May 30, 2024

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Month: April 2024

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Washington Disaster Declaration
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Statement from President Joe Biden on the UAW Tentative Agreement

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Washington and ordered Federal assistance to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from January 5 to January 29, 2024.  Federal funding is available to […]

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FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Kicks Off Nationwide Economic Opportunity Tour in Atlanta
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FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Kicks Off Nationwide Economic Opportunity Tour in Atlanta

Vice President Harris’s visit highlights recent $158 million Reconnecting Communities Award for The Stitch project to reconnect Atlanta neighborhoods and drive economic growth Vice President Harris to meet with small business owners who are taking advantage of Biden-Harris Administration resources to help launch and scale their businesses Today, Vice President Kamala Harris is kicking off […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Key AI Actions 180 Days Following President Biden’s Landmark Executive Order
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Key AI Actions 180 Days Following President Biden’s Landmark Executive Order

Six months ago, President Biden issued a landmark Executive Order to ensure that America leads the way in seizing the promise and managing the risks of artificial intelligence (AI). Since then, agencies all across government have taken vital steps to manage AI’s safety and security risks, protect Americans’ privacy, advance equity and civil rights, stand […]

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Secretary Buttigieg Delivers Remarks at Washington National Airport to Announce Major Airline Consumer Protection Rules
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Secretary Buttigieg Delivers Remarks at Washington National Airport to Announce Major Airline Consumer Protection Rules

Washington, DC – Building on the Biden-Harris Administration’s historic record of expanding consumer protections and standing up for airline passengers, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced today two final rules that will deliver automatic cash refunds when owed to airline passengers and protect consumers from surprise airline junk fees.   The rules are part of […]

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FACT SHEET: Celebrating National Small Business Week, Biden-Harris Administration Announces a Record in Federal Procurement Dollars Awarded to Small Businesses
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FACT SHEET: Celebrating National Small Business Week, Biden-Harris Administration Announces a Record in Federal Procurement Dollars Awarded to Small Businesses

As Congressional Republicans Propose Cutting SBA Funding by 31%, White House releases 2024 Small Business Boom Report that Shows SBA Small Dollar Loans on Track to Nearly Double Since 2020 Small businesses are the engines of the economy. As President Biden says, every time someone starts a new small business, it’s an act of hope […]

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Readout of White House Convening with Owners of $1 Trillion in Worker’s Capital to Promote Strong Labor Standards
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Readout of White House Convening with Owners of  Trillion in Worker’s Capital to Promote Strong Labor Standards

Today, National Economic Advisor Lael Brainard and Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su convened asset owners representing over $1 trillion in public and pension fund capital who have committed to strong labor standards in their private equity investments. The White House also launched an initiative to promote strong labor commitments among funds, assets managers, and […]

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FAA Proposes $2.9 Million in Penalties Against Asia Pacific Airlines
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FAA Proposes .9 Million in Penalties Against Asia Pacific Airlines

FAA Proposes $2.9 Million in Penalties Against Asia Pacific Airlines Wednesday, April 10, 2024 WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes five civil penalties totaling $2.9 million against Asia Pacific Airlines of Honolulu, Hawaii.  The cases are as follows:  $2,436,850 for allegedly using unqualified pilots on 163 Boeing 757 flights between Dec. 20, 2022, […]

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Remarks by President Biden at a Campaign Event | Tampa, FL
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Readout of White House Convening with Owners of  Trillion in Worker’s Capital to Promote Strong Labor Standards

Hillsborough Community CollegeTampa, Florida 3:04 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, Florida!  (Applause.)  Hello, hello, hello, hello, hello. AUDIENCE:  Four more years!  Four more years!  Four more years! THE PRESIDENT:  Well, God love you.  Well, thank you.  Thank you, thank you, thank you. Kaitlyn, thank you for that introduction.  And more importantly — AUDIENCE MEMBER:  (Inaudible.)  (Laughter.) AUDIENCE MEMBER:  We love you, […]

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Statement from Vice President Harris on the Passing of Reverend Cecil Williams
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Statement from Vice President Harris on the Passing of Reverend Cecil Williams

Reverend Cecil Williams was a beacon of light and love. In all he did, Reverend Williams was guided by his faith. He fought for the rights and dignity of all people. He led re-entry programs for those leaving prison, provided clothing and housing for people in need, and helped thousands of people access healthcare. Under […]

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Readout of White House Event Announcing Overtime and Retirement Security Rules
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Readout of White House Event Announcing Overtime and Retirement Security Rules

Today, National Economic Advisor Lael Brainard, Domestic Policy Council Director Neera Tanden, and Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su led a White House event announcing two new rules to support workers and grow the American economy from the bottom up and the middle out. Senior administration officials were joined by workers, union leaders, and advocates […]

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