In September, the President’s nominee for Archivist of the United States (AOTUS), Dr. Colleen Shogan, appeared before the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs (HSGAC) in accordance with the Senate’s advice and consent capacity for presidential appointments. [Read more…] about US Archivist Appointment Still On Hold
Adirondack conservation advocates the Adirondack Council today celebrated the U.S. Senate’s approval of landmark climate legislation, applauding a bill that invests hundreds of billions of dollars into programs designed to speed the nation’s transition away from fossil fuels and toward cleaner energy sources.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will also reduce the fossil fuel-fired emissions that cause acid rain and smog, while increasing employment and boosting domestic manufacturing. The bill is expected to pass the House of Representatives later this week and be signed into law by President Joe Biden. [Read more…] about Adirondack Council Lauds Climate Bill
As of right now, President Joseph Biden is still planning to turn on federal student debt payments on September 1st, 2022. The payment pause was originally initiated by former President Donald Trump in March 2020.
About 43 million student loan borrowers, mired in more than $1.6 trillion in debt, are still waiting on Biden’s promise to cancel student debt. [Read more…] about Student Loan Debt Strike Info Session July 26th