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  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Impose an Additional Tariff on Imported Steel

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Impose an Additional Tariff on Imported Steel



    (August 10, 2018) - - Following President Trump’s signing of a Presidential Proclamation imposing an additional tariff on steel products from the Republic of Turkey, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross released the following statement: “Today, President Trump increased the Section 232 tariff rate on steel from 25 percent to 50 percent on imports of steel artic...
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  • Federal Reserve Board fines Citigroup 8.6 Million Dollars for the Improper Execution of Residential Mortgage-related Documents and Announces Termination of 2011 Enforcement Action

    Federal Reserve Board fines Citigroup $8.6 Million for the Improper Execution of Residential Mortgage-related Documents and Announces Termination of 2011 Enforcement Action




    (August 10, 2018) - - The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced an $8.6 million fine against Citigroup for the improper execution of residential mortgage-related documents. The $8.6 million penalty addresses the deficient execution and notarization of certain mortgage-related affidavits prepared by a subsidiary, CitiFinancial. The imprope...
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  • U.S. General Services Administration Releases FY2019 Per Diem Rates for Federal Travelers

    U.S. General Services Administration Releases FY2019 Per Diem Rates for Federal Travelers



    Washington, DC - - (August 14, 2018) - - The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) today released the fiscal year (FY) 2019 travel per diem rates, which will take effect on October 1, 2018. By law, GSA sets these rates for the Continental United States annually. Based on local market costs of mid-priced hotels, lodging per diem rates provide caps, or maximum amounts, that can be reimbursed...
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  • U.S. Small Business Administration Now Accepting 2019 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations

    U.S. Small Business Administration Now Accepting 2019 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations







    Washington, DC - - (August 2, 2018) - - ...
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  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Delivers ALEC Speech and Participates in Louisiana Healthcare Leaders Roundtable

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Delivers ALEC Speech and Participates in Louisiana Healthcare Leaders Roundtable





    (August 9, 2018) - - On Thursday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar delivered remarks at the 45th American Legislative Exchange Council Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. His remarks focused on the Trump Administration’s commitment to working with and challenging states to improve healthcare. Here is a key excerpt from his speech: “From administering Medicaid programs to...
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Makes Trip to California

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Makes Trip to California




    Traveled to Sacramento and Redding, California to address the ongoing wildfires



    (August 10, 2018) - - Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen traveled to Sacramento and Redding, California to address the ongoing wildfires. While in California, the Secretary participated in a briefing with state and local officials regarding the damage caused by the recent wildfires. She also participated in a ground survey
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  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Announces Leadership Changes to Take Effect Shortly

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Announces Leadership Changes to Take Effect Shortly





    Washington, DC - - (August 13, 2018) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced several leadership changes that will take effect shortly. These leadership changes will build upon a strong current team that will continue to carry out the priorities of President Trump and newly appointed Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie.

    The leadership changes are as follows:
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  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Seeks to Streamline and Enhance 'Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing' Rule

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Seeks to Streamline and Enhance 'Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing' Rule



    Notice solicits public's comments on ways to improve fair housing choice


    Washington, DC - - (August 13, 2018) - - The U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today published a notice inviting public comment on amendments to its Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulations. HUD's goal in pursuing new rulemaking is to offer more helpful guidance to states and local communities to effectively promote fair housing choice through
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  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration Alerts Healthcare Providers and Women about Risks Associated with Improper Use of Rupture of Membranes Tests

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration Alerts Healthcare Providers and Women about Risks Associated with Improper Use of Rupture of Membranes Tests





    (August 8, 2018) - - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today alerted women and their doctors about serious adverse events related to the improper use of tests intended as an aid in detecting if a pregnant woman’s water has broken (also known as a rupture of the membranes containing amniotic fluid). A rupture of the membranes (ROM) can pose immediate and severe risks to the patient and developing fetus without proper patient management...
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  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Azar Statement on Passing of Former HHS Secretary Margaret Heckler

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Azar Statement on Passing of Former HHS Secretary Margaret Heckler






    (August 7, 2018) - - U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement regarding the passing of Margaret Heckler, who served as Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1983 to 1985: “It is with great sadness that I have learned of the death of Margaret Heckler, former secretary of Health and Human Services. Secretary Heckler lived a full life in devotion to serving her country...
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Policies to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity and Protect Religious Freedom

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Policies to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity and Protect Religious Freedom




    Washington, DC - - (August 10, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today announced two new policy directives focused on ensuring equal employment opportunity and protecting Americans’ religious freedom. The equal employment opportunity directive calls for more comprehensive reviews of contractor compliance with federal anti-discrimination...
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  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Publishes 25th Anniversary Special Edition of Consumer Newsletter

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Publishes 25th Anniversary Special Edition of Consumer Newsletter





    (August 3, 2018) - - FDIC Consumer News, the newsletter published quarterly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation since the fall of 1993, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special expanded edition featuring updated versions of 25 of our more popular articles. A lot has changed in banking and financial services in the last 25 years. For example, the FDIC deposit insurance limit increased from $100,000 to $250,000 and consumers who used to...
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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Proposes “Pathways to Success,” an Overhaul of Medicare’s ACO Program

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Proposes “Pathways to Success,” an Overhaul of Medicare’s ACO Program







    (August 9, 2018) - - Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would overhaul the Medicare Shared Savings Program, which is the program established by the Affordable Care Act and launched in 2012 under which the vast majority of Medicare’s Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) operate. The redesigned program is called “Pathways to Success.” ACOs are groups of health care providers that agree to take responsibility for the total cost and quality of care for their patients. In return, ACOs receive a portion of the savi...
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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Proposes “Pathways to Success,” an Overhaul of Medicare’s ACO Program

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Proposes “Pathways to Success,” an Overhaul of Medicare’s ACO Program







    (August 9, 2018) - - Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would overhaul the Medicare Shared Savings Program, which is the program established by the Affordable Care Act and launched in 2012 under which the vast majority of Medicare’s Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) operate. The redesigned program is called “Pathways to Success.” ACOs are groups of health care providers that agree to take responsibility for the total cost and quality of care for their patients. In return, ACOs receive a portion of the savi...
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  • U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Brouillette Hosts Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation

    U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Brouillette Hosts Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation





    Tokyo, Japan - - (August 8, 2018) - - The fifth meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation (the Bilateral Commission) was held in Tokyo on August 8, 2018. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette and Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori led the discussions as co-chairs. The delegations included participants representing a wide range of governmental agencies. P...
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  • U.S. Poultry Gains New Market Access in Morocco

    U.S. Poultry Gains New Market Access in Morocco

    U.S. Poultry Gains New Market Access in Morocco




    Washington, DC - - (August 7, 2018) - - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow commercial imports of U.S. poultry meat and products into Morocco for the first time. “The Trump Administration continues to prioritize the opening of new markets for U.S. agricultural products. This new access to the Moroccan market is an important step in ensuring that Americ...
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Funding Availability for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces Funding Availability for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants




    Washington, DC - - (August 8, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) today announced the availability of up to $100 million for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants to provide training and career services to dislocated workers affected by major economic dislocations.

    Supported by the Workforce
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Funding Availability for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces Funding Availability for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants




    Washington, DC - - (August 8, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) today announced the availability of up to $100 million for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants to provide training and career services to dislocated workers affected by major economic dislocations.

    Supported by the Workforce
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  • Secretary of State Pompeo's Call With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland

    Secretary of State Pompeo's Call With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland





    Washington, DC - - (August 11, 2018) - - According to U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Heather Nauert, today, State Department Secretary Pompeo participated in a call with Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. They discussed the dispute between Saudi Arabia and Canada over Canada’s call for releasi...
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  • Secretary of State Pompeo's Call With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland

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    Secretary of State Pompeo's Call With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland

    Secretary of State Pompeo's Call With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland





    Washington, DC - - (August 11, 2018) - - According to U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Heather Nauert, today, State Department Secretary Pompeo participated in a call with Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. They discussed the dispute between Saudi Arabia and Canada over Canada’s call for releasi...
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