February 24, 2024

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Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Prime Minister Al-Sudani of Iraq
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Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Prime Minister Al-Sudani of Iraq

Vice President Kamala Harris met with Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani of Iraq today in Munich, Germany. The Vice President and Prime Minister Sudani reaffirmed their mutual interest in a strong and enduring partnership as envisioned in the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement.  The Vice President emphasized the commitment of the United States to supporting Iraq in achieving a secure and […]

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USDOT and FRA Continue Pressing on Rail Safety, Finalizes Norfolk Southern Railway Participation into Confidential Close Call Reporting System
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USDOT and FRA Continue Pressing on Rail Safety, Finalizes Norfolk Southern Railway Participation into Confidential Close Call Reporting System

Entry into the program will allow approximately 1,000 workers to confidentially report close calls and improve rail safety Additional Class I freight railroad participation stands to benefit more than 100,000 railroad employees  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) will officially join a pilot program of the […]

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Readout on White House Convening on Equity
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Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Prime Minister Al-Sudani of Iraq

This week, the Biden-Harris Administration hosted the 2024 White House Convening on Equity. This convening brought together Cabinet members, and nearly 100 stakeholders, including national civil rights organizations, community organizers, advocates, and policy leaders. Participants discussed the Administration’s whole-of-government equity agenda and the ambitious actions underway to redress systemic barriers to opportunity for underserved communities. […]

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FAA Moves to Accelerate Air Traffic Controller Hiring by Enhancing College Training Program
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FAA Moves to Accelerate Air Traffic Controller Hiring by Enhancing College Training Program

FAA Moves to Accelerate Air Traffic Controller Hiring by Enhancing College Training Program Friday, February 9, 2024 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working to accelerate its training and hiring of air traffic controllers through an Enhanced Air Traffic-Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) program.    “Hiring more air traffic controllers is a priority,” said FAA Administrator […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $31.4 Million Loan to Upgrade Critical Rail Lines in California
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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces .4 Million Loan to Upgrade Critical Rail Lines in California

New and Improved Rail Infrastructure Will Enhance Safety and Supply Chain for the Region  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that its Build America Bureau (Bureau) provided a $31.4 million Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan to the Sierra Northern Railway (SNR) and Mendocino Railway (MRY) to expand and rehabilitate rail […]

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FACT SHEET: Lowering Home Energy Costs Through President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act
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FACT SHEET: Lowering Home Energy Costs Through President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act

A majority of Americans support programs to lower energy bills and expand clean energy into homes Through President Biden’s historic Investing in America agenda, the Biden-Harris Administration is cutting costs for hardworking American families in every corner of the country. One of the largest costs for many Americans is heating, cooling, and powering their homes—with the […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Improve 114 Airports Across the U.S.
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly  Billion in Grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Improve 114 Airports Across the U.S.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Improve 114 Airports Across the U.S. Thursday, February 15, 2024 WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $970 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Investing in America agenda to 114 airports across the country, spanning 44 states and three territories. […]

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Remarks by President Biden at the National Association of Counties Legislative Conference
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Remarks by President Biden at the National Association of Counties Legislative Conference

Washington Hilton HotelWashington, D.C. 11:41 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, hello, hello. AUDIENCE:  Hello! THE PRESIDENT:  If you have a seat, take one.  (Laughter.) Thank you so very, very much.  You know, I want to thank Commissioner McGuire from Ramsey County, Minnesota.  You know, the fact is that it’s an honor to join all of you.  […]

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