Vice President Harris To Visit U.S.-Mexico Border FridayVice President Kamala Harris on Friday will make her first visit to the U.S.-Mexico border, her office announced, after she has faced criticism from members of both parties for failing to go there despite her role leading the Biden administration’s response to a steep increase in migration.
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.