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Census experts make $2B ask for census data infrastructure improvements

A group of census and data experts called on Congress on Tuesday to increase funding for the U.S. Census Bureau, saying the agency needs the money to pay for infrastructure improvements. In a letter to the chairs and ranking members of House and Senate Appropriations committees, The Census Project, a national coalition of 55 organizations, including […]

Wolf administration receives $224M in food assistance for PA families with young kids

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WJAC) — The Department of Human Services announced Tuesday that the state has received $224 million in food assistance for families with young kids. The state received approval from the USDA to extend pandemic electronic benefit transfer to families enrolled in the state’s SNAP program.