Pennsylvania State Republican Senators Asked Congress For A Delay in Counting Electoral College Votes To Pursue Election Integrity


PENNSYLVANIA (January 5, 2021)---President Donald J. Trump tweeted "BIG NEWS IN PENNSYLVANIA!" Pennsylvania Republican State Senators have asked Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy in a written letter "Due to these inconsistent and questionable activities, we believe that PA election results should not have been certified by…

Read: VP Pence Holds White House Coronavirus Task Force Meeting


WASHINGTON, D.C.---Vice-President Mike Pence tweeted late Tuesday that he held a White House Coronavirus Force meeting Tuesday.   "Great White House Coronavirus Task Force meeting today as we continue to work closely with states and deliver the Coronavirus Vaccine to millions of Americans," wrote VP Pence. "Under President Donald J. Trump,…

“U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PUBLISHES GUIDANCE ON EXPIRATION OF PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE FOR CORONAVIRUS”


WASHINGTON, DC (January 5, 2021) – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) today announced additional guidance to provide information to workers and employers about protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA’s paid sick leave and expanded family and medical…

“Fire Extinguisher Manufacturer Ordered to Pay $12 Million Penalty for Delay and Misrepresentations in Reporting Product Defects”


A federal judge today ordered Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc. (Kidde) to pay a $12 million civil penalty in connection with allegations that the company failed to timely inform the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) about problems with fire extinguishers manufactured by the company, the Department of Justice announced. Kidde,…

“U.S. Government Collects $7 Million in Iranian Assets for Victims of Terrorism Fund”


WASHINGTON, D.C.---today, the Justice Department announced the United States has collected $7 million of Iranian funds that will be allocated to provide compensation to American victims of international state-sponsored terrorism. The funds are the United States’ share of a civil forfeiture investigation that is part of the government’s pursuit of…

“Statement of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel On FCC Seeking Comment On Emergency Broadband Benefit”


STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER JESSICA ROSENWORCEL ON FCC SEEKING COMMENT ON EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT WASHINGTON, D.C. ( January 5, 2021)--today, the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau issued a Public Notice seeking comment on a program to provide an Emergency Broadband Benefit to eligible households pursuant to the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations…

“Commissioner Geoffrey Starks Encourages Robust Participation In Emergency Broadbrand Benefit Comment Period:


WASHINGTON, D.C. ( January 5, 2021) —the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau today released a Public Notice seeking comment on rules governing the Emergency Broadband Benefit created by Congress last month.  In response, Commissioner Starks issued the following statement: “Tens of millions of Americans do not have broadband simply…

Read: President Trump Signed Federal Bills Into Law Tuesday


WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 5, 2021)----today President Donald J. Trump signed the federal bills into law. Read the entire list: H.R. 4356, the “Protecting Families of Fallen Servicemembers Act,” which expands Servicemembers Civil Relief Act protections to certain individuals for termination of contracts for telephone, multichannel video programming, or internet access…

Read:”Statement from National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien Regarding the National Maritime Cybersecurity Plan”


WASHINGTON, D.C.(January 5, 2021)---today, President Donald J. Trump released the “National Maritime Cybersecurity Plan,” which sets forth how the United States government will defend the American economy through enhanced cybersecurity coordination, policies and practices, aimed at mitigating risks to the maritime sub-sector, promoting prosperity through information and intelligence sharing, and…