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  • Treasury Releases Community Reinvestment Act Modernization Recommendations

    Treasury Releases Community Reinvestment Act Modernization Recommendations



    April 4, 2018


    Washington, DC - - (April 3, 2018) - - Today the U.S. Department of the Treasury released recommendations to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The recommendations were issued to the primary CRA regulators, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve Board, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Treasury’s objective in developing these recommendations is to better align CRA activity with the needs of the communities that banks serve, while being conducted in a manner consistent with a bank’s safety and soundness. “Forty years since the passage of CRA, it is time for modernization to fit today’s banking landscape and community needs,” said Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin. “Our recommendations will improve the effectiveness of CRA by e
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  • Broker-Dealer Admits It Failed to File SARs

    Broker-Dealer Admits It Failed to File SARs

    Broker-Dealer Admits It Failed to File SARs

    March 29, 2018


    Washington, DC - - (March 28, 2018) - - Aegis Capital Corporation, a New York-based brokerage firm, has admitted that it failed to file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) on numerous suspicious transactions. Broker-dealers are required to file SARs for certain transactions suspected to involve fraudulent activity or have no business or apparent lawful purpose. The SEC’s order found that Aegis failed to file SARs on suspicious transactions that raised red flags indicating the transactions were potentially related to the market manipulation of low-priced securities. “Aegis failed to meet its AML obligations to report suspicious activity, including when it was faced with specific information alerting the firm to suspicious transactions,” said Antonia Chion, Associate Director and head of the Broker-Dealer Task Force of the SEC
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  • FDIC Announces Retirement of Barbara A. Ryan, Deputy to the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer--Chief of Staff

    FDIC Announces Retirement of Barbara A. Ryan, Deputy to the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer/Chief of Staff


    March 28, 2018


    (March 27, 2018) - - Barbara A. Ryan, Deputy to the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer/Chief of Staff, has announced that she will retire from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) on April 30, 2018. Ms. Ryan was appointed FDIC Chief of Staff in July 2011 and Deputy to the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer in January 2014. In this dual capacity, Ms. Ryan assisted the FDIC Chairman in the overall operation of the agency, chaired numerous internal committees, and was instrumental in initiating several of the FDIC's key employee engagement programs. Previously, she served as Deputy to the Vice Chairman from February 2006 to July 2011, and as Associate Director of Regional Operations in the FDIC's Division of Insurance and Research from Februa
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  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces 2017 Compliance Outreach Program Seminars for Investment Companies and Investment Advisers

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces 2017 Compliance Outreach Program Seminars for Investment Companies and Investment Advisers





    Washington, DC - - (March 23, 2017) - - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the opening of registration for its compliance outreach program seminars for investment companies and investment advisers. The seminars will be offered in four cities and are intended to help Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and other senior personnel enhance compliance programs at investment companies and investment advisory firms.

    The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), Division of Investment Management, and the Asset Management Unit of the Division of Enforcement jointly sponsor the compliance outreach program.

    All regional seminars will include an overview of OCIE’s 2017 priorities and individual seminars will feature the following panel discussions on current
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  • Statement from U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on the Trump Budget Proposal

    Statement from U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on the Trump Budget Proposal

    Statement from U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on President Trump’s Budget Proposal







    ​Washington, DC - - (March 16, 2017) - - Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today in response to President Donald J. Trump’s budget proposal:

    “President Trump’s discretionary budget plan released today focuses Treasury on our core missions of collecting revenue, managing the nation’s debt, protecting the financial system from threats, and combating financial crime and terrorism financing. It will ensure that we have the resources we need to enforce the nation’s tax laws, while investing in cybersecurity and prioritizing resources on initiatives that promote technology, efficiency and modernization across the agency.”




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  • Federal Reserve Issues Federal Open Market Committee Statement

    Federal Reserve Issues Federal Open Market Committee Statement

    Federal Reserve Issues Federal Open Market Committee Statement


    The Committee decided to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to 3/4 to 1 percent




    Washington, DC - - (March 15, 2017) - - Today, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the following: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in February indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderate pace. Job gains remained solid and the unemployment rate was little changed in recent months. Household spending has continued to rise moderately while business fixed investment appears to have firmed somewhat. Inflation has increased in recent quarters, moving close to the Committee's 2 percent longer-run objective; excluding energy and food prices, inflation was little changed and continued to run somewhat below 2 percent. Market-based measures of inflatio
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  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Conducts Phone Call with Republic of South Africa Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Conducts Phone Call with Republic of South Africa Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan




    Washington, DC - - (March 14, 2017) - - U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin spoke by phone yesterday with South Africa's Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan.

    Secretary Mnuchin underscored the mutual importance of the strong U.S.-South Africa economic relationship, which supports jobs and investment in both countries. Secretary Mnuchin said he looked forward to working with Minister Gordhan to promote shared economic interests, bilaterally, within the G20, and in other multilateral fora.




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  • U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Announces Senior Staff

    U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Announces Senior Staff

    U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Announces Senior Staff




    Washington, DC - - (March 10, 2017) - - The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced the appointment of several key senior staff members who will serve Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin as he begins his tenure.

    "I am pleased to have these highly capable and accomplished individuals join my Treasury leadership team," said Secretary Mnuchin. "I look forward to having their valuable input and leadership as we move President Trump's ambitious economic growth agenda forward on behalf of the American public."

    Counselor – Dan Kowalski Dan Kowalski joins Treasury after serving 19 years on Capitol Hill, most recently as the Deputy Staff Director of the Senate Budget Committee. As Counselor, he will focus on federal budgetary issues, matters involving the debt limit, and infrastructure finance. Kowalski served as Deputy National Policy Director and Senior Advisor for Budget Poli
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  • Treasury Department Reaches 100 Million Dollars Settlement With Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation

    Treasury Department Reaches $100 Million Settlement With Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation

    Treasury Settlement Part of Interagency Investigation into Apparent Violations of Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations





    Washington, DC - - (March 7, 2017) - - As part of a combined $1.192 billion resolution, pending court approval, with federal agencies, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today announced a $100,871,266 settlement agreement with Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as with ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications Ltd. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively referred to as “ZTE”), to settle ZTE’s potential liability for apparent violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 560. If ZTE’s criminal plea is approved in federal court, the combined resolution figure would
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  • U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Meets with Canadian Minister of Finance

    U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Meets with Canadian Minister of Finance





    March 7, 2017


    Washington, DC - - (March 2, 2017) - - Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin met in Washington yesterday with Canada’s Minister of Finance Bill Morneau.

    The two financial ministers discussed the importance of economic growth, the trade relationship between the United States and Canada, and strong collaboration on combating the financing of terrorism and other illicit economic activity.

    Secretary Mnuchin said he looked forward to working with Minister Morneau in the G7 and G20 to advance common priorities to increase strong, sustained, and balanced global growth.





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  • U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission to Hold Evidence Summit and Launch Investor Research Initiative

    U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of the Investor Advocate to Hold Evidence Summit, Launch Investor Research Initiative




    Washington, DC - - (March 2, 2017) - - The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Investor Advocate today announced it will host an Evidence Summit to discuss strategies for raising retail investors’ understanding of key investment characteristics such as fees, risks, returns, and conflicts of interest.

    The March 10 Evidence Summit will mark the official launch of the SEC’s new investor research initiative led by the SEC’s Office of the Investor Advocate, dubbed ‘POSITIER’, also known as Policy Oriented Stakeholder and Investor Testing for Innovative and Effective Regulation.

    POSITIER seeks to inform the rulemaking process with evidence obtained from surveys and specific testing projects. Under this initiative, the SEC’s Office of the Investor Advocate has launched a
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  • U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Participates in Call with Republic of Korea Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Yoo Il-ho

    U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Participates in Call with Republic of Korea Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Yoo Il-ho




    March 3, 2017


    Washington, DC - - (March 2, 2017) - - U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin spoke by phone last night with Republic of Korea Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Yoo Il-ho.

    Secretary Mnuchin underscored that he looked forward to working with Deputy Prime Minister Yoo both bilaterally and multilaterally on a comprehensive set of economic issues that will benefit both the United States and the Republic of Korea as well as the global economy. He also expressed the importance of continuing a strong partnership with the Republic of Korea on North Korean sanctions and illicit finance issues.



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  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Posts Notice of Availability of International Financial Reporting Standards Taxonomy

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Posts Notice of Availability of International Financial Reporting Standards Taxonomy


    Foreign Private Issuers May Begin Submitting Their Financial Statements in XBRL




    March 3, 2017


    Washington, DC - - (March 1, 2017) - - The Securities and Exchange Commission today published a taxonomy on its website so that foreign private issuers that prepare their financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) may submit those reports using XBRL. XBRL is a machine readable data format that allows investors and other data users to more easily access, analyze and compare financial information across reporting periods and across companies.

    Foreign private issuers that prepare their financial statements in accordance with IFRS as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board may begin immediately to submit their financial statements
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  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Votes to Seek Public Input on Possible Change to Industry Guide 3

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Votes to Seek Public Input on Possible Change to Industry Guide 3





    Washington, DC - - (March 1, 2017) - - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today voted to publish a request for public comment on disclosures called for by Industry Guide 3 - Statistical Disclosure by Bank Holding Companies. Specifically, the Commission is soliciting public input on whether Guide 3 continues to elicit the information that investors need for informed investment and voting decisions. The Commission also seeks comment on whether there are new types of disclosures about the activities of bank holding companies that investors would find important. “As an agency designed to serve the American people, it is imperative to constantly look back on the SEC’s rules and engage the public on ways to improve,” said SEC Acting Chairman Michael Piwowar. “Today, we are asking for public comment on whether Industry Guide 3 contin
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  • U.S. Department of the Treasury Preliminary Report on Foreign Holdings of U.S. Securities at End-June 2016

    U.S. Department of the Treasury Preliminary Report on Foreign Holdings of U.S. Securities at End-June 2016




    March 1, 2017


    Washington, DC - - (February 28, 2017) - - Preliminary data from the June 2016 benchmark survey of foreign portfolio holdings of U.S. securities were released today on the Treasury website at http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/fpis.aspx. Final survey results, which will include additional detail as well as possible revisions to the preliminary data, will be reported on April 28, 2017. The survey was undertaken jointly by Treasury, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The next annual survey will cover holdings at the end of June 2017; preliminary data are expected to be released by February 28, 2018.

    Complementary surveys measuring U.S. holdings of foreign securities are also carried out annually. Data from the...
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  • Statement from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Speech by President Trump to Joint Session of Congress

    Statement from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress




    Washington, DC - - (February 28, 2017) - - Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today in response to President Donald J. Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress:

    “President Trump’s plan to grow our economy will work because it focuses on a middle-income tax cut for working families and an end to regulations that are stifling job creation. We must simplify the tax code, reduce business tax rates, and make America competitive in the global economy. This administration will end the failed Obama-era policies that have held back economic growth for the last eight years, and unleash the new jobs and higher wages Americans desperately need and deserve.”




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  • U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin Meets with Bank of Mexico Governor Agustín Carstens

    U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin Meets with Bank of Mexico Governor Agustín Carstens



    Washington, DC - - (February 28, 2017) - - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met yesterday with Bank of Mexico Governor Agustín Carstens.

    Secretary Mnuchin welcomed the opportunity to engage with Governor Carstens on the economic relationship between the United States and Mexico. Secretary Mnuchin also noted that he looked forward to meeting with Mexican Finance Secretary Meade in the near future, in Washington, to continue the dialogue. Secretary Mnuchin thanked Governor Carstens for the strong bilateral cooperation on illicit finance threats and highlighted his desire to continue the close collaboration on these critical issues.



    Information source: U.S. Department of the Treasury
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  • U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Meets with Governor of the Bank of England and Chair of the Financial Stability Board

    U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Meets with Governor of the Bank of England and Chair of the Financial Stability Board




    February 25, 2017


    Washington, DC - - (February 23, 2017) - - This week the U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with Bank of England (BOE) Governor and Financial Stability Board (FSB) Chair Mark Carney.

    Secretary Mnuchin underscored that he looked forward to working with Governor Carney on international financial regulatory issues and noted that one of the Administration’s core principles for financial regulation is to promote American interests in international financial regulatory negotiations and meetings.

    The U. S. Treasury Secretary stressed the importance of cooperation between the United States and other G-20 and Financial Stability Board members to achieve our common goals of addressing financial stability risks, fostering efficient global financial markets,
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  • U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces Agenda for March 9 Investor Advisory Committee Meeting

    U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces Agenda for March 9 Investor Advisory Committee Meeting

    Committee Welcomes New Member Jerome Solomon




    February 24, 2017


    Washington, DC - - (February 23, 2017) - - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the March 9 meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee. The meeting will commence at 9:30 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room at SEC headquarters at 100 F Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. and is open to the public. The meeting will be webcast live and archived on the committee’s website for later viewing. The committee will hold two panel discussions, one on research into investor behavior and financial capability and another on unequal voting rights of common shares. The committee welcomes new member Jerome H. Solomon, a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Members of the committee represent a wide variety of investor interests, inc
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  • Agencies Release Swap Margin Guidance

    Agencies Release Swap Margin Guidance

    Agencies Release Swap Margin Guidance





    February 24, 2017


    Washington, DC - - (February 23, 2017) - - The Federal Reserve Board (Board) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) on Thursday issued guidance explaining how supervisors should examine for compliance with the swap margin rule, which established margin requirements for swaps not cleared through a clearinghouse. The guidance explains that the Board and the OCC expect swap entities covered by the rule to prioritize their compliance efforts surrounding the March 1, 2017, variation margin deadline according to the size and risk of their counterparties. Margin requirements help ensure the safety and soundness of swap trading and help reduce risk to the financial system associated with non-cleared swaps. The final rule incorporated a phase-in period for swap entities to begin exchanging variation margin with their swap counterparties. The phase-in period gav
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  • IRS releases State-by-State breakdown of nearly 9 Million Non-filers getting Economic Impact Payments Letters

    IRS releases State-by-State breakdown of nearly 9 Million Non-filers getting Economic Impact Payments Letters

    IRS releases State-by-State breakdown of nearly 9 Million Non-filers who will be Mailed Letters about Economic Impact Payments | site |



    (September 17, 2020) - - Today, September 17, 2020, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today released a state-by-state breakdown of the roughly nine million people receiving a special mailing this month encouraging them to see if they're eligible to claim an Economic Impact Payment.

    The IRS will mail the letters to people who typically aren't required to file federal income tax returns but may qualify for an Economic Impact Payment. The letter urges recipients to visit the special Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here tool on IRS.gov before the October 15 deadline to register for an Economic Impact Payment. "The IRS continues to work hard to reach people eligible for these payments," said IRS Commissioner Chuck Retti
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  • USA Staffing Onboarding Wins 2020 Igniting Innovation Award

    USA Staffing Onboarding Wins 2020 Igniting Innovation Award

    USA Staffing Onboarding Wins 2020 Igniting Innovation Award | site |



    (September 3, 2020) - - Today, September 3, 2020, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management(OPM) announces that their Human Resources Solutions’ USA Staffing® Onboarding platform is the winner of the 2020 Igniting Innovation Awards, hosted by the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC). The awards recognize groundbreaking technologies that enhance services for citizens and government operations. USA Staffing Onboarding won with 68% of the vote. “I am very proud of the OPM employees on USA Staffing’s onboarding team. Their hard work and dedication are a great credit to the agency. USA Staffing Onboarding is a leading example of OPM’s ongoing efforts to help Federal agencies work efficiently to better serve the American people,” said OPM Acting Dire
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  • U.S. General Services Administration Issues Award for Regulatory Workflow Modernization

    U.S. General Services Administration Issues Award for Regulatory Workflow Modernization

    U.S. General Services Administration Issues Award for Regulatory Workflow Modernization | site |





    (September 16, 2020) - - Today, September 16, 2020, the U.S General Services Administration (GSA) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. General Services Administration today announced the award of its multiple year, $9.9 million contract to Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Esper, Inc., through GSA's Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) authority.

    The Centers of Excellence (CoE), housed within GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service Technology Transformation Services (TTS) office, and GSA’s assisted acquisition services provider Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) worked to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technology solutions to conduct regulatory review and improve the rule-making process for federal agencies. This award supports the White House’s Executive Order on Regulatory
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  • USDA Announces Contracts for Round 3 of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program

    USDA Announces Contracts for Round 3 of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Contracts for Round 3 of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program | site |



    (September 17, 2020) - - Today, September 17, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture published the following information:

    (Washington, D.C., September 17, 2020) – Following President Donald Trump’s approval to include up to an additional $1 billion in the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved up to $1 billion in contracts to support American producers and communities in need through the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program. Earlier this week, USDA reached a milestone of having distributed more than 90 million food boxes in support of American farmers and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “These contract awards will go to vendors who submitted the strongest proposals in support of American agriculture and the Ame
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Awards 11.2 Million Dollars in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants

    U.S. Department of Labor Awards 11.2 Million Dollars in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants

    U.S. Department of Labor Awards $11.2 Million in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants | site |



    (September 18, 2020) - - Today, September 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded approximately $11.2 million in Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants to 90 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The grants will provide education and training programs to help workers and employers recognize serious workplace hazards, including the coronavirus, implement injury prevention measures and understand their rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Under President Trump’s Qualified Opportunity Zones Executive Order, OSHA awarded 80 grants to conduct occupational safety and health training in urban and economically distressed areas. The 2020 Harwood grant awards al
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  • FDIC Launches Its First-Ever Academic Challenge 

    FDIC Launches Its First-Ever Academic Challenge 

    FDIC Launches Its First-Ever Academic Challenge | site |


    Teams from universities and colleges throughout the country will examine effects of community banks on local economic development



    (September 18, 2020) - - Today, September 18, 2020, the FDIC published the following information:

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the launch of the agency’s first-ever Academic Challenge, a competition among teams of university and college students to address questions concerning the U.S. banking sector. The topic for this inaugural challenge is “The Effects of Community Banks on Local Economic Development.”


    The FDIC’s Center for Financial Research is hosting the 2020-2021 Academic Challenge, which will consist of two rounds. In the first round of the competition, teams of undergraduate students will use multiple public data sources to examine the effects of community banks on local...
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  • U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces 1 Billion Dollars to Upgrade American Infrastructure

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces $1 Billion to Upgrade American Infrastructure | site |




    (September 16, 2020) - - Today, September 16, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation published the following information: WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Trump Administration will invest $1 billion in American infrastructure through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. The funding has been awarded to 70 projects in 44 states. “This Administration is making significant investments in infrastructure, and this $1 billion in BUILD grants will repair, rebuild, and revitalize transportation systems across America,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao. Fiscal Year 2020 BUILD Transportation grants are for planning and capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure and were awarded on a competitiv
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  • Federal Reserve Board issues Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households

    Federal Reserve Board issues Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households

    Federal Reserve Board issues Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households | site |



    (September 18, 2020) - - Today, September 18, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board published the following information:

    Data collected to supplement the Federal Reserve Board's seventh annual Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking showed that U.S. families were faring better financially in July than in April, but many still faced uncertainty regarding layoffs and prospects for returning to work.

    Recognizing the unprecedented financial disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve conducted a pair of supplemental surveys to monitor changes in the financial well-being of Americans. The first of these surveys was conducted in April, at the onset of the pandemic and before most financial relief efforts were in place. The April results were described in the Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households
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  • U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Delivers on Promise to Protect Free Inquiry and Religious Liberty

    U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Delivers on Promise to Protect Free Inquiry and Religious Liberty

    U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Delivers on Promise to Protect Free Inquiry and Religious Liberty | site |



    Announces final rule that upholds fundamental rights guaranteed by the First Amendment



    (September 9, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Education published today, September 9, 2020, the following information:

    WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivered on her promise to protect free inquiry and religious liberty on campus by publishing the Improving Free Inquiry, Transparency, and Accountability at Colleges and Universities final rule. The new rule will ensure that public institutions of higher education uphold fundamental rights guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and that private institutions of higher education adhere to their own policies regarding freedom of speech, including academic freedom. The final rule also ensures the equal treatment and constitutional
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  • U.S. Department of Commerce Statement on Delayed Prohibitions Related to TikTok

    U.S. Department of Commerce Statement on Delayed Prohibitions Related to TikTok

    U.S. Department of Commerce Statement on Delayed Prohibitions Related to TikTok | site |




    (September 19, 2020) - - Today, September 19, 2020, The Office of Public Affairs of the U.S. Department of Commerce published (under the subheading "Wilbur Ross") the following information:

    In light of recent positive developments, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, at the direction of President Trump, will delay the prohibition of identified transactions pursuant to Executive Order 13942, related to the TikTok mobile application that would have been effective on Sunday, September 20, 2020, until September 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

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