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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Actualité gouvernementale

6 février 2018

13:49
Over the past several months, there have been many questions raised about the botanical substance known as kratom. Our concerns related to this product, and the actions we've taken, are rooted in sound science and are in the interest of protecting...

13:18
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "Our nation's defense, security, and prosperity depend on more than funding just the military....

10:49
The United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement this morning following the release of annual trade deficit figures for 2017: "President Trump can add another...

07:18
The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act was enacted last fall and directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver and clad half-dollar coins in celebration of the 100th anniversary of The American Legion. In...


5 février 2018

18:39
"The High Technology Inventors Alliance (HTIA) congratulates Mr. Iancu on his quick confirmation by the Senate.  The Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) serves a critical role in encouraging innovation and creating...

17:28
Why is the Arctic warming faster than the rest of the planet? Does mineral dust warm or cool the atmosphere? NASA has selected two new, creative research proposals to develop small, space-based instruments that will tackle these fundamental questions...

16:42
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced the date and location for its upcoming Innovation Office Hours and inaugural Listening Session. Office Hours are one-on-one meetings with OCC officials to discuss financial...

16:16
Aujourd'hui, l'honorable Ralph Goodale, ministre de la Sécurité publique et de la Protection civile, a rencontré Kirstjen Nielsen, secrétaire à la Sécurité intérieure des États-Unis, à Washington D.C., pour discuter de la coopération...

16:08
Today the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, met with Kirstjen Nielsen, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security in Washington D.C. to discuss joint Canada-U.S. cooperation on a number of issues ranging from...

15:43
The two halves of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope now reside at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, California, where they will come together to form the complete observatory. Webb's optical telescope...

15:24
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the launch of the 2018 Emerging Leaders initiative for executives of small businesses poised for growth in emerging markets.  Local area recruitment for the 2018 training cycle is currently ongoing at...

11:37
Students from Washington, D.C., will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:55 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 7. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the...


2 février 2018

13:39
One part of the Food and Drug Administration's mission is to ensure the safety of electronic products that emit radiation, like televisions and cell phones. These types of products are part of Americans' daily life and we take our duty to protect...

10:22
Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a MMWR report, "Cigarette Brand Preference and Pro-Tobacco Advertising Among Middle and High School Students." The report explored the preferred cigarette brands among youth and the...

10:17
In light of the Commerce Department submitting to the White House the results of its 232 investigation examining the national security impacts of aluminum imports, CEOs from some of America's leading food and beverage companies and trade associations...


1 février 2018

17:01
A new Long Island University Hornstein Center for Policy, Polling and Analysis poll showed that reactions to President's Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 30 were either favorable or unfavorable consistent with the party...

15:41
As flu activity remains widespread across the U.S., the FDA continues to monitor this situation closely and in coordination with our colleagues at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We're continuing to take steps to help ensure that...

12:15
Beginning February 1 and continuing through April 17, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program, across the nation as well as right here in Illinois. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, celebrating its 50th...


31 janvier 2018

16:38
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (the "Company") announced its expectations for the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act legislation, which was signed into law on December 22, 2017. As a result of the decrease in the federal corporate income tax rate from 35%...

12:24
President Donald Trump delivered the 2018 State of the Union address to the nation last night and offered Congress a detailed plan representing reforms that support his Administration's response to the country's crisis of opioid and drug addiction....

09:13
The following statement was made by U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon: "As I travel the country visiting with small business owners, I hear a sense of optimism in our economy ? entrepreneurs...


30 janvier 2018

16:44
Audiences around the world will get a front row seat to President Trump's State of the Union address to Congress tonight. The television, radio and interactive digital coverage, which will also include the Democratic...

15:56
In observance of Low Vision Awareness Month, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), in partnership with the Library of Congress' National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), reminds the public about the U.S. Currency...

14:51
In the news release, DoD and VA Partner with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to Focus on Reducing Suicide, issued 30-Jan-2018 by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the...

10:26
The issue of opioid misuse and abuse remains one of my highest priorities and we believe it's going to take carefully developed, sustained, and coordinated action by everyone involved to reduce the tide of opioid addiction and death afflicting our...

09:55
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. announced at the White House today a formal agreement aimed at making the oversight of food more efficient and effective by bolstering coordination between the two...

09:49
Two veteran Russian cosmonaut spacewalkers will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 2, for a planned 6.5-hour station servicing session. Live coverage of the spacewalk will air on NASA Television and the agency's website...

08:36
On Saturday, at its annual Chapter Leadership Conference, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) announced a milestone partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The three...

07:45
The National Council on Disability (NCD) ? an independent federal advisory body ? today will release and discuss the results of a national study on college sexual assault policies and federal research as they pertain to student victims with...


29 janvier 2018

16:52
First Farmers Financial Corp. , parent company of First Farmers Bank & Trust, released a public announcement last month regarding a new corporate wage and community support program in response to federal legislation affecting corporate tax rates. ...

16:40
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announces a public briefing on minority voting rights access on Friday, February 2, in Raleigh, North Carolina. For six decades, the Commission has advocated for free and fair exercise of the vote. Using North...

13:04
In Hiroshima, citizens had no warning, and no inkling about what a single atomic bomb could do. As a result, tens of thousands died unnecessarily. Americans were just warned again in Hawaii, and have known about nuclear weapons effects since 1945,...

12:02
Media accreditation is open for the launch Thursday, March 1, of the second in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) series of next-generation geostationary weather satellites. NOAA's...

12:00
Teachers from across the nation will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 9:35 a.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 1. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the...

11:34
NASA astrophysicist Dr. Colleen Wilson-Hodge and the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor, or GBM, team are recipients of the top prize in high-energy astronomy this year. The High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American...

09:30
A progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $122,731 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Ca$h In game was sold at WHEEL Restaurant, 201 W. Market St., Pottsville, Schuylkill County on January 28, 2018. Ca$h In is a $5 Fast Play game that offers...

07:27
President and CEO of SBG Technology Solutions, Carlos Del Toro, has recently been elected President of the White House Fellows Foundation and Association (www.whff.org).  The White House Fellows Foundation and Association is instrumental in ensuring...

06:45
Leidos , a FORTUNE 500® science, information technology, and engineering leader, was awarded a prime contract by the General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Chief Information Officer for the Office of Public Buildings Information Technology...


28 janvier 2018

10:00
Robert Weiner, a former spokesman for Clinton and Bush administrations and the House Government Operations and Judiciary Committees, and Kyle Fleck, policy analyst for Robert Weiner Associates, have issued the following statement from Washington,...


26 janvier 2018

15:21
The following statement is in response to the release of the president's framework for immigration reform and should be attributed to Federation for American Immigration Reform President Dan Stein: "The White House...

12:40
NASA's is offering media a last look at a key piece of Space Launch System (SLS) flight hardware before it departs to the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, for launch preparations. The adapter will be part of...

11:33
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lutathera (lutetium Lu 177 dotatate) for the treatment of a type of cancer that affects the pancreas or gastrointestinal tract called gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs). This...

10:37
The FDA has a deep commitment to ensuring the responsible and humane care of animals when research involving animals is needed to fulfill the agency's public health mission. The FDA also is fully committed to complying with the rules and guidance...

09:11
WHAT: The Tennessee Valley Authority will host a conference call for the financial community and news media to discuss results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2018. WHO: President and CEO Bill Johnson Chief Financial Officer John Thomas...


25 janvier 2018

15:21
On Friday, January 26, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will welcome home to Mississippi the wife of Fahed Muqbil, a CAIR plaintiff challenging Muslim Ban 3.0 who has received one of the first-ever waivers from that Trump...

14:49
The Auto-ISAC has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to collaborate and improve vehicle cyber-threat information sharing and analysis. Private sector companies sign a...

13:00
Birth defects most strongly linked to Zika virus infection during pregnancy have increased in parts of the United States that have had local Zika virus transmission, according to a report in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Areas...


24 janvier 2018

15:54
The U.S. Small Business Administration will present a six-part, free webinar series to help small businesses navigate its Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone Program that will run from February to mid-March. ...

09:53
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission today posted joint warning letters to the marketers and distributors of 12 opioid cessation products, for illegally marketing unapproved products with claims about their ability...

09:32
The 2018 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication, released Tuesday, features 49 technologies the agency helped create that are used in almost every facet of modern life. These include innovations that help find disaster survivors trapped under...