Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Agriculture Headquarters Vice President Pence at Briefing on U.S. Department of Agriculture Weather Services and the Impact of Hurricane Michael:

Washington, DC -  The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for the fourth session of its Hearings initiative, with two full days to be held at the FTC in Washington D.C. on October 23-24, 2018.

Washington, DC - Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Florida and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Michael beginning on October 7, 2018, and continuing.

Scranton, Pennsylvania - A Harrisburg, Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to one count of conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division, Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood of the Justice Department’s Environmental and Natural Resources Division, EPA Criminal Investigation Division Director Jessica Taylor, and U.S. Attorney David J. Freed for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Washington, DC - We are deeply saddened by the death of former FTC Chairman Robert Pitofsky. Bob was a towering figure in the modern history of the Commission, whose leadership and commitment helped transform the agency. On behalf of the entire FTC community, I want to express our condolences and convey our gratitude for his many contributions.

Boston, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts man was sentenced Wednesday to 210 months in prison for conducting an extensive cyberstalking campaign against his former housemate, her family members, co-workers, friends, and others, including hacking into her online accounts, posting fraudulent sexual solicitations in their names, sending unsolicited images of child pornography, and making over 120 hoax bomb threats.