ExxonMobil statement regarding President Biden Letter to Oil Industry

ExxonMobil statement regarding President Biden Letter to Oil Industry

Irving, TX…ExxonMobil released the following statement in response to a letter from President Biden.  We have been in regular contact with the administration to update the President and his staff on how ExxonMobil has been investing more than any other company to develop U.S. oil and gas supplies. This includes investments in the U.S. of […]

Governor Newsom Honors Fallen El Monte Police Department Corporal and Officer

Governor Newsom Honors Fallen El Monte Police Department Corporal and Officer

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Corporal Michael Paredes and Officer Joseph Santana of the El Monte Police Department: “Jennifer and I join Californians in mourning Corporal Paredes and Officer Santana, two brave public servants who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Their tragic loss […]

Executive Order on Advancing Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Individuals

Executive Order on Advancing Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Individuals

Washington, DC…By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. Our Nation has made great strides in fulfilling the fundamental promises of freedom and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) Americans, […]

$1 Billion of New U.S. Military Assistance for Ukraine

$1 Billion of New U.S. Military Assistance for Ukraine

Washington, DC…Today, we announced an additional $1 billion in additional military assistance for Ukraine. Pursuant to a delegation of authority from the President, I am authorizing our twelfth drawdown of arms and equipment from U.S. Department of Defense inventories for Ukraine’s defense since August 2021, valued at up to $350 million. This authorization, combined with […]

Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement After Raising Interest Rates .75%

Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement After Raising Interest Rates .75%

Washington, DC…Overall economic activity appears to have picked up after edging down in the first quarter. Job gains have been robust in recent months, and the unemployment rate has remained low. Inflation remains elevated, reflecting supply and demand imbalances related to the pandemic, higher energy prices, and broader price pressures. The invasion of Ukraine by […]

FAA Greenlights Starship Launches, Requires SpaceX to Take Over 75 Actions to Mitigate Environmental Impact

FAA Greenlights Starship Launches, Requires SpaceX to Take Over 75 Actions to Mitigate Environmental Impact

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require SpaceX to take more than 75 actions to mitigate environmental impacts from its proposed plan to launch the Starship/Super Heavy vehicle from Boca Chica, Texas. The actions are part of the agency’s environmental review. The environmental review must be completed along with public […]

Marine Fatalities in Osprey Crash Identified

Marine Fatalities in Osprey Crash Identified

Miramar, CA…The five deceased Marines from the MV-22B Osprey mishap on June 8, 2022 have been identified. All were assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor (VMM) Squadron 364, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) and were based at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, CA. The identities of the Marines are below. […]

Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Agreement on Gun Safety Efforts

Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Agreement on Gun Safety Efforts

Washington, DC…U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Cory Booker (D- N.J.), Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.), Angus King (I-Maine), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), […]

Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection

Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection

Los Angeles, CA…We, the Heads of State and Government of the Argentine Republic, Barbados, Belize, the Federative Republic of Brazil, Canada, the Republic of Chile, the Republic of Colombia, the Republic of Costa Rica, the Republic of Ecuador, the Republic of El Salvador, the Republic of Guatemala, the Republic of Haiti, the Republic of Honduras, […]

At Summit of the Americas, California and Canada Partner to Advance Climate Action

At Summit of the Americas, California and Canada Partner to Advance Climate Action

Los Angeles, CA…MOC is latest global climate partnership California has entered into, following similar ones with New Zealand, Japan and China. Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) outlines shared objectives on emissions reduction, nature protection, zero-emission vehicles, climate adaptation and circular economy. Governor Newsom and Canada Prime Minister Trudeau advance climate solutions during Summit of the Americas. […]