Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Following the Fourth Finance Ministers’ Meeting on Venezuela

Bali, Indonesia - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement following the fourth finance ministers’ meeting on Venezuela:

Presidential Proclamation on Blind Americans Equality Day, 2018

Washington, DC - On Blind Americans Equality Day, we recognize the contributions that Americans who are blind and visually impaired make to our country, and the value of creating greater opportunities for all people to live full and independent lives.  Despite facing challenges, Americans who are blind and visually impaired continue to achieve their dreams and strengthen our communities and our Nation.  We remain committed to helping these individuals to be successful and achieve their goals in school, business, and civic life.

CDFA joins in Firewood Awareness Month

Sacramento, California - CDFA joins the rest of the nation in observing the designation of October as Firewood Awareness Month. We are providing a video on the invasive species risk of moving firewood as well as tips from our Division of Measurement Standards for those buying firewood to make sure you get what you pay for.  CDFA is a partner in in the “Buy It Where You Burn It” campaign, urging people to not move firewood.

Analysis and Synthesis: UC San Diego's Sport Performance Reaches Its Peak

La Jolla, California - When Lauren Green walked into his office at the Alex G. Spanos Athletic Performance Center on Thursday afternoon, he was not coming from a team practice or a competition; Green was returning from the University of California San Diego Supercomputer Center. The Sports Performance Analyst was fired up about a talk regarding workplace education and implementing new technology.

Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt (END) Wildlife Trafficking Report 2018

Washington, DC - Today the U.S. Department of State submitted the second annual report to Congress as required by the Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016 (the END Wildlife Trafficking Act).

Grand pianos

China - Piano solos can be inspiring. Piano duets can be whimsical. But, you might think that more than 600 pianists banging out a tune by Schubert [his Marche Militaire in D Major] could be a bit overwhelming.