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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Actualité gouvernementale

27 mars 2018

13:12
Seven public health and medical groups, including Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, and several individual pediatricians, filed suit today in federal court in Maryland challenging a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision that allows...

12:21
INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in Operations Research and Analytics, announced today that the organization is hosting the 2018 Government and Analytics Summit in Washington, D.C. on May 21. Keynote speakers?former...

11:29
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope currently is undergoing final integration and test phases that will require more time to ensure a successful mission. After an independent assessment of remaining tasks for the highly complex space observatory,...

10:55
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host two workshops in Memphis, Tenn., at the DoubleTree Memphis Downtown, May 8 and 9, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations supervised by the OCC. The...

10:07
The American Red Cross is asking everyone to join us in supporting families impacted by disaster and #help1family on Red Cross Giving Day tomorrow ? Wednesday, March 28. A donation can help provide hope and urgent relief such as food, blankets and...

10:04
MRIGlobal today announced the award of a five-year contract by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for Shelf Life Evaluation of Investigational Dosage Forms.  Valued at...

09:52
The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) has asked the Department of Health and Human Services to reconsider its appointment of a vice president of the nation's second largest Pharmacy Benefits Management firm, CVS Caremark, to head...


26 mars 2018

17:26
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX now is targeting its 14th resupply mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 4:30 p.m. EDT Monday, April 2. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency's website Sunday, April...

17:20
NASA will host a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday, March 27, to provide an update on the agency's James Webb Space Telescope ? what will be the world's premier infrared space observatory and the biggest astronomical science telescope...

15:48
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host a workshop in Glendale, Calif., at the Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale, May 1-2, for directors, senior management team members, and other key executives of national community banks and...

14:19
The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) today issued a progress report on its anti-fraud efforts, including updates on the suspension of 227 medical providers from treating California's injured workers and the dismissal of 292,000 illegitimate...

14:01
The U.S. Small Business Administration created the SBA Franchise Directory earlier this year which has streamlined the process for entrepreneurs looking to access capital. "It's a one stop shop to check the growing list...

11:03
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the continued recognition of the Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP)'s home health accreditation for use by home health agencies to demonstrate compliance with the Medicare home...


23 mars 2018

17:20
Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA's next mission to Mars - the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport spacecraft (InSight) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch period runs...

14:05
AACC is pleased to see an additional $2 million for lab test harmonization in the FY 2018 omnibus spending package. The association has worked to advance harmonization ? or uniform test results -- for more than a decade, most recently leading efforts...

13:53
Michael Faulkender, professor of finance and associate dean of masters programs at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, was selected by President Trump on March 19, 2018, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for...

11:06
Today, we're taking a key step forward in implementing the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) and section 503B of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Among other things, these provisions limit the bulk drug substances that outsourcing...

10:47
The Omnibus Appropriations Bill passed by the House and Senate this week offers powerful language supporting ESOPs, and clearly directs the Small Business Administration (SBA) to become more active in supporting ESOPs and assisting small companies...

09:40
A white paper published today by leaders in clinical research for lupus provides actionable proposals for improving lupus treatment trials and advances persuasive evidence for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider in support of new...


22 mars 2018

21:00
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, tonight condemned President Trump's move to replace White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, a...

17:19
NASA's next mission to the Red Planet will be the topic of a media briefing at 5 p.m. EDT (2 p.m. PDT) Thursday, March 29, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. The briefing will air live on NASA Television and the...

16:36
The U.S. Small Business Administration's partner, National Center for Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) today held a graduation ceremony in Potomac, Maryland for 51 veteran and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses, and also...

14:56
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration first warned Americans in May 2017 that lead tests manufactured by Magellan Diagnostics may provide inaccurate results for some children and adults in the U.S., the agency made a commitment to continue to...

13:24
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced the conclusion of their Section 301 investigation of China's intellectual property abuses and a set of enforcement...

12:45
The United States Postal Service will honor the beginning of airmail service by dedicating two United States Air Mail Forever stamps this year. The first commemorates the pioneering spirit of the brave pilots who first...

12:07
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in response to the details of the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill that were made public last night:...

11:44
The National Council on Disability (NCD) ? an independent federal advisory body ? today will release and discuss the findings and recommendations of a seminal national report that thoroughly examines guardianship ? the process through which an adult...


21 mars 2018

15:29
Media are invited to preview the final deployment of one of NASA's most ambitious airborne studies of Earth's atmosphere on Friday, April 13, at Building 703 of NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, located in Palmdale, California....


20 mars 2018

15:49
Shortly following the death of a pedestrian killed by a robot car over the weekend in Tempe, Arizona, Consumer Watchdog called on the federal National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to collect more data about robot cars before changing federal...

14:47
NASA will test a parachute for possible future missions to Mars from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday, March 27. Live coverage of the test is scheduled to begin at 6:15 a.m. EDT on the Wallops Ustream site....

14:43
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) to treat adult patients with previously untreated stage III or IV classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL) in combination with chemotherapy....

13:39
Two American astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Thursday, March 29, for a planned 6.5-hour spacewalk. Experts from NASA will preview this work in a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 27, at NASA's Johnson Space...

13:07
The National Association of Realtors® offered its support today for expanded association health plans in testimony before the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions....

13:05
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today requested public input on how it should address the use of flavors in tobacco products. The FDA presented powerful scientific evidence that flavors play a key role in youth initiation and continued use of...

12:39
Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today announced the 2018 National Small Business Week awardees for 14 different categories ranging from research and development, exporting, outreach, contracting,...

09:38
The thought of any child starting down a path of a lifelong addiction to tobacco, which could ultimately lead to their death, is unacceptable. We need to take every effort to prevent kids from getting hooked on nicotine. To that end, the U.S. Food...

09:15
Technica Corporation, a leader in high-end systems engineering and operations and maintenance for mission-critical networks and applications, announced that the Army's Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS) has selected...


19 mars 2018

21:51
Urging the U.S. government not to "break with this Nation's long and proud tradition of providing safe refuge to journalists, authors and commentators who criticize corrupt government officials," the National Press Club, its nonprofit Journalism...

17:57
Robert Weiner, the White House Drug Policy Spokesman under Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush, said that President Trump's insistence on a wall again today, during his opioids announcement in New Hampshire, "misses the target on opioids and...

16:43
The public is invited to a free talk called "Finding Our Origins with the Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes," with Dr. Jonathan Gardner in the Pickford Theater, third floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., on March 22...

14:00
Join NASA at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 28, as astrophysics experts discuss the upcoming launch of NASA's next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Reporters can attend the event in person at the James Webb Auditorium at...

13:39
Media are invited to view NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander Friday, April 6, at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, where it's currently undergoing final tests for its May...

10:49
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, is now a recognized accreditation body (AB) under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA. The FSMA...

08:34
Today, some of the largest brands in retail sent a letter to President Trump outlining their concerns about the detrimental impact broadly applied tariffs could have on American families. The Retail Industry Leaders Association, American Apparel &...


16 mars 2018

16:29
ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, and businesses and organizations from a wide variety of industries secured a major victory today from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in its landmark case:  ACA...

14:12
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued four statements today: Highlighting the need for the Department of Justice to reopen the Office for Access to Justice (adopted by majority vote); Expressing continuing concern to Deputy Director Homan of...

12:43
Poisons can kill. But we also know that unintentional poisonings are preventable. That's why the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urges everyone to have a Plan for Protection from Poisoning, especially if there are little ones or elderly...


15 mars 2018

16:37
NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society once again will offer filmmakers around the world a chance to share their works inspired by -- and using -- actual NASA imagery through "CineSpace," a short-film competition. In...

15:15
La Fédération de l'industrie manufacturière (FIM-CSN) trouve injuste et souhaite le rejet de la décision préliminaire du département du Commerce des États-Unis d'imposer des droits antidumping de 22,16% sur son papier journal, en plus des droits...

14:49
The following statement was made by U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon: "The SBA works very closely with community banks, and so many of them have told me that relaxing Dodd-Frank's...