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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Actualité gouvernementale

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6 avril 2018

16:08
A highly controversial seaweed derivative used in conventional, "natural," and some organic foods, carrageenan, was reapproved for use in organics by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.  This move overrides the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)...

13:16
As the April 17 income tax filing deadline closes in, a perhaps overlooked strategy useful for some last-minute filers is a retroactive Individual Retirement Account (IRA) payment, says accounting and information lecturer Samuel Handwerger at the...

10:56
National Small Business Week 2018 kicks off at the end of this month with an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. where national award winners including the naming of this year's national Small Business Person of the Year will be recognized and...

10:36
Today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) expressed alarm over the announcement that President Donald Trump has instructed the United States Trade Representative to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on Chinese imports.  Earlier...

10:35
ATCC, a global leader in biological materials development, management and standards, today announced it has been awarded a 10-year contract through the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and...


5 avril 2018

16:53
Frostburg State University, in collaboration with its sister institutions in Frostburg, Maryland, will speak with NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold who is living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 9:55 a.m. EDT Monday,...

16:17
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called for Federal Election Commission (FEC) and IRS investigations of virulently anti-Muslim advertisements that used...

16:08
Now that top FirstEnergy D.C. lobbyist Jeff Miller has hosted a dinner for President Donald J. Trump, America needs to make sure that taxpayers and millions of ratepayers in 12 states do no get "stuck with the check" in the form of a...

15:44
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the addition of nine new Women's Business Centers with a mission of helping women entrepreneurs start and grow small businesses.  The opening of these new centers will provide assistance and...

13:49
City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced today that he had filed a federal lawsuit against U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Sessions over Sessions' decision to rescind civil rights protections for youth, immigrants, the poor, people of color and people...

13:41
Media are invited to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, for NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge. More than 100 teams are expected to participate,...

11:30
The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide reached 6,244 in 2017 ? more than 500 fewer than 2016. Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is showcasing technology that alerts mail carriers of potential attacks while releasing its annual...

10:55
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon has announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a 504 Loan and the Debenture that funds it with a 25-year maturity. This new 25 year Debenture will be made available for 504 Projects that are...

10:40
In support of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) rule requiring all public housing agencies (PHAs) to implement a smokefree policy by July 31, 2018, and with funding from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, the American...

00:01
Bloomberg Philanthropies today released the results of its 2018 American Mayors Survey, the largest and most comprehensive survey of mayors to date. The survey reveals that America's mayors increasingly feel on the hook for addressing major policy...


4 avril 2018

16:34
The following statement is attributed to Dan Stein, president, Federation for American Immigration Reform: "The deployment of the National Guard and other military resources to the southern border, announced by the Trump...

15:09
On Monday, April 2, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final Medicare Part D Rule and Part D Call Letter for calendar year 2019, taking a first step forward in an effort to expand access to more affordable drugs for...

15:03
Gibbs & Cox, Inc., has been awarded a contract by PMS 317 for Engineering Support Services on the Amphibious Transport Dock (LPD 17) and Amphibious Ship Replacement (LX[R]) Class Ships. The LX(R) Class is the replacement for the LSD 41/49 Classes,...

11:32
A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that activities children engage in on a daily basis can result in concussions. While the majority of concussions were related...


3 avril 2018

17:47
Step into the future of aviation and space exploration with NASA at the USA Science and Engineering Festival on Saturday, April 7, and Sunday, April 8, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington. Leading...

14:51
As the Trump Administration continues to break records for White House staff turnover (it is the highest of any Presidential Administration in decades according to the Brookings Institution), Anthony Scaramucci, the man who currently holds the record...

12:43
The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency has been awarded a $4 million Capital Magnet Fund grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The money comes from Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. PHFA is one of 40 grant...

12:07
The Internal Revenue Service seeks civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies major taxpayer concerns and makes recommendations for improving IRS service...

12:03
NASA has taken another step toward re-introducing supersonic flight with the award Tuesday of a contract for the design, building and testing of a supersonic aircraft that reduces a sonic boom to a gentle thump. Lockheed...

10:37
SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, has named Lancaster-Lebanon its 2018 Chapter of the Year as part of the U.S. Small Business Administration's National Small Business Week. SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon was chosen...

10:27
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it has issued a mandatory recall order for all food products containing powdered kratom manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, after several were found to...

10:20
The National Labor Relations Board has issued notice that it has found merit to three charges filed against Berkshire Medical Center for violations of the National Labor Relations Act, finding that the hospital unlawfully threatened to interfere with...

09:43
More than 5,200 mayors, county officials, and tribal leaders will participate in a nationwide effort to recognize the impact of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps during the sixth-annual National Service Recognition Day. Together, these elected officials...

08:17
DCS Corporation has been awarded a 5-year, $98 million prime task order to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance support to Program Manager Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PM PNT) of Program Executive Office Intelligence Electronic...


2 avril 2018

17:43
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station soon will receive a delivery of experiments dealing with how the human body, plants and materials behave in space following the 4:30 p.m. EDT launch Monday of a SpaceX commercial resupply mission....

10:45
A New York raw milk cheese company whose products were linked to a multi-state outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono) has been ordered by a federal court not to manufacture its ready-to-eat aged soft, semi-soft and hard cheeses until it...

09:44
The National Labor Relations Board issued a formal complaint on Thursday against Trinity Health at Home for refusing to negotiate with its registered nurses and healthcare professionals, who voted to unionize with the Massachusetts Nurses Association...

06:30
ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC), the nation's largest independent electricity transmission company, today announced it is reducing its customer rates as a result of the lower federal corporate income tax rate the company received under the Tax Cuts & Jobs...


30 mars 2018

13:12
NASA is investing in technology concepts that include meteoroid impact detection, space telescope swarms, and small orbital debris mapping technologies that may one day be used for future space exploration missions. The...

09:28
Benefit-risk assessment is at the heart of what we do to ensure that Americans have access to medical products that are safe, effective and meet their needs. But we're also deeply aware that serious chronic illnesses...


29 mars 2018

17:14
NASA is about to go on a journey to study the interior of Mars. The space agency held a news conference today at its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, detailing the next mission to the Red Planet....

16:09
NASA will host a news conference at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 3, to announce the agency's plans for its next experimental aircraft, or X-plane, called the Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator (LBFD). In February 2016, NASA...

13:22
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Blincyto (blinatumomab) to treat adults and children with B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who are in remission but still have minimal residual disease (MRD)....

10:38
A New York dietary supplement manufacturer has been ordered by a federal court to stop selling its products until the company comes into compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's dietary supplement manufacturing regulations and other...

09:15
Elysium Health, Inc.,tm today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Orphan Products Development has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) to its experimental therapeutic EH301 for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral...


28 mars 2018

13:21
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is undergoing final preparations in Florida for its April 16 launch to find undiscovered worlds around nearby stars, providing targets where future studies will assess their capacity to harbor life....

12:02
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on today's remarks by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, specifically those appearing to reference drug manufacturer abuses of risk...

10:48
A federal court ordered a Florida-based company to stop selling drugs and dietary supplements until the company complies with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) and other requirements listed in a consent decree....

10:34
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today on the agreement in principle reached in the renegotiation of the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS). "Ambassador Lighthizer's renegotiation of...

00:01
The results of a national poll released today provide new insights into Americans' views on honesty and the Ten Commandments, and how people regard the "little white lies" we tell each other in our everyday lives. The survey also found that...


27 mars 2018

17:19
NASA has awarded a contract to Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, for continued environmental compliance and operation services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico....

16:29
How would you like to sit at the helm of human spaceflight, responsible for the success of missions and the highly trained teams of engineers and scientists that make them possible? NASA is hiring new flight directors for just this job at its mission...

15:29
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the Dexcom G6 integrated continuous glucose monitoring (iCGM) system for determining blood glucose (sugar) levels in children aged two and older and adults with diabetes. This is the...

15:29
Arthur E. Cote, former executive vice president and chief engineer (retired) at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), has been selected by the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day Planning Committee as the 2018 recipient of the...

15:11
The National Safety Council is partnering with the Executive Office of the President, the Department of the Interior and the National Park Service to bring the Council's opioid memorial to the Ellipse in President's Park at the White House from April...

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