America Press Release
|07/15/2020 - 22:45||
Governor Cuomo Launches National "Mask Up America" Campaign Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic spreading fast in many states across the country, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched the national "Mask Up America" education and awareness campaign to urge all Americans to wear a mask while in public to help stop the spread of the virus.
|New York Governor|
|07/13/2020 - 15:52||
USDA Cuts Red Tape to Increase Private Investment in Rural America
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking steps to increase private investment in rural communities across the country by making it easier for lenders to access four flagship loan programs.
|06/21/2020 - 19:09||
Statement: Infrastructure bill a can't-miss opportunity to rebuild America, tackle climate crisis
WASHINGTON -- As every state in the country reopens during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, traffic on America’s roads and carbon emissions are returning to pre-lockdown levels . Congress is currently debating how America will rebuild coming out of the crisis, and the much-maligned “infrastructure week” has the potential to result in concrete action.
|06/20/2020 - 06:22||
World Refugee Day: Celebrating Refugees on the Front Lines of the Pandemic and Economic Recovery
New York, NY, June 20, 2020 — On World Refugee Day, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) celebrates the contributions of refugees to communities across America, even if it means putting themselves in harm’s way. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, thousands of refugees in the U.
|06/19/2020 - 11:11||
Explosion of COVID-19 Cases Nationwide Makes Clear Americas Food Retailers Must Reinstate Hazard Pay
America’s Largest Food & Retail Union Calls on Top Companies Like Kroger for Action As Health Threat to Grocery Workers Continues
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|06/17/2020 - 05:56||
SURVEY SPOTLIGHTS THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PARENTAL BEHAVIORS AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS CHILDCARE
Majority of respondents are uncomfortable placing children back in daycare and nearly half more concerned about childcare costs than pre-pandemic.
|06/12/2020 - 09:43||
24 Colorado arts organizations receive more than $3 million in arts grants
Denver —The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced that 24 Colorado arts organizations received $3,049,300 in the second round of 2020 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Awards.
|06/11/2020 - 02:06||
TD Bank Appoints New Head of Small Business Specialists
In this position, Fazio will oversee pipeline management, work with product teams on strategy and product enhancement and closely collaborate with the Small Business Credit Center to refine the lending process.
|06/10/2020 - 11:49||
New Report Shows Buy American Provision for Drugs and Medical Products Is Wrong Cure for Supply Chain Concerns
WASHINGTON—Fears of U.S. dependency on foreign suppliers like China have prompted Congress and the Trump administration to consider “Buy American” provisions for federal procurement of medical products and essential medicines as part of an effort to boost domestic production.
|06/10/2020 - 10:38||
Americas Teachers Cry for Help, Say They Cant Go Back to School Safely without Massive Federal Investment
WASHINGTON —The American Federation of Teachers has released a new study spelling out the level of investment required to reopen schools in the fall, as a Senate committee meets to discuss the crisis.
|06/09/2020 - 19:40||
Hennepin Theatre Trust announces rescheduled dates in Minneapolis for Disneys Frozen will be next year in Oct. 7-24, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS (June 10, 2020) — Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that Disney’s Frozen will still play in Minneapolis – but not until next year. The new dates for Frozen will be Thursday, Oct.
|06/08/2020 - 12:05||
Open for Opportunity: Dunkin Franchisees Plan to Hire Approximately 25,000 Restaurant Employees Nationwide
New partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) will offer restaurant employees opportunity for online college education.
|06/04/2020 - 13:51||
CAIR-MI Decries Appointment of Attorney From Islamophobic Thomas More Law Center as Immigration Supervisory Judge
Thomas More Law Center has as its mission the “preservation of America’s Judeo Christian heritage.” The center claims that it is attempting to restore America to its Christian tradition and foundations.
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|06/03/2020 - 15:02||
ADL Leaders to hear from Van Jones, Mayor Eric Garcetti, Jennifer Rubin and Andrew Yang at Virtual National Summit
New York, NY, June 3, 2020 … As the nation reels from another shocking case of police brutality against an unarmed African American man and as people of all backgrounds have taken to the streets for nationwide protests demanding justice, ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) is hosting its annual National Leadership Summit virtually this Sunday, June 7, with a line-up of prominent speakers who will tackle issues surrounding racism and hatred in America.
|06/02/2020 - 10:03||
President Trump Delivering on Promise to Protect Our Nations Air
Grand Rapids, Mich. (June 2, 2020) — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler delivered remarks at the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce with U.S. Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06), where he highlighted the continued improvements in America’s air quality during the Trump Administration.
|06/01/2020 - 13:16||
NSC Unveils New Logo and Renewed Commitment to Safety
America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate dedicated to saving lives, from the workplace to anyplace.
|05/29/2020 - 14:52||
Video, Audio, Photos & Rush Transcript: Governor Cuomo On George Floyd's Death: 'It Shouldn't Take This Long to End Basic Discrimination and Basic Injustice.'
Earlier today during a daily press briefing, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo called Americans to reflect on decades of injustice in America, and urged that it should not this long to end basic discrimination and basic injustice.
|New York Governor|
|05/29/2020 - 12:37||
State foresters support $3B stimulus to put Forest Action Plan work into overdrive
State foresters—citing their current contributions to America’s forest products supply chain—justify increased funding for the implementation of state Forest Action Plans in future stimulus legislation.
|05/28/2020 - 16:42||
Trump Administration to Distribute Over 15 Million Cloth Facial Coverings to Americas Transportation Workforce
WASHINGTON – Today, the Trump Administration announced millions of cloth facial coverings will be sent to workers in critical sectors of America’s economy.
|05/28/2020 - 11:29||
Dunkin Spoofs Election Year with The Donut Party to Give America the Sweet Treat It Deserves This National Donut Day
Dunkin’ is offering a free donut with any beverage purchase on June 5; free half-dozen donuts on Grubhub orders of $10 or more on June 6 and June 7
|05/27/2020 - 11:17||
USDA Invests $281 Million in Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 36 States and Puerto Rico
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2020 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that the department is investing $281 million in 106 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure (PDF, 252 KB) in rural communities in 36 states and Puerto Rico. USDA is funding the projects through the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program.
|05/26/2020 - 17:01||
Intelsat Opts into FCC Accelerated C-band Clearing Plan
In March, the FCC finalized its Expanding Flexible Use of the 3.7 to 4.2 GHz Band order, which requires the lower 280 megahertz of the 3.7 to 4.2 gigahertz C-band spectrum, plus a 20 megahertz guard band, to be cleared and repurposed for use by 5G services, by relocating existing satellite services to the upper part of the band.
|05/22/2020 - 18:36||
CAIR Launches #QuarantEID Celebration Campaign as Muslims Prepare to Mark End of Ramadan Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
CAIR plans to compile photos and videos highlighting the unique ways in which Muslims are observing Eid-ul-Fitr at home or outdoors while staying safe. Participants may submit photos at CAIRNewsroom.com/QuarantEID or tag @cairnational in posts with the hashtag #QuarantEID.
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|05/22/2020 - 17:05||
HHS Announces $500 Million Distribution to Tribal Hospitals, Clinics, and Urban Health Centers
Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $500 million in payments from the Provider Relief Fund to the Indian Health Service (IHS) and tribal hospitals, clinics, and urban health centers to support the tribal response to COVID-19.
|05/22/2020 - 10:16||
Care.com Survey Spotlights the Impact of COVID-19 on Parental Behaviors and Attitudes Towards Childcare
Majority of respondents are uncomfortable placing their children in daycare as states reopen and nearly half are more concerned about the cost of childcare than pre-pandemic.