Georgia Pandemic Food Stamps Will Expire May 31st
According to the Georgia Department of Family and Human Services website, Bonus SNAP benefits will expire at the end of this month. Here's what Georgia recipients can expect. Ever since Georgia Governor Brian Kemp declared a state of COVID emergency in 2021, participants of the federal food stamp program, now officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), have received a pandemic bonus to their regular monthly benefit allotment.
Health outbreak hits Florida
An outbreak has hit Florida and it's not COVID-19. Dr. Jill Roberts of USF College of Public Health, Associate Professor says:. Untreated about 70% of people who get meningitis will actually die from it. So it's incredibly serious..
Work Burnout is Clinically Recognized
Burnout is clinically recognized.(gguy44/iStock) The word burnout takes on a new meaning in 2022. Clinically speaking, there are a few recognized forms of burnout. Specifically referring to the American workforce.
Rising COVID-19 cases cause some schools to bring back masks
Though the American public’s fears of COVID are fading, even as the country approaches 1 million deaths in the pandemic, omicron cases are on the rise, which are causing some schools, particularly in the northeast, to bring back their masking requirements.
Covid is Now A Random Variable In Our Lives, And That’s Not A Good Thing
If we get ill in the future, it may be reasonable to suspect that past Covid might have played a role. Pandemic restrictions aresubsiding all overtheworld. With a few exceptions, such as China’s authoritarian zero-Covid policy, most of us are starting to live with Covid. Previously, we have been living against Covid: initiating lockdowns, wearing face masks, avoiding social gatherings, and conducting PCR tests to detect and isolate positive Covid cases.
The Philly Four: City still feeling the lingering effects of the pandemic on rent, local economy
While Philadelphia itself saw a 6% increase in rental costs over the course of the pandemic, its surrounding counties saw rates double or even almost triple that number. Some of the reasoning for this is these areas were in higher demand due to people wishing to move out of major metropolitan areas during the pandemic. This is an issue across the country as the national average for rent increased by 11.3%.
This Republican Governor received the highest approval rating compared to others & he will not be seeking another term
Governor Chalie Baker has received the highest approval rating of 74% compared to other governors seeking another term. However, he has decided not to run for re-election. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.The New England Council / Flickr.
After being allowed to clear off $2.3 billion in illegal PUA claims, Baker files $3.5 billion legislation to create jobs
Following news that the residents of Massachusetts who illegally claimed unemployment benefits during the pandemic will be receiving full or partial financial relief, Governor Baker's administration has unveiled a new job creation plan worth $3.5 billion.
Clay County District Schools avoids teacher staffing shortages despite pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused labor shortages across the nation in various fields, calling attention to pay and retention rates in certain jobs. One field, in particular, that has been dramatically affected has been staffing shortages in schools.
The Philly Four: Jay Wright retires from Villanova after 21 years
Villanova's head basketball coach Jay Wright retired on Wednesday night after 21 seasons with the Wildcats. Wright led Villanova to two National Championships, four Final Four appearances and five Big East Tournament titles. While there is reportedly significant interest amongst NBA teams for Wright's services, the Hall of Fame coach says that he is hanging up the clipboard entirely. Fordham head coach and former Villanova assistant Kyle Neptune will take over the program.
Pinal County reported more new COVID cases out of any Arizona county this week
As most of Arizona counties’ new COVID-19 cases dwindle to low double digits, Pinal County reported 982 new cases this week. Pinal had more cases than any other county in the state, and over 200 more than Pima County, which had the second highest amount. Pinal has the third highest number of cumulative cases in the state by county behind Maricopa and Pima.
Costco To End Special Shopping Arrangements
Were you enjoying the special shopping arrangements at your local Costco? Did you like the changes? Well, these measures are coming to an end. Effective April 18, Costco will no longer offer special shopping hours to customers. (source)
Good News as Massachusetts residents who illegally claimed PUA benefits set to receive full or partial financial relief
Massachusetts residents who illegally claimed unemployment benefits during the pandemic are set to receive full or partial financial relief after the Baker administration tables a new plan to clear up a bureaucratic mess.
Denver Zoo brings birds inside to protect them from avian flu
(Denver, Colo.) After a backyard chicken flock in Pitkin County tested positive for a new avian influenza, Denver Zoo officials took steps to protect their birds. The Pitkin chickens were euthanized, and the area quarantined to limit the flu’s spread. So far, about 24 million birds in the U.S. have died of the virus or killed to prevent its spread.
How Has The Pandemic Changed Our World?
It’s hard to overstate the impact that the pandemic has had on our world. Entire industries have been decimated, economies have collapsed, and millions of people have lost their jobs, and lives. In many ways, the world has been turned upside down.
Plans For Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. Closings in 2022
Are the CKE Restaurants Holdings-owned chains shuttering, or is this another case of internet rumor?. This article is free of bias, and is based on corporate postings and media reports. All linked information within this article is fully-attributed to the following outlets:Wikipedia.org, CarlsJr.com, Google.com, Quora.com, ConsumerReports.com, AskingLot.com, RetailWatchers.com, AnswersDrive.com, The Orange County Register, and Workstream.us.
Oxfam reveals top 10 billionaires DOUBLED their wealth while inequality kills 1 person every 4 seconds
The wealth of the world’s 10 richest men has doubled since the pandemic began. The incomes of 99% of humanity are worse off because of COVID-19. Widening economic, gender, and racial inequalities — as well as the inequality that exists between countries — are tearing our world apart.
Plans to Discontinue Uber Eats and Other Food Delivery Options in 2022
As day-to-day life slowly eases back to a sense of normality, some pandemic-era measures are pivoting. This article is free of bias, and is based on corporate postings and media reports. All linked information within this article is fully-attributed to the following outlets:The New York Times, JD Power and Associates, TechCrunch.com, FoodDeliveryNews.com, Reuters.com, Michigan Live News, and Bloomberg Second Measure.
This Downtown Seattle Hotel's Employees and Their Families Delivered Meals to Locals in Need
Our stay was sponsored by The State Hotel. All views are my own.Follow me on NewsBreak to learn more about hotels that give back!. Our eighteen-year old niece, Brynn, graduated from high school this year and got to choose any city to visit as her present from the Go and Do Good® Hotel Directory. She immediately chose Seattle, a city she had always wanted to visit.