By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Both the House and Senate have passed bills that would reduce funding of the Supplementary Nutrition
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – With some embarrassing internal issues addressed and its sights set firmly on expanding its global impact,
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist A few days ago, HUD released data showing that more 620,000 troubled homeowners received more than $50 billion in principal reductions and savings. These actions were the ... HUD and VA to provide permanent homes to 175 homeless vets
By Brittany N. Odom Contributing Writer United States Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Veterans (VA), will provide permanent housing to approximately 175 homeless veterans in ... Medicaid disconnect between leaders and voters in South
By Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As more and more provisions of the Affordable Care Act roll out, the disconnect between what leaders in pockets of the country want ... Millions worldwide join March against Monsanto
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer Last Saturday in more than 52 countries and 436 cities around the world people came out to protest the industrial giant Monsanto, the ... Tax credit change favored by film industry could cause $22 million budget hole
By Tyler Bridges http://thelensnola.org Has Louisiana’s film and television industry dodged a financial hit next year? It may, due to a subtle, but important, change to a budget bill. ... Should Internet sales tax pass, who should benefit?
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Next time you buy an item on the Internet, you may have to pay sales taxes. At least, that is how the U.S. Senate voted a month ... Study: Five percent of consumers had errors on their credit reports
By William Garth Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Citizen) – A Federal Trade Commission study of the U.S. credit reporting industry found that five percent of consumers ... S&WB head says her replacement should earn more than $206,000
By Charles Maldonado thelensnola.org Marcia St. Martin, the outgoing head of the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, believes the utility will have to pay her replacement more than her, she ...
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