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US Executive Branch Update – October 10, 2022

This report provides a snapshot of the U.S. Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases.

Note:  The U.S. Government was closed on Monday, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

POTUS’ Monday Schedule*

1:55 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs New Castle, Delaware, en route the White House

2:50 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

VPOTUS’ Monday Schedule*

9:35 a.m. EDT – the Vice President will depart Washington, D.C., en route to Princeton, New Jersey

10:30 a.m. EDT – the Vice President will arrive at Trenton-Mercer Airport

11:25 a.m. EDT – the Vice President will deliver remarks at a Democratic National Committee finance event

12:35 p.m. EDT – the Vice President will depart Princeton, New Jersey, en route to New York, New York

4:15 p.m. EDT – the Vice President will join Seth Meyers to pre-tape a new episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers”

5:35 p.m. EDT – the Vice President will depart New York, New York, en route to Washington, D.C.

*The U.S. President (POTUS) and Vice President’s (VPOTUS) daily schedules are subject to change, as is the White House press briefing schedule.

Recap of Wednesday-Sunday, October 5-9, 2022

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

October 9

  • Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany

  • Remarks by Vice President Harris in a Conversation on Reproductive Rights | Austin, Texas

  • Remarks by Vice President Harris in a Keynote Address at the 2022 Texas Democratic Party Johnson-Jordan Reception | Austin, Texas

October 8

  • Remarks by President Biden on the Economy and the September Jobs Report

  • Statement by President Joe Biden Congratulating Nobel Peace Prize Winners

  • Readout of White House Meeting on Student Debt Relief Scam Prevention

  • Proclamation on National School Lunch Week, 2022

  • Proclamation on Fire Prevention Week, 2022

  • Proclamation on Columbus Day, 2022

  • Proclamation on Leif Erikson Day, 2022

  • Proclamation on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, 2022

  • Statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Congressional Republicans Introducing Legislation to End Medicare’s Ability to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices

  • Transcript:  Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre En Route Hagerstown, MD

  • Readout of the First Meeting of the CHIPS Implementation Steering Council

  • Press Release:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Progress in Implementing its Housing Supply Action Plan

  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Delivers New Memorandum of Agreement to Streamline Employment and Job Training Funding for Tribal Nations

  • Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities

  • Fact Sheet:  President Biden Signs Executive Order to Implement the European Union-U.S. Data Privacy Framework

  • National Security Memorandum on Partial Revocation of Presidential Policy Directive 28

  • Fact Sheet:  The United States’ National Strategy for the Arctic Region

October 6

  • Statement from President Biden on Marijuana Reform

  • Proclamation on Granting Pardon for the Offense of Simple Possession of Marijuana

  • Transcript:  Background Press Call on Marijuana Reform

  • Remarks by President Biden on the CHIPS and Science Act at IBM Poughkeepsie | New York

  • Remarks by President Biden at Democratic National Committee Reception | New Jersey

  • Remarks by President Biden Before Marine One Departure

  • Transcript:  Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and NEC Director Brian Deese En Route Poughkeepsie, New York

  • Proclamation on National Manufacturing Day, 2022

  • Statement by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Shooting in Thailand

  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Strengthens the Federal Government’s Resilience to Climate Change Impacts

October 5

  • Remarks by President Biden on Hurricane Ian Response and Recovery Efforts

  • Fact Sheet:  The Biden Administration Continues to Support Hurricane Ian Response Efforts

  • Transcript:  Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell En Route Fort Myers, Florida

  • Statement by President Joe Biden on Protecting Dreamers (re: Fifth Circuit Court Decision)

  • Remarks by Vice President Harris in a Conversation on Reproductive Rights

  • Transcript:  Background Press Call on the Return of Americans Wrongfully Detained in Venezuela

  • Statement from National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and NEC Director Brian Deese (re:  OPEC+ decision)

  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Boosts Administration-Wide Efforts to Protect Student Loan Borrowers from Scammers

  • Fact Sheet:  Supporting Teachers on World Teachers’ Day

  • Press Release:  What They Are Reading in the States | Syracuse Post-Standard: Biden: Micron’s computer chip deal in Syracuse area ‘another win for America’

  • Proclamation on German-American Day, 2022

  • Disaster Declaration:  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends Florida Disaster Declaration

  • Press Release:  President Biden Announces Twenty-Sixth Operation Fly Formula Mission

Department of Defense (DOD)

October 8

  • Statement by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment William LaPlante on F-35 Waiver

October 7

October 6

  • Transcript:  Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder Holds an On-Camera Press Briefing

  • Readout of the United States-Japan-Republic of Korea Defense Trilateral Call

  • Article:  Allies Conduct Naval Defense Exercises Following North Korea Missile Launches

  • Advisory:  Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl’s Travel to Paris for U.S.-France Strategic Dialogue, European Quadrilateral Meetings

  • Readout of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl’s Meeting with Singapore Permanent Secretary for Defence Chan Heng Kee

  • Readout from the 11th United States – Mexico Defense Bilateral Working Group

  • Publication:  Implementation of the Naming Commission’s Recommendations

  • Press Release:  Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Directs Implementation of the Naming Commission’s Recommendations

  • Press Release:  DoD Announces New Contract to Increase Hypersonic Flight Testing Tempo

  • Article:  Defense Commissary Agency Announces Plan to Lower Prices Even Further 

  • Contracts for October 6, 2022

October 5

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Monday, October 10

Europe, Ukraine, Russia

  • October 9:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources Pyatt Travels to Turkey, Romania, and Bulgaria

  • October 9:  Statement | U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons Stern’s Travel to Greece and Germany

  • October 7:  Readout | Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Call with German State Secretary Michaelis

  • October 6:  Readout | Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Call with UK Minister for the Americas Jesse Norman

  • October 7:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Rena Bitter Travel to Germany, Poland, and Turkey

  • October 7:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary Medina’s Travel to Germany and Belgium

  • October 7:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary Noyes Travels to Switzerland and Belgium

  • October 7:  Statement | Launch of the U.S.-UK Comprehensive Dialogue on Technology and Data

  • October 6:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary of State Lee Satterfield Travels to the United Kingdom

Western Hemisphere

  • October 5:  Statement | Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

  • October 7:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken Remarks to the Press

  • October 8:  Statement | Government of Haiti’s Request for International Support to Address Humanitarian and Security Situation

  • October 6:  Remarks | Secretary Blinken’s Remarks Before the Canada-Hosted Meeting on Haiti

  • October 6:  Statement | Conclusion of Round 14 of Negotiations to Modernize the Columbia River Treaty Regime

  • October 6:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken before the Meeting with Cuban, Venezuelan, and Nicaraguan Human Rights Defenders

  • October 7:  Transcript | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Peruvian Foreign Minister César Landa at a Joint Press Availability

  • October 5:  Fact Sheet | The U.S.-Peru Relationship

  • October 6:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Peruvian Foreign Minister César Landa at the Migration Ministerial Opening Session

  • October 6:  Fact Sheet | Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection Lima Ministerial Meeting

  • October 6:  Statement | Lima Ministerial Meeting on the Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection

  • October 6:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken at OAS General Assembly First Plenary Session

  • October 6:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Organization of American States Secretary General Almagro

  • October 6:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Organization of the American States Secretary General Luis Almagro at the Ministerial Meeting of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG)

  • October 6:  Fact Sheet | Secretary Blinken Leads U.S. Delegation to the 52nd Organization of American States General Assembly in Lima, Peru

  • October 5:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Chilean President Boric

  • October 5:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Chilean Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejola at a Joint Press Availability

  • October 5:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Tour of the Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional | Santiago, Chile

  • October 5:  Statement | Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Tour of the Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional | Santiago, Chile

  • October 5:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Conversation with YLAI Alumni | Santiago, Chile

Asia-Pacific

  • October 6:  Statement | Mass Shooting in Thailand

  • October 7:  Readout | Special Representative for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim’s Call with Republic of Korea (ROK) Special Representative Kim and Japanese Director General Funakoshi

  • October 5:  Readout | Special Representative for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim’s Calls with Republic of Korea (ROK) Special Representative Kim and Japanese Director General Funakoshi

  • October 7:  Statement | Designating DPRK-related Sanctions Evaders

  • October 7:  Readout | Deputy Secretary of State Sherman’s Meeting with State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Alam

  • October 6:  Statement | Designations of Burmese Targets to Promote Justice and Accountability

  • October 7:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel J. Kritenbrink’s Travel to Vietnam and Laos

  • October 7:  Statement | Fiji National Day

Africa

  • October 9:  Statement | Ugandan National Day

  • October 8:  Statement | The United States Congratulates Lesotho on Elections

  • October 7:  Statement | Welcoming Renewal of the Mandate for the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia

Other Matters

  • October 9:  Statement | U.S. Department of State, National Football League Team Up to Engage Youth Worldwide

  • October 7:  Statement | Building Economic Inclusion via the Blue Economy Program

  • October 6:  Statement | U.S. Department of State Announces Top Colleges and Universities with Gilman Scholars

  • October 6:  Statement | U.S. Department of State Names Dr. Kelly Fletcher as Chief Information Officer

Middle East

  • October 6:  Statement | Sanctioning Iranian Leaders Responsible for Human Rights Abuses or Censorship

  • October 5:  Statement | On Baquer Namazi’s Departure from Iran

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

October 7

  • Statement:  Administrator Power Applauds Nobel Peace Prize’s Recognition of Champions for Human Rights

  • Press Release:  USAID Announces $20 Million for New Justice, Rights, and Security Rapid Response Assistance

  • Press Release:  United States Launches Public-Private Partnership in Peru and Ecuador to Promote Sustainable, Profitable Fishing Practices

October 6

  • Readout:  Administrator Samantha Power’s Travel to Ukraine

  • Remarks by Administrator Samantha Power at a Press Gaggle Following her Visit to KyivTeploEnergo Pipes Winterization Site

  • Press Release:  United States Announces $55 Million in Emergency Assistance to Help Ukraine Prepare for Winter

October 5

  • Readout:  Deputy Administrator Coleman’s Trip to West Africa

U.S. Mission to the United Nations (UN)

October 7

  • Transcript:  Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Interview with Mark Koehn and Susan Siman of WISC

  • Remarks at an Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur for Children and Armed Conflict; the Special Rapporteur for Violence Against Children

  • Remarks at an Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Sale and Exploitation of Children

  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield during a Discussion with University of Wisconsin – Madison Students

  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield during a Panel Discussion at Badger Rock Farm in Madison, Wisconsin

  • Remarks at the General Assembly Action on the Pakistan Floods Resolution

  • Remarks at a Meeting of the Sixth Committee on Agenda Item 84: Rule of Law at the National and International Levels

October 6

  • Remarks by a Senior Administration Official During a Telephonic Background Briefing on the UN General Assembly Emergency Special Session on Ukraine

  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on Financing of Armed Groups and Terrorists Through the Illicit Trafficking of Natural Resources

  • Remarks at the UNGA 77 Third Committee General Discussion on the Advancement of Women

  • Joint Statement on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launches

October 5

  • Remarks by Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield in Response to China and Russia at a UN Security Council Briefing on the DPRK’s Ballistic Missile Launch

  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on the DPRK’s Ballistic Missile Launches

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

October 7

  • Press Release:  IARPA and U.S. Army Launch Research to Engineer Next Generation of Computers

October 6

  • Press Release:  ODNI Releases Fiscal Year 2021 Intelligence Community Annual Demographic Report

Department of the Treasury

October 7

  • Remarks by Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo at the Roosevelt Industrial Policy Forum

  • Press Release:  Treasury’s Federal Insurance Office Releases Annual Report on the Insurance Industry and Request for Information on Potential Federal Insurance Response to Catastrophic Cyber Incidents

  • Sanctions:  Treasury Targets North Korean Fuel Procurement Network

  • Sanctions:  Treasury Sanctions Wildlife Trafficking Organized Crime Group

October 6

  • Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at the Center for Global Development

  • Press Release:  Treasury Announces Massachusetts, Michigan, and Wisconsin to Receive Over $435 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Increase Access to Affordable, High-Speed Internet

  • Press Release:  Treasury Announces $1 Billion Loan for Clean Technology Fund, Advancing U.S. Climate Commitments and Just Energy Transition Partnerships

  • Sanctions:  Treasury Sanctions Arms Dealers for Providing Support to Burma’s Military Regime

  • Sanctions:  Treasury Sanctions Iranian Leaders Responsible for Internet Shutdown and Violent Crackdown on Peaceful Protests

October 5

  • Press Release:  Treasury Seeks Public Input on Implementing the Inflation Reduction Act’s Clean Energy Tax Incentives

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

October 7

  • Press Release:  SEC Reopens Comment Periods for Several Rulemaking Releases Due to Technological Error in Receiving Certain Comments

October 6

  • Press Release:  Small Business Advisory Committee to Host Meeting to Discuss Entrepreneurship Hubs and the IPO Market

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

October 7

  • Press Release:  National Center for Disaster Fraud Warns of Fraud After Hurricane Ian

  • Press Release:  Justice Department Resolves Fair Housing Claims Against Florida Apartment Complex

  • Press Release:  Former Louisville, Kentucky, Corrections Officer Convicted of Using Excessive Force

  • Press Release:  Three Kentucky Correctional Officers Face Additional Civil Rights Charges for Assaulting Inmates and Attempting to Cover it Up

  • Press Release:  Ohio Electrical Engineer Convicted of Tax Evasion

October 6

  • Press Release:  Justice Department Statement on President’s Announcements Regarding Simple Possession of Marijuana

  • Press Release:  Man Sentenced to Prison for Threatening Election Official

  • Press Release:  Former Leader of Proud Boys Pleads Guilty to Seditious Conspiracy for Efforts to Stop Transfer of Power Following 2020 Presidential Election

  • Press Release:  Man Arrested for Making Threats to Maricopa County Election Official and to Official with Office of Arizona Attorney General

  • Press Release:  Micronesian Couple Pleads Guilty to Withholding Passports for Labor Trafficking

  • Press Release:  Fire Service Plus Inc. Agrees to Pay $985,131 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Involving Defective Fire Suppression Foam for the Military

  • Press Release:  Former West Virginia Parole Officer Pleads Guilty to Witness Tampering

October 5

  • Press Release:  Justice Department Awards a Total of Nearly $100 Million to Help Reduce Recidivism and Support Successful Reentry to Communities

  • Press Release:  Eleven Defendants Indicted for Obstructing a Reproductive Health Services Facility in Tennessee

  • Press Release:  California Man Sentenced to Prison for Multimillion Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme Involving Professional Athletes and PPP Loan Fraud

  • Press Release:  GM Financial to Pay Over $3.5 Million to Resolve Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Claims

  • Press Release:  Rancher Sentenced for Running $244 Million “Ghost Cattle” Scam

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)/Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

October 7

  • Statement from Secretary Mayorkas Regarding the Family Reunification Task Force and the Successful Reunification of More than 500 Children with their Families

  • Press Release:  Mona Harrington Selected as Assistant Director of CISA’s National Risk Management Center

  • Press Release:  Laredo Sector Border Patrol stops a human smuggling attempt (Texas)

  • Press Release:  CBP unveils ‘Se Busca Información’ campaign targeting five human smugglers operating in the El Paso Sector region (Texas)

  • Press Release:  RGV Sector Border Patrol Welcomes New Chief (Texas)

  • Press Release:  Juvenile Drug Smuggler Stopped by CBP Officers (Texas)

  • Press Release:  CBP Agriculture Specialists Issue $2,000 in Penalties for Prohibited Food Products at Hidalgo International Bridge (Texas)

  • Press Release:  RGV Sector Border Patrol Agents Apprehend Six Gang Members, Three Sex Offenders This Week (Texas)

  • Press Release:  Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offender (Texas)

  • Press Release:  Laredo Sector Border Patrol halted two vehicles involved in a human smuggling scheme (Texas)

  • Press Release:  Border Patrol Agents Intercept Smuggling Attempt (Minnesota)

  • Press Release:  Gibraltar Agents Assist in Thwarting Child Abduction (Michigan)

October 6

  • Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on Fifth Circuit Ruling Regarding DACA

  • Press Release:  Laredo Sector Border Patrol halts several smuggling attempts at various checkpoints (Texas)

  • Press Release:  CBP Officers Seize $600K Worth of Cocaine (Texas)

October 5

  • Press Release:  Migrants Rescued From Cattle Trailer (Arizona)

  • Press Release:  El Paso CBP Officers Make Multiple Hard Narcotic Seizures (Texas)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)

October 7

  • Remarks by Ambassador Katherine Tai at the Roosevelt Institute’s Progressive Industrial Policy Conference

Department of Commerce

October 7

  • Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with UK State Secretary for International Trade Badenoch

  • U.S.-UK Joint Statement:  New Comprehensive Dialogue on Technology and Data and Progress on Data Adequacy

  • Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities Executive Order

October 6

  • Advisory:  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to Visit United Kingdom

  • Press Release:  NTIA and Department of Defense Announce Final Winners of the 2022 5G Challenge

October 5

  • Press Release:  Registration Open for SelectUSA Investment Summit, Taking Place Next May at National Harbor (May 1-4, 2023)

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Announces $10.6 Million in Internet for All Grants to Five Minority-Serving Colleges and Universities

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)

October 5

  • Press Release:  USITC Makes Determination in Five-Year (Sunset) Review Concerning Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip from China

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

October 9

  • Press Release:  Hurricane Ian Communications Status Report – October 9, 2022

October 8

  • Press Release:  Hurricane Ian Communications Status Report – October 8, 2022

October 7

  • Press Release:  FCC Narrows Disaster Reporting Area for Hurricane Ian

  • Press Release:  Hurricane Ian Communications Status Report – October 7, 2022

October 6

  • Press Release:  Hurricane Ian Communications Status Report – October 6, 2022

  • Press Release:  FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for October Open Meeting

  • Press Release:  FCC Proposes Modifications To Foreign Sponsorship ID Requirements

October 5

  • Press Release:  Hurricane Ian Communications Status Report – October 5, 2022

  • Press Release:  FCC Announces Over $96 Million in Emergency Connectivity Funding

  • Press Release:  FCC To Accept Applications For Fall 2023 Attorney Honors Program

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

October 7

  • Press Release:  USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for Florida Disaster Areas

October 6

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Andy Berke as Rural Utilities Service Administrator

Department of Energy (DOE)

October 7

  • Press Release:  DOE Announces Contract Awards for Crude Oil Sales from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

  • Press Release:  U.S.-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership Ministerial Joint Statement

October 6

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Announces $2 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Finance Carbon Dioxide Transportation Infrastructure

  • Press Release:  ICYMI | DOE Brings Constructive Tribal Clean Energy Summit to Close

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

October 7

  • Press Release:  FERC Staff Issues the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Spire STL Pipeline Project (CP17-40-006)

Department of Interior (DOI)

October 7

  • Press Release:  Interior Department Leads Multi-Agency Effort to Support Tribal Sovereignty Through 477 Program

October 6

  • Press Release:  Secretary Haaland, Partners Celebrate Great Sand Dunes National Park Land  Acquisition During Colorado Visit

  • Press Release:  Interior Department Moves Forward with Leasing Provisions Mandated in Inflation Reduction Act

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Highlights Progress on Tackling Climate Change

October 5

  • Press Release:  Deputy Secretary Beaudreau Visits Mexico to Highlight Bilateral Conservation and Science Partnerships

  • Press Release:  Secretary Haaland Commits to Telling America’s Story at Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

October 7

  • Press Release:  EPA Seeks Nominations for Local Government Advisory Committee

  • Press Release:  EPA Proposes Endangerment Finding for Lead Emissions from Aircraft Engines that Operate on Leaded Fuel

  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Transportation

October 6

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Opens Applications for $1 Billion Grant Program to Protect Critical Fish Populations and Support Local Jobs by Removing and Upgrading Culverts

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Launches New Program to Help Communities Seek Infrastructure Projects

October 5

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $39 Million in Grants for America’s Marine Highways to Strengthen Supply Chains

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $75 Million Loan for High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes on US 101 in Santa Barbara County, California

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

October 6

  • Press Release:  FAA, Universities Pursue Critical Research to Achieve U.S. Aviation Climate Goals

Department of Labor

October 7

  • Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Walsh on September Jobs Report

  • Readout:  U.S. Secretary Walsh, immigrant workers, advocates discuss immigrant workers’ protections, rights, barriers faced on the job

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor orders ExxonMobil to reinstate terminated employees suspected of leaking information to Wall Street Journal

October 6

  • Press Release:  Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor announces final rule to improve H-2A visa program

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor investigation, litigation secures $278K in back wages, damages for 208 construction workers denied overtime by Suffolk agency

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor again cites Appleton roofing contractor for exposing unprotected workers to a deadly industry hazard – falls from elevation

  • Press Release:  Ohio contractor continues to defy federal fall protection safety rules, cited for egregious willful violations, faces $1M in fines after workplace inspection

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor finds Pennsylvania manufacturer prioritized safety, health at one facility, while hazards at New Jersey site led to 21 violations

October 5

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor awards $10.5M in grants to provide training, promote mine safety, health in 45 states, territories

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor awards $985K to fund mine safety awareness, education, training in key mining industry states

  • Press Release:  Court orders Chesapeake healthcare company that retaliated against workers, obstructed investigation to pay $703K in overtime back wages, damages

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor sues Alexandria federal contractor for allegedly firing disabled worker seeking reasonable accommodation

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor, UniFirst reach agreement to resolve alleged gender-based pay discrimination at New Kensington facility

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor cites Missouri Contractor in fatal Dudley trench collapse

Department of Education

October 5

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $116 Million in Grants for Programs Focused on Equity and Accessibility for Students

Health & Human Services (HHS)

October 7

  • Press Release:  New HHS Report: COVID-19 Vaccinations in 2021 Linked to More than 650,000 Fewer COVID-19 Hospitalizations and Over 300,000 Fewer Deaths Among Medicare Beneficiaries, Underscoring Importance of Getting Updated COVID-19 Vaccines This Fall

October 6

  • Readout:  Secretary Becerra meeting with Minister of Health of Uganda

  • Press Release:  11 Operation Fly Formula Flights Completed by September 29

  • Press Release:  HHS Takes Action to Break Language Barriers

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

October 7

  • Press Release:  FDA Roundup | October 7, 2022

  • Press Release:  FDA Approves Vaccine for Use During Third Trimester of Pregnancy to Prevent Whooping Cough in Infants Younger Than Two Months of Age

October 6

  • Press Release:  New Data Show More Than 2.5 Million U.S. Youth Currently Use E-Cigarettes

Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

October 7

  • Press Release:  HUD Awards $5.7 Million in Research Grants to Reduce Housing-Related Health Hazards

October 6

  • Press Release:  HUD Closes Rental Assistance Demonstration Conversion in Cookeville, TN, to Support 48 New Affordable Rental Homes

  • Press Release:  HUD Charges New York Co-Op Apartment Owners for Discriminating Against Person with Disabilities

  • Press Release:  HUD Makes Available Unprecedented $379 Million in Choice Neighborhoods Funding

  • Press Release:  HUD Announces $5 Million Funding Opportunity to Support Housing and Infrastructure Investments in Disadvantaged Communities

  • Press Release:  HUD, Campus Compact to Partner to Strengthen Higher Education Community Action

October 5

  • Press Release:  Federal Housing Administration Insures $46.9 Million Mortgage to Preserve Affordable Housing in Chicago, Illinois

  • Press Release:  HUD Announces Waivers to Help Florida Communities Recover from Hurricane Ian

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Stacy Swanson, Public Policy Specialist, Squire Patton Boggs Law Firm
Public Policy Specialist

Stacy Swanson helps sovereign governments successfully navigate Washington and understand United States Government policy. She regularly provides clients with strategies which effectively leverage existing relationships to advocate policy objectives before the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government. 

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