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Girl Scouts Declares 2012 the Year of the Girl
NEW YORK, N.Y. - In a move designed to focus national attention on girls and the issues they face, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has declared 2012 the Year of the Girl: a...
YOUNG WORKERS, SPRING INTO ACTION!
Social Security Column If you're a young worker, retirement probably seems like a lifetime away. In fact, you may wonder if your contributions to Social Security,...
US Department of Labor announces grant increment to assist workers...
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor today awarded a $3,058,366 National Emergency Grant increment to continue providing re-employment services to about 1,450...
WOMEN AND SOCIAL SECURITY
March is Women's History Month - a time to focus not just on the past, but on the challenges women continue to face in the 21st century. Social Security plays a vital role...
Social Security Column
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS GENERAL Question: I lost my Social Security card, should I get a new one? Answer: If you know your Social Security number, you may not need a...
National AMBER Alert Awareness Day – January 13
In recognition of the AMBER Alert program's success towards recovering abducted children, Texas will join the nation in observing the National AMBER Alert Awareness Day on...
Congress must consider legislation to reform business model of...
As Congress considers legislation to reform the business model of the Postal Service, it must confront a basic choice: to permit the Postal Service to function more as a...
Canada 2011-2012 Winter Forecast Update
State College, Pa. -- 7 December 2011 -- AccuWeather reports while there were not many changes to the initial release of the 2011-2012 Winter Forecast for Canada, a few...
Social Security Launches New Spanish Online Services at...
Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, announced that the agency's most popular online services, the applications for retirement and Medicare and for Extra...
National Newspaper Association supports 21st Century Postal Act
National Newspaper Association, the nation's leading national organization for community newspapers, today urged the Senate to move forward with the 21st Century Postal...
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support to Create Jobs,...
TEMPLE, TEXAS, August 18, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced support for projects to create jobs and improve the quality of life in rural communities...
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Smart Grid, Transmission...
TEMPLE, TEXAS, August 29, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that rural electric cooperative utilities will receive funding for smart grid...
Sen. Hutchison Speaks at 112th National Convention of the Veterans...
SAN ANTONIO, TX - U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) spoke at the 112th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in San Antonio, TX. Below is a...
Never Take for Granted the Sacrifices of Our Veterans
Every summer, thousands of delegates to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), America's oldest and largest organization of combat veterans, convene for their national...
Combs Announces Successful Short-Term Notes Sale
(AUSTIN) - Today's sale of $9.8 billion in one-year cash flow notes from the state of Texas was very well-received by the financial community. High demand for the notes...