U.S. Treasury Plans Tax Changes to Boost IRS Monitoring of Cryptocurrency UseThe Biden administration is taking steps to ensure Americans who pay for goods or services with cryptocurrencies don’t sidestep the tax man.
Biden Administration Announces It Will Ban Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored CigarsU.S. health regulators pledged again Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes, this time under pressure from African American groups to remove the mint flavor popular among Black smokers.
Biden Plan Would Spend $100 Billion to 'Future-Proof' Broadband Internet – 'The New Electricity'President Biden's proposed infrastructure plan sketches out a new vision of activist government measures intended to improve high-speed internet service, following decades in which the government has largely left the job to private companies.
Xavier Becerra Appears Headed for Confirmation as Health SecretaryThe nomination of Xavier Becerra to lead the Department of Health and Human Services is likely to clear the Senate after a pair of key senators announced their support.
WeChat Litigation Put On Hold At Request Of U.S. Government LawyersLawyers representing the United States asked a San Francisco federal court on Thursday to suspend litigation over the government's attempt to shut down the WeChat messaging app in the United States.
U.S. Supreme Court Grants Biden Administration Motions On Trump Immigration, Border Wall CasesThe U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted motions filed by President Joe Biden's administration to remove from the argument calendar two controversial Trump-era cases decided by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
Biden Administration Resumes Effort To Put Harriet Tubman On $20 BillBiden press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the Treasury Department is taking steps to resume efforts to put the 19th century abolitionist leader on the $20 bill.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Becomes First African American To Chair Foreign Affairs SubcommitteeCongresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) was named the Chair of the House Appropriations subcommittee on State and Foreign Affairs (SFOPS).
COVID: SF Supes Hopeful Biden Administration Will Address Chaotic Vaccine RolloutA quorum of SF supervisors held an emergency meeting to discuss the city's vaccine rollout which thus far has been marred by confusion, and a lack of vaccine. They also expressed a lot of optimism.
San Jose Branham High School Alum Vendant Patel Named White House Assistant Press SecretaryA graduate of San Jose's Branham High School has been tapped to serve in the White House as a member of the new Biden administration.
Congressional Leaders Reach Agreement on COVID Economic Relief PackageCongressional leaders on Sunday reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package that includes $600 direct payments to Americans and $300 in enhanced unemployment for the next 10 weeks.
COVID Pandemic: President-Elect Biden Picks California AG Xavier Becerra for HHS to Lead Virus ResponsePresident-elect Joe Biden has picked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be his health secretary, putting a defender of the Affordable Care Act in a leading role to oversee his administration's coronavirus response.
House Democrats Choose Nancy Pelosi As Speaker To Lead Into Biden PresidencyHouse Democrats nominated Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday as the speaker to lead them into Joe Biden’s presidency, but she’d be guiding a smaller and ideologically divided majority as she tries shepherding his agenda toward enactment.
President-Elect Biden Taps UCSF Faculty Members For New Coronavirus PanelPresident-elect Joe Biden’s newly established coronavirus advisory board includes three faculty members at the University of California at San Francisco, the university said Monday.