Inflation Pace Slows to 7.7% Annual Rate. Housing Costs Increased the Most!

Inflation Pace Slows to 7.7% Annual Rate.  Housing Costs Increased the Most!

Washington, DC…The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.4 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the same increase as in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 7.7 percent before seasonal adjustment.  The index for shelter contributed over […]

Tiger Woods: “I feel Like I am Going to Play” the Masters

Tiger Woods: “I feel Like I am Going to Play” the Masters

Augusta, GA…Tiger Woods said Tuesday that he plans to play the Masters, confirming the speculation that has increased with each day. “As of right now, I feel like I am going to play,” Woods said in his pre-tournament press conference. “My recovery has been good. I’ve been very excited about how I’ve recovered each and […]

Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg

Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg

Washington, DC…Hi, everyone. Happy Friday. Okay, so if it’s another day, we have another member of the Jobs Cabinet. Joining us today is Secretary Buttigieg. He served, as you all know, two terms as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, where he worked across the aisle to transform the city’s future and improve residents’ everyday lives. […]

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments: What You Need to know

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments: What You Need to know

Washington, DC… The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax […]

Pelosi on Senate Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Bill

Pelosi on Senate Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Bill

Washington, DC…Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement after the Senate passed the third coronavirus response bill: “Our nation faces the worst pandemic in over fifty years. Urgent action continues to be needed to address this threat to the lives and livelihood of the American people. “Tonight, the Senate voted on legislation which, thanks to the […]

DEA-led Operation Nets More Than 600 Arrests Targeting Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación

DEA-led Operation Nets More Than 600 Arrests Targeting Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación

Washington, DC…The Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration today announced the results of Project Python, a DEA-led multilateral interagency operation encompassing all global investigations and related disruption activities targeting the Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG). This announcement marks the successful conclusion of six months of investigative and enforcement activity targeting CJNG, culminating in […]

Presidential Message on the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

Presidential Message on the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

Promontory, Utah…One hundred fifty years ago, the first transcontinental railroad in the United States was completed, and our Nation was changed forever. On May 10, 1869, the final golden spike was driven into the ground at Promontory Summit, Utah, joining the tracks of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads. This unbroken rail line of […]

Four States Led By Washington AG Ferguson Sue Trump Administration Over Coal Leases

Four States Led By Washington AG Ferguson Sue Trump Administration Over Coal Leases

Olympia, WA…Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Land Management over a program to lease coal mining rights on public land, which contributes to significant coal-train traffic through the state of Washington. The lawsuit challenges Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s decision to restart […]