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SNAP emergency benefits expire nationwide in February

The Shawnee News-Star 28 Jan 2023
Oklahoma Human Services announces that emergency payments intended to increase households’ monthly Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in response to the pandemic are coming to an end in February ... Oklahoma Human Services cares about its customers and knows this change will impact the way Oklahomans feed their families.
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White House launches new push to help states remove lead pipes that carry drinking water

Victoria Advocate 28 Jan 2023
The four states, each led by Democratic governors, will be part of what’s called the Lead Service Replacement Accelerators program in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Labor ... Up to 10 million households and 400,000 schools and child care centers have lead service lines, according to the White House.
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Oregon governor explains how she wants to spend $130 million in homelessness money

Herald and News 28 Jan 2023
• $33.6 million to eviction prevention services and rental assistance with the goal of preventing an estimated 8,750 households on the verge of losing their homes. • $23.8 million to pay for 600 new shelter beds and hire more “housing navigators” to help connect people struggling to find shelter with services.
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Chalk, meet cheese: the complementary roles of linear and DTC distribution models 

Financial Express 28 Jan 2023
Growing numbers of ‘cord cutters’ are giving up cable connections and relying solely on OTT distribution services ... In addition, growing numbers of ‘cord cutters’ are giving up cable connections and relying solely on OTT distribution services ... Even now, 75% of US households have paid TV.
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School district passes resolution aimed at preventing school violence

WPXI 28 Jan 2023
“I think the school should send papers home, letting parents know that we have services,” she said. “In order to curb the violence, I think honestly it starts in the household, it starts with the parents.” ... Butler complimented her children’s teachers and principals but said the district could use more training in the realm of mental health services ... .
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Homelessness: Gov. Kotek's $130 million plan

The News Guard 27 Jan 2023
The spending package will aim to provide immediate relief to at least 1,200 unsheltered Oregonians, prevent nearly 9,000 households from becoming homeless, expand the state’s shelter capacity by 600 new beds, increase sanitation services, and ensure a coordinated, equitable response to the homelessness emergency.
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Funding will get broadband to 40,000 Nevada homes

Victoria Advocate 27 Jan 2023
Internet service providers funded by the program must participate in the Federal Communications Commission’s Affordable Connectivity Program – a $30 per month subsidy for low-income families or up to $75 per eligible household on Tribal land.
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Digicel invests US$4.3 million for home entertainment service in Mandeville

Jamaica Observer 27 Jan 2023
Already, we have expanded Digicel+ wireless broadband service to every parish, making it the rural householder's choice for fast, reliable Internet at home ... "[It has]speeds of up to 1GB to over 100,000 households. It also includes a wireless broadband service that offers fast in-home Wi-Fi to mainly rural households," said Clarke.
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Soon, you wont be able to share Netflix account with friends or relatives

The Economic Times 27 Jan 2023
... chosen, will only be able to use the service in one household.
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Utilities derail vote on bill to aid low-income residents behind on water bills

Victoria Advocate 27 Jan 2023
The feds distributed more than $1.1 billion in federal American Rescue Plan dollars in 2021 to states to create a Low Income Household Water Assistance program to help struggling residents pay their bills, avoid shutoffs, and restore terminated service ... Households can get up to ...
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EV adoption doesn’t lighten energy costs for all American families

Popular Science 27 Jan 2023
Lowest-income households would have a high energy burden—spending more than 4 percent of their income on fuel annually—even after switching to an EV ... Newell says suburban and rural households tend to experience a higher energy burden due to the lack of public transit and greater travel distances to services and jobs.
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‘Emergency allotments’ for SNAP households to end in February

The Argus Observer 27 Jan 2023
MALHEUR COUNTY — With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits also received an extra food benefit payment each month in the form of additional emergency allotments ... “412,199 households (722,168 individual people) received REGULAR SNAP benefits.
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NJ families behind on water bills can't get help because utilities won't take federal aid

Burlington County Times 27 Jan 2023
Low- and middle-income families in New Jersey that need help with water and sewer bills are eligible for up to $5,000 to prevent their water service from being disconnected or to avoid a tax lien sale, under the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program, launched last March with federal stimulus funds.
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J:COM Deploys Qwilt’s Open Caching Solution to Deliver Superior Digital Experiences Across Japan

The Galveston Daily News 27 Jan 2023
In CATV operation, J.COM provides cable television, high speed Internet access, telephony, mobile, and electric power service, and services based on IoT devices to customers through ... The number of serviceable households or "homes passed" in J.COM franchise areas is 22.09 million.
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SNAP benefits to be reduced starting in March

CBS News 27 Jan 2023
"It is going to be very difficult and challenging time for many," said Karla Maraccini, director of food and energy assistance division at the Colorado Department of Human Services. "We're really looking at a $90 per person per household reduction per household of four.

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