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National Park Visitor Spending Contributed $40 Billion to U.S. Economy

Report Finds 2018 Spending Supported 329,000 jobs in Hotels, Restaurants, Transportation, Recreation

HUD Awards Additional $1.9 Million to Promote Employment & Self-Sufficiency for Public Housing Residents

Last winter, HUD awarded $29 million to public housing authorities to help public housing residents find jobs so that they can become self-sufficient. This builds on that.

CIA Adds 4 Names to Wall Honoring Its Fallen

This year, there are four new stars on the Memorial Wall, each commemorating a distinguished officer. Two of those stars honor officers whose names and contributions remain classified even after their deaths. 

White House Says VA Hotline Has Fielded 250,000+ Calls in Nearly 2 Years

Early in his term, President Donald Trump pledged to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and its response to veterans. The promise came as national headlines revealed that 33% of veterans were sent to voicemail when trying to reach the crisis line.

FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones

While recreational flyers may continue to fly below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace without specific certification or operating authority from the FAA, they are now required to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports.

Cartel transportation head sentenced in Georgia to federal prison

Carlos Montemayor, the head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, a/k/a La Barbie, has been sentenced to federal prison on charges of cocaine trafficking and money laundering.

FLETC Holds National Police Week Law Enforcement Community Day

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) hosted a Law Enforcement Community Day for local community law enforcement officers, first responders, judicial staff and their families

FBI, Law Enforcement Partners Warning of New Twist in Virtual Kidnapping Scams

In this latest scam, criminals are convincing U.S. victims to cross the border into Mexico.

Secretary of Transportation Orders Suspension of Air Service Between the U.S. and Venezuela

The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has requested this action based on his assessment of current security conditions in Venezuela

Report Shows Breakdown in Wireless Service Coordination in Wake of Hurricane Michael

"There were numerous cases in which a wireless provider had restored service to customers only to have that service brought down as third-party crews damaged communications assets while clearing trash or restoring power lines and utility poles. "