Washington, DC - Today, the President’s Commission on White House Fellows announces the appointment of the 2019-2020 class of White House Fellows.  The highly regarded White House Fellowship provides professionals from diverse backgrounds an opportunity to engage in public service for one year by serving in various roles in the Federal Government.

Washington, DC - Continuing its work to protect older Americans from fraud, the Federal Trade Commission sued a publisher called Agora Financial, LLC, alleging that it tricks seniors into buying books, newsletters, and other publications that falsely promise a cure for type 2 diabetes or promote a phony plan to help them cash in on a government-affiliated check program.

Washington, DC - "Today, I stand before you, as the President of the United States, to tell you that my Administration will always honor, cherish, and support the men and women in blue." ~ President Donald J. Trump

Sacramento, California - Following a statewide emergency declaration due to wildfires in Northern and Southern California, as well as the utility-directed power shutoffs that have impacted millions of residents this month, Governor Gavin Newsom today highlighted new and existing partnerships in which local, state, business and philanthropy entities are working together to assist families and businesses during these difficult times.

Washington, DC - October 26 marked National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which provided Americans an opportunity to prevent drug misuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. One of the most tangible examples of the dangers of misusing prescription drugs comes from the opioid crisis, which the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) estimates cost $696 billion in 2018—or 3.4 percent of GDP—and more than $2.5 trillion for the four-year period from 2015 to 2018. These massive costs point to the nationwide economic destruction from America’s very human “crisis next door.”

Washington, DC - This week, 50 international women leaders in science and technology arrived in the United States for the third-annual Hidden No More International Visitor Leadership Program.  Inspired by screenings of the award-winning film Hidden Figures at more than 120 U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, this exchange program began in 2017 to highlight and develop the important contributions of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Participants and alumni are “hidden talent” in their home countries who explore and advance policies that champion the interests of women in STEM.