Man Sentenced to 26 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Illegally Export Defense Articles to Russia

Miami, Florida - Vladimir Nevidomy, 32, of Hallandale Beach, Florida, was sentenced to 26 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiring to illegally export military-grade night vision and thermal vision devices, and ammunition primers to Russia.

The Era of American Complacency on Trade Is Over

Washington, DC - President Trump arrived at the Group of 7 summit meeting in Canada on Friday amid an expression of “concern and disappointment” from the six other nations’ finance ministers over United States trade policies. Conspicuously absent has been any acknowledgment by these ministers of the trade practices that contribute to America’s more than $500 billion annual global trade deficit in goods and services.

City seeks nominations for top arts awards

Yuma, Arizona - Nominations are now open and forms are available for the 2018 Tribute of the Muses and Helios awards, the top arts awards in the area for art, art education, art advocacy, or arts philanthropy.

White House Press Secretary on the Passage of H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act

Washington, DC - The Administration applauds today’s passage of H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives and urges the Senate to quickly act on the legislation.  In keeping with his promise to get our fiscal house back in order, President Donald J. Trump exercised his authority under the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 in early May by sending to the Congress a package of $15 billion in proposed rescissions of Federal funds. 

Announcement of 2018 U.S. Science Envoys

Washington, DC - Five distinguished scientists will begin service as U.S. Science Envoys in June 2018: Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., Dr. Robert S. Langer, Dr. Michael Osterholm, Dr. Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Dr. James Schauer. Through the Science Envoy Program, eminent U.S. scientists and engineers leverage their expertise and networks to forge connections and identify opportunities for sustained international cooperation, championing innovation and demonstrating America’s scientific leadership and technical ingenuity.