9 in 10 U.S. Voters Support American Energy Production Over Reliance on Foreign Energy

9 in 10 U.S. Voters Support American Energy Production Over Reliance on Foreign Energy

Washington, DC…Last week ahead of the State of the Union Address, API President and CEO Mike Sommers highlighted the importance of American energy leadership as both geopolitical volatility and energy costs rise. API also released new polling by Morning Consult that found 90 percent of American voters support the U.S. developing its own domestic energy resources […]

President Joe Biden’s First State of the Union Address

President Joe Biden’s First State of the Union Address

Washington, DC…Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, our First Lady and Second Gentleman. Members of Congress and the Cabinet. Justices of the Supreme Court. My fellow Americans. Last year COVID-19 kept us apart. This year we are finally together again. Tonight, we meet as Democrats Republicans and Independents. But most importantly as Americans. With a duty […]

State and Provincial Governors Urge Trudeau to Life Mandates & Get Cross Border Trucks Moving Again

State and Provincial Governors Urge Trudeau to Life Mandates & Get Cross Border Trucks Moving Again

Helena, Mont…Together with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, and 15 other governors, Governor Greg Gianforte today called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Joe Biden to immediately reinstate the vaccine and quarantine exemptions available to cross border truck drivers. “We understand the vital importance of vaccines in the fight against COVID-19 […]

Briefing by White House COVID-⁠19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Briefing by White House COVID-⁠19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Washington, DC…Good morning, and thanks for joining us.  Today, we’ll start with an update from Dr. Walensky on the state of the pandemic and CDC’s COVID-19 surveillance efforts.  DR. WALENSKY:  Good morning.  Thanks, Jeff.  I’d like to start by walking you through today’s data.  The current seven-day daily average of cases is about 247,300 cases […]

As Child Tax Credits End Americans Returning to Work. Nonfarm Payroll Soars 467,000 in January.

As Child Tax Credits End Americans Returning to Work.  Nonfarm Payroll Soars 467,000 in January.

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 467,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.0 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment growth continued in leisure and hospitality, in professional and business services, in retail trade, and in transportation and warehousing. This news release presents statistics from two […]

The Great Covid Endemic of 2022? California Tells Asymptomatic Covid Positive HCPs to Stay on Job, No Testing Required!

The Great Covid Endemic of 2022?  California Tells Asymptomatic Covid Positive HCPs to Stay on Job, No Testing Required!

Sacramento, CA…It seems that unofficially at least the California Dept of Public Health has declared the Covid Pandemic over and the endemic phase of the outbreak underway. From the CSPH guidance…”From January 8, 2022 until February 1, 2022, HCP who test positive for SARS-CoV-2 and are asymptomatic, may return to work immediately without isolation and […]

FDA Authorizes First Oral Antiviral for Treatment of COVID-19

FDA Authorizes First Oral Antiviral for Treatment of COVID-19

Silver Spring, MD…Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer’s Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets, co-packaged for oral use) for the treatment of mild-to-moderate coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in adults and pediatric patients (12 years of age and older weighing at least 40 kilograms or about 88 pounds) with positive […]