Nel quadro del Farm Bill, il pacchetto legislativo per il settore agricolo americano, la Camera dei Rappresentanti USA ha approvato oggi a grande maggioranza (343 voti a favore, 81 contro) un emendamento che blocca l'introduzione di un "market order" sulle importazioni di olio d'oliva. E' stata cosi' evitata l'istituzione di una misura che, prevede...

L'Ambasciatore d'Italia negli Stati Uniti Claudio Bisogniero ha consegnato ieri sera le onorificenze dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (OMRI) ai deputati americani Pat Tiberi e Bill Pascrell, co-presidenti dell'ampio caucus italo-americano in Congresso.   La cerimonia, svoltasi a Villa Firenze, residenza ufficiale dell'Ambascia...

U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Pat Tiberi (R-OH), co-chairs of the Italian-American Congressional Delegation, offered condolences and solidarity with the Italian Government and the people of Italy in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake last month. Pascrell and Tiberi have authored a House resolution, introduced with...

Honorable Armando Varricchio, newly-appointed Ambassador of Italy to the United States, gave the keynote address at the NIAF- Frank J. Guarini Public Policy Forum Luncheon on April 14, 2016. Ambassador Varricchio spoke about the vision for his tenure in the United States.   NIAF's Government Relations and Public Policy Committee Chair Mark V...

Il parlamento statale del New Jersey si prepara a spezzare una lancia con il governo italiano per salvare il consolato italiano di Newark.Il senatore repubblicano dello stato, Joe Kyrillos con il collega democratico Paul Sarlo ha proposto una risoluzione bipartisan che chiede una marcia indietro sulla chiusura del consolato prevista per il prossimo...

by Stephanie Green   "I want that car," said former Congresswoman Connie Morella, pointing to a white 2013 SRT Viper parked in the National Building Museum last night. "It's available," replied Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer of Fiat SpA (F) and Chrysler Group LLC. "For a price."   The occasion was the Sons of Italy Fo...

by Anna Giaritelli   Italian-American members of Congress broke bread with Claudio Bisogniero, Italy's ambassador to the United States, on Thursday at a Capitol Visitor Center lunch. "For those of you who haven't met him, he speaks incredibly good English, better than many of my constituents and certainly better than Pascrell's constitu...

By Warren Rojas   Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., and Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, will attempt to bowl over competitors onJune 1 at the 3rd Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Tournament. The sporty showdown, sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation, is scheduled to take place at Venable law firm at 575 Seventh St. NW from 4 to 6:30 p...

Una medaglia postuma a Costantino Brumidi, il "Michelangelo degli Stati Uniti". Cerimonia ufficiale ieri a Capitol Hill, dove il Congresso Usa ha consegnato nelle mani dei parlamentari William Pascrell e Patrick Tiberi e dei Senatori Michael Enzi e Patrick Leavy una medaglia d'oro postuma per il pittore italiano naturalizzato statunitense, autore...

by Heather Haddon   New Jersey Italians are still likely to lose their one full-time consulate, but they are getting a reprieve from the closure of another nearby office. A proposal by the Italian government to shut its consulate in Philadelphia was averted after appeals from Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Patrick Tiberi (R-OH), accordi...