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  • U.S. Department of the Treasury Releases Report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States

    U.S. Department of the Treasury Releases Report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release: December 16, 2010) Washington - - The U.S. Department of the Treasury today delivered to Congress the semiannual Report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States. In this Report, Treasury reviewed and assessed the policies of 20 major U.S. trading partners during the four quarters ending June 2020. The Report concluded that both Vietnam and Switzerland met all three criteria under the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act) during the period under review. Treasury consequently conducted enhanced analysis of Vietnam and Switzerland in the Report and will also commence enhanced bilateral engagement with each country in accordance with the ...
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  • Boeing says it Partners Across Aerospace for Safe Vaccine Transport

    Boeing says it Partners Across Aerospace for Safe Vaccine Transport

    Boeing says it Partners Across Aerospace for Safe Vaccine Transport | site |



    (Information contained in The Boeing Company press release dated: December 9, 2020) Chicago, Dec. 9, 2020 - - Boeing [NYSE: BA] is supporting passenger and cargo carriers with guidance as they prepare to fly vaccines around the world. Boeing teams are working within industry standards to ensure the upcoming demand for vaccines is met while using safe, compliant procedures, particularly with vaccines that may require unique transport environments. Boeing has issued service letters, multi-operator messages and has held online symposiums to communicate the issues associated with dry ice carriage. The published materials include data “curves” reflecting how many pounds of dry ice can be carried by each airplane model based on the sublimation rate of the dry ice as packaged for shipment. In addition, the documentation covers important airplane operational information (e.g. airfl...
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  • U.S. Small Business Administration Recognizes Top Active Surety Partners

    U.S. Small Business Administration Recognizes Top Active Surety Partners

    U.S. Small Business Administration Recognizes Top Active Surety Partners | site |



    Surety Bond Guarantee Program Surpasses $7 Billion in Bond Guarantees


    (Information contained in U.S. Small Business Administration |SBA| press release dated: December 3, 2020) WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today its most active surety companies and agencies for fiscal year (FY) 2020, which contributed to increases in the Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Program’s activity. “In FY2020, we surpassed $7 billion in bond guarantees because of the mutual trust and commitment between the SBA and the surety industry to assist small businesses,” said Peter C. Gibbs, Director of the Office of Surety Guarantees. “This list of active surety partners is very special to the Office of Surety Guarantees because it is the 50th Anniversary for the Surety Bond Guarantee Program.” The SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program, in d...
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  • Veterans Affairs, Federal Partners plan for COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution

    Veterans Affairs, Federal Partners plan for COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution

    Veterans Affairs, Federal Partners plan for COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution | site |


    (November 17, 2020) - - On November 17, 2020 the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs published the following information: Washington - - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners to develop a comprehensive COVID-19 vaccine plan to ensure VA safely and equitably distributes vaccines once authorized. The plan will be a phased approach based on scientific and historical evidence, lessons learned from past pandemic vaccine plans and input from scientific experts both within and outside VA. “In October, staff at VA medical facilities conducted important planning exercises in preparation for the vaccine,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. “These exercises help us to address vaccine distribution, allocation, safety monitoring and supply tracking.” COVID-19 v...
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  • Trump Administration Partners with Chain and Independent Community Pharmacies to Increase Access to Future COVID-19 Vaccines

    Trump Administration Partners with Chain and Independent Community Pharmacies to Increase Access to Future COVID-19 Vaccines| site |


    (November 12, 2020) - - Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published the following information: To maximize access to COVID-19 vaccines for all Americans, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced the U.S. government’s partnerships with large chain pharmacies and networks that represent independent pharmacies and regional chains. Through the partnership with pharmacy chains, this program covers approximately 60 percent of pharmacies throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Through the partnerships with network administrators, independent pharmacies and regional chains will also be part of the federal pharmacy program, further increasing access to vaccine across the country—particularly in traditionally underserved areas. “Ensuring a...
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  • Security Summit Partners warn Taxpayers of new COVID-related Text Scam

    Security Summit Partners warn Taxpayers of new COVID-related Text Scam

    Security Summit Partners warn Taxpayers of new COVID-related Text Scam | site |



    (November 4, 2020) - - Today, November 4, 2020, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published the following information: WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned of a new text scam created by thieves that trick people into disclosing bank account information under the guise of receiving the $1,200 Economic Impact Payment. The IRS, states and industry, working together as the Security Summit, remind taxpayers that neither the IRS nor state agencies will ever text taxpayers asking for bank account information so that an EIP deposit may be made. "Criminals are relentlessly using COVID-19 and Economic Impact Payments as cover to try to trick taxpayers out of their money or identities," said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. "This scam is a new twist on those we've been seeing much of this year. We urge people to remain aler...
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  • Federal Partners Kick Off Workshop on Federal Government Human Health PFAS Research

    Federal Partners Kick Off Workshop on Federal Government Human Health PFAS Research with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine| site |


    (October 26, 2020) - - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published today, October 26, 2020, the following information: WASHINGTON (October 26, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) kicked off the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)’s Workshop on Federal Government Human Health Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Research. Aggressively addressing PFAS has been an active and ongoing priority for this Administration. This collaborative workshop will help to further coordinate PFAS research across the federal government and is an important part of EPA’s work under its PFAS Action Plan. “EPA is com...
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  • HHS says Trump Administration Partners with CVS and Walgreens to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine

    U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services says Trump Administration Partners with CVS and Walgreens to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine to Protect Vulnerable Americans in Long-Term Care Facilities Nationwide | site |




    (October 16, 2020) - - Today, October 16, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the following information:

    To meet the Trump Administration's Operation Warp Speed (OWS) goals, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD exit disclaimer icon) today announced agreements with CVS and Walgreens to provide and administer COVID-19 vaccines to residents of long-term care facilities (LTCF) nationwide with no out-of-pocket costs. Protecting especially vulnerable Americans has been a critical part of the Trump Administration’s work to combat COVID-19, and LTCF residents may be part of the prioritized groups for initial COVID-19 vaccination efforts until there are enough
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  • Department of Veterans Affairs says Federal Electronic Health Record connects with more Community Partners

    Department of Veterans Affairs says Federal Electronic Health Record connects with more Community Partners | site |


    VA says addition of new health care network enhances patient care


    (October 13, 2020) - - Today, October 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs published the following information:

    WASHINGTON — The Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) program office announced the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) expanded their joint health information exchange (HIE) network with the private sector, Oct. 9, after connecting with the CommonWell Health Alliance. CommonWell brings a nationwide network of more than 15,000 hospitals and clinics to the 46,000 community partners already part of the joint HIE. Launched earlier this year, the joint HIE is a modernized health data sharing capability that enhances the abili...
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  • FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection

    FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection| site |



    ‘Operation Corrupt Collector’ targets debt collectors trying to collect on non-existent debts, using illegal scare tactics



    (September 29, 2020) - - Today, September 29, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the following information:

    The Federal Trade Commission, along with more than 50 federal and state law enforcement partners, today announced a nationwide law enforcement and outreach initiative to protect consumers from phantom debt collection and abusive and threatening debt collection practices.

    This crackdown encompasses more than 50 enforcement actions against debt collectors engaged in these illegal practices brought by the FTC, three federal partners, and partners from 16 states.


    The initiative,...
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  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Partners to Help Rural Leaders Build Strategies to Achieve Prosperity

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Partners to Help Rural Leaders Build Strategies to Achieve Prosperity


    Rural Economic Development Initiative Provides Opportunities for Rural Communities to Plan for the Future


    Sacramento, Calif. - - (October 16, 2018) - - Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has finalized four cooperative agreements to help rural communities create and implement economic development plans. “Under the leadership of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, USDA is committed to being a strong partner in enhancing quality of life and building economic opportunity in rural America,” Hazlett said. “Asset-based planning is an important tool to complement and leverage existing regional resources and create a foundation for rural prosperity.” USDA is partnering with four organizations
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  • FEMA and Partners Helping Hurricane Michael Survivors

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    FEMA and Partners Helping Hurricane Michael Survivors

    FEMA and Partners Helping Hurricane Michael Survivors



    (October 17, 2018) - - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published the following information:

    Washington, DC - - One week after Hurricane Michael hit Florida and Georgia, FEMA and other federal agencies are working alongside state and local responders and volunteers from national and local nonprofit organizations to aid survivors.

    News and Resources for Survivors

    FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance teams are on the ground in Florida and Georgia helping survivors register for assistance. Survivors can register online at DisasterAssistance.gov, at a shelter or by calling 1-800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585). FEMA will contact all registered survivors to let them know if they are eligible for assistance. FEMA is not writing checks to survivors at any location. So far, more than 48,000 people in F
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  • Treasury Releases Report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States

    Treasury Releases Report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States


    Washington, DC - - (October 17, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of the Treasury today delivered to Congress the semiannual Report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States. The Report concluded that while the currency practices of six countries were found to require close attention, no major U.S. trading partner met the relevant 2015 legislative criteria for enhanced analysis during the period covered by the Report. Further, no trading partner was found to have met the 1988 legislative standards during the current reporting period. “The Treasury Department is working vigorously to ensure that our trading partners dismantle unfair barriers that stand in the way of free, fair, and reciprocal trade. Of particular concern are China...
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  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Partners to Improve Electric Infrastructure for More Than 347,000 Rural Americans Across 13 States

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Partners to Improve Electric Infrastructure for More Than 347,000 Rural Americans Across 13 States





    Washington, DC - - (September 19, 2018) - - Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $398.5 million to improve rural electric service in 13 states.

    “Reliable and affordable electricity is undeniably a necessity in today’s world,” Hazlett said. “Under the leadership of Secretary Sonny Perdue, USDA is committed to being a strong partner in keeping our rural communities connected to this essential infrastructure.”

    USDA is making the investments through the Electric Infrastructure Loan Program. Below are a few examples of the projects USDA is funding:
    • In Virginia, Southside Electric Cooperative will use a $47.7 million loan to add
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  • Federal Emergency Management Agency and Partners Continue Response to Tropical Storm Florence

    FEMA and Partners Continue Response to Tropical Storm Florence






    Washington, DC - - (September 15, 2018) - - Tropical Storm Florence continues hammering the Carolinas with heavy rains, high winds and flash flooding today. Dangerous flooding is occurring across the impacted area, and residents and visitors should remain indoors until told by local officials that it is safe to go outside.
    Residents in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia should:
    • Stay put. Stay indoors until you are told it is safe to go outside by local officials.
    • Keep out of the water. Flood water can contain dangerous debris, downed power lines, and germs. Do not attempt to walk, swim, wade, or drive through flood waters.
    • Let first responders do their job. Stay off the roads, beaches, and waterways. Use VHF Channel 16, or call 911 for emergency needs. Do not rely on social media
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    U.S. Department of the Treasury Releases Report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release: December 16, 2010) Washington - - The U.S. Department of the Treasury today delivered to Congress the semiannual Report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States. In this Report, Treasury reviewed and assessed the policies of 20 major U.S. trading partners during the four quarters ending June 2020. The Report concluded that both Vietnam and Switzerland met all three criteria under the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act) during the period under review. Treasury consequently conducted enhanced analysis of Vietnam and Switzerland in the Report and will also commence enhanced bilateral engagement with each country in accordance with the ...
    12-16-2020, 11:22 PM
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    Boeing says it Partners Across Aerospace for Safe Vaccine Transport
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    Boeing says it Partners Across Aerospace for Safe Vaccine Transport | site |



    (Information contained in The Boeing Company press release dated: December 9, 2020) Chicago, Dec. 9, 2020 - - Boeing [NYSE: BA] is supporting passenger and cargo carriers with guidance as they prepare to fly vaccines around the world. Boeing teams are working within industry standards to ensure the upcoming demand for vaccines is met while using safe, compliant procedures, particularly with vaccines that may require unique transport environments. Boeing has issued service letters, multi-operator messages and has held online symposiums to communicate the issues associated with dry ice carriage. The published materials include data “curves” reflecting how many pounds of dry ice can be carried by each airplane model based on the sublimation rate of the dry ice as packaged for shipment. In addition, the documentation covers important airplane operational information (e.g. airfl...
    12-14-2020, 09:53 AM
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    U.S. Small Business Administration Recognizes Top Active Surety Partners
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    U.S. Small Business Administration Recognizes Top Active Surety Partners | site |



    Surety Bond Guarantee Program Surpasses $7 Billion in Bond Guarantees


    (Information contained in U.S. Small Business Administration |SBA| press release dated: December 3, 2020) WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today its most active surety companies and agencies for fiscal year (FY) 2020, which contributed to increases in the Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Program’s activity. “In FY2020, we surpassed $7 billion in bond guarantees because of the mutual trust and commitment between the SBA and the surety industry to assist small businesses,” said Peter C. Gibbs, Director of the Office of Surety Guarantees. “This list of active surety partners is very special to the Office of Surety Guarantees because it is the 50th Anniversary for the Surety Bond Guarantee Program.” The SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program, in d...
    12-06-2020, 02:25 AM
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    Veterans Affairs, Federal Partners plan for COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution
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    Veterans Affairs, Federal Partners plan for COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution | site |


    (November 17, 2020) - - On November 17, 2020 the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs published the following information: Washington - - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners to develop a comprehensive COVID-19 vaccine plan to ensure VA safely and equitably distributes vaccines once authorized. The plan will be a phased approach based on scientific and historical evidence, lessons learned from past pandemic vaccine plans and input from scientific experts both within and outside VA. “In October, staff at VA medical facilities conducted important planning exercises in preparation for the vaccine,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. “These exercises help us to address vaccine distribution, allocation, safety monitoring and supply tracking.” COVID-19 v...
    11-19-2020, 08:57 AM
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    Trump Administration Partners with Chain and Independent Community Pharmacies to Increase Access to Future COVID-19 Vaccines
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    Trump Administration Partners with Chain and Independent Community Pharmacies to Increase Access to Future COVID-19 Vaccines| site |


    (November 12, 2020) - - Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published the following information: To maximize access to COVID-19 vaccines for all Americans, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced the U.S. government’s partnerships with large chain pharmacies and networks that represent independent pharmacies and regional chains. Through the partnership with pharmacy chains, this program covers approximately 60 percent of pharmacies throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Through the partnerships with network administrators, independent pharmacies and regional chains will also be part of the federal pharmacy program, further increasing access to vaccine across the country—particularly in traditionally underserved areas. “Ensuring a...
    11-13-2020, 01:00 AM

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