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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Actualité gouvernementale

15 mars 2018

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...

14:44
The American Federation of Government Employees has charged the Department of Education with violating federal labor law by throwing out the contract covering 3,900 federal employees and denying workers their legal right to representation....

13:16
Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today formally requested public input on its proposal to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to minimally or...

12:13
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Senate's March 14 confirmation of Jeff DeWit to serve as agency's Chief Financial Officer. "I personally met with Jeff during the...

11:34
FlyersRights.org, the largest aviation passenger organization and member of the FAA Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee, has called on the FAA to ground all helicopters not compliant with crashworthy standards. Paul Hudson, president of...

11:19
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host two workshops at the Holiday Inn Fort Walton Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., April 24-25, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations supervised by the OCC....

10:00
The ESOP Association applauds Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) and Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) for their roles yesterday in introducing and supporting H.R. 5236, the Main Street Employee Ownership Act of 2018. The bill, which was introduced today and...

09:15
When I returned to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last year, it was immediately clear that tackling tobacco use ? and cigarette smoking in particular ? would be one of the most important actions I could take to advance public health. With that...


14 mars 2018

14:33
The Department of Education, having made headlines over the past year for its attacks on both teachers and students, has now launched its newest attack directly at public employees. In a violation of the law, the Department of Education implemented a...

14:30
For most people, purchasing a house can be an intimidating process, especially for those unsure about using home loan benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and Veterans...

12:31
NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, March 19, to discuss a number of science investigations and instruments launching in April to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX commercial resupply mission. Audio of the...

11:46
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host two workshops in Indianapolis at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport, Indianapolis, Ind., April 17 and 18, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations...

11:13
L'Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ) dénonce fermement la décision rendue hier soir par le département du Commerce américain d'imposer des droits antidumping préliminaires pouvant aller jusqu'à plus de 22 % sur le papier non couché à base de...

10:42
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of visionary physicist Stephen Hawking, who died at his home in Cambridge, England, early Wednesday morning. "Today, the world...

09:23
Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut are ready for their journey to the International Space Station that begins on Wednesday, March 21. Live coverage will air on NASA Television and the agency's website. At...


13 mars 2018

14:23
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged opposition to the nominations of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state and of Gina Haspel as CIA director. Both were named...

13:32
Huntsville, Alabama, will host a regional FIRST Robotics Competition for the third consecutive year on Friday and Saturday, March 16-17, in the South Hall of the Von Braun Center. The First Robotics Competition "Rocket City Regional" is sponsored by...

13:28
Nebraska State Senator John Stinner, Sr. received the 2018 State Legislator of the Year award from the American Psychological Association Practice Organization in recognition of his outstanding commitment to legislative action in support of...


12 mars 2018

15:56
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) condemns today's decision by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry...

11:21
Thirty students representing six Native American colleges from around the nation have been selected to compete in a NASA Mars Rover competition at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) student meeting, March 11-14, 2018....

10:50
On March 7, The Latino Coalition (TLC), the nation's leading non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, hosted President Donald J. Trump, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao...

10:46
Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced today this year's Small Business Person of the Year winners from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. All of the winners have been invited...

10:00
On Wednesday March 7, 2018 America's SBDC President & CEO Charles "Tee" Rowe and Latino Coalition CEO Hector Barreto signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pledging cooperation between their organizations on behalf of Hispanic small business...


9 mars 2018

15:52
The United States Naval Academy Alumni Association will honor five Naval Academy alumni at the 20th Annual Distinguished Graduate Award ceremony on Friday, March 23, at 4:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall at the United States Naval Academy. The ceremony will be...

13:13
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference in Atlanta will speak with NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, currently living and working aboard the International Space Station, at 10:40 a.m. EDT Friday, March 16. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space...

10:28
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued warning letters to all three duodenoscope manufacturers for failing to comply with requirements of federal law under which they were ordered to conduct postmarket surveillance studies to assess the...

10:03
Anna Fox, a seventh-grader from Virginia Beach Middle School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was named as the grand prize winner of Langley Research Center's Student Art Contest. "I was very excited when I heard that I won...


8 mars 2018

15:38
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai toured Puerto Rico this week and promised $954 million to restore communications networks knocked out by Hurricane Maria.  At the same time, the National Health IT Collaborative for the...

13:37
In a fierce competition against four other contenders, Norwich University emerged as the winning team in NASA's third Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge. The University of Colorado Boulder team was awarded second place....

12:16
Good Morning, Chairman Harper, Ranking Member DeGette, and members of the subcommittee. Thank you for the invitation to testify on our response to the 2017-2018 seasonal flu. This flu season has been particularly hard....

11:27
Seafood is an important part of a healthy diet and a high-quality source of nutrients, so it's not surprising that seafood is one of the most highly-traded commodities in the world. I recognize that a lot of work happens between catching a fish or...

09:19
NASA has selected 128 proposals from American small businesses to advance research and technology in Phase II of its 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. These selections support NASA's future space exploration missions, while also...

08:23
The National Council on Disability (NCD) ? an independent, nonpartisan federal agency that advises the President, Congress and other federal agencies on disability policy ? announces current board member Neil Romano, of Orlando, Florida, as its new...


7 mars 2018

17:08
Four of the world's leading kratom researchers today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to cease the agency's scientifically unsupported attacks on the coffee-like herb kratom. The scientists strongly believe that the current body...

16:14
The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) today praised Federal Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's pointed comments at an annual conference of health insurers in which he charged that pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) middlemen are...

15:58
CEOs and senior leaders of U.S. tire manufacturing companies, members of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), today sent a letter to the President urging him to rethink the proposed 25 percent tariffs on imported steel, citing...

14:43
Some of my most important time as Commissioner is spent speaking directly to patients and their families about significant health issues that affect their lives, from the devastating opioid crisis to the current flu season. Overseeing a wide array of...

12:13
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following response to this morning's remarks by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb: "In an era of rising drug prices,...

09:37
A proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor could make it easier for small businesses and self-employed individuals to purchase health insurance through association health plans, or AHPs, according to the National Association of Realtors®....


6 mars 2018

20:08
Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) National President, David Zurfluh, presented the organization's top legislative priorities today at a joint hearing before the House and Senate Committees on Veterans' Affairs.  Zurfluh's testimony...

18:18
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Imugen Babesia microti Arrayed Fluorescent Immunoassay (AFIA), for the detection of antibodies to Babesia microti (B. microti) in human plasma samples, and the Imugen Babesia microti Nucleic...

17:43
More than 1.35 million comments have been registered in opposition to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's proposal to expand offshore drilling, according to a coalition of national environmental and conservation groups that includes...

17:08
Media are invited Thursday, March 8, to view NASA's barge Pegasus -- designed to ferry hardware for NASA's Space Launch System -- following its arrival at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Media also will have the opportunity...

16:56
The Strategic Partnerships Office (SPO) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, has signed a partially exclusive license agreement for gear bearing technology with Bahari Energy LLC, of Rockville, Maryland, for use in its Energy...

14:28
Media accreditation now is open for the launch of a NASA spacecraft that will search for planets outside of our solar system with a field of view almost 400 times larger than that of the agency's Kepler mission. NASA's...

14:22
Arguing that the U.S. government's detention of a National Press Club award-winning journalist violates the Constitution and international law, human rights attorneys on Tuesday are filing writs of habeas corpus for Emilio Gutiérrez Soto and his son,...

13:55
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approval of a heart valve to include a size small enough to be used in newborn pediatric patients to treat heart defects. Specifically, the agency approved the Masters Series Mechanical Heart...

13:05
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Trogarzo (ibalizumab-uiyk), a new type of antiretroviral medication for adult patients living with HIV who have tried multiple HIV medications in the past (heavily treatment-experienced) and whose...

11:27
Duquesne University has filed a petition asking the U.S. Court of Appeals to overturn a decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that requires the University to bargain with an adjunct faculty group. Calling the decision...