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Coronavirus page of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Current situation in the United States. Detail from the University of Virginia Biocomplexity Institute. Detail from Johns Hopkins. Information from the Georgia Department of Public Health. H.R. 6074, Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020. Watch out for common scams

Those who feel they were wrongly denied under the Dept. of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness program should file a complaint using FederalStudentAid's feedback form. More information

Stopping spread of false Census 2020 information. How the Census Bureau will be countering false information that can lead to an undercount.

Top frauds of 2019 compiled by the Federal Trade Commission's Consumer Sentinel Network. The top scam is imposters insisting you buy them a gift card. Also see an infographic showing fraud by metro area - Atlanta is among the most-reported areas in the country by percent of population.

Trial Memorandum of the United States House of Representatives in the Impeachment Trial of President Donald J. Trump, with attachment "Statement of Material Facts". Submitted January 18, 2020.

Naval Postgraduate School database on school shootings. 28 incidents had been reported to date in the Atlanta/Fulton County area, the most recent being October 2 2019 at South Atlanta High School.

The only truly free credit report, provided by The Fair Credit Reporting Act. 

Census jobs. Both temporary and permanent Census positions in the Atlanta area are offered. For other areas, monitor opportunities at Census' page Field Opportunities by State. Apply at the 2020 Census Jobs site.

USAJOBS veterans may search for jobs using only their MOS codes. Jobs that appear will include "Compatible Military Assignments" under the "Qualifications" section. MOS codes may also be used on the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration's My Next Move page for veterans.

 Budget 

The President's proposed budget FY2021.  

The Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2020

Debt to the penny (daily history from Treasury Dept.; also see Treasury's FAQ about the public debt.

USAspending.gov is required by the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act to help citizens understand where tax dollars are spent. Click on a state on the map to see the total amount of spending and the top recipients.

Congressional calendars. Keep up with what they are working on. Senate Legislative Calendar. House Legislative Schedule

 Economy

U.S. Economy at a Glance. Summary page of the most closely watched statistics, from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Economic Report of the President.  Annually written by the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, the report contains text and extensive data appendices to describe current and foreseeable trends and annual numerical goals concerning topics such as employment, production, real income and Federal budget outlays.

Selected interest rates weekly release from the Federal Reserve. 

Latest unemployment rates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. See Georgia's current unemployment rate (right-hand side).

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