Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom signed today an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million statewide digital and social media public awareness campaign to educate youth, young adults and parents about the health risks of vaping nicotine and cannabis products. CDPH is also tasked with developing recommendations to reduce smoking among young adults and teens by establishing warning signs with health risks where vaping products are sold and on product advertisements.

Washington, DC - Calling all recreational drone flyers and modelers! The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is asking you to help us better understand and enhance the recreational flyer community’s interaction with the FAA. Your responses are intended to improve FAA outreach. 

Washington, DC - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male who may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.

Washington, DC - On September 13, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo launched the U.S.-Brazil Strategic Partnership Dialogue with Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo.  The U.S.-Brazil Strategic Partnership Dialogue is a direct outcome of the March 19 meeting between President Trump and President Bolsonaro in Washington, D.C. and serves as a platform for advancing joint action on U.S.-Brazil shared priorities.  The Dialogue focused on and advanced bilateral collaboration in a range of areas, organized under three pillars: Supporting Democratic Governance; Pursuing Economic Prosperity; and Strengthening Security and Defense Cooperation.

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced Friday that United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) has agreed to pay the United States $8.4 million to resolve allegations that it overcharged federal agencies for package delivery services under a General Services Administration (GSA) contract.

Washington, DC - A former District of Columbia attorney was sentenced to prison Thursday in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia for operating a fraudulent trading program for investors and failing to file a tax return announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.