Veterans, Florida Department of Education Wants to Hire You
Florida schools looking to hire veterans and spouses without teaching experience. In three weeks thousand of students will be returning to school amid a major teacher shortage. The Florida Department of Education announced that military veterans and their spouses could receive five-year vouchers to allow them to teach in the classroom without a teacher’s degree. This opportunity is connected to the $8.6 million the state announced would be used to expand career and workforce training opportunities for military veterans and their spouses.
Does North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper Need to Modify The State Tenant and Landlord Law?
Some North Carolina Tenants feel there should be more protection against Landlords giving short notices for them to move. Imagine you are a resident living at an apartment complex for over a year. You recently renewed your lease, and you received a notice new management is now in charge of your apartment complex. Within a week or two, you receive a notice your rent is going up, or your lease will end in 30 days because management is no longer accepting Section 8 housing. Well, that is exactly what is happening to thousands of tenants in North Carolina. For low income families moving costs can be very expensive, and it can place a heavier burden on someone when they have to move in 30 days.
How Can State Stimulus Checks Negatively Impact Inflation?
Photo Courtesy of enginakyurt/UnsplashEngin AKyurt. Is there something wrong with the United States System that helping your fellow Americans' financially can cause inflation to last longer?
Daniel’s Law Allows Public Officials to Redact Home Address from Certain Records, Internet Postings
“Daniel’s Law” Online Portal Will Soon Open for Public Officials Covered by the Law to Have Personal Information Removed from Public Disclosure. Following the opening of the Office of Information Privacy (OIP) in March to facilitate the State’s implementation of Daniel’s Law, the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and OIP are announcing that an online portal will launch on July 12, 2022 for all authorized public officials and public agencies to apply to have specific personal information redacted from certain records and internet postings.
Student Loan Debt Will be Canceled For Students Who Attended Certain Colleges
The Department of Education will forgive 100 percent of all loan balances, refund prior loan payments, and repair credit histories for about 200,000 borrowers that attended certain for-profit schools.
Additional Food Assistance Will Help 972,000 North Carolina Children
Some North Carolina Children will receive additional benefits over the summer.Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer food assistance program through Summer 2022.Human Services recently received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to continue the Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer food assistance program through Summer 2022.
Colorado Residents Need to File Their Tax Return soon to Claim up to $1,000 in Direct Stimulus Payments
Photo Courtesy of Giorgio Trovato/UnsplashGiorgio Trovato. Colorado residents have less than two weeks to file their tax returns to receive a direct Stimulus Payment. Governor Jared Polis reminded residents earlier last week to file their state taxes by June 30, in order to receive the refunds on time.
Will Pennsylvania Governor Spending Plan Get Approved for $2,000 Stimulus Checks?
Photo Courtesy of McKenzie Marco/UnsplashMcKenzie Marco. Governor Tim Wolf pushing for $2,000 stimulus checks for Pennsylvania residents. These are certainly precedent times we are living in. From the war between Ukraine and Russia, Food and Gas prices continue to rise, and we are still dealing with a Pandemic. Although the Federal Government has not approved a monthly stimulus check, some states had started sending the fourth check to households to help struggling families with the effects caused by inflation.
Juneteenth Events in North Carolina
Popular Juneteenth Events are happening this weekend in North Carolina. Juneteenth is a national commemoration of ending slavery in the United States. It is a time that calls for celebrating the freedom within education and achievement and acknowledging the ever-evolving progress we aim to achieve in contributing to the progress, amplification, significance, and the future of the African-American community.
More Than 12,000 NC Student Loan Borrowers are Getting their Loan Cancelled
Photo courtesy of Alexander Schimmeck/UnsplashedAlexander Schimmeck. $142M in loan cancellations for more than 12,000 NC borrowers. Over 12,000 NC student loan borrowers from the Corinthian College have a good reason to be overwhelmed with joy. North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein released the following statement last week after the U.S. Department of Education announced it would cancel all remaining federal student loans for students who attended any college run by Corinthian Colleges. In North Carolina, 12,470 borrowers will receive a total of $142.1 million in loan relief. Across the United States a total of 560,000 borrowers will receive $5.8 billion in relief.
Update: North Carolinians May Receive a Gas Rebate Check
Photo Courtesy of McKenzie Marco/UnsplashMcKenzie Marco. A group of NC Senators in Raleigh want the state to give drivers some cash to spend on fuel. Recently, I wrote an article talking about North Carolina has a $6.2 Billion Surplus. During this time the North Carolina General Assembly was not discussing offering relief to North Carolina drivers. Since then a group of Democratic Senators will like to use a portion of the surplus money to give to NC drivers relief at the pumps.
Here is How North Carolina Residents Can Get a Free Fan
Need a fan to keep cool this summer? You might be able to pick one up for free. Summer Season is quickly approaching which means the temperatures will be getting much warmer. The state is preparing for the upcoming southern heatwave. Do you need a fan to prepare for the summer heat? State officials say they will distribute the fans to eligible people in North Carolina now through October 31.
North Carolina Residents Who Use TurboTax Could Be Receiving Settlement Funds Soon
Photo Courtesy of Kostiantyn Li on UnsplashKostiantyn Li. If you use TurboTax to file your taxes in recent years, you may be getting a refund in the mail. Do you recall using TurboTax to file your taxes because you thought it was free to file? Unfortunately, when you try to file the returns it wanted you to pay TurboTax a certain amount to file your returns. If you did, you are one of the 140,000 North Carolinians that will be getting a refund.
North Carolina Has 6.2 Billion Surplus, Will Governor Cooper Offer Stimulus Checks to North Carolinians?
Photo Courtesy of McKenzie Marco/UnsplashMcKenzie Marco. These are certainly precedent times we are living in. From the war between Ukraine and Russia, Food and Gas prices continue to rise, and we are still dealing with a Pandemic. Although the Federal Government has not approved a monthly stimulus check, some states had started sending the fourth check to households to help struggling families with the effects caused by inflation. Gas prices in North Carolina are on the rise. AAA reported North Carolina's average gas price is $4.246 compared to the National gas price average of $4.483.
Will Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Come Through IDR Reform
The Pandemic caused the Federal Government to review a failed student loan system. Imagine making student loan payments for over 15 years, and instead of being cleared for the remaining balance you just continue making payments on your loan longer than you were supposed to. Well, that is exactly what has happened to millions of Federal Student Loan Borrowers.
Will North Carolina Grant a Stimulus Check?
Photo Courtesy of McKenzie Marco/UnsplashMcKenzie Marco. Will North Carolina Drivers See Additional Assistance at the Pumps. These are certainly precedent times we are living in. From the war between Ukraine and Russia, Food and Gas prices continues to rise, and we are still dealing with a Pandemic. Although the Federal Government has not approve a monthly stimulus check, some states are about to send a fourth check to households to help struggling families with the effects caused by inflation.
Houston ISD Accused of Stealing Federal Funds
A slew of criminal charges alleging widespread embezzlement of federal funds has shaken the Houston Independent School District to its core, and now Chief Operating Officer (COO) Brian Busby, a decades-long veteran of HISD who has been overseeing the nation's seventh largest school district since the end of 2016, faces additional charges related to his many-pronged bribery scheme.
Federal Student Loan Borrowers Can Rejoice Again
Photo Courtesy of Alexander-mils/UnsplashAlexander Mils. Millions of Student Loan Borrowers was on the edge preparing their monthly budgets to start including their student loan payments. Recently, the Biden Administration has extended no payments on Federal Student Loan Payments to August 31.