News & Announcements

Media Tip Sheet: Devastating Earthquakes in Turkey & Syria

Rescue efforts are underway after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake in southern Turkey killed more than 2,600 people across the country and in neighboring Syria early Monday.

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Media Tip Sheet: Energy Grid Resiliency After Texas Ice Storm

Thousands of people across the state of Texas were still without power early Friday after an ice storm hit the state and parts of the U.S. South this week.

Media Tip Sheet on January Jobs Report “Job creation hits a home run in the first inning of 2023”

517,000 jobs were added in the U.S. in January and the unemployment rate fell slightly to 3.4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Media Tip Sheet: Police Reform Following Death of Tyre Nichols

The Congressional Black Caucus met with President Biden and VP Harris yesterday, pressing for action to curb police brutality after Tyre Nichols’s death.

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Study: State Abortion Bans Based on Sex, Disability or Race Aren’t Remedies Against Eugenics

A new study from Sonia Suter finds state-based abortion bans are performative and backers are using concerns about eugenics to restrict reproductive rights.

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The White House Announces an End to Public Health Emergency

The White House has said they plan to let the COVID public health emergency expire in May but public health experts say the pandemic is far from over. Every day about a half a million people are...

GW Experts Available to Comment on Florida Department of Education's Rejection of Advanced Placement African American Studies Course

The College Board today released an official curriculum for its new Advanced Placement course in African American Studies — which is missing content previously called out by DeSantis and other...

Media Tip Sheet: IMF Shares Upgraded Global Economic Outlook

The International Monetary Fund shared an upgraded global economic outlook.

Media Tip Sheet: George Santos Steps Away From Committee Assignments

Rep. George Santos announced he will recuse himself from his committee assignments.

Media Tip Sheet: Empowering Women & Girls in STEM

Over the last decade, the U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) has grown more diverse, with more women and underrepresented communities working in STEM jobs, but...