Ceasefire in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region


CITY OF WASHINGTON (June 30, 3031)---The Government of Ethiopia’s announcement yesterday of a unilateral ceasefire in the Tigray region could be a positive step if it results in changes on the ground to end the conflict, stop the atrocities, and allow unhindered humanitarian assistance.  We are closely monitoring developments.  We…

Fundamental Fairness: Cosby’s Sex Assault Conviction Overturned by Pennsylvania Highest Court


PENNSYLVANIA (June 30, 2021)---Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case. Cosby has served more than two years of a three- to 10-year sentence at a state prison near Philadelphia. He had…

Former USA President Makes Humanitarian Visit To The Mexico-USA Border To Promote Human Welfare and Safety


MCALLEN, Tex. — Former president Donald Trump to visit the Souther Border Wall--where it all started Wednesday.   Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and a group of congressional Republicans  will join the former President at the wall.  Trump's visit isn't political =, but a humanitarian visit to promote human welfare and…

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Joins Senator Roger Wicker on Mississippi Tour Focused on Broadband, Maritime Technology and Gulf Coast Development


MISSISSIPPI (June 30, 2021)--U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, hosted U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo for a tour of sites along the Mississippi Gulf Coast on Friday, June 25. Wicker invited Raimondo to tour the Mississippi Gulf Coast prior…

FDA Provides Update on Ongoing Efforts to Better Understand the Occurrence of PFAS in the Food Supply


CITY OF WASHINGTON (June 30, 2021)-- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on its ongoing sampling and testing efforts designed to better understand the occurrence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the food supply. The foods tested in the FDA’s recent analysis were collected from the…

First Lady Jill Biden Travels To Maine And New Hampshire July 3rd


CITY OF WASHINGTON (June 30, 2021)---today the White House announced that  First Lady Jill Biden will travel to Portland, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 3, 2021 as part of the Administration’s nationwide “America’s Back Together” tour to celebrate our country’s progress against the COVID-19 virus. Additional details to follow.…