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Federal Tipoffs Involving New Hampshire Newsletter for Sunday May 31, 2020 ( 3 items )  

BLS: 43 States at Historically High Unemployment Rates in April 2020
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the following article from the Economics Daily: In April 2020, unemployment rates in 43 states were at their highest levels since the state unemployment data began in January 1976. Unemployment rates in Hawaii and Nevada exceeded their previous highs by more than 10.0 percentage points each, while the rates in Michigan, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont exceeded their previous highs by more than 5.0 po  more

Commerce to Invest $1M to Establish Revolving Loan Fund to Serve Businesses in Opportunity Zones
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1 million grant to the Rockingham Economic Development Corporation (REDC) of Raymond, New Hampshire, to establish a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to provide critical gap financing to businesses and entrepreneurs in the REDC service area. The EDA gr  more

Department of Education Issues May 29 Education Review Newsletter
WASHINGTON, May 30 -- The U.S. Department of Education issued the following Education Review newsletter on May 29: Secretary DeVos recently announced the approval of the first six career and technical education (CTE) state plans under the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V), which was signed into law by President Trump in 2018. Perkins V encourages states to expand opportunities for every student to access coursework that will put them on the path t  more