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Rep. Pope: Statement on the State of Ed...

MADISON—On Sept. 22, 2022, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jill Underly delivered her second state of education address. Rep. Sondy Pope (D-Mt. Horeb) released the following statement in response: “The Ministry of Public Instruction has put in place a solid budget that makes smart investments in the academic success and mental health of our […]

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Romanian Bil...

On September 24, 2022, U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Celeste Wallander and Romanian Secretary of State Simona Cojocaru met in Romania to discuss a range of bilateral defense issues. and regional security. The two leaders celebrated the 25th anniversary of the US-Romanian strategic partnership, shared their views on Black Sea security […]

Tropical Storm Ian Could Impact Walt Dis...

UPDATED 5:00 PM EST – It has now been confirmed by Governor Ron DeSantis that a state of emergency has been declared for all of Florida due to the approach of Tropical Storm Ian which is expected to make landfall on Tuesday. We reported earlier today that we were expecting the Walt Disney World Emergency […]

Signature statement for the Internationa...

The United States is pleased to announce that it is joining the International Partnership for Information and Democracy. We look forward to working with other partners on the promotion and implementation of democratic principles in the global information and communication space. We welcome the International Partnership for Information and Democracy’s emphasis on respect for human […]

City of Oakland | Statement on the Oakl...

Date posted: September 20, 2022 at 12:03Last update: September 20, 2022 at 12:06 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2022 Oakland, California – “In 2019, I requested and financed this audit to increase transparency and improve results in the city’s work to address homelessness. Given the public health crisis of growing homelessness, I have sought to […]

Statement by the Parliamentary Secretary...

Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equality, issued the following statement in recognition of Gender Equality Week: “Today marks the start of Gender Equality Week. This year’s theme is equal rights, equal opportunities, which inspires us to continue working together to break down barriers and ensure all the right to live their full potential, without […]

Statement by Press Secretary Karine Jean...

President Biden today met with Elizabeth Whelan and Cherelle Griner, relatives of two US citizens wrongfully detained in Russia under intolerable circumstances. Elizabeth Whelan, sister of Paul Whelan, and Cherelle Griner, wife of Brittney Griner, met separately with the President in the Oval Office. The president held the meetings to reiterate his continued commitment to […]

Europride 2022: Joint Statement – U.S. E

On the occasion of EuroPride 2022 in Belgrade, we express our full support for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) community. Serbia has taken important steps towards strengthening the equality of LGBTIQ+ people and their rights to non-discrimination, freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and freedom from violence, as are enshrined […]

Statement from HHS Secretary Xavier Bece...

Today, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra released the following statement about House Republicans introducing legislation to deny women essential medications: “Denying women the care they need is unamerican – in fact, it’s dangerous. This sums up the latest move by Congress to remove women’s access to prescription reproductive health […]

Statement by Minister for Local Governme...

Wendy Tuckerman – Minister of Local Government Wednesday, September 14, 2022 The New South Wales Government has committed to severing the Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council in accordance with the recommendations of the Local Government Boundaries Commission and the strong support of the local community.This is a very complex undertaking, and I have asked the Office of […]

Joint Statement Following the 2022 U.S.-...

Today, senior government officials from the United States and Mexico gathered in Mexico City to convene the United States-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED). Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jayme White, and Ambassador Ken Salazar chaired the meeting for the United States. Economy Secretary Tatiana Clouthier, […]

Statement by the Prime Minister and the ...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today issued the following statement on the occasion of the proclamation of the accession of Canada’s new sovereign, His Majesty King Charles III: “As we continue to mourn the loss of Canada’s oldest sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, we also look to the future with the proclamation of the accession […]

Statement by Senator Coons on the death ...

WILMINGTON, Del. – United States Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) today issued the following statement on the passing of Moon Landrieu, former Mayor of New Orleans and Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Carter’s presidency: “Moon was a beloved leader whose deep concern for people and commitment to racial […]

Statement from Governor Abbott on Gang S...

September 8, 2022 | Austin, Texas | Press release Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement on the gang shootings in Uvalde and the manhunt for suspects: “I was outraged to learn that gang violence endangered the community of Uvalde and innocent Texans tonight. I immediately called Mayor McLaughlin and County Judge Mitchell to offer […]

Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman issue...

On Wednesday, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman issued the following statement on the debates: “We are absolutely going to debate Dr. Oz, and we always intended to. It was just never about to fix some of the lingering issues with my stroke, auditory processing, and we’re going to be able to fix that. Pennsylvania’s last […]

President Hinojosa issues a statement on...

AUSTIN, Texas— Today, Gilberto Hinojosa, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Texas issued the following statement as students at Uvalde CISD back to school for the 2022-2023 school year: “Today was meant to be different than it is. “By now, we hoped to have given the heartbroken families of Uvalde the smallest modicum of justice […]

President Biden’s Statement in Support o

I strongly support California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Voting Choice Act (AB 2183), which will give California agricultural workers greater opportunity to organize and bargain collectively for better wages, benefits and working conditions. Farmworkers have worked tirelessly and at great risk to their lives to keep food on American tables during the pandemic. In the state […]

Governor Ricketts Labor Day Statement

Media Contact: Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967 Press release : Governor Ricketts Labor Day Statement LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement on Labor Day: “Nebraskans are known for working hard, and the data confirms our state’s excellent work ethic,” Governor Ricketts said. “For every 100 adults in Nebraska, we have nearly 70 working, […]

Minister’s Statement on International Ov

Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, issued the following statement on International Overdose Awareness Day: “On International Overdose Awareness Day, people around the world remember those who have lost their lives to the toxic drug crisis and use purple ribbons to raise awareness and reduce the stigma around substance use. . “Today is […]

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fe...

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman issued a statement in response to his opponent in the Senate race, Dr. Mehmet Oz. I am proud of my record as mayor and as lieutenant governor and look forward to comparing my record and values ​​to those of Dr. Oz any day of the week. “As I […]

Statement by the ICC Prosecutor, Karim A...

I am now back at the International Criminal Court in The Hague after completing my second visit to Sudan. My mission allowed me to engage directly with survivors and affected communities and see what the recent progress we have made towards justice in Darfur means to them. It also showed how much more we now […]

Statement by President Joe Biden on the ...

On a hot summer day 59 years ago, hundreds of thousands of Americans descended on Washington to redeem America’s soul. They marched for jobs and the dignity of work. They marched for the freedom to vote or sit at a food counter. They marched to hear a preacher’s timeless dream: an America of opportunity and […]

3M Statement Regarding Bankruptcy Court ...

3M The separation of food safety activities remains on track to target September 1st Closing ST. PAUL, Minnesota., August 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Earlier today, the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Indiana denied Aearo Technologies’ request for a preliminary injunction in pending litigation against 3M related to Combat Arms Earplug Version […]

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland’s St

The Department of Justice released the following statement tonight from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland following the decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho to issue a preliminary injunction blocking the enforcement of the ban of Idaho Abortion as Applied to Medical Care Required by the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor […]

Statement from Anthony S. Fauci, MD

Press release Monday, August 22, 2022 I am announcing today that I will be stepping down as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and Chief of NIAID’s Immunoregulatory Laboratory, as well as the position of Chief Medical Advisor to President Joe Biden. I will leave these positions in December of […]

Joint Statement Issued by US-Mexico Cybe...

WASHINGTON — The US-Mexico Cyber ​​Issues Task Force released a joint statement following a bilateral cyberdialogue on their joint commitment to a secure and stable Internet. In the memo released by the U.S. Office of the State Department Spokesperson, he refers to the August 10 meeting as follows: “…his first bilateral cyber-dialogue since the establishment […]

NJBIA Statement on Legislation Imposing ...

NJBIA Statement on Legislation Imposing Conditions of Employment in Transfers of Ownership of Healthcare Facilities NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka released the following statement following Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of Bill S-315 today, which imposes excessive terms and conditions of employment in the transfer of ownership of health facilities. “While the intent of this […]

Mayor Harrell’s Statement on Council’s A

Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell released the following statement after City Council passed the Comprehensive Police Recruitment and Retention Plan: “This is a positive step in the right direction as we seek to make Seattle a safe place for every neighbor and to rebuild and restore the Seattle Police Department in accordance with our […]

Statement by Senator Collins on Intellig...

Washington DC-US Senator Susan Collins issued the following statement on a letter sent by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) and Vice Chairman Marco Rubio (R-FL) to Attorney General Merrick Garland and Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines requesting information related to the search of Mar-a-Lago by the FBI. Senator Collins is […]

Gbajabiamila responds to Wike’s ‘Smother

Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila responded to Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike’s statement, promising to “suffocate” some people. Naija News reports that Gbajabiamila responded to the statement on Friday when he inaugurated the official quarters for members of the House of Assembly in Rivers. Wike had invited Gbajabiamila to unveil the legislative quarters […]

Minister’s Statement on Hastings Street

Murray Rankin, Acting Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing, issued the following statement regarding the Hastings Street camp in Vancouver: “Housing is a human right and the deeply concerning scenes on Hastings Street show how much we still need to work to make this a reality for all members of our communities. “Since 2017, […]

Texas AFT: Statement on Governor Abbott’

Publication date: August 11, 2022 4:13 p.m.Author: Texas AFT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2022 CONTACT: Nicole Hill, 512-317-2232, [email protected] Texas AFT President Zeph Capo commented today after Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference to discuss “choice of school” at King’s Academy, a “Christ-centered” private school in Dallas: All I can say about Governor […]

Farmers question governor’s statement of

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he was committed to helping farmers in a statement Monday, Aug. 8, but some are beginning to question his words. Two letters were placed on the desk of the governor of Arkansas Cattleman’s Association. A statement to Region 8 News from the governor’s office said the […]

Pelosi’s Statement on Senate Passing the

San Francisco – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement after the Senate passed the Cut Inflation Act: “Congratulations to Senate Democrats on passing the Cut Inflation Act. This landmark legislation is a major step forward in the Democrats’ fight to put people above politics: cut the cost of the kitchen table, cut the cost of […]

Statement from Pelosi on the 57th annive...

Washington, DC – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement to mark the 57th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), which was signed into law on August 6, 1965: “On this day, 57 years ago, our nation took a historic step toward a more perfect union with the historic Voting Rights Act, helping to realize […]

Statement by G7 Foreign Ministers on Ene...

The text of the following statement was issued by the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and United States of America, and by the High Representative of the European Union. Beginning text: We, the Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of […]

Statement by President Joe Biden on the ...

Although we may never fully repay the enormous debt we owe those who have served in uniform, today the United States Congress has taken significant steps to uphold this sacred obligation. The bipartisan Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson honoring our PACT Act of 2022 is the biggest expansion of benefits for service-related health conditions in […]

Pelosi’s Statement on Congressional Dele

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the occasion of the Congress delegation’s visit to Malaysia: “Today, our Congressional delegation was honored to be received by Prime Minister Ismail Sabri and Foreign Minister Saifuddin. We engaged in a broad discussion on promoting our common goals for a free and sure. “The […]

Statement by the Prime Minister on Vanco...

Premier John Horgan issued the following statement to mark Vancouver Pride: “After two of the toughest years in our history, people are coming together again this summer at Pride parades and festivals across the province. It’s a time to celebrate the love, joy and all the progress we’ve made. It’s time for all of us […]

Political Notes: Schulz issues statement...

Former Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz addresses the crowd on her election night in Annapolis. Photo by Danielle E. Gaines. As Maryland counties wrapped up vote counting from the June 19 primary on Friday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Kelly Schulz released what amounts to a statement of concession. While his GOP rival, Del. Dan Cox (R-Frederick), […]

Statement on Extended Heat Warnings Acro...

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC Provincial Health Officer, released the following statement on prolonged heat warnings across the province. British Columbia : “As we head into the BC Day long weekend, we are seeing prolonged warm temperatures in many parts of […]

Inslee’s statement on climate package de

Story Governor Jay Inslee released the following statement this evening regarding news that Democratic leaders in Washington, D.C. have reached agreement on a law to reduce inflation which includes important provisions on climate and clean energy. “The nation and the world can rightly feel renewed hope tonight following the announcement of an agreement in the […]

Shaheen’s statement on Russia’s intentio

July 26, 2022 (Washington, DC) – US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and chair of the SFRC Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, issued the following statement in response to Russia’s announcement today of its intention to withdraw from the International Space Station (ISS). Shaheen is also […]

US EMBASSY NAIROBI STATEMENT ON VISAS

US EMBASSY NAIROBI STATEMENT ON VISAS The United States appreciates and welcomes Kenyan visitors and celebrates our close people-to-people ties. As the world emerges from the pandemic with renewed interest in travel, the U.S. Embassy Nairobi will continue its concerted efforts to meet the demand for visa services. Due to COVID-19 health and safety measures, […]