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  • U.S. Social Security Administration Commissioner Saul Communicates to Congress about the State of Social Security Services

    U.S. Social Security Administration Commissioner Saul Communicates to Congress about the State of Social Security Services | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Social Security Administration press release dated: April 26, 2021) Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, wrote to key members of Congress to raise awareness of the resources Social Security needs to recover from the ongoing pandemic and improve service. “Since becoming Commissioner, I have focused our actions and our resources on efforts to improve the service we provide to the millions of people who turn to us for help. I have been clear in my budget requests about what it takes to improve service and maintain the integrity of our programs: both additional frontline staff to help people now, and information technology (IT) investments to improve our future,” said Commissioner Saul. “2021 is a critical year to shape the agency for post-pandemic success, but our resource constraint...
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  • U.S. Department of State announces Appointment of Ambassador Richard Norland as U.S. Special Envoy for Libya

    U.S. Department of State announces Appointment of Ambassador Richard Norland as U.S. Special Envoy for Libya | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State press release dated: May 10, 2021)

    U.S. State Department Press Statement
    By: Ned Price, Department Spokesperson
    May 10, 2021


    The Department of State is pleased to announce that U.S. Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland will now also serve in the capacity of U.S. Special Envoy for Libya in addition to Chief of Mission for Libya. In his role as U.S. Special Envoy, Ambassador Norland will lead U.S. diplomatic efforts to promote international support for a Libyan-led, inclusive, and negotiated political solution to the conflict, facilitated through the UN. Ambassador Norland, a Career Minister in the Foreign Service and a three-time ambassador, has served as Chief of Mission at the Libya External Office in Tunis since August 2019. The addition of the U.S. Sp...
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  • Treasury Launches Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to Deliver 350 Billion Dollars

    U.S. Department of the Treasury Launches Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to Deliver $350 Billion | site |


    Aid to state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments will help bring back jobs, address pandemic’s economic fallout, and lay the foundation for a strong, equitable recovery


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: May 10, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the launch of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, to provide $350 billion in emergency funding for state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments. Treasury also released details on the ways funds can be used to respond to acute pandemic-response needs, fill revenue shortfalls among state and local governments, and support the communities and populations hardest-hit by the COVID-19 crisis. Eligible state,...
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  • U.S. Department of State’s 45-Day Review following the Revocation of Proclamations 9645 and 9983 Press Statement

    U.S. Department of State’s 45-Day Review following the Revocation of Proclamations 9645 and 9983| site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's press release dated: March 8, 2021)


    March 8, 2021
    Press Statement
    Ned Price, Department Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State


    On January 20, President Biden signed Proclamation 10141, “Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States.” President Biden has made clear that the now-rescinded Proclamations 9645 and 9983 were a stain on our national conscience, contravened our values, jeopardized our alliances and partnerships, separated loved ones, and undermined our national security. Applicants from the affected countries may no longer be denied on the basis of nationality, and the Department has taken a number of steps to ensure that applicants previously refused visas under Proclamations 9645 and 9983 will not have future visa applic...
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  • A Foreign Policy for the American People - - - Speech of Antony J. Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State

    A Foreign Policy for the American People - - - Speech of Antony J. Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State press release dated: March 3, 2021)



    A Foreign Policy for the American People
    Speech of Antony J. Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State

    Ben Franklin Room

    Washington, D.C.

    March 3, 2021







    SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good morning. My fellow Americans, five weeks ago I was sworn in as your Secretary of State. My job is to represent the United States to the world, to fight for the interests and values of the American people. When President Biden asked me to serve, he made sure that I understood that my job is to deliver for you – to make your lives more...
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  • Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services Offers Comprehensive Support to the State of Texas to Combat Winter Storm

    Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services Offers Comprehensive Support to the State of Texas to Combat Winter Storm | site |



    (Information contained in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [CMS] press release dated: February 22, 2021)

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that efforts are underway to support Texas in response to severe winter storms that have affected the state over the past several days. On February 17, 2021, Health and Human Services Acting Secretary Norris Cochran declared a public health emergency (PHE) for Texas retroactive to February 11, 2021. CMS is working to ensure hospitals and other facilities can continue operations and provide access to care despite the effects of the storm.

    Below are key administrative actions CMS is taking in response to the PHE declared in Texas:

    Waivers and Flexibilities for Hospitals and other Healthcare Facilities: CMS has
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  • Federal and State Financial Regulatory Agencies issue Interagency Statement on Supervisory Practices regarding Financial Institutions affected by Texas Winter Storms

    Federal and State Financial Regulatory Agencies issue Interagency Statement on Supervisory Practices regarding Financial Institutions affected by Texas Winter Storms | site |



    (Information contained in Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System press release dated: February 22, 2021)

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
    Conference of State Bank Supervisors
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    National Credit Union Administration
    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, and the state regulators, collectively the agencies, recognize the serious impact of Texas Winter Storms on the customers and operations of many financial institutions and will provide appropriate regulatory assistance to affected institutions subject to
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Afghanistan High Council for National Reconciliation Chair Dr. Abdullah

    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Afghanistan High Council for National Reconciliation Chair Dr. Abdullah | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press released dated: February 20, 2021)


    Readout by Spokesperson Ned Price, U.S. Department of State:

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with the Chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation Dr. Abdullah Abdullah to discuss the United States’ review of its strategy in Afghanistan. The Secretary thanked Dr. Abdullah for his vital work in support of the Afghanistan peace process, and he expressed America’s resolve to support a just and durable political settlement and permanent and comprehensive ceasefire in Afghanistan.
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with ROK Foreign Minister Chung

    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with ROK Foreign Minister Chung

    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with ROK Foreign Minister Chung | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson dated: February 11, 2021)


    Spokesperson: Ned Price, Department Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with ROK Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong. The Secretary congratulated the Foreign Minister on his new assignment and pledged full partnership to enhance the strength of the U.S.-ROK Alliance, which is the linchpin of peace, security, and prosperity for Northeast Asia, a free and open Indo-Pacific region, and across the world. Secretary Blinken highlighted the importance of continued U.S.-Republic of Korea-Japan cooperation, underscored the need for denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, expressed concern over the military coup in Burma, and stressed President Biden’s commitment to strengthening U.S. alliances and partner...
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release dated: February 11, 2021)


    Spokesperson: Ned Price, Department Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State In an introductory call with UN Secretary-General Guterres, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken underscored the U.S. commitment to multilateral cooperation and praised the United Nations’ role as the indispensable anchor of the multilateral system. The Secretary expressed U.S. interest in close coordination with the UN on the many challenges the world faces today, from the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change. Underscoring President Biden’s focus on bringing the pandemic under control, the Secretary praised the central role the UN and UN agencies play in coordinating our global response, highlighted the U.S. reengagement with the World Health O
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s First Call with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hussein

    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s First Call with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hussein | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release dated: January 28, 2021)


    U.S. Department of State source: Spokesperson Ned Price



    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s First Call with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hussein

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr. Fuad Hussein. Secretary Blinken conveyed his condolences for the horrible terrorist attack last week claimed by ISIS. They discussed follow-up to the Strategic Dialogue and reaffirmed the principles agreed upon by the two sides in the Strategic Framework Agreement. The Secretary encouraged the Foreign Minister and the Iraqi government to continue efforts to address the demands of the Iraqi people for a more equitable and just nation, and expressed support for proposed early elections...
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s First Call with Israeli Foreign Minister Ashkenazi

    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s First Call with Israeli Foreign Minister Ashkenazi | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State press release dated: January 27, 2021)

    U.S. Department of State source: Spokesperson Ned Price


    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s First Call with Israeli Foreign Minister Ashkenazi

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Israel’s Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi. The Secretary reaffirmed the United States government’s firm commitment to Israel’s security. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister discussed regional security challenges and the importance of continued cooperation in addressing these issues. The Secretary applauded the recent progress made with the Abraham Accords, and affirmed U.S. interest in building further on this progress to advance peace. Foreign Minister Ashkenazi and Secretary Blinken acknowledged the steadfast partnership between the United...
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai

    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release dated: January 27, 2021)

    U.S. Department of State source: Spokesperson Ned Price


    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai. Secretary Blinken and Deputy Prime Minister Don reaffirmed the strength of the United States-Thailand defense alliance, reviewed global efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, and discussed the importance of working together to advance our shared prosperity, security, and values across the free and open Indo Pacific region. The Secretary and the Deputy Prime Minister agreed to continue close coope...
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Locsin

    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Locsin | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release dated: January 27, 2021)

    U.S. Department of State source: Spokesperson Ned Price


    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Locsin

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin, Jr. Secretary Blinken and Secretary Locsin reaffirmed that a strong U.S.-Philippine Alliance is vital to a free and open Indo-Pacific region. Secretary Blinken stressed the importance of the Mutual Defense Treaty for the security of both nations, and its clear application to armed attacks against the Philippine armed forces, public vessels, or aircraft in the Pacific, which includes the South China Sea. Secretary Blinken also underscored that the United...
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Australian Foreign Minister Payne

    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Australian Foreign Minister Payne | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release dated: January 27, 2021)


    U.S. Department of State source: Spokesperson Ned Price



    U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Australian Foreign Minister Payne

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister expressed their commitment to working together to enhance cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region between like-minded countries. The ministers noted the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty (ANZUS) in September 2021, which has served as the bedrock of our mutual democratic alliance and committed to strengthening the unbreakable bond between the two countries. Secretary Blinken emphasized...
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    U.S. Social Security Administration Commissioner Saul Communicates to Congress about the State of Social Security Services
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    U.S. Social Security Administration Commissioner Saul Communicates to Congress about the State of Social Security Services | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Social Security Administration press release dated: April 26, 2021) Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, wrote to key members of Congress to raise awareness of the resources Social Security needs to recover from the ongoing pandemic and improve service. “Since becoming Commissioner, I have focused our actions and our resources on efforts to improve the service we provide to the millions of people who turn to us for help. I have been clear in my budget requests about what it takes to improve service and maintain the integrity of our programs: both additional frontline staff to help people now, and information technology (IT) investments to improve our future,” said Commissioner Saul. “2021 is a critical year to shape the agency for post-pandemic success, but our resource constraint...
    05-13-2021, 09:47 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of State announces Appointment of Ambassador Richard Norland as U.S. Special Envoy for Libya
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of State announces Appointment of Ambassador Richard Norland as U.S. Special Envoy for Libya | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State press release dated: May 10, 2021)

    U.S. State Department Press Statement
    By: Ned Price, Department Spokesperson
    May 10, 2021


    The Department of State is pleased to announce that U.S. Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland will now also serve in the capacity of U.S. Special Envoy for Libya in addition to Chief of Mission for Libya. In his role as U.S. Special Envoy, Ambassador Norland will lead U.S. diplomatic efforts to promote international support for a Libyan-led, inclusive, and negotiated political solution to the conflict, facilitated through the UN. Ambassador Norland, a Career Minister in the Foreign Service and a three-time ambassador, has served as Chief of Mission at the Libya External Office in Tunis since August 2019. The addition of the U.S. Sp...
    05-12-2021, 08:20 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Treasury Launches Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to Deliver 350 Billion Dollars
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of the Treasury Launches Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to Deliver $350 Billion | site |


    Aid to state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments will help bring back jobs, address pandemic’s economic fallout, and lay the foundation for a strong, equitable recovery


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: May 10, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the launch of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, to provide $350 billion in emergency funding for state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments. Treasury also released details on the ways funds can be used to respond to acute pandemic-response needs, fill revenue shortfalls among state and local governments, and support the communities and populations hardest-hit by the COVID-19 crisis. Eligible state,...
    05-11-2021, 01:10 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of State’s 45-Day Review following the Revocation of Proclamations 9645 and 9983 Press Statement
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of State’s 45-Day Review following the Revocation of Proclamations 9645 and 9983| site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's press release dated: March 8, 2021)


    March 8, 2021
    Press Statement
    Ned Price, Department Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State


    On January 20, President Biden signed Proclamation 10141, “Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States.” President Biden has made clear that the now-rescinded Proclamations 9645 and 9983 were a stain on our national conscience, contravened our values, jeopardized our alliances and partnerships, separated loved ones, and undermined our national security. Applicants from the affected countries may no longer be denied on the basis of nationality, and the Department has taken a number of steps to ensure that applicants previously refused visas under Proclamations 9645 and 9983 will not have future visa applic...
    03-09-2021, 01:43 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    A Foreign Policy for the American People - - - Speech of Antony J. Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State
    by Staff Reporter 1
    A Foreign Policy for the American People - - - Speech of Antony J. Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State press release dated: March 3, 2021)



    A Foreign Policy for the American People
    Speech of Antony J. Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State

    Ben Franklin Room

    Washington, D.C.

    March 3, 2021







    SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good morning. My fellow Americans, five weeks ago I was sworn in as your Secretary of State. My job is to represent the United States to the world, to fight for the interests and values of the American people. When President Biden asked me to serve, he made sure that I understood that my job is to deliver for you – to make your lives more...
    03-08-2021, 07:11 AM

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