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FACT SHEET: The Biden Administration Cracks Down on Ghost Guns, Ensures That ATF Has the Leadership it Needs to Enforce Our Gun Laws

Today, President Biden and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco will deliver remarks in the Rose Garden to announce additional steps the Administration is taking to combat gun crime. Ensuring that ATF has the leadership it needs to enforce our commonsense gun laws and fight gun crime. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)… Read More »

‘Criminal and evil’: White House doubles down on condemning Russian attacks | Joe Biden

The White House has doubled down on its condemnation of Russian targeting of Ukrainian civilians as war crimes, describing recent events including a missile strike on a railway station as “cruel and criminal and evil” – but stopping short of classifying the brutal attacks as genocide. Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, took to… Read More »

Biden extends payment pause on federal student loans until September

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday another extension of the payment pause on federal student loans, this time until September. This is the sixth prolongment of the break, which has spanned more than 24 months and two presidencies. Borrowers have saved nearly $200 billion during that period, the Federal Reserve has found. The policy freezing the… Read More »

Biden budget would boost funding for SBA loans, fighting financial crime

As the U.S. continues to expand its sanctions regime against Russia, President Biden’s budget seeks a $210 million allocation for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network — up $83 million from the current fiscal year.Ting Shen/Bloomberg WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has proposed more funding for government agencies tasked with combating illicit finance, Small Business Administration… Read More »

With Eye to Russia, Biden Administration Asks Companies to Report Cyberattacks

“A lot of the real details are going to have to be worked out in the rule-making process,” said Christopher D. Roberti, the senior vice president for cyber, intelligence and supply chain security policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The law requires the cybersecurity agency to work with companies as it determines the rules,… Read More »

President Biden Signs into Law the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act, Expanding Cyber Reporting Obligations for a Wide Range of Public and Private Entities

March 22, 2022 Click for PDF On March 15, 2022, President Joe Biden signed into law the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act, which was included in an omnibus appropriations bill.[1]  Against the backdrop of high-profile cyberattacks on critical infrastructure providers and growing concerns of retaliatory cyberattacks relating to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the… Read More »