New Electronic System for Emergency Protection Orders Announced

Victims of domestic violence will now receive Emergency Protection Orders (EPOs) more quickly in Jefferson County by using a new electronic process. “Individuals seeking a protection order previously faced an inefficient and often a lengthy process that relied on paper copies and (officials) had to walk the floors to find a judge and for approval,” […]

Making Sense of the Stimulus Plan

The phrase stimulus package has been part of our collective vocabulary (and the joke repertoires of stand-up comedians) since last year. Now the Obama administration has unveiled its latest plan to stimulate the US economy: the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. How do the stimulus funds translate into relief for the average person? Listen to the Show