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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Actualité gouvernementale

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9 juillet 2018

20:47
March of Dimes released the following statement from President Stacey D. Stewart on the mistreatment of pregnant women being held in immigration detention: "March of Dimes is horrified by recent reports of the...

12:56
Leaders of Israeli women's rights organizations, members of Israel's Supreme Court and other prominent officials have vowed to intensify efforts to close the gender gap in their country following Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's inspiring visit to Tel...

12:35
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), regarding the upcoming announcement of a Supreme Court candidate to fill the seat of retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy:...

11:27
The opioid epidemic continues to take an emotional, physical and financial toll on Americans. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is committed to taking every possible step to address the many facets of this complex public health crisis....

10:19
The triumphs of an inventor are often celebrated, while the tribulations they face are often behind closed doors. At a talk Tuesday, July 10, at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton, the inventor of the Super Soaker will discuss how...


6 juillet 2018

15:09
NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will host a downlink event Tuesday at 2:10 p.m. between Virginia students and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Alexander Gerst on board the International Space Station. ...

14:17
Next week astronauts aboard the International Space Station will host several downlinks as part of NASA's Year of Education on Station. All of the 20-minute, Earth-to-space calls will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website....

13:50
In response to a 2017 federal appeal court decision requiring the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to reconsider its denial of a FlyersRights.org petition to set minimum seat standards and stop further shrinkage, the FAA has now again refused to...


5 juillet 2018

16:56
Media are invited to view NASA's Parker Solar Probe at 1:30 p.m. EDT Friday, July 13, at the Astrotech Space Operations payload processing facility in Titusville, Florida. Attending media will have an opportunity to...

16:39
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. Among...

15:13
Latino health care professionals are outraged at the Trump Administration zero-tolerance policy - on refugees who are fleeing persecution and other immigrants ? that has separated 2000 children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.  Our...

14:39
A Russian cargo ship loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies is set to launch to the International Space Station Monday, July 9. Live coverage of the spacecraft's launch and docking will air on NASA Television and the agency's...

10:18
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3 juillet 2018

15:56
With the release of the O Beautiful Forever stamps on July 4, the U.S. Postal Service commemorates the beauty and majesty of the United States through 20 captivating images that visually represent one of the nation's most beloved songs, "America the...

15:53
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics initiated and led a collaborative of more than a dozen health organizations in strongly encouraging the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ensure the mental and physical well-being of children affected by...

14:03
With the help of millions of American families, parents, grandparents, researchers and physicians concerned about America's vaccine policy, the GOP won a close presidential election and control of both the Senate and House.  As a candidate, Trump,...


2 juillet 2018

16:09
Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe, a historic mission that will revolutionize our understanding of the Sun. The launch window will open at about 4 a.m. EDT, with an approximate one-hour duration, no earlier than...

15:54
A bipartisan group of current and former lawmakers today filed an amicus brief in support of lawsuits filed by the American Federation of Government Employees and other federal unions challenging President Trump's anti-worker executive orders....

15:21
Beginning in February of this year, numerous kratom-containing products have been linked to a large outbreak of salmonellosis. The FDA has now concluded its months-long investigation after identifying extremely high rates of salmonella contamination...

14:40
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has been referred to as the top "Medicaid Fraud Dogg," has announced an "historic" roundup of 601 doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical professionals, in a $2 billion bust....

09:21
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for people and families living with paralysis, has announced today that the Administration for Community Living (ACL) has awarded a three-year grant to...


29 juin 2018

16:23
NASA has awarded a contract to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, California, to continue operations of the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), also in Pasadena. This cost plus...

14:54
Les mesures d'aide pour l'industrie de l'aluminium et de l'acier annoncées par le gouvernement canadien, jumelées à celles annoncées récemment par le gouvernement du Québec, sont les bienvenues dans un contexte d'incertitude crée par l'administration...

13:43
Today was an historic day for Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden as two of the four new varieties of plants headed to the International Space Station on SpaceX CRS-15 for testing in NASA's Veggie growth chamber were grown by Fairchild.  NASA...

13:02
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new device, the Zephyr Endobronchial Valve (Zephyr Valve), intended to treat breathing difficulty associated with severe emphysema. "Treatment options are limited...

12:09
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to calls to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement: "The Federation for American...


28 juin 2018

17:38
Opioid addiction and abuse remains an immense public health crisis. We're committed to continuing to take new steps to address these protracted dangers from every possible angle. A crisis of this magnitude requires...

17:04
As a physician, I understand how important it can be for health care providers to treat patients with compounded drugs when a patient's needs cannot be met by FDA-approved drugs. But because compounded drugs are not FDA-approved, it's important for...

16:57
Being able to identify outbreaks is key to being able to take quick action to prevent additional illnesses and find the source of the contamination. In recent years, the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have advanced new...

16:38
Capital One Financial Corporation today announced that the Federal Reserve has completed its 2018 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review ("CCAR") and did not object to Capital One's proposed capital plan submitted on April 5, 2018....

14:58
City Attorney Dennis Herrera issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court today let stand lower court rulings upholding San Francisco's ordinance that prevents anti-abortion centers from engaging in false or misleading advertising:...


27 juin 2018

15:15
Today, the American Federation of Government Employees submitted a statement for the record (available on www.afge.org/ReorgHearing) before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's hearing, "Examining the Administration's Reorganization...

14:43
Using observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based observatories, an international team of scientists have confirmed ?Oumuamua (oh-MOO-ah-MOO-ah), the first known interstellar object to travel through our solar system, got an...

14:25
Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) President Richard Lanigan issued the following statement on today's ruling by the Supreme Court in the Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 case: "Today's Supreme Court decision in the Janus v....

13:07
The Independent Review Board (IRB) established by NASA to assess progress on its James Webb Space Telescope has unanimously recommended that development on the world's premier science observatory should continue; NASA has established a new launch...

11:29
Today, the Mackinac Center for Public Policy champions the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that public employees will no longer be forced to pay a government union as a condition of their employment. The decision, which cited Mackinac's amicus...

11:13
NASA will host a teleconference for members of the media and aviation industry at 4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 28, to discuss the details and preliminary results of the agency's first large-scale, remotely piloted aircraft flight in the national...

10:53
Following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn 40 years of constitutional law that ensured public-sector workers benefited from the collective voice of union representation, the head of the largest union representing federal workers says...


26 juin 2018

17:42
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 27, to provide an update on the agency's James Webb Space Telescope and the findings of an external independent review board. Webb will be the world's premier infrared space...

14:29
The U.S. Small Business Administration prides itself in the efforts it takes to help small business owners recover from disasters. The SBA 7(a) Loan Program is aiding in that effort by offering the Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program. This Pilot...

13:27
Today, the United States Supreme Court announced the decision to uphold the implementation of President Trump's travel ban. The following is a statement by Jill Welch, Deputy Executive Director for Public Policy at NAFSA: Association of International...

13:13
AJC is deeply disappointed that the United States Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, upheld President Trump's December "Proclamation" barring immigrants from nine countries. In an amicus brief, AJC had called on the Supreme Court to affirm a lower...

12:52
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today decried the U.S. Supreme Court's decision announced this morning to allow the Muslim Ban 3.0 to remain in effect. WATCH: CAIR...

12:29
The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) said today's 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of President Trump's travel ban represents a "tremendous victory in ongoing efforts to defend and protect America."...

11:43
The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which filed a critical amicus brief in the case ? said today's 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court backing pro-life advocates represents "a significant victory for pro-life pregnancy centers" and the...

11:11
Making healthy choices about diets can have a significant impact on America's health. When we think about advancing health and reducing the death and disability caused by disease, we often think about our investments in new technology and developing...

10:17
It's beginning to look like a classic Christmas! This October, the Postal Service will ring in the 2018 holiday season with four Sparkling Holidays stamps featuring character-rich close-ups of Santa Claus. The Santa...

10:10
This July 4 marks the 242nd anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, one of the most celebrated holidays in the United States. The declaration announced the colonies' separation from Britain in 1776, but celebrating...

09:36
Engineers will test several components of the Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and Services (CIRAS) project at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia that may one day be used to build large space structures....


25 juin 2018

13:16
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol) [CBD] oral solution for the treatment of seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome, in patients two years...

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