On Monday, July 29, the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee unveiled a draft surface transportation reauthorization legislation for fiscal years (FY) 2021 through 2025.

U.S. Senate begins action on surface transportation reauthorization

On Thursday, July 11, 2019, national partners and a cohort of counties working on prenatal-to-three (PN-3) initiatives gathered in Clark County, Nevada, to exchange ideas and effective approaches for supporting the implementation of their local initiatives.  The counties who participated in the peer exchange include Boone County, Mo., Dauphin Co

Counties Unite for an All-Day Peer Exchange to Support the Well-being of Children

Counties come together for an all-day peer exchange on prenatal-to-three initiatives.

USDA issued a draft rule to modify SNAP’s broad-based categorical eligibility, a process that allows certain TANF recipients to receive SNAP benefits

Comment period open for USDA draft proposal to modify SNAP eligibility

On July 23, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Coalition hosted a congressional briefing to unveil a new national report on the CDBG program and urge congressional support for the block grant.

County supervisor tells Congress about the importance of the Community Development Block Grant program

On July 25, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a two-year budget and debt ceiling deal that, if enacted, would set topline spending figures for FYs 2020 and 2021, lift strict discretionary budget caps and suspend the debt ceiling through July 2021.

U.S. House approves two-year budget and debt ceiling deal

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From the Director

26 March 2019
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