ENVIRONMENT: $10M Rainforest competition
XPRIZE announced the competition which offers a grand prize of $5 million, $2 million for second place and $1.25 million for two runners-up. The Rainforest XPRIZE will accelerate innovation of unmanned and autonomous remote and in-situ technologies needed for biodiversity assessment. Interested? Find out more. Photo: NASA
ECONOMY: Food Stamp Changes
A new ruling on December 4, 2019, via the USDA, made changes to SNAP. The USDA rule change affects people between the ages of 18 and 49 who are childless and not disabled, and will save the US $5.5 billion dollars over five years. How will this impact those in the District? Read more about the rule change.
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