NASA’s Perseverance Rover Successfully Landed On Mars


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2021)---Less than a day after NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover successfully landed on the surface of Mars, engineers and scientists at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California were hard at work, awaiting the next transmissions from Perseverance. As data gradually came in, relayed by…

Manchin To Oppose Biden’s OMB Nominee Neera Tanden


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2021)---today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on his decision to oppose Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director nominee Neera Tanden. "I have carefully reviewed Neera Tanden’s public statements and tweets that were personally directed towards my colleagues on both sides of…

Biden Signs Executive Order: Grants Limited Waiver To Enable Krishnaswami to Carry Out Duties


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2021)--today President Joe Biden signed an executive order  which grants a "limited waiver of the requirements ofSection 1, Paragraph 3 of the Executive Order for Ms. Charanya Krishnaswami. Ms. Krishnaswami tweets are protected:  Charanya Krishnaswami and advocate with  Amnesty International sought legal action against the Trump…

Pelosi’s Remarks on U.S. Citizenship Act: To Impact American Political Process And Voting Rights


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2021)-- Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks regarding President Joe Biden's U.S. Citizenship Act--which is  predicted to impact Black America negatively.  Pelosi said, "Today is a hopeful and historic day, as Congressional Democrats unveil President Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act: transformative legislation to modernize and make our immigration…

“SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $30 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTERS ACROSS NEW YORK STATE”


Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced $29,949,721 in funding for mental health and addiction treatment centers throughout New York State under the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) expansion grant program through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).…

“SCHUMER, VELÁZQUEZ ANNOUNCE $9.4 BILLION FEMA GRANT RECENTLY AWARDED TO PUERTO RICO ELECTRIC POWER AUTHORITY (PREPA)”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2021)---today the  "United States Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez today announced that the recently issued $9.46 billion grant to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) can be used to build a more resilient and environmentally friendly electrical grid…