Light To Guide Our Feet
Light To Guide Our Feet

Menu

Collapse

Search Result

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

What's Going On

Collapse

There are currently 142 users online. 51 members and 91 guests.

Most users ever online was 3,930 at 06:07 PM on 04-20-2019.

233 results in 0.0080 seconds.
Keywords
Members
Tags
announces x
  •  

  • U.S. Department of the Treasury Announces Key Staff Appointments

    U.S. Department of the Treasury Announces Key Staff Appointments

    U.S. Department of the Treasury Announces Key Staff Appointments | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: June 14, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the United States Department of the Treasury announced three key additions to Treasury staff. These distinguished and diverse individuals join Treasury prepared to deliver results for the American people.

    Biographies of the appointees are listed below in alphabetical order:




    Kayla Arslanian, Deputy Executive Secretary, Office of the Executive Secretary

    Kayla Arslanian joins the Treasury Department from the New York City Mayor's Office, where she most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Bill de Blasio. As a member of the senior leadership team responding to New York City’s COVID-19 crisis, Arslanian was responsible for increasing the city’s testing capacity and led planning efforts...
    See more | Go to post

  • Federal Communications Commission announces 3.45 GHz Band Auction Procedures

    Federal Communications Commission announces 3.45 GHz Band Auction Procedures

    Federal Communications Commission announces 3.45 GHz Band Auction Procedures | site |



    5G Auction of Mid-Band Spectrum Set for October 2021


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release dated: June 9, 2021)

    Washington, June 9, 2021—FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel today announced the latest step in making mid-band spectrum available for next generation wireless services, including 5G. In a Public Notice, the FCC’s Office of Economics and Analytics and the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau established the application and bidding procedures for Auction 110, the auction of spectrum in the 3.45 GHz band. Bidding is scheduled to start on October 5, 2021. “This is a critical step toward delivering on the promise of 5G,” said Rosenworcel. “This auction will bring us closer to 5G service that is fast, secure, resilient, and most importantly, available across the country. I want to t
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • U.S. Department of Energy Announces Actions to Bolster Domestic Supply Chain of Advanced Batteries

    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Actions to Bolster Domestic Supply Chain of Advanced Batteries | site |



    In Concert with White House Report on Supply Chain Vulnerabilities, DOE Takes Immediate Steps to Create Jobs and Secure America’s Economic Competitiveness



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Energy press release dated: June 8, 2021)

    Washington, D.C. - - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced new immediate policy actions to scale up a domestic manufacturing supply chain for advanced battery materials and technologies. These efforts follow the 100-Day review of advanced batteries—directed by President Biden’s Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains—which assesses vulnerabilities and opportunities in the current and forecasted battery supply chain landscape, and identifies policy recommendations to address them. Together, these actions will position the U.S. to lead an emerging global market,
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Key Staff Appointments

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Key Staff Appointments

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Key Staff Appointments | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Agriculture [USDA] press release dated: June 7, 2021)

    Washington, June 7, 2021 - - The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C.

    Sanah Baig was named Chief of Staff for Research, Education, and Economics. Baig most recently served as Chief of Staff at the Good Food Institute, a global non-profit, and also served as program director at the National Association of Counties. During the Obama-Biden Administration, she served for nearly six years in a variety of capacities at USDA including serving as an advisor in the Office of the Secretary, special advisor in Rural Development, and confidential assistant in the Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) mission area. Baig is a proud graduate of the University of Virginia
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • UPS announces Strategic Priorities, three-year Financial Targets and new ESG Targets

    UPS announces Strategic Priorities, three-year Financial Targets and new ESG Targets | site |




    The company will highlight priorities for its Customer First, People Led, Innovation Driven strategy; discuss targeted areas of growth including small and medium-sized businesses, healthcare and international; provide 2023 financial targets; and discuss newly established ESG targets.



    (Information contained in UPS press release dated: June 9, 2021)

    Atlanta - - UPS (NYSE:UPS) will host its investor and analyst conference today beginning at 9:00 a.m. EDT. The virtual event will be available in its entirety through a live webcast and replay at investors.ups.com .



    (Graphic courtesy: UPS)




    The company will highlight priorities for its Customer First,...
    See more | Go to post

  • Federal Open Market Committee announces its tentative Meeting Schedule for 2022

    Federal Open Market Committee announces its tentative Meeting Schedule for 2022

    Federal Open Market Committee announces its tentative Meeting Schedule for 2022 | site |




    (Information contained in Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System press release dated: June 4, 2021)

    The Federal Open Market Committee on Friday announced its tentative meeting schedule for 2022:

    January 25-26 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

    March 15-16 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

    May 3-4 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

    June 14-15 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

    July 26-27 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

    September 20-21 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

    November 1-2 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

    December 13-14 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

    January 31-February 1, 2023 (Tuesday-Wednesday)
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • U.S. Department of Education Announces Actions to Advance Equity in Education

    U.S. Department of Education Announces Actions to Advance Equity in Education

    U.S. Department of Education Announces Actions to Advance Equity in Education | site |



    Department will hold an Equity Summit Series starting this month


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: June 9, 2021)

    Today, building on the American Rescue Plan’s historic funding for schools as drivers of equity and opportunity, the Department of Education announced a series of actions it is taking to advance equity in education and ensure schools across the nation are serving all students. Actions include the release of a report highlighting the disparate impacts of COVID-19 on K-12 and postsecondary students in underserved communities, the release of guidance to implement an historic provision within the American Rescue Plan that will ensure that the school districts with the highest poverty do not receive any per-pupil decrease in state funding below their pre-pandemic levels, and an Equity...
    See more | Go to post

  • Family Reunification Task Force Provides Initial Progress Report and Announces Upcoming Reunification of 29 Families

    Family Reunification Task Force Provides Initial Progress Report and Announces Upcoming Reunification of 29 Families | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: June 8, 2021)

    Washington - - The Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families (Task Force) submitted to President Biden its Initial Progress Report, which details ongoing efforts to identify and reunite children who were unjustly separated from their parents at the United States-Mexico border under the prior Administration. “The Department of Homeland Security is committed to the relentless pursuit of reunifying families who were cruelly separated by the previous Administration,” said Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas, who serves as the Chair of the Task Force. “When we reunified the first seven families last month, I said that this was just the beginning. In the coming weeks, we will reunif
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces New Efforts to Support the TSA Workforce

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces New Efforts to Support the TSA Workforce | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS) press release dated: June 3, 2021) Washington - - Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced new efforts to support the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening officer workforce, including expanding collective bargaining at the national level and ensuring that TSA’s standards and processes adhere to the principles applied by the Merit Systems Protection Board.  Secretary Mayorkas also expressed the Department’s commitment to improving pay for the TSA workforce.    “TSA employees are outstanding public servants who work on the frontlines, including throughout the pandemic, to keep the traveling American public safe,” said Secretary Mayorkas.  “They deserve the empowerment of collective bargainin...
    See more | Go to post

  • Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel announces Members of 911 Strike Force

    Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel announces Members of 911 Strike Force | site |


    Advisory Committee Will Examine 911 Fee Diversion


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release dated: May 21, 2021)

    Washington, May 21, 2021 - - FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel today announced the appointment of 17 members to the Commission’s newly created 911 Strike Force, which will meet for the first time on June 3, 2021. Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel announced the creation of the Strike Force on February 17, 2021, and charged the group with studying the problem of 911 fee diversion—that is, the practice by some states and jurisdictions of using the 911 fees consumers pay on their phone bills for non-911 purposes—and reporting to Congress on how the Federal government can end this practice. “America’s 911 system needs an update for the digital age
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • U.S. Department of Labor announces New Members of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

    U.S. Department of Labor announces New Members of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health| site |


    15-member panel will advise OSHA on safety, health in construction


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

    Washington, DC - - U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh has appointed 15 individuals to serve as members on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health, which provides advice and assistance to the assistant secretary on occupational safety and health in construction standards.

    Members will serve two-year terms and represent the interests of the public, employers, employees, and state and federal government. The committee generally meets two to four times a year. The appointed members include the following:


    Five employee representatives:
    • Cheryl M. Ambrose, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • HUD announces 145 Million Dollars Funding Opportunity to address the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announces $145 Million Funding Opportunity to address the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development press release dated: May 24, 2021)

    Washington - - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making $145 million in competitive funding available to build systems intended to end youth homelessness in local and rural communities through HUD's Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP). Competitive funding is available to up to 50 communities for implementation of youth specific innovative programs to address the needs of youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Read HUD’s Notice of Opportunity. “Getting and keeping young people off the streets and helping them find a safe, stable home can change the trajectory of their lives,” said HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge. “Local le
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • DHS Announces New Cybersecurity Requirements for Critical Pipeline Owners and Operators

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces New Cybersecurity Requirements for Critical Pipeline Owners and Operators | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: May 27, 2021) Today, the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced a Security Directive that will enable the Department to better identify, protect against, and respond to threats to critical companies in the pipeline sector. “The cybersecurity landscape is constantly evolving and we must adapt to address new and emerging threats,” said Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas. “The recent ransomware attack on a major petroleum pipeline demonstrates that the cybersecurity of pipeline systems is critical to our homeland security. DHS will continue to work closely with our private sector partners to support their operations and increase the resilience of our nation’s criti...
    See more | Go to post

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces Additional Biden Administration Staff Appointments

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces Additional Biden Administration Staff Appointments | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services press release dated: May 25, 2021) Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced additional Biden Administration appointments: “HHS has made incredible progress expanding vaccine access, lowering health care premiums, and leading the advocacy charge for the American Families Plan,” said HHS Chief of Staff Sean McCluskie. “Our growing team reflects our commitment to continue fighting for the health of this country during a time of great need and even greater opportunity.” These new appointees join tens of thousands of career officials throughout the agency, whose expertise is critical for tackling the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, implementing the American Rescue Plan, ensuring Americans have access to quality and affordable health care, strengt...
    See more | Go to post

  • FedEx Announces the FedEx E-Commerce Learning Lab in Collaboration with Accion Opportunity Fund

    FedEx Announces the FedEx E-Commerce Learning Lab in Collaboration with Accion Opportunity Fund | site |



    FedEx says $1 million grant will be used to fund program to help businesses owned by women and people of color expand e-commerce operations


    (Information contained in FedEx press release dated: May 13, 2021)

    Memphis, Tenn., May 13, 2021 – FedEx today announced the launch of the FedEx E-Commerce Learning Lab, a new program developed in collaboration with Accion Opportunity Fund (AOF), a leading nonprofit organization providing small business owners with access to capital, networks, and coaching. The program is designed to help diverse small business owners who are looking to develop or expand their e-commerce operations as they continue to adapt their business models in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on women and entrepreneurs of color. The program will provide intensive hands-on learning to a cohort of
    ...
    See more | Go to post

Menu

Collapse

Trending

Collapse

  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of the Treasury Announces Key Staff Appointments
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of the Treasury Announces Key Staff Appointments | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: June 14, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the United States Department of the Treasury announced three key additions to Treasury staff. These distinguished and diverse individuals join Treasury prepared to deliver results for the American people.

    Biographies of the appointees are listed below in alphabetical order:




    Kayla Arslanian, Deputy Executive Secretary, Office of the Executive Secretary

    Kayla Arslanian joins the Treasury Department from the New York City Mayor's Office, where she most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Bill de Blasio. As a member of the senior leadership team responding to New York City’s COVID-19 crisis, Arslanian was responsible for increasing the city’s testing capacity and led planning efforts...
    06-16-2021, 03:01 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Communications Commission announces 3.45 GHz Band Auction Procedures
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Communications Commission announces 3.45 GHz Band Auction Procedures | site |



    5G Auction of Mid-Band Spectrum Set for October 2021


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release dated: June 9, 2021)

    Washington, June 9, 2021—FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel today announced the latest step in making mid-band spectrum available for next generation wireless services, including 5G. In a Public Notice, the FCC’s Office of Economics and Analytics and the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau established the application and bidding procedures for Auction 110, the auction of spectrum in the 3.45 GHz band. Bidding is scheduled to start on October 5, 2021. “This is a critical step toward delivering on the promise of 5G,” said Rosenworcel. “This auction will bring us closer to 5G service that is fast, secure, resilient, and most importantly, available across the country. I want to t
    ...
    06-12-2021, 12:48 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Actions to Bolster Domestic Supply Chain of Advanced Batteries
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Actions to Bolster Domestic Supply Chain of Advanced Batteries | site |



    In Concert with White House Report on Supply Chain Vulnerabilities, DOE Takes Immediate Steps to Create Jobs and Secure America’s Economic Competitiveness



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Energy press release dated: June 8, 2021)

    Washington, D.C. - - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced new immediate policy actions to scale up a domestic manufacturing supply chain for advanced battery materials and technologies. These efforts follow the 100-Day review of advanced batteries—directed by President Biden’s Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains—which assesses vulnerabilities and opportunities in the current and forecasted battery supply chain landscape, and identifies policy recommendations to address them. Together, these actions will position the U.S. to lead an emerging global market,
    ...
    06-11-2021, 05:01 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Key Staff Appointments
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Key Staff Appointments | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Agriculture [USDA] press release dated: June 7, 2021)

    Washington, June 7, 2021 - - The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C.

    Sanah Baig was named Chief of Staff for Research, Education, and Economics. Baig most recently served as Chief of Staff at the Good Food Institute, a global non-profit, and also served as program director at the National Association of Counties. During the Obama-Biden Administration, she served for nearly six years in a variety of capacities at USDA including serving as an advisor in the Office of the Secretary, special advisor in Rural Development, and confidential assistant in the Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) mission area. Baig is a proud graduate of the University of Virginia
    ...
    06-10-2021, 10:48 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    UPS announces Strategic Priorities, three-year Financial Targets and new ESG Targets
    by Staff Reporter 1
    UPS announces Strategic Priorities, three-year Financial Targets and new ESG Targets | site |




    The company will highlight priorities for its Customer First, People Led, Innovation Driven strategy; discuss targeted areas of growth including small and medium-sized businesses, healthcare and international; provide 2023 financial targets; and discuss newly established ESG targets.



    (Information contained in UPS press release dated: June 9, 2021)

    Atlanta - - UPS (NYSE:UPS) will host its investor and analyst conference today beginning at 9:00 a.m. EDT. The virtual event will be available in its entirety through a live webcast and replay at investors.ups.com .



    (Graphic courtesy: UPS)




    The company will highlight priorities for its Customer First,...
    06-10-2021, 09:51 AM

Menu

Collapse

Menu

Collapse

Working...
X