The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a competitive $2.25 million Title III Part A Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) grant to Everett Community College. The college will receive $450,000 per year for the next five years. EvCC’s goals for the funding will be to improve... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The nation’s streets are becoming more deadly for pedestrians, according to a new report released Tuesday. The report by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition found that in 2020, more than 6,500 people were struck and killed while walking.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As he seeks to close the nation's digital divide, President Joe Biden announced on Monday new commitments from 20 internet service providers to expand discounted, high-speed internet access to tens of millions of low-income Americans under an existing federal program. "It's going to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As he seeks to close the nation's digital divide, President Joe Biden will announce on Monday new commitments from 20 internet service providers to expand discounted, high-speed internet access to tens of millions of low-income Americans under an existing federal program. According to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As climate change increases the severity of natural disasters, low-income school districts face disproportionately greater obstacles when attempting to recover from them, according to a Government Accountability Office report (GAO) obtained exclusively by ABC News. Districts in high-poverty areas are already plagued with... Read More.
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- Lawmakers in California are working on finalizing legislation that would pay 100% of overdue rent for eligible tenants who have taken a financial hit amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The $5.2 billion effort comes as the federal eviction moratorium from the Centers for... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission greenlit a program to provide low-income households monthly $50 subsidies for broadband internet in a move to help bridge the digital divide nearly a year after the coronavirus pandemic forced... Read More.
By DR. SHANTUM MISRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As cases of coronavirus continue to skyrocket around the country, new details are emerging from New York City -- once the epicenter of the domestic pandemic. A recent study suggests that in... Read More.
From the City of Everett: Everett Transit will hold a series of public meetings throughout downtown in an effort to collect public opinion on the proposed low-income bus fare. See below for the full press release from the City, and feel free to add your voice... Read More.