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News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from the U.S. Executive Branch, covering all aspects of the Obama administration including cabinet departments, federal agencies, regulatory and independent agencies.

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Treasury: Statement by Secretary Yellen on President Biden's Announcement of the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment
WASHINGTON, June 27 (TNStalk) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury issued the following statement on June 26, 2022:

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At the G7 Leaders' Summit in Germany, President Biden and fellow G7 Leaders formally launched the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII), a values-driven, high-standard, and transparent partnership to meet the enormous infrastructure needs of low- and middle-income countries without trapping them in cycles of debt. PGII will mobilize billions of dollars of investment and support for policy and technical assistance toward four priority areas: climate ... Show Full Article

Statement by SBA Administrator Guzman on the U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Dobbs Vs. Jackson Women's Health Organization
WASHINGTON, June 27 (TNStalk) -- The Small Business Administration issued the following statement on June 25, 2022:

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Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America's 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden's cabinet, issued the following statement on today's U.S. Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.

"Today's Supreme Court ruling turns back the clock on the progress we have made as a nation, jeopardizing the civil liberties of millions of women to make decisions about their ... Show Full Article

Statement by EXIM President and Chair Lewis on President Biden's Launch of the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment
WASHINGTON, June 27 (TNStalk) -- The Export-Import Bank of the U.S. issued the following statement on June 26, 2022:

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Earlier today at the G7 Leaders' Summit, President Biden and fellow leaders officially launched the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII), a values-driven, high-impact, and transparent infrastructure partnership that will meet the enormous infrastructure needs of low- and middle-income countries and support the United States' and its allies' economic and national security interests.

In four key sectors - health and health security, climate and energy ... Show Full Article

Statement From Development Finance Corp. CEO Nathan on the Launch of the G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment
WASHINGTON, June 27 (TNStalk) -- The U.S. International Development Finance Corp. issued the following statement by CEO Scott Nathan:

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U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) welcomes the launch of the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII) at the G7 Leaders' Summit in Schloss Elmau. G7 Leaders formally launched PGII to mobilize hundreds of billions of dollars and deliver quality, sustainable infrastructure that makes a difference in people's lives around the world.

DFC's tools support PGII's goals of strengthening and diversifying supply chains, creating ... Show Full Article

Readout: Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo's Visit to Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey, June 27 -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury issued the following news release:

Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo traveled to Turkey on June 22-24 to engage the NATO Ally and partner on Turkish and regional economic issues, combatting terrorist financing, and Russia's war against Ukraine.

In Ankara, he met with government officials including from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Treasury and Finance.

In Istanbul, the Deputy Secretary spoke with financial institutions about Turkish economic and financial conditions, as well as implementation ... Show Full Article

MCC Statement of Support for the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment
WASHINGTON, June 27 (TNStalk) -- The Millennium Challenge Corp. issued the following statement on June 26, 2022:

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The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is proud to support President Biden's announcement of new flagship projects and the Administration's whole-of-government effort to execute the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII).

At the 2021 G7 Summit, President Biden and G7 leaders announced their intent to develop a values-driven, high-standard, and transparent infrastructure partnership to meet the enormous infrastructure needs of low- and middle-income countries ... Show Full Article

Cold July Forest Restoration Project on the Payette National Forest Moves Forward
MCCALL, Idaho, June 27 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service unit - Payette National Forest - issued the following news release:

Payette National Forest Supervisor Linda Jackson approved the Cold July Forest Restoration Project on the New Meadows Ranger District of the Payette National Forest. The project area is located just outside of New Meadows, Idaho in Adams County.

This decision approves the implementation of vegetation management activities and associated road related management activities across approximately 30,000 acres of the district. The project is designed ... Show Full Article