BBB Tips: Economic Impact Payments

The United States Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced that the distribution of economic impact payments will begin soon and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people.

This news will lead to the increase of scam phone calls, text messages or emails asking for personal information and claiming you need to provide it to receive the benefits.… Read full story

Brown, Colleagues Urge Administration to Help Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence During Coronavirus Pandemic

Domestic Violence Service Providers Expect an Increase in the Need for Services During the Pandemic

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined 23 of his Senate colleagues in writing a letter expressing concern for the wellbeing of families who face an increased risk of domestic violence during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and urged the administration to ensure service providers have the flexibility and resources to help victims and survivors of domestic violence.… Read full story