Nationwide attention has been paid to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. People near and far wonder how to help and where to donate.
According to a post on the Flint Public Library’s Facebook page, the Community Foundation of Greater Flint is the suggested contact for donations.
On December 21, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) began to require small unmanned aircraft owners to register their drones if they weigh between 0.55 and 55 pounds.
It is a well-known fact that stress levels spiral during the holidays. The first step in dealing with holiday stress is to be aware of it and to seek out ways to ease the situation.
Everyoneon – Using the Internet is becoming a necessity across more and more facets of life. It’s used to complete homework, search for and apply for jobs, connect with family and friends and access government programs
Facts about the Digital Divide
Ever wonder how our elected officials vote on the issues? GovTrack makes it easy to follow bills and resolutions, check the voting records of our representatives including missed votes, view report cards for each member of Congress, and watch Congressional committee activity.
The United States is the only country in the world that still relies on magnetic stripe technology for its credit and debit card users. Magnetic stripe technology is easily counterfeited, and United States banks incur an extremely high percentage of credit card fraud.
Did you know that the U.S. Constitution was first publically printed in The Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser on September 19, 1787; only two days after the original document was signed?
Did you know that more than 11,000 amendments have been proposed in Congress, but only 27 became actual amendments to the Constitution?
Maybe you just want to see the full text of the document, or download a copy to your computer.
A common question at the reference desk is how to find money or property that may have gone unclaimed due to forgotten accounts, insurance policies, uncashed checks, or death. Few people realize that all states are required by law to return unclaimed assets to their rightful owners.
Called the National Drinking Water Activity Dashboard, it was launched in response to an increasing number of drinking water related news events and incidents, such as the problem Toledo and some of the southern parts of Monroe County faced last summer when Lake Erie’s water was contaminated by microcystin bacteria and deemed unsafe.