Attention military veterans!
Did you know that you are eligible for burial benefits in any of 134 national VA cemeteries across 40 states? According to the National Cemetery Administration, a branch of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, benefits include a gravesite for either casketed or cremated remains, opening and closing the grave, perpetual care, a headstone/marker or burial flag, and a Presidential Memorial Certificate.
Benefits may also extend to the spouse or dependent of the vet.
Filing for divorce without a lawyer? Resolving a landlord/tenant issue? Trying to set aside an adult conviction or juvenile adjudication? A website, funded by a grant from the Michigan State Bar Foundation and created by the Solutions on Self-Help Task Force, can help. Called Michigan Legal Help, it provides accurate, trustworthy information about legal issues to those who plan to represent themselves in court.
Spring means Green!
The grass is turning green, and the trees are filling with leaves. Now is the time to think about keeping the environment green. The information provided below will include lots of good ideas for ways to Go Green.
According to their website, the Library of Congress is the world’s largest library and “provides Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge…”
Before completely dismissing the failed New Year's resolutions of the last couple months, resolve to at least take stock of your digital spaces before the winter season ends.
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.