of Veterans Affairs Understaffed by 45,000

45,239 overall vacancies at the department, out of a total of 419,353 full-time authorized and budgeted positions. 

USDA Secretary Perdue released plans to help with Hurricane Florence

The Trump administration's Agricultural Department released their plan to help the areas impacted by Hurricane Florence. 

Trump administration awards 22 law enforcement agencies with new ballistic technology

Ballistic imaging equipment used by the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network to trace firearms used in crimes was awarded to 22 state and local police departments.

U.S. Department of Commerce Releases Third Quarter Gross Domestic Product

This week,the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the advance gross domestic product (GDP) estimate for the third quarter of...