Washington, DC - First Lady Melania Trump and Second Lady Karen Pence will travel to Texas today, to continue their efforts in assisting those affected by this year’s devastating hurricane season.

Washington, DC - Mark March 7, 2018, on your calendar. That’s when the FTC is putting its Contact Lens Rule under the lens at a public workshop in Washington, DC.

Washington, DC - A meeting of the Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law will take place on Thursday, December 14, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the George Washington University Law School, Michael K. Young Faculty Conference Center, 716 20th St. NW, 5th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC - American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown made the following comments on an interim final rule issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The rule would allow school nutrition directors to include 1 percent flavored milk and refined grains instead of whole-grain rich products in school meals, as well as revise the sodium targets for daily school breakfasts and lunches: “This new rule deserves an ‘F.’  It fails the test when it comes to helping our kids eat healthier at school.

Washington, DC - Secretary Tillerson met yesterday with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj. Secretary Tillerson reaffirmed the United States’ full support for Prime Minister al-Sarraj, the Government of National Accord, and the Libyan Political Agreement. Secretary Tillerson thanked Prime Minister al-Sarraj for his stalwart partnership in counterterrorism efforts and defeating ISIS, and conveyed the United States’ commitment to supporting the Libyan people’s efforts to build a more stable, unified, and prosperous future.