U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Awards $2 Million to Cornell University To Help Increase Employment Among Individuals with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has announced the awarding of $2 million to Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, for the first year of a 4-year cooperative agreement to operate an employer-focused disability policy development and technical assistance center. Read More »

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY: Acting DHS Secretary McAleenan Announces Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Syria

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Kevin K. McAleenan, announced that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Syria was warranted, pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. With his signature, he has extended Syria’s TPS designation for 18 months. Read More »

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR: U.S. Department of the Interior and Gila River Indian Community Enter into First-of-its-Kind Innovative Lease for Gila Crossing Community School

U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney and Gila River Indian Community (Community) Governor Stephen Lewis signed a lease for the Gila Crossing Community School, the Community’s Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) K-8 school located in District 6 on the Reservation. Read More »

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Co-hosts Latin American and Caribbean Ministers of Transport to Discuss Innovation at Americas Transportation Summit

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao co-hosted with Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Luis Alberto Moreno the first-ever Americas Transportation Summit. The summit brought together delegations from 19 Latin American and Caribbean countries, including nine Transport Ministers, and was themed “A path toward competitive, safe and secure transportation services.” Read More »

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY: Navy, Marine Corps, Public Private Venture Housing Leadership Continue Actions to Correct Military Housing Issues

As part of a continued engagement to address housing concerns, Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) hosted a third Housing Public Private Venture (PPV) meeting this year with the companies that provide housing for service members and their families residing in housing overseen by the Navy and Marine Corps. Read More »