February 25, 2024

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Month: January 2024

Readout from White House Convening of County Association Presidents and Executive Directors
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Readout from White House Convening of County Association Presidents and Executive Directors

The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, in partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACO), hosted a Convening of County Association Presidents and Executive Directors to highlight President Biden’s Investing in America agenda’s local impact on communities across the country. Senior Administration officials and county executives explored opportunities to continue to partner on implementation […]

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Bills Signed: S. 3222, S. 3250
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Readout from White House Convening of County Association Presidents and Executive Directors

On Friday, January 26, 2024, the President signed into law: S. 3222, which provides for safety and security exceptions from rules regarding rented office space for Senators. Thank you to Senator Klobuchar for her leadership. S. 3250, which requires Federal courts to provide victims and their relatives with remote access to certain criminal court proceedings related […]

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Federal Railroad Administration Issues Final Rule Requiring Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatuses in Trains Carrying Hazmat
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Federal Railroad Administration Issues Final Rule Requiring Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatuses in Trains Carrying Hazmat

Thursday, January 25, 2024 After Norfolk Southern derailment in East Palestine, Rule strengthens worker safety by requiring railroads to provide protective gear for neck and face coverage with respiratory protection WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced a final rule to improve employee safety on freight trains transporting hazardous materials. The rule requires […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $250 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding to Modernize Airports in 37 States
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly 0 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding to Modernize Airports in 37 States

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $250 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding to Modernize Airports in 37 States Tuesday, January 30, 2024 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $245.9 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Airport Infrastructure Grants (AIG) under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The $245.9 million includes 153 […]

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Statement from President Joe Biden On the Bipartisan Senate Border Security Negotiations
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Statement from President Joe Biden On the Bipartisan Senate Border Security Negotiations

For too long, we all know the border’s been broken. It’s long past time to fix it. That’s why two months ago, I instructed my team to begin negotiations with a bipartisan group of Senators to seriously, and finally, address the border crisis. For weeks now that’s what they’ve done. Working around the clock, through the holidays, […]

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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, NSC Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby, and National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi
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Statement from President Joe Biden On the Bipartisan Senate Border Security Negotiations

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:20 P.M. EST MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  All right, everybody.  Good afternoon.  Happy Friday.  A couple of things for you at the top — or, actually, one big thing at the top.  This week, we saw more evidence that our economy is strong and inflation is falling under President Biden.  Inflation […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces .9 Billion in Funding for Transformational Infrastructure Projects

The investments from the Mega and INFRA competitive grant programs are made possible by President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda and Bidenomics  WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden and U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced more than $4.9 billion in funding from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to 37 projects through two major discretionary grant […]

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Statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Visit of Chancellor Scholz of Germany to the White House
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Statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Visit of Chancellor Scholz of Germany to the White House

President Biden will welcome German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to the White House on February 9.  The two leaders will reaffirm their resolute support for Ukraine’s defense of its land and its people against Russia’s war of aggression.  They will discuss efforts to prevent regional escalation in the Middle East, their steadfast support for Israel’s right to self-defense, and the […]

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Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Sunak of the United Kingdom
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Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Sunak of the United Kingdom

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke this afternoon with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom.  The President and Prime Minister discussed ongoing Iranian-backed Houthi attacks against merchant and naval vessels transiting the Red Sea. They reiterated their commitment to freedom of navigation, international commerce, and defending mariners from illegal and unjustifiable attacks. The […]

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