Biden’s OCC Pick Saule Omarova to Announce Support

[ad_1] When she meets a roomful of US senators—some of whom claim she is communist—Saule Omarova, chosen by President Biden to lead the Office of the Currency Controller, will introduce herself by declaring that she loves two things: American Capitalism and community banks. Omarova, a Cornell Law School professor, embarks on a rough road to …

Biden and the Democrats will announce progress on a framework.

[ad_1] President Biden will go to the Capitol on Thursday to announce progress on a social safety net and a “framework” deal for climate change legislation that will likely increase support for childcare and early childhood education and shift the economy away from fossil fuels. Details on the exact shape of the package were still …

US, Europe Announce New Trade Cooperation, but Disputes linger

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The United States and the European Union took a step towards a closer alliance this week by announcing a new partnership for trade and technology, but tensions over various strategic and economic issues still simmer in the background. The establishment of the Trade and Technology Council, which aims to build a united …

The White House is poised to announce new limits for strong HFCs.

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has finalized a rule that phases out the use of a powerful planet-warming chemical used in air conditioners and refrigerators, in its latest effort to put climate change at the center of its agenda ahead of a pivotal United Nations summit. According to a regulation expected to be released …

MLS and Liga MX Announce New Leagues Cup Tournament

[ad_1] In a major reorganization of football competitions in North America, the top men’s leagues in the United States and Mexico announced Tuesday the establishment of an annual World Cup-style tournament in which every team from both leagues will compete. The month-long tournament will take place in July and August, starting in 2023, and is …

Democrats Announce Details of Expanding Climate Change Spending Plan

[ad_1] Mr. Manchin’s spokesman, Sam Runyon, did not respond to an email asking for comment. However, several Congressional Democrat employees working on power plant language say they were in close and frequent contact with Mr Manchin’s staff when drafting the bill. More than one person described the Senator’s current stance on language as “no it’s …

Pharmaceutical Distributors and J.&J. Announce $26 Billion Deal to End Opioids

[ad_1] After two years of wrestling, the country’s three major drug distributors and a pharmaceutical giant have reached a $26 billion deal with states that will free some of the largest companies in the industry from all legal liability in the opioid epidemic. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon by a bipartisan group of state …