American Rescue Plan

Funds Available to Local Governments Under the American Rescue Plan

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Government Buildings, Municipal Buildings, Municipal/Utilities/Government

The COVID-19 pandemic is receding, but state and local governments are still struggling financially. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 includes a once-in-a-lifetime transformational opportunity for local communities to set their own financial priorities and make much-needed local improvements (without having to seek approval from their states, counties, or …

Retail Security and Workplace Violence: Retail Workers Face "More Aggression in General"

Retail Security and Workplace Violence: Retail Workers Face “More Aggression in General”

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bulletproof Glass, Convenience Store Security, Gas Station Security

Over the last few years, retail security has made an increasing number of headlines. The work has become disproportionately dangerous—and disproportionately violent. A traditional “dangerous” job is dangerous because of the nature of the work itself. Think about agriculture, construction, lumbering, trucking, or commercial fishing. These are outdoor jobs. Those …