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  • Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo concerning Marking of Country of Origin

    Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo concerning Marking of Country of Origin | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State press release: November 19, 2020)

    Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: Today, the Department of State is initiating new guidelines to ensure that country of origin markings for Israeli and Palestinian goods are consistent with our reality-based foreign policy approach.  In accordance with this announcement, all producers within areas where Israel exercises the relevant authorities – most notably Area C under the Oslo Accords - will be required to mark goods as “Israel”, “Product of Israel”, or “Made in Israel” when exporting to the United States.  This approach recognizes that Area C producers operate within the economic and administrative framework of Israel and their goods should be treated accordingly
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  • HHS Secretary Alex Azar Statement on FDA Authorization of First COVID-19 Test for Home Self-Tests

    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Statement on FDA Authorization of First COVID-19 Test for Home Self-Tests | site |




    (November 17, 2020) - - On November 17, 2020 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the following information: On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first COVID-19 diagnostic at-home test, the Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit, a molecular test that provides results in 30 minutes or less and is authorized for use by prescription only. HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement: “Making it possible for Americans to do their own rapid COVID-19 self-test at home by prescription is the latest addition to our constantly expanding arsenal of COVID-19 testing options. The Trump Administration has built the world’s largest testing system, and we will continue supporting both the development and manufacturing of cuttin...
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  • HUD Secretary Ben Carson announces new Foster Youth Housing Vouchers in 24 States

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announces new Foster Youth Housing Vouchers in 24 States | site |



    More than 1,000 Former Foster Youth Are Paving Their Own Way with a FYI Voucher


    (November 17, 2020) - - Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today announced $1.9 million for 235 former foster youth in the most recent round of grants for HUD's Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative. Forty-three Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) in 24 states will receive this funding to continue HUD's efforts to assist young adults transitioning out of foster care. See impact of local funding announced today. “Today, I am pleased to announce the Foster Youth to Independence Initiative has changed the lives of more than 1,000 young adults by helping them secure
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  • HHS Secretary Azar Statement on Moderna Vaccine Announcement

    HHS Secretary Azar Statement on Moderna Vaccine Announcement

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Azar Statement on Moderna Vaccine Announcement | site |



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


    HHS Secretary Azar Statement on Moderna Vaccine Announcement

    On Monday, the National Institutes of Health announced that an independent data and safety monitoring board’s interim review of data from Moderna’s investigational COVID-19 vaccine suggests that the vaccine is safe and effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in adults. HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement: “The Moderna/NIH vaccine candidate is now the second vaccine to show the potential for very high efficacy in Phase 3 trials. Operation Warp Speed has provided about $2 billion in funding and operational support for development, manufacturing, and eventual potential delivery of the Moderna/NIH vaccine. Th...
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo addresses recent Helicopter Crash in Egypt 

    U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo addresses recent Helicopter Crash in Egypt| site |


    (November 13, 2020) - - On November 13, 2020 the U.S. Department of State provided the following statement issued by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo:

    We mourn the terrible loss of five American soldiers who died yesterday in service of our country as a part of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in Egypt. Our great men and women in uniform put their lives on the line every day for our nation and for the sake of securing peace throughout the world. Alongside our servicemen, we also are saddened to learn of the deaths of one French and one Czech soldier. We pray for all of their families and for the quick recovery of the one injured American soldier who survived. May God bless our nation and these patriots.
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  • U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary’s Order Increases Flexibility and Empowers States

    U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary’s Order Increases Flexibility and Empowers States to Support Healthy Active Communities with Unprecedented LWCF Funding | site |


    (Novemner 13, 2020) - - Today the U.S. Department of the Interior published the following information: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, US Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt established criteria to invest unprecedented funding in state and local communities that will enhance recreation and conservation, and he outlined the steps Interior is taking to implement the Trump Administration’s historic Great American Outdoors Act, the greatest conservation funding law in US history. “Under the leadership of President Trump, Interior is hard at work to implement this landmark legislation and to be stewards of the money Congress has entrusted us to manage,” said Secretary Bernhardt. “These actions ensure land acquisitions will increase recreation opportunities, enhance conservation benefits a...
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  • DHS Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf Announces New Homeland Security Advisory Council Members

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf Announces New Homeland Security Advisory Council Members | site |


    (November 12, 2020) - - In an article dated November 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the following information:

    Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Chad F. Wolf, introduced two new members to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC): Tom Jenkins and Catherine Lotrionte. Created by President George W. Bush in 2002, the HSAC is a Department of Homeland Security federal advisory committee that provides the secretary with independent, informed recommendations, and advice on a variety of homeland security issues. “My vision for the Homeland Security Advisory Council, consistent with its charter, is to seek strategic, timely, specific and actionable advice on a range of homeland security issues,” said Acting Secretary Wolf. “I’m pleased to appoint these leaders in their re
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  • U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Opens Nominations for Second Annual Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award

    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Opens Nominations for Second Annual Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award| site |


    (November 9, 2020) - - Today the U.S. Department of Education published the following information:​​​​ WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today the call for nominations for the Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award, which honors two K-12 educators for excellence in cybersecurity education. Now in its second year, the Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award is presented annually to one elementary educator and one secondary educator who instill in their students skills, knowledge, and passion for cybersecurity. "Talented educators at all grade levels are shaping the future of our nation's cybersecurity workforce," said Secretary DeVos. "I look forward to recognizing two outstanding educators who are successfully developing their students' skills and setting them on a path to meaningful careers in cyb...
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  • Quarterly Refunding Statement of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Federal Finance Brian Smith

    Quarterly Refunding Statement of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Federal Finance Brian Smith | site |



    (November 4, 2020) - - On November 4, 2020 the U.S. Department of the Treasury published the following information:

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Treasury is offering $122 billion of Treasury securities to refund approximately $60.9 billion of privately-held Treasury notes maturing on November 15, 2020. This issuance will raise new cash of approximately $61.1 billion. The securities are:
    • A 3-year note in the amount of $54 billion, maturing November 15, 2023;
    • A 10-year note in the amount of $41 billion, maturing November 15, 2030; and
    • A 30-year bond in the amount of $27 billion, maturing November 15, 2050.
    The 3-year note will be auctioned on a yield basis at 1:00 p.m. ET on Monday, November 9, 2020. The 10-year note will be auctioned on a yield basis at 1:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. The 30-year bond will be auctioned...
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  • U.S. Agriculture Secretary Perdue Statement on DOL H2A Wage Rule

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Perdue Statement on DOL H2A Wage Rule

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Perdue Statement on DOL's H2A Wage Rule | site |



    (November 2, 2020) - - Today, November 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published the following information:

    (Washington, D.C., November 2, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today praised the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new H2A Wage Rule, which delivers on President Trump’s promise to stabilize farm labor costs and reform the H-2A wage rate. “This rule shows once again President Trump’s commitment to America’s farmers by delivering lower costs when they need it the most,” said Secretary Perdue. “Over the past several years farm wages have increased at a higher pace than other industries, which is why this DOL rule could not come at a better time. This is an example of good government that will ensure greater stability for farmers and help them make long term business decisions rather than facing uncertainty year after ...
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  • Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf Condemns Censorship of Government Officials as a Security Threat, Calls on Twitter to End it

    Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf Condemns Censorship of Government Officials as a Security Threat, Calls on Twitter to End it | site |



    (October 30, 2020) - - Today, October 30, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published the following information: In an open letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf today called on Twitter to no longer obstruct Americans’ unalienable right to communicate with each other, their government, and its officials on the platform, because doing so endangers the national security. As an example of such “unjustified” and “disturbing” censorship, the Acting Secretary cited and condemned the company’s recent actions against U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan. “As the Department of Homeland Security and other Federal agencies continue to rely on Twitter to share important information with the U.S. public, y...
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  • Under Secretary Hale’s Call with Haitian President Moise

    Under Secretary Hale’s Call with Haitian President Moise

    Under Secretary Hale’s Call with Haitian President Moise | site |


    (November 2, 2020) - - Today, November 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of State published the following information attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:

    Under Secretary David Hale spoke by phone on October 29 with Haitian President Jovenel Moise. Under Secretary Hale emphasized the need for Haiti to hold overdue legislative elections as soon as possible and for Haiti’s democratic institutions to determine the proper legal mechanism for constitutional change, with input from civil society.
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  • Statement from Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin

    Statement from Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin

    Statement from Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin | site |


    (October 29, 2020) - - Today, October 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published the following information:

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement regarding offsets applied by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to payments due to the Fire Department of New York (FDNY): “For over a decade, the FDNY has been forced to shoulder the burden of debts owed by the NYC government. Since this issue was brought to my attention, I have been personally engaged in ensuring that New York’s Bravest receive everything that they are due from the U.S. government. “The firefighters who answered the call of duty in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 deserve the nation’s total support. I am delighted that CMS has wired payments to the FDNY refunding the past offsets applied to cover unpaid NYC debts. I am
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  • U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Releases Statement on The Nation's Report Card Results for 12th Graders

    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Releases Statement on The Nation's Report Card Results for 12th Graders | site |



    (October 28, 2020) - - Today, October 28, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education published the following information:

    U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the new reading and mathematics results for 12th grade students on The Nation's Report Card: "America is the greatest country on the face of the earth, and we should deliver our rising generation the greatest educational opportunities possible. Sadly, today’s results confirm America’s schools continue to fall far short, and continue to fail too many kids, especially the most disadvantaged. Being a high school graduate should mean something. But when 40% of these graduates are 'below basic' in math, and 30% are 'below basic' in reading, it’s hard to argue the education system is preparing them for what comes next. "It’s particularly tr
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo commends Cease Fire in Libya

    U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo commends Cease Fire in Libya

    U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo commends Cease Fire in Libya| site |


    (October 26, 2020) - - Today, October 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of State published the following statement made by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: We welcome the announcement of Libyans signing a nationwide, immediate ceasefire agreement at the UN-facilitated 5+5 Joint Military Commission talks in Geneva on October 23. We commend Libyan leadership on all sides for taking this courageous step. We also appreciate the vital role the UN Acting Special Representative of the Secretary General Stephanie Williams played in facilitating the talks. It is crucial for this progress to continue and for all parties to the conflict to support this success. As the agreement states, all foreign fighters must leave the country within 90 days and allow Libyans to decide their own future. We look forward to the outcomes of the UN-facilitated Libyan Political Dialogue Forum and to supporting ...
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    Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo concerning Marking of Country of Origin
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    Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo concerning Marking of Country of Origin | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State press release: November 19, 2020)

    Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: Today, the Department of State is initiating new guidelines to ensure that country of origin markings for Israeli and Palestinian goods are consistent with our reality-based foreign policy approach.  In accordance with this announcement, all producers within areas where Israel exercises the relevant authorities – most notably Area C under the Oslo Accords - will be required to mark goods as “Israel”, “Product of Israel”, or “Made in Israel” when exporting to the United States.  This approach recognizes that Area C producers operate within the economic and administrative framework of Israel and their goods should be treated accordingly
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    11-21-2020, 11:55 AM
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    HHS Secretary Alex Azar Statement on FDA Authorization of First COVID-19 Test for Home Self-Tests
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Statement on FDA Authorization of First COVID-19 Test for Home Self-Tests | site |




    (November 17, 2020) - - On November 17, 2020 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the following information: On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first COVID-19 diagnostic at-home test, the Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit, a molecular test that provides results in 30 minutes or less and is authorized for use by prescription only. HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement: “Making it possible for Americans to do their own rapid COVID-19 self-test at home by prescription is the latest addition to our constantly expanding arsenal of COVID-19 testing options. The Trump Administration has built the world’s largest testing system, and we will continue supporting both the development and manufacturing of cuttin...
    11-19-2020, 05:02 AM
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    HUD Secretary Ben Carson announces new Foster Youth Housing Vouchers in 24 States
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    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announces new Foster Youth Housing Vouchers in 24 States | site |



    More than 1,000 Former Foster Youth Are Paving Their Own Way with a FYI Voucher


    (November 17, 2020) - - Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today announced $1.9 million for 235 former foster youth in the most recent round of grants for HUD's Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative. Forty-three Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) in 24 states will receive this funding to continue HUD's efforts to assist young adults transitioning out of foster care. See impact of local funding announced today. “Today, I am pleased to announce the Foster Youth to Independence Initiative has changed the lives of more than 1,000 young adults by helping them secure
    ...
    11-17-2020, 10:56 PM
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    HHS Secretary Azar Statement on Moderna Vaccine Announcement
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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Azar Statement on Moderna Vaccine Announcement | site |



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


    HHS Secretary Azar Statement on Moderna Vaccine Announcement

    On Monday, the National Institutes of Health announced that an independent data and safety monitoring board’s interim review of data from Moderna’s investigational COVID-19 vaccine suggests that the vaccine is safe and effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in adults. HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement: “The Moderna/NIH vaccine candidate is now the second vaccine to show the potential for very high efficacy in Phase 3 trials. Operation Warp Speed has provided about $2 billion in funding and operational support for development, manufacturing, and eventual potential delivery of the Moderna/NIH vaccine. Th...
    11-16-2020, 08:45 PM
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    U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo addresses recent Helicopter Crash in Egypt 
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo addresses recent Helicopter Crash in Egypt| site |


    (November 13, 2020) - - On November 13, 2020 the U.S. Department of State provided the following statement issued by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo:

    We mourn the terrible loss of five American soldiers who died yesterday in service of our country as a part of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in Egypt. Our great men and women in uniform put their lives on the line every day for our nation and for the sake of securing peace throughout the world. Alongside our servicemen, we also are saddened to learn of the deaths of one French and one Czech soldier. We pray for all of their families and for the quick recovery of the one injured American soldier who survived. May God bless our nation and these patriots.
    ...
    11-16-2020, 08:39 AM

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