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Oct 08, 2020, 15:49 ET USAGov Answers FAQs About Voting

The coronavirus pandemic makes the 2020 election season different than any before it. And it's leaving a lot of people looking for information on...


Sep 17, 2020, 14:09 ET USAGov's Quick Guide to Voting in 2020

Election Day 2020 is just about six weeks away. With voter registration deadlines approaching soon, it's time to make sure you're ready. This...


Sep 08, 2020, 10:45 ET Seven Tips to Stay Prepared for the 2020 Hurricane Season

The 2020 hurricane season lasts until November 30. According to predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this...


Sep 02, 2020, 09:40 ET Online Safety in the Age of Digital Learning

From video-based lessons to browsing their favorite websites, children in 2020 have different levels of experience with technology. Regardless of...


Aug 25, 2020, 10:55 ET USAGov's Guide to Mental Health Resources From the Government

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2020 Struggling with mental health challenges can make you feel isolated, frustrated, and overwhelmed. It impacts every stage of ...


Aug 05, 2020, 15:08 ET USAGov's Five Tips for Reporting a Scam

Scammers target millions of Americans every year, and anyone can fall victim to their deceptive tricks. Last year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...


Jul 20, 2020, 14:39 ET Get Help Paying Your Bills With USAGov

Are you struggling to pay your rent or mortgage? Maybe you need help with prescription drug costs or your energy bills. If you have a low income or...


Jun 16, 2020, 13:38 ET 4 Things You Should Know About the 2020 Census

Your response to the 2020 Census matters. But you may be unsure about what to expect. Why is this process so important? Does it make a difference for ...


May 27, 2020, 13:27 ET USAGov: Your Guide to Reliable and Official Government Information

Finding reliable and official government information can be a challenge, especially if you don't know where to start. USAGov works as a guide to...


Apr 28, 2020, 13:24 ET USAGov's Three Ways to Manage Your Stress

Any type of challenge such as a significant life change or a traumatic event can make you feel frustrated, angry, nervous or stressed. Long-term...


Feb 18, 2020, 14:30 ET USAGov's Six Scams to Be Wary of in 2020

If you're convinced that scams only affect a particular group of people, think again. Sadly, millions of Americans are targeted by scammers every...


Sep 12, 2019, 13:57 ET Caring for Caregivers: Resources from USAGov Help in Difficult Times

It's easy to feel overwhelmed when you're caring for a parent, spouse, or child with medical needs. There's so much to do, and so much to remember....


Aug 22, 2019, 13:07 ET USAGov's Tips for Safely Enjoying America's National Parks

Whether it's a quick drive or camping for a whole week, time spent at a national park can turn any ordinary day into an unforgettable experience with ...


Aug 14, 2019, 13:57 ET Get Ready for Class with USAGov's 2019 Back To School Checklist

Are you and your children ready for the upcoming school year? Going back to school can be a time of anxiety and excitement for parents and students...


Jul 01, 2019, 13:17 ET USAGov's Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks have been part of Independence Day celebrations in the U.S. from the very beginning. Since 1777, communities around the country have been...


May 01, 2019, 10:18 ET Inspire Action and Change Lives

Since 2012, community groups across the country host town hall meetings, health fairs, fun runs, social media campaigns, and more as part of National ...


Mar 28, 2019, 12:55 ET Is an Unclaimed Tax Refund Waiting for You?

Millions of Americans use their tax return to pay off debt, medical expenses, home improvements, or that long-awaited trip. And while the Internal...


Mar 07, 2019, 11:26 ET USAGov's 5 Apps to Download Now

From health and housing to student aid and safety, helpful federal information and services are as close as your mobile app store. Check out USAGov's ...


Feb 20, 2019, 10:25 ET Fighting Back Against Sexual Harassment in Housing

Finding housing can be stressful, especially if money's tight, you're on your own, and you don't have a lot of options. And when someone who can...


Dec 18, 2018, 10:38 ET Five Ways USAGov Can Help Your Family Connect in 2019

Between the food and fun this holiday season, you might find time to make some New Year's resolutions. Instead of just resolving to do better at...


Dec 13, 2018, 11:27 ET USAGov's Four Tips for Holiday Giving

The holidays are a good time to visit family and friends, catch up on TV shows—and give back. Donating money or items to charity can help someone in...


Sep 17, 2018, 12:37 ET Want to Become a Federal Government Contractor? Here are 3 Tips

Bidding on and winning federal contracts can be a great way to expand and grow your small business. Each year, the government awards hundreds of...


Aug 30, 2018, 12:27 ET USAGov's Guide for First Time Voters

Are you a new voter? Maybe you're turning 18, or you decided to get involved in the electoral process for the first time in your life. Either way,...


Aug 08, 2018, 11:53 ET Start the School Year Off Right with USAGov's 8 Tips for 2018

Are you and your kids ready for the new school year? Back to school season can be a busy and challenging time — start the year off right with these...


Jul 10, 2018, 11:31 ET Have an Emergency Plan for Disasters

Every minute counts during a disaster – plan now so you're prepared. Know the risks about the different disasters and hazards that could affect you...