Attorney General Bonta Calls on SEC to Require U.S. Companies to Disclose Financial Risk from Climate Change

Attorney General Bonta Calls on SEC to Require U.S. Companies to Disclose Financial Risk from Climate Change

Oakland, CA… California Attorney General Rob Bonta last Monday, the 14th led a coalition of 12 attorneys general in urging the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to require U.S. companies to provide detailed and accurate information about the financial risk they face from climate change. The need to mandate such disclosures is urgent and falls […]

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the New Government of the State of Israel

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the New Government of the State of Israel

Washington, DC…On behalf of the American people, I congratulate Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, and all the members of the new Israeli cabinet. I look forward to working with Prime Minister Bennett to strengthen all aspects of the close and enduring relationship between our two nations. Israel has […]

The 2021 Group of Seven Carbis Bay G7 Summit Communique

The 2021 Group of Seven Carbis Bay G7 Summit Communique

Cornwall, UK…We, the leaders of the Group of Seven, met in Cornwall on 11-13 June 2021 determined to beat COVID-19 and build back better.  We remembered everyone who has been lost to the pandemic and paid tribute to those still striving to overcome it. Inspired by their example of collaboration and determination, we gathered united […]

Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of State on Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs

Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of State on Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs

Washington, DC…By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962 (22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(1)) (MRAA), I hereby determine, pursuant to section 2(c)(1) of the MRAA, that it is important to the national interest […]

Department of Justice Seizes $2.3 Million in Cryptocurrency Paid to the Ransomware Extortionists Darkside

Department of Justice Seizes $2.3 Million in Cryptocurrency Paid to the Ransomware Extortionists Darkside

Washington, DC…The Department of Justice today announced that it has seized 63.7 bitcoins currently valued at approximately $2.3 million. These funds allegedly represent the proceeds of a May 8, ransom payment to individuals in a group known as DarkSide, which had targeted Colonial Pipeline, resulting in critical infrastructure being taken out of operation. The seizure […]

Attorney General Announces Initiatives to Combat Human Smuggling and Trafficking and to Fight Corruption in Central America

Attorney General Announces Initiatives to Combat Human Smuggling and Trafficking and to Fight Corruption in Central America

Washington, DC…U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland today announced a series of steps that the Department of Justice is taking to address the threats posed by both corruption and by transnational human smuggling and trafficking networks. Attorney General Garland announced the establishment of Joint Task Force Alpha, a law enforcement task force that will marshal […]

President Biden Addressing Service Members and their Families

President Biden Addressing Service Members and their Families

Hampton, Virginia….I’ll let you guys get comfortable. (Laughs.) Colonel Ross — Clint, it’s wonderful to see you again. Thank you. When our path last crossed, as Jill said, you were serving in the White House. And I never thought we’d be standing here today doing what we’re doing today. And, Chief Master Sergeant Peterson, thank […]

Governor Newsom Announces Appointments

Governor Newsom Announces Appointments

Sacramento, CA… Moisés Moreno-Rivera, 30, of Sacramento, has been appointed Assistant Secretary for Equity and Environmental Justice at the California Natural Resources Agency. Moreno-Rivera has been Assistant Tribal Liaison for the State Water Resources Control Board since 2019, where he served as an Environmental Justice Specialist from 2018 to 2019. He was Central Coast Program […]

500,000 Working California Families Still Need to Apply for $220 Million in Tax Credits

500,000 Working California Families Still Need to Apply for $220 Million in Tax Credits

Los Angeles, CA… While the tax filing deadline has passed, an estimated 500,000 working families in California are still eligible to apply for the $220 million in tax credits available to them from the State of California through the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) and Golden State Stimulus (GSS). United Ways of California and […]

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