Five Nominations and One Withdrawal Sent to the Senate

Washington, DC - Five Nominations and One Withdrawal Sent to the Senate:

USS Kearsarge Successfully Completes ARGMEUEX

Norfolk, Virginia - The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) returned to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Sept. 9, after completing Amphibious Ready Group, Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise (ARGMEUEX).

FTC Announces Second Session of Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission will hold the second session of its 21st Century Hearings initiative with a full-day event on September 21 at the FTC’s Constitution Center facilities in Washington, D.C. The event will be webcast live.

Notice Regarding the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Certain Terrorist Attacks

Washington, DC - Consistent with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1622(d), I am continuing for 1 year the national emergency previously declared on September 14, 2001, in Proclamation 7463, with respect to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the continuing and immediate threat of further attacks on the United States.