President Joe Biden’s administration and lawmakers in recent weeks have begun laying the groundwork for a long-sought boost to the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure of $2 trillion or more.
Wray’s comments in his first public appearance before Congress since the deadly Capitol attack two months ago amounted to the FBI’s most vigorous defense against the suggestion that it had not adequately communicated to police agencies that there was a distinct possibility of violence.
DSPS plans to cover several initiatives in the next two years, as evidenced in their biannual budget request. The initiatives include a "high school to firefighter" pipeline program, credentialing veteran's skills gained in service to make them competitive in the private sector, as well as increasing funding for providers to access the ePDMP database to track their opioid prescriptions.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the in-person competition limited to a dozen finalists who will gather on an ESPN campus at Walt Disney World in Florida, Scripps announced Monday.