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USDOT Opens Applications for $18 Million in Funding Opportunities to Support Hazardous Materials Transportation and Pipeline Safety Activities Nationwide
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USDOT Opens Applications for  Million in Funding Opportunities to Support Hazardous Materials Transportation and Pipeline Safety Activities Nationwide

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 Funding will help train first responders, educate the public on local safety initiatives, and encourage the development of new pipeline technologies. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today published multiple Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) to award $18 million in grants through its […]

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Readout of Vice President Harris’s Call with President Boakai of Liberia
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Readout of Vice President Harris’s Call with President Boakai of Liberia

Vice President Kamala Harris spoke today with President Joseph Boakai of Liberia. The Vice President welcomed Liberia’s free and fair elections and peaceful transfer of power, and highlighted Liberia’s commitment to democracy as an example for the region and the world. The Vice President and President Boakai discussed the importance of good governance and how […]

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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre En Route Queens, NY
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Readout of Vice President Harris’s Call with President Boakai of Liberia

Aboard Air Force OneEn Route Queens, New York 1:17 P.M. EST MS.  JEAN-PIERRE:  All right.  Hey, guys.  All right.  Let’s do this.  Okay, good afternoon.  A couple of things before we get started.  So, I want to take a moment to quickly address the fallout of the Alabama Supreme Court decision.  When the Supreme Court […]

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Statement from National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on the Hungarian Parliament’s Ratification of Sweden’s NATO Accession Process
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Statement from National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on the Hungarian Parliament’s Ratification of Sweden’s NATO Accession Process

The United States welcomes the Hungarian parliament’s overwhelming vote today to approve Sweden’s application to join NATO, and we urge the Hungarian government to complete the process so we can welcome Sweden into our Alliance.  We look forward to Hungary signing and depositing the instrument of ratification without delay.  Like Finland, which recently joined our […]

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NEW MILESTONE: List of ‘Allies in Action’ Supporting USDOT’s Safety Push Surpasses 160 Members and includes 36 State Transportation Agencies and State Safety Offices
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NEW MILESTONE: List of ‘Allies in Action’ Supporting USDOT’s Safety Push Surpasses 160 Members and includes 36 State Transportation Agencies and State Safety Offices

After launching the comprehensive National Roadway Safety Strategy in early 2022, public organizations, private businesses, research institutions, and more have stepped up in response to USDOT’s call to action to reduce roadway deaths.  Daniel Langenkamp, founder of the Sarah Debbink Langenkamp Bike Safety Memorial Fund, with sons Oliver (left) and Axel (right), speaks at today’s […]

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Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with Yulia Navalnaya and Dasha Navalnaya
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Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with Yulia Navalnaya and Dasha Navalnaya

President Biden met with Yulia and Dasha Navalnaya today in San Francisco to express his heartfelt condolences for their terrible loss following the death of Aleksey Navalny in a Russian prison.  The President expressed his admiration for Aleksey Navalny’s extraordinary courage and his legacy of fighting against corruption and for a free and democratic Russia […]

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On-the-Record Press Gaggle by White House National Security Communications Advisor John Kirby
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On-the-Record Press Gaggle by White House National Security Communications Advisor John Kirby

National Security Council Via Teleconference 1:39 P.M. EST MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, and thank you for joining us for today’s on-the-record news of the day gaggle.  I will turn it over to Kirby for a few opening words, and then we’ll go to questions. MR. KIRBY:  Thank you, Sean.  And thanks, everybody.  I’d like to top […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1.25 billion in Direct, Accessible Grants for Local Communities to Improve Roadway Safety
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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces .25 billion in Direct, Accessible Grants for Local Communities to Improve Roadway Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has opened the process for cities, towns, counties, Tribal governments and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) to apply for $1.256 billion in funding for local projects that improve roadway safety. The funds are from the competitive grant program, Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A), which was created in […]

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Remarks by Vice President Harris Before Roundtable Conversation on the National “Fight for Reproductive Freedoms” Tour | Grand Rapids, MI
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On-the-Record Press Gaggle by White House National Security Communications Advisor John Kirby

Fountain Street ChurchGrand Rapids, Michigan 2:11 P.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Governor.  (Applause.)  Thank you, thank you, thank you.  Let me start by thanking the governor.  The last time I saw you, we were together at my home.  And your leadership in this state and your national leadership has been extraordinary.  And you […]

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