Monthly Archives: May 2018

Samvel Aleksanyan is known as "Lfik Samo"

Known Oligarch’s Company Accused Of Tax Fraud

Known Oligarch’s Company Accused Of Tax Fraud

As part of its declared crackdown on corruption, Armenia’s National Security Service on Wednesday accused a company controlled by a wealthy businessman linked to the former ruling Republican Party of evading millions of dollars in tax payments.

State Senator Anthony Portantino

Portantino Continues to Champion Armenian Community with Important Budget Proposals

SACRAMENTO – Senator Anthony Portantino, (D-La Cañada Flintridge) is happy to announce that the Senate Budget Committee adopted the Portantino proposals into the Senate Budget.  These three proposals are meant to assist to the Armenian American Community. Portantino, who is the Chair of the State Senate Education Budget Sub-Committee, submitted the following requests: Six full

Pompeo Letter to ANCA 051618

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo Shares ANCA’s Enthusiasm about Armenia’s Peaceful, Constitutional Political Transition

Newly sworn-in U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo – in a letter this week to Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Chairman Raffi Hamparian – voiced “enthusiasm” for Armenia’s peaceful, constitutional political transition, affirmed America’s friendship with the Armenian people, pledged to work with the Armenia’s new government to advance shared interests.


Expanded Aid to Artsakh and Armenia top Priorities Pallone and Schiff

ANCA Welcomes House Appropriations Subcommittee Testimony by Congressional Armenian Caucus Leaders WASHINGTON—Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and House Intelligence Committee Ranking Democrat Adam Schiff (D-CA) submitted powerful testimony this week to key House foreign aid appropriators, calling for the expansion of U.S. assistance to Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) and Armenia, and the implementation of