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Funding levels for programs supporting our nation’s children will be decided in the Labor and Health and Human Services and Education bill.
The most recent national data show that 67 percent of adults were not digitally literate in 2012.
The First Step Act offers people behind bars the opportunity to earn credits toward early release from federal institutions.
A group of teens responded to the needs of 1,500 families in south Chicago who lacked easy access to a grocery store.
Urban researchers recently studied a sample of 88 disasters from 2005 to 2015 to uncover patterns in recovery speed and administration.
In Kansas and Missouri, adults can carry concealed firearms in certain public places without a permit.
Staying in the workforce longer can help seniors make ends meet and improve their retirement security.
Last year, investors purchased one-fifth of all single-family starter homes on the market, double the number they bought 20 years ago.
Making public college tuition “free” might have a smaller impact on student debt than many expect.
Where are rents increasing fastest? And what effects do policies have on local rental markets?

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