U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Issues Vaccine Mandate Standards & Fine Structure

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Issues Vaccine Mandate Standards & Fine Structure

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration on November 4th announced a new emergency temporary standard to protect more than 84 million workers from the spread of the coronavirus on the job. The nation’s unvaccinated workers face grave danger from workplace exposure to coronavirus, and immediate action is necessary to protect them. […]

ACLU Says Payments To Migrants Part of Biden Campaign Promises

ACLU Says Payments To Migrants Part of Biden Campaign Promises

Washington, DC…In response to a question posed to President Biden about family separation lawsuits brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and other lawyers, the president said a $450,000 settlement amount per child “is not going to happen.” ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero had the following response: “President Biden may not have been fully […]

President Biden on Authorization of COVID-⁠19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5 to 11

President Biden on Authorization of COVID-⁠19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5 to 11

Washington, DC…Good afternoon, folks. Get my mask here. Today is a great day for American parents, American families, and American children. We’ve taken a giant step forward to further accelerate our path out of this pandemic. After months of rigorous and independent scientific review, the Food and Drug Administration — the FDA — authorized and […]

President Biden at Press Conference in Rome, Italy

President Biden at Press Conference in Rome, Italy

Rome, Italy…Please, sit down. I apologize for keeping you waiting. We were playing with elevators. (Laughs.) Long story. Anyway, good evening. I believe we’ve had a series of very productive meetings in the past few days, and I’m looking forward to continuing to make progress on critical global issues that we — as we head […]

Senators Warren, King, and Wyden Announce Updated Proposal To Prevent The Biggest And Most Profitable Corporations From Paying Nothing In Federal Taxes

Senators Warren, King, and Wyden Announce Updated Proposal To Prevent The Biggest And Most Profitable Corporations From Paying Nothing In Federal Taxes

Washington, DC…Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Senator Angus King (I-Maine), and Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) announced an updated proposal that prevents America’s largest corporations from paying nothing in federal taxes. The Corporate Profits Minimum Tax is a new corporate minimum tax that would strengthen our economy and create a fairer tax […]

President Biden at the Annual U.S.-ASEAN Summit

President Biden at the Annual U.S.-ASEAN Summit

Washington, DC…Well, thank you, Sultan, for bringing us together today. And I might say, it’s good to see you again. We met when I was a United States senator. You would — we’ve established a relationship, and it’s good to see you looking well and running this meeting. Brunei’s leadership has been vital to seeing […]

President Biden at the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Dedication of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial

President Biden at the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Dedication of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial

Washington, DC…Thank you, Kamala. Thank you all so very much. Mr. President — (laughter) — Harry, thank you for your stewardship. You know, here in the heart of the capital of the United States of America, the tensions and the heat [heart] of the nation are vividly on display. Dr. King stands determined and brave, […]

Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee Release Economic Projections

Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee Release Economic Projections

Washington, DC…The Federal Reserve is committed to using its full range of tools to support the U.S. economy in this challenging time, thereby promoting its maximum employment and price stability goals.  With progress on vaccinations and strong policy support, indicators of economic activity and employment have continued to strengthen. The sectors most adversely affected by […]