Congress

June 14, 2021

Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland

Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland (STL.News) U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland today made the following statement: “As I stated during my confirmation hearing, political or other improper considerations must play no role in any investigative or prosecutorial decisions.  These principles that have long been held as sacrosanct...

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February 23, 2021

Kansas Governor’s Letter to Congress to Fund State IT Modernization

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly announced she authored and delivered a letter to Congressional leaders urging the federal government to provide immediate funding for states to fast track IT modernization and provide a permanent source of funding to ensure states are prepared for future crises. Governor Laura Kelly sent a second letter...

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January 29, 2021

Pennsylvania Governor Urges Congress to Prioritize Infrastructure

Gov. Wolf Urges Congress to Prioritize Critical Infrastructure Needs to Move PA Forward Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) As a new legislative session begins in the U.S. Congress, Governor Tom Wolf today urged the Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation to prioritize critical infrastructure needs for the commonwealth as a part of any potential new stimulus package and...

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December 30, 2020

Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain

Report to Congress: Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain (STL.News)  To address human trafficking, including forced labor, in the seafood sector, the Department of State and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have submitted a joint report to Congress, “Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain ,” pursuant...

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September 11, 2020

New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham fighting for every dollar for hard-working New Mexicans, testifies before Congress on state aid

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday morning appeared before the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, urging members of Congress to expedite much-needed aid for New Mexico small businesses, workers, the temporarily unemployed, families, educators and public health heroes. “I was grateful for the opportunity to make my...

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July 30, 2020

US Department of State: Release of the JUST Act Report

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: On July 29, the Department of State released a report to Congress pursuant to the Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017, which was adopted by Congress with broad, bipartisan support and signed into law by President...

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June 23, 2020

The State Department: Compliance Report Submission to Congress

Submission to Congress of the “Report on Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments” (Compliance Report) Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: The State Department has submitted to Congress the unclassified 2020 Report on Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control,...

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