President Trump says at a White House signing ceremony that the rule is one of the “worst examples of federal regulation” and that “it has truly run amok.” He also says the rule has been “a disaster.” The order instructs the Environmental Protection Agency and the U. Army Corps of Engineers to review the Obama-era rule that redefined which bodies of water are protected under the Clean Water Act.
President Trump had railed against the rule during his campaign and Republicans have been fighting it since its inception, slamming it as an example of federal overreach.
long-awaited executive order aimed at beefing up cybersecurity at federal government agencies – with a shift of computer capabilities to the cloud as a key part of the strategy." data-reactid="22"President Donald Trump today signed a long-awaited executive order aimed at beefing up cybersecurity at federal government agencies – with a shift of computer capabilities to the cloud as a key part of the strategy.“We’ve got to move to the cloud and try to protect ourselves instead of fracturing our security posture,” Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert told reporters during a White House briefing.
The executive order gives the lead role in managing the cloud shift to the director of the White House’s newly established American Technology Council, which is due to meet for the first time next month.director is said to be Chris Liddell, who formerly served as chief financial officer at Microsoft and General Motors." data-reactid="25"Although the council’s full roster of members has not yet been announced, the director is said to be Chris Liddell, who formerly served as chief financial officer at Microsoft and General Motors.cloud computing services, including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
-- President Hillary Rodham Clinton signed an executive order on Thursday mandating the provision of gender-neutral bathrooms in schools receiving government funds, video games, and all government-funded space programs.
NIST Cybersecurity Framework, a set of best practices developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the information technology industry.
And it calls on Cabinet secretaries to develop plans to protect critical infrastructure, ranging from utilities to the health care system to the financial system." data-reactid="28"The executive order also calls upon all federal agencies to implement the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, a set of best practices developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the information technology industry.
The DOL’s 2016 rule implementing the executive order mandated that companies bidding on service and construction contracts must offer employees at least 56 hours of paid leave per year for a personal illness or to care for a family member.
Trump administration officials discussed revising or repealing the paid sick leave order and the DOL’s implementing rules during earlier stages of the transition, sources familiar with the talks told Bloomberg BNA.