Brown Discusses Newly Released Civil Rights Report on How the Trump Administration Has Undermined 50 Years of Fair Housing Progress

Brown’s Report Outlines How Trump Administration Has Rolled Back Decades of Fair Housing Progress In This Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, hosted a news conference call to discuss the civil rights report he recently released outlining how the Trump Administration has systematically undermined 50 years of fair housing progress.

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NIFA Invests Over $7 Million in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Other Cyberinformatics Research

KANSAS CITY, September 30, 2020 — USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded 12 grants totaling over $7 million to initiate research on big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and predictive technologies needed to keep U.S. agriculture on the leading edge of food and agricultural production.… Read full story

Attorney General Yost Approves $39.5 Million, Multistate Settlement with Anthem Inc. Over Data Breach

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that Ohio has reached a multistate settlement with Anthem Inc. for $39.5 million stemming from the massive 2014 data breach that involved the personal information of 78.8 million Americans.

“Protecting the privacy of its customers should be Anthem’s top priority, otherwise people are left vulnerable and exposed,” Yost said.

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NIH to Assess and Expand COVID-19 Testing for Underserved Communities

The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $234 million to improve COVID-19 testing for underserved and vulnerable populations. A part of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative, the RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program will support 32 institutions across the United States and will focus on populations disproportionately affected by the pandemic.… Read full story

Kokosing Cleanup










The American Kayaking Association took to the water on September 26th for 2020’s last cleanup of the Kokosing River. Sami Spiezio, President of the association, lead the 7 member group from Zion Road to Millwood, recovering water-logged carpets, 15 tires, and even a road sign!… Read full story