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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Actualité gouvernementale

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24 mai 2018

17:39
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of Imagen OsteoDetect, a type of computer-aided detection and diagnosis software designed to detect wrist fractures in adult patients. "Artificial...

17:19
WASHINGTON, May 24, 2018 /PR Newswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released its analysis of President Trump's proposed budget for Fiscal 2019. Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition,...

14:31
AJC applauds the 120 members of Congress from both sides of the aisle who signed a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging his swift appointment of a new State Department Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. At a time when...

13:55
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon voiced enthusiastic support for the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act signed into law by President Trump Thursday morning. McMahon attended the bill signing...

13:53
The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of David Garcia for governor of Arizona. "David Garcia understands that working people in Arizona and across the country have been getting...

11:51
NASA astronauts Christina Hammock Koch and Andrew Morgan have been assigned to spaceflights scheduled to launch in 2019. Both Koch and Morgan were selected as NASA astronauts in 2013. Koch has been assigned to Expedition...

11:33
Need help paying bills and covering basic living expenses? If you have a low income or are experiencing financial hardship, there are several federal government benefit programs that may be able to help you pay for food,...


23 mai 2018

16:46
NASA has awarded a contract to Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation, Boulder, Colorado, for the primary instrument components for the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). Called the Wide Field Instrument...

16:44
The U.S. Senate voted today to confirm Brian Montgomery as the next assistant secretary for Housing. The vote comes six months after the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee approved Montgomery's initial nomination for FHA...

15:09
NASA and industry partners will visit New Hampshire May 30-31, to highlight the work being done across the state to build the agency's new, deep-space rocket and crew vehicle, the Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft. SLS will enable a new era of...

15:02
The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), with the assistance of Cooley LLP, today filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for refusing to release critical animal welfare records...

14:20
Connecticut-based United Technologies today announced it will hire 35,000 people and make a $15 billion investment in the U.S. over the next five years. The company announced it will inject an additional $75 billion into communities nationwide...

13:17
The Pew Charitable Trusts today praised the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for formally encouraging banks to offer their customers safe, affordable small-dollar installment loans. Millions of American adults, many of whom are low...

12:51
Steve Miley has been named associate director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Marshall, one of NASA's largest field installations, has almost 6,000 civil service and contract personnel, an...

09:44
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that over-the-counter teething products containing benzocaine pose a serious risk to infants and children. The agency today announced that OTC oral health products containing the pain...


22 mai 2018

18:01
A joint U.S./German space mission to track the continuous movement of water and other changes in Earth's mass on and beneath the planet's surface successfully launched at 12:47 p.m. PDT Tuesday from the California coast....

17:52
The National Press Club and its Journalism Institute are renewing a call for dialogue between newsmakers and the news media following another incident in which officials of President Donald Trump's administration manhandled a reporter in a public...

14:43
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is pleased and supportive of the president's nomination of Robert Wilkie to become the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA). In his tenure as Acting Secretary, Wilkie has demonstrated tremendous ability to lead and...

12:50
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that the federal government met its small business federal contracting goal for the fifth consecutive year  awarding 23.88 percent in federal contract dollars to small businesses totaling $105.7...

12:38
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Current estimates are that one in five Americans are at risk of developing skin cancer in their lifetime. Exposure to natural and artificial ultraviolet (UV) light has a direct impact on a...

12:12
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) with a day-long celebration Tuesday, May 15 featuring remarks from White House officials, panels focused on...

11:00
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California, in partnership with DOI's Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), is providing funds to improve the efficiency of agricultural water use in portions of six water/irrigation districts...

09:50
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to three marketers and distributors of kratom products ? Front Range Kratom of Aurora, Colorado; Kratom Spot of Irvine, California and Revibe, Inc., of Kansas City, Missouri ? for...

08:30
Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation, will be commemorated on a Forever stamp tomorrow. Share the news using the hashtags #SallyRideForever and...


21 mai 2018

17:16
Media will have the opportunity June 4-5 for tours, interviews and photographs of NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) as it prepares to leave Vandenberg Air Force Base in California for a scheduled mid-June launch from Kwajalein Atoll in...

17:02
The ITS Alpino, a Fincantieri-built frigate sailing under the Italian flag, made landfall in Norfolk. The ITS Alpino, a FREMM-class frigate, is a model of the ship the U.S. Navy is considering for the FFG(X) future frigate program. FREMM frigates are...

16:50
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Steve Jurczyk as associate administrator, the agency's highest-ranking civil servant position. Jurczyk has been serving in the position in an acting capacity since March 10. In addition, Deputy Associate...

16:08
The U.S. Small Business Administration's Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (IATF) and Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs (ACVBA) will hold quarterly public meetings on June 6 and 7 respectively at SBA...

14:00
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. Among other things, Public Law 115-123...

11:20
Students from Pacoima and San Fernando, California, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station on Tuesday, May 22, as part of NASA's Year of Education on Station. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space calls will air...

11:19
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Doptelet (avatrombopag) tablets to treat low blood platelet count (thrombocytopenia) in adults with chronic liver disease who are scheduled to undergo a medical or dental procedure. This is the...

09:00
The U.S. Postal Service's first scratch-and-sniff stamps will add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, friendship, party invitations and other mailings when the Postal Service introduces the Frozen Treats Forever stamps June 20 in Austin,...


18 mai 2018

16:24
On Tuesday, May 22, Ken Dodds, Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Government Contracting and Business Development will host a conference call to discuss the results of the 2017 Small Business...

12:24
Twenty-five student teams from across the country will test their research underwater in May and June in simulated microgravity at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston as part of the Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (Micro-g NExT)...

10:51
The Trump administration is expected to announce today new regulations for the Title X family planning program that reinstates President Ronald Reagan's "protect life rule" which protects the integrity of the program by preventing the "co-location"...

10:47
The National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) would like to congratulate the Central Servicing Agent (CSA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Performance and Systems Management on completing the migration of CSA systems...


17 mai 2018

17:17
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today in response to the proposal by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to rescind regulations ? commonly called the "RMP Amendments" or the "Chemical...

16:29
The Trump administration's efforts to demonize labor unions hit a new low today with the release of a statement by the Office of Personnel Management that attempts to discredit the proper use of the decades-old representational practice, official...

15:47
On Friday, May 18, the CAIR Legal Defense Fund of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will argue against the Trump administration's first assertion of the state secrets privilege in a watchlist case. Government attorneys are asserting...

14:32
The Department of Defense (DOD) today announced the award of nearly $5 million to 13 innovative and impactful lupus research projects through its new Lupus Research Program. The Lupus Foundation of America and its...

14:30
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomes completion of the new Proposed Risk Management Plan (RMP) Reconsideration Rule signed today by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. SOCMA's Robert Helminiak,...

13:35
Media accreditation now is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International Space Station, currently targeted for late June. A Dragon cargo...

10:19
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continued to take important steps to address youth use of e-cigarettes by sending official requests for information to four e-cigarette manufacturers requiring them to submit important documents to better...

09:42
No patients should be priced out of medicines they need to support their health. As stressed by the President and Secretary Azar last week, one of the Administration's highest priorities is advancing policies that increase competition as a way to...

09:15
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will receive a donation from Mark Segal?publisher, activist, journalist, civil rights pioneer and national LGBTQ leader? documenting his almost 50-year career in LGBTQ activism from Stonewall to...

07:51
In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe and to determine why....


16 mai 2018

16:22
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal symptoms to facilitate abrupt discontinuation of opioids in adults. While Lucemyra may lessen the severity of withdrawal...

13:58
Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, joined thousands of members of the National Association of Realtors® at a general session today during the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo to commemorate...

13:50
Media are invited to cover the prelaunch briefing and launch of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO), NASA's latest Earth-observing satellite mission. The briefing, now scheduled for Monday, May 21, and launch no earlier...

13:31
"Feeding America is deeply concerned that the Farm Bill being brought to the House floor, today, will cause irreversible damage to the people we serve by restricting access to food for families, children, veterans, and seniors.  If this bill becomes...

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