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HHSC announces more than $1 billion in pandemic food benefits for Texans

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Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide more than $1 billion in food benefits through the federal Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to families with children who have temporarily lost access to free or discounted school meals due to COVID-19-related school closures, it has been announced by Gov. Greg Abbott.

Workforce Solutions Alamo launching online tutorials

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As part of Workforce Solutions Alamo’s strategy to improve accessibility for job seekers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency has developed step-by-step tutorial videos to help applicants navigate the Texas Workforce Commission’s online services.

Supporting local, having patience much needed now

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So … now what? With the governor’s latest announcements to re-open many more businesses and activities, we now face the task of figuring out just how to do that.