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Vol. 2, No. 29, April 17, 2000

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Is Online
Looking for federal grants or loans for flood control, food and nutrition programs, education and training, or small business development? How about help for community development programs, childcare, or mental health research? Go to the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. You'll find information on more than 1400 federal programs, including grants, loans, scholarships, and other forms of assistance, both financial and non-financial.
Filing Patent Applications Using the Internet
Early this year, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a new performance-based organization in the Department of Commerce, unveiled a pilot program that will allow a small group of participants to apply online for patents for inventions that aren't too complex. All patent applicants can track the status of their patent applications online.

Social Security Introduces
Online Retirement Planner

One of the most important things you'll do in your lifetime is plan your retirement. And it's never too early to begin. The Social Security Retirement Planner will let you compute estimates of your future Social Security benefits online.

Postal Service Offers
Electronic Billing and Payment

Generations of Americans have paid their bills by putting the statement along with a check, money order, or credit card number into a stamped envelope and dropping it in the nearest mailbox. Now, the Internet generation - companies and customers -- can rely on USPS eBillPay.
The Human Face
of Reinventing Government

Here's an e-zine by and about federal employees and what they do to protect and improve Americans' lives.

In This Issue

The Job Page

Federal Domestic Assistance

Patent Applications

Retirement Planner

Pay Bills Online

Reinventing Government

Back Issues

Vol. 2, No. 28, April 10, 2000

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