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Industry, Workforce

Biden rolls out new endorsements for controversial judicial nominee as Dem support dwindles

March 29, 2024

Via: Fox News

The White House is moving forward with its campaign to confirm judicial nominee Adeel Mangi and pushing back on claims that he is antisemitic or against law enforcement, despite several Democratic senators expressing concern over the nominee’s organizational ties and […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

White House is distributing $5.8 billion from the infrastructure law for water projects

February 20, 2024

Via: Washington's Top News

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that it is distributing another $5.8 billion for water infrastructure projects around the country, paid for by one of its key legislative victories. The new allocations will go to projects in all 50 states, bringing […]


Federal, Policy

White House blasted after posting Valentine’s Day meme attacking House Speaker Mike Johnson over border deal

February 14, 2024

Via: Fox News

The White House was blasted online over a Valentine’s Day meme making fun of House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., over the doomed border deal. The White House posted on X an image of Johnson with a red background and broken […]


Industry, Workforce

White House looks to eliminate college degree requirements for cyber jobs with federal contractors

January 16, 2024

Via: Government Executive

The new National Cyber Director Harry Coker, in his first public remarks since starting the job in December, said that the White House intends “to reduce unnecessary barriers” federal contractors face in filling cybersecurity jobs, like requirements for four-year college […]


Education, Industry

Biden’s Reforms and 813,000 Student-Loan Borrowers

December 20, 2023

Via: JD Supra

The White House recently announced that approximately 813,000 borrowers whose accounts were adjusted in August 2023 will receive an email from President Biden that their loans are being forgiven. This is based on the U.S. Department of Education (ED) undertaking […]


Federal, Policy

Biden goes into 2024 with the economy getting stronger, but voters feel horrible about it

December 11, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden goes into next year’s election with a vexing challenge: Just as the U.S. economy is getting stronger, people are still feeling horrible about it. Pollsters and economists say there has never been as wide a gap between […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Cities must replace harmful lead pipes within 10 years under new Biden administration plan

November 30, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

Most U.S. cities would have to replace lead water pipes within 10 years under strict new rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency as the Biden administration moves to reduce lead in drinking water and prevent public health crises like […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

White House finalizes rule requiring states to target vehicle pollution

November 27, 2023

Via: Government Executive

The Biden administration is moving ahead with a controversial proposal to require states and metropolitan planning organizations to track the amount of greenhouse gases produced by their road networks, and to set goals to reduce that pollution. “Every state has […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Biden will convene his new supply chain council and announce 30 steps to strengthen US logistics

November 27, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden on Monday will convene the first meeting of his supply chain resilience council, using the event to announce 30 actions to improve access to medicine and needed economic data and other programs tied to the production and […]


Cybersecurity, IT Policy, Tech

A key US spy tool will lapse at year’s end unless Congress and the White House can cut a deal

November 15, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

With just seven weeks until the end of the year, the Biden administration is running out of time to win the reauthorization of a spy program it says is vital to preventing terrorism, catching spies and disrupting cyberattacks. The tool, […]


Industry, Workforce

Biden announces 5 federal judicial nominees and stresses their varied professional backgrounds

November 15, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced five nominees to federal judgeships, including the first Muslim-American on any circuit court, looking to add to more than 150 of his judicial selections who have already been confirmed to the bench. The announcements […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

US studying 2,786 megahertz of spectrum to fuel “next-generation” services

November 14, 2023

Via: ArsTechnica

The Biden administration is studying 2,786 megahertz of spectrum that could be reallocated for purposes including wireless broadband networks, satellites, and drones, the White House said today. Some of the spectrum bands were already being investigated by federal agencies, though […]


IT Policy, Tech

Agencies get marching orders as White House issues AI-safety directive

October 30, 2023

Via: Government Executive

The White House hopes to guide how technologists develop artificial intelligence and how the government prompts and adopts AI tools, under a new executive order to be unveiled Monday. The order lays out some basic safety rules to prevent AI-enabled […]


Federal, Policy

Cruz says Biden’s $105 billion funding request ‘designed’ to worsen border crisis

October 24, 2023

Via: Fox News

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is among the voices of GOP lawmakers who want the Biden administration’s emergency supplemental package split up into individual policies. The White House sent Congress a request Friday morning lumping aid to Israel, Gaza, Ukraine and […]


Defense, Federal, Industry, Policy

Biden plans to use Oval Office address to make case for wartime aid to Israel and Ukraine

October 19, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden plans to make a direct appeal to the American people to continue funding Ukraine and Israel amid their war efforts in an Oval Office address Thursday, according to two administration officials. The primetime address will take place […]


Federal, Policy

The US sanctions 10 Hamas members and its financial network over the surprise Israel attack

October 18, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned a group of 10 Hamas members and the Palestinian militant organization’s financial network across Gaza, Sudan, Turkey, Algeria and Qatar in response to the surprise attack on Israel that left more than 1,000 people […]


Federal, Policy

Schumer says Senate will ‘move quickly’ on supplemental package to Israel

October 16, 2023

Via: Fox News

Senate leaders returned to the floor Monday afternoon for the first time since their Columbus Day recess, which was particularly busy with codels to China and Israel, and behind-the-scenes conversations with the White House about an emergency funding package to […]


IT Policy, Tech

Democrats urge the White House to bind agencies to the AI Bill of Rights

October 13, 2023

Via: Government Executive

A group of 16 Democratic lawmakers led by Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., is urging the White House to bake its AI Bill of Rights into the administration’s forthcoming executive order on artificial intelligence. The lawmakers […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden admin facing heat for outsourcing climate policy to foreign NGO linked to dark money

September 26, 2023

Via: Fox News

The Biden administration is facing criticism for its decision to outsource a key part of its climate agenda to a foreign non-profit tied to a behemoth left-wing dark money network. President Biden announced late last year, during a speech at […]


Defense, Industry

White House confirms more than $100B spent on Ukraine war

September 12, 2023

Via: Fox News

The White House confirmed the Biden administration has spent more than $100 billion on the war in Ukraine, according to documents obtained by Fox News Digital. The information came as a response from the White House’s Office of Management and […]