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,”… Continue reading New Electronic System for Emergency Protection Orders Announced

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