The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a welfare program called Lifeline, popularly known as Obamaphones, which provides discounts to eligible low-income households for home or wireless telephone and, as of December 2016, broadband service. 540 more words
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By Howard Fienberg, director of government affairs, Insights Association
“Not only did the Government Accountability Office add the 2020 Census to its high-risk list, but a critical computer system was recently discovered to have surpassed its budget by $309 million. 486 more words
The federal government made more than $136 billion in improper payments in 2015, according to a new report from a government watchdog.
Improper payments are defined as payments that shouldn’t have been made or were made in the wrong amounts. 46 more words
In the past, biometric security was something many only saw in spy movies or a futuristic utopia. However, as organizations more consistently look at the potential of biometric tools, they increasingly become a modern-day reality. 51 more words