Tag: Gov

  • Rep. Ayanna Pressley Participates in Historic Hearing on Medicare for All

    WASHINGTON, March 29, 2022 – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Oversight Committee, participated in the committee’s hearing on universal healthcare coverage, a historic moment and momentum for the Medicare For All Movement.

  • IRS to Provide Face-to-Face Help on March 12

    The IRS will open many of its Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) on the second Saturday of each month in February through May 2022 to offer in-person help.

  • UCA Applauds Demise of DOJ’s China Initiative

    By United Chinese Americans (UCA) We at UCA are not only relieved, but encouraged to see the first positive step the DOJ has taken to end the flawed and controversial “China Initiative.”

  • Mayor Wu Declares a Cold Emergency in Boston for January 15

    Jan. 14, 2022, — Mayor Michelle Wu has declared a cold emergency in the City of Boston for Saturday, January 15, due to the extreme cold weather that is forecasted for this time period. Mayor Wu also declared a cold advisory for Sunday, January 16 and announced cold weather safety tips as cold temperatures are…

  • State Department Cautions US Citizens International Travel Challenges

    Dec. 30, 2021 Office of the Spokesperson, US State Department International Travel Challenges During COVID-19 U.S. citizens who choose to travel internationally should be aware that they may face unexpected challenges related to COVID-19 as they attempt to return to the United States or attempt to travel from one overseas location to another.  U.S. citizens…

  • Apply Now for 2022 ILF Civic Fellowship!

    WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 7, 2021, — The International Leadership Foundation (ILF) is now accepting applications for the Summer 2022 Civic Fellowship Program. Every year, ILF’s selection committee identifies approximately 30 outstanding Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) college students to spend 8 to 10 weeks interning at a federal agency in Washington D.C.…

  • Michelle Wu Swears in as Mayor of Boston

    Boston, November 16, 2021 — Michelle Wu was officially sworn in today as the next Mayor of the City of Boston. Mayor Wu, the first woman and first person of color to be elected Mayor of Boston, took the oath of office in the Boston City Council Chamber, just two weeks after her history-making election.

  • Mayor-Elect Michelle Wu Announces Transition Co-Chairs and Advisors

    Boston, November 9, 2021 — Mayor-elect Michelle Wu today announced her official transition Co-Chairs, along with an initial list of transition advisors.

  • Public Citizen Applauds Fossil Free Finance Act

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) today introduced the Fossil Free Finance Act, which requires the Federal Reserve to regulate financial institutions’ contributions to the climate crisis. The impacts of climate change, along with the necessary transition to a clean energy economy, pose systemic risk to…

  • MA National Guard Expands School Transportation Mission to Alleviate #DriverShortage

    Boston, Sept. 17, 2021 — As part of its ongoing effort to support school-age children and their families, the Massachusetts National Guard will expand its school transportation mission to 5 additional communities. In response to requests for assistance by local government officials, the Guard will begin service in Brockton, Framingham, Holyoke, Quincy, and Woburn. This…