BA.2: More than 400 cases of new Omicron sub-variant found in England

More than 400 cases of a new Omicron sub-variant have been identified in England. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has described Omicron BA.2 as a “variant under investigation” and revealed that, so far, 426 infections have been confirmed in England.Early analysis suggests it may spread faster than its parent, although scientists are not yet certain of this, hence it not being designated a “variant of concern” at this stage.UKHSA said further analysis will be carried out into BA.2 to determine its characteristics and better understand how it could shape Britain’s experience of the pandemic in the weeks to...

Supplemental Security Income: How You Can Get $800 More Per Month

Great news, folks! States are offering to give Americans more income. But, how can you join the party?. The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is made to assist households who are struggling financially. But this year, the SSI standard for limited earnings stops at $841 per month for a single person. For a couple where both are legal beneficiaries, the amount is a monthly $1,261.

Evers Encourages Enrollment In Affordable Connectivity Program

(Dodge County) Dodge County residents struggling to pay for internet service are encouraged to enroll in the Affordable Connective Program. The program, offered through the Federal Communications Commission, provides discounts of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households. The number of people in Wisconsin eligible to enroll is roughly 1.5-million or 650-thousand households.

Who is eligible for udyam enlistment?

Udyam Registration portal, otherwise called MSME Registration, is a testament given under the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development Act of 2006 to Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises in India (MSMED). Already, Udyam Registration was known as MSME Registration. The following are the major goals of the MSME office in terms of communicating Udyam Registration:

New Omicron Offshoot BA.2 Arrives In U.S. After Spreading In U.K., Denmark, India

Just as the Omicron wave may have broken across the U.S. comes word of another version of the more transmissible variant, dubbed BA.2. It’s been nicknamed by some “stealth Omicron” because it seems to evade identification better than its predecessor. While other new variants that seemed worrisome...

South Dakotans missing out on broadband benefit program

South Dakota ranks last in the nation for enrollment in a federal initiative providing low-income households a monthly discount on their internet bill. According to a report released by Broadband Now in December, more than 51,000 South Dakota households qualify for the broadband benefit launched last year, but only 3,750 households are enrolled.

Three Things You Should Know About Federal Assistance Programs

If you struggle financially, you may be entitled to help from federal assistance programs. The government can offer help to certain citizens who are in need. Whether they’re out of work, struggling with a disability, or otherwise unable to make enough money to support themselves, there are options. We’re...

Good News, Bad News: What’s Better and Worse About the Security Industry in

Looking to move beyond another challenging year, experts give their takes on the good (consumer awareness, interoperability) and the bad (pandemic problems, fuel costs ). As part of SSI‘s 2022 Security Industry Forecast, we spoke with more than two dozen experts to gain their insights into what 2021 holds for the security industry. Here, 14 of them also share what they believe is better and worse about the industry.

Cases of ‘more transmissible' Omicron sub-lineage BA.2 increasing in UK

Cases of the “more transmissible” Omicron sub-lineage BA.2 are increasing in the UK. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has designated BA.2 as a “variant under investigation”, with initial data suggesting it could be more transmissible than the original strain of Omicron. The proportion of BA.2...

Case Spotlight – January 2022

Attorney Erika Riggs was contacted by a family from Allen Park, Michigan, who had been referred to her for help with their disabled adult daughter. Prior to contacting Attorney Riggs, the family had gone through a long, complicated battle on their own for the daughter’s disability benefits. She has autism and severe, congenital oral apraxia. Her father was a retired psychiatrist and had been previously told that the only benefit available for his daughter was called Supplemental Security Income (SSI). However, he was first told that she would not qualify for SSI as the account in her name placed her just over the resource limit. Therefore, after a Special Needs Trust was properly established for her, the family submitted an application for SSI to the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Social Security Disability Benefits for Dependents

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can pay benefits to the family members of someone who is disabled and unable to work. Spouses, children, and even ex-spouses of someone receiving SSDI benefits may qualify for their own monthly payments. Each eligible family member can get up to 50% of the amount the disabled beneficiary gets. However, the total of payments to the whole family cannot usually exceed 150% of the disabled person’s benefit. Consider working with a financial advisor as you develop or amend an estate plan.

Missing: Why Fractured Data Is Killing Market Research

You’re standing in front of the CEO. He pulls off a pair of black-rimmed glasses, rubs his eyes where they once framed his face, and asks: “Why is our foot traffic down?”. Uh oh. You need to answer that. Fast. But you’re stumped. The survey data and foot...

Free Boost Mobile Unlimited Talk, Text & Data Plan for Select Customers

Boost Mobile is offering eligible customers a FREE Unlimited Talk, Text & Data Plan as part of the Affordable Connectivity Program! Note only one redemption is allowed per household. This plan is 100% free and there is no credit card is required for signup! FREE Unlimited Talk, Text & Data + 7G 5G/4G Phone Plan Or 7GB Mobile Broadband Plan Valued At $30/Mo.

FCC adopts rules to establish internet discount program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Communications Commission this month voted to formally adopt a Report and Order and Further Notice that provides detailed guidance for the Affordable Connectivity Program, a $14.2 billion federal initiative that offers qualifying households discounts on their internet service bills and an opportunity to receive a discount on a computer or tablet from participating providers.