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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Actualité gouvernementale

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11 avril 2018

14:22
Later this year, a 10-year old settlement and consent decree between the National Association of Realtors® and the U.S. Department of Justice mandating how listings are displayed by online brokerages will expire. Prior to that, on June 5, 2018, NAR...

12:56
On a mission to detect planets outside of our solar system, NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to launch no earlier than 6:32 p.m. EDT Monday, April 16. Prelaunch mission coverage will begin on NASA Television and the...

11:02
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes....

09:29
VMD Systems Integrators, a federal government contractor with significant IT and aviation contracts, today announced that it has hired veteran chief financial officer David Thornton to lead its finance team. Thornton, who has helped organizations...


10 avril 2018

17:31
The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) applauds the Trump Administration for its commitment to advance welfare reform through principles that will move millions of Americans out of dependency and into work.  Today's executive order is a...

16:55
Media accreditation now is open to cover the launch of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission ? twin satellites that constitute the agency's latest Earth-observing mission. GRACE-FO...

14:32
At the last meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) on March 14, 2018, CEO and Director John F. Lansing briefed the Board on the Agency's action plan for calendar year 2018. The Board has formally endorsed...

13:32
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared the first contact lens to incorporate an additive that automatically darkens the lens when exposed to bright light. The Acuvue Oasys Contact Lenses with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology are...

13:06
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration's One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army.  President Donald...

11:55
Last month, the Department of Commerce announced that it would include a question on the 2020 Census asking whether respondents are U.S. citizens. The announcement touched off a firestorm of protest by the mass immigration advocacy network and by...

10:31
Commenting broadly on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Final Rule modifying Medicare Part D regulations as well as the Final Part D Call Letter for 2019, the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) praised the agency for its...

10:22
Newly installed Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar says that President Trump wants "big and bold" health care changes. The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) agrees that such changes are long overdue, but urges the...

10:00
A new national poll of America's 18- to 29-year-olds by Harvard's Institute of Politics (IOP), located at the Kennedy School of Government, finds a marked increase in the number of young Americans who indicate that they will "definitely be voting" in...

09:56
Bloomberg Tax today released the results from a survey of more than 225 corporate tax practitioners that highlights the critical role of the corporate tax department in mergers and acquisitions (M&As).  The many wide-ranging impacts of the 2017 tax...

09:28
Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot has named the Science Mission Directorate's Planetary Science Division Director Jim Green as the agency's new chief scientist, effective May 1. He succeeds Gale Allen, who has served in an acting capacity...

07:17
Bloomberg Government today announced the release of its 2018 Navy Budget report. The report examines the U.S. Navy's mission and describes its challenges and strategic plans for investing in future capabilities. The full report is available for...


9 avril 2018

16:45
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released projections that show sharp increases in the federal deficits and debt over the next decade and beyond. Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, issued the following statement:...

16:39
The Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) and the Consumer Service Alliance of Texas today filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division, against the Consumer Financial Protection...

16:19
The National Press Club, joined by 19 professional journalism organizations, on Monday asked a federal court to order the release of award-winning journalist Emilio Gutiérrez-Soto and his son, Oscar, from an El Paso detention center where Immigration...

14:56
The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has written to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, requesting that the Department of Justice withhold funds from any local or state government that adopts policies that infringe on the right...

12:18
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued an order to restrict the sale and distribution of the Essure device to ensure that all women considering use of the permanent contraception device are provided with adequate risk information so that...

10:56
As part of National Small Business Week, April 29 ? May 5, the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses, will host the first-ever National Small Business Week Virtual Conference. The conference will include...

08:00
With the tax season filing deadline of April 17, 2018 a little more than a week away, the Free File Alliance, a nonprofit coalition of industry-leading tax software companies partnered with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), today reminded taxpayers...


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...

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