Published: May 26, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Biden administration, lawmakers, and central bankers are wrestling with fresh challenges posed by cryptocurrency, conferring in numerous meetings amid recent volatility in these digital assets.
Published: May 06, 2021
WASHINGTON - Senior Biden economic officials have in recent weeks been peppered by complaints from restaurant groups, the construction industry, and other businesses about their inability to find enough workers as the U.S. economy begins to cover from the pandemic.
Published: May 02, 2021
WASHINGTON - The National Park Service says it will plant a new National Christmas Tree near the White House on the Ellipse in Presidents Park after the old tree developed a fungal disease and was removed Saturday morning.
Published: April 30, 2021
Cybersecurity experts, law enforcement agencies and governments urged the White House to root out safe havens for criminals engaging in ransomware and step up regulation of cryptocurrencies, the lifeblood of hackers, in the hopes of controlling a growing wave of attacks.
Published: April 25, 2021
WASHINGTON - The White House is preparing to unveil a roughly $1.8 trillion spending and tax plan this week that includes many of President Joe Bidens campaign promises but also reflects the daunting challenges facing the administration as it tries to transform the U.S. economy.
Published: April 10, 2021
WASHINGTON - The top White House official leading efforts to address the migrant crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border will leave her post at the end of April, the White House announced Friday, stepping down as the administration continues struggling to cope with an influx of unaccompanied minors.
Published: March 30, 2021
WASHINGTON - When President Joe Biden's team began putting together his infrastructure and jobs package this February, the White House National Economic Council circulated an internal proposal calling for about $3 trillion in new spending and $1 trillion in new tax hikes, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.
Published: February 19, 2021
The White House is throwing its support behind a global push to distribute coronavirus vaccines equitably, pledging $4 billion dollars to a multilateral effort the Trump administration spurned.
Published: February 15, 2021
As President Joe Biden seeks to address racial inequities across the U.S., he's turned to former congressman Cedric Richmond to help keep a promise to end discriminatory practices ranging from housing to voting rights - a task complicated by the risk of alienating Republicans whose support is needed on key legislative priorities.
Published: January 25, 2021
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers from both major political parties lobbied White House officials Sunday for a more targeted relief bill as they questioned the need for some of the items included in President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan.
Published: January 05, 2021
The U.S. government is pumping $1.5 billion into the Farmers to Families Food Box program to help supply food lines, which were running low on food or had shut down completely in early December, through May.