Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued the following statement in response to the defendants’ decision to appeal California’s nationwide injunction that protects women’s access to birth control. The appeal seeks to revive the Trump Administration’s illegal regulations giving corporations and employers the power to deny hundreds of thousands of women access to birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

San Diego, California - Steven G. Tappan has been named as the new chairman of the San Diego Zoo Global Board of Trustees, beginning his tenure this month. Tappan takes over the position recently vacated by board member Robert B. Horsman, who has served as chairman for the last three years. In his new role, Tappan will lead board members as they face a number of responsibilities, including fiduciary strategies and forward-facing tactics to keep the organization on track in its mission of saving species worldwide.

Washington, DC - Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered his condolences and support for the people of Broward County, Florida Wednesday.  He also ordered the Department of Justice to assist the victims of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as well as the state and local agencies that are leading the investigation.

Washington, DC - Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued the following statement on the Senate’s confirmation of John C. Demers as Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division:

Washington, DC - On Friday, the President signed into law:

Millington, Tennessee - Sailors and families who log into the Servicemember's Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Online Enrollment System (SOES) for the first time may be surprised when they see there is no beneficiary information listed.

Washington, DC - Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Susan Thornton, will travel to Berlin, Germany, to meet with European counterparts to discuss issues of mutual interest in the Indo-Pacific region February 19-20, 2018.