Deadline For Winter Storm Damage Requests For Public Assistance Is April 15th

Deadline For Winter Storm Damage Requests For Public Assistance Is April 15th

Sacramento, CA… State agencies, local and tribal governments, as well as certain private nonprofit organizations, which sustained damage during severe winter storms from Jan. 18 to Jan. 23, have until April 15, 2017, to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPA). Submitting an RPA to the state is the first step in applying for funding under […]

Secretary of State, Rex W. Tillerson On the Attack in London

Secretary of State, Rex W. Tillerson On the Attack in London

Washington, DC…On behalf of the United States, I express my condolences to the victims and their families. The American people send their thoughts and prayers to the people of the United Kingdom. We condemn these horrific acts of violence, and whether they were carried out by troubled individuals or by terrorists, the victims know no […]

Forbes 2017 Billionaires List: Meet The Richest People On The Planet

Forbes 2017 Billionaires List: Meet The Richest People On The Planet

New York, NY…A record 2,043 billionaires made Forbes’ 31st annual ranking of the world’s billionaires, as featured in the March 28, 2017 issue of Forbes magazine.  To view the list, visit www.forbes.com/billionaires.  “Booming stock markets, higher commodities prices and plain old-fashioned entrepreneurship helped make this a record year in terms of wealth creation around the […]

President Trump Before Meeting with Members of the Congressional Black Caucus

President Trump Before Meeting with Members of the Congressional Black Caucus

Washington, DC…Well, I’m deeply honored to welcome the members of the Congressional Black Caucus to the White House. We’re going to have a lot of meetings over the years, and I very much appreciate you being here. Throughout my campaign, I pledged to focus on improving conditions for African American citizens. This means more to […]

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 21, 2017, as National Agriculture Day

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 21, 2017, as National Agriculture Day

Washington, DC…America’s farmers and ranchers help feed the world, fuel our Nation’s economy, and lead global markets in output and productivity. The efficiency of American agriculture has provided this country with abundance our ancestors could not have imagined. The agriculture sector of the United States is endlessly innovative. It continuously builds on its centuries of […]

Fed Pushes Rate Up Another Quarter Point As Economy Strengthens

Fed Pushes Rate Up Another Quarter Point As Economy Strengthens

Washington, DC…Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in February indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderate pace. Job gains remained solid and the unemployment rate was little changed in recent months. Household spending has continued to rise moderately while […]

U.S. Charges Russian FSB Officers and Their Criminal Conspirators for Hacking Yahoo and Millions of Email Accounts

U.S. Charges Russian FSB Officers and Their Criminal Conspirators for Hacking Yahoo and Millions of Email Accounts

Washington, DC…A grand jury in the Northern District of California has indicted four defendants, including two officers of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), for computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal offenses in connection with a conspiracy, beginning in January 2014, to access Yahoo’s network and the contents of webmail accounts. The defendants are […]

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