FAA Announces First UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Test Site Operational

FAA Announces First UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Test Site Operational

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that the first of six test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research is operational more than two-and-a -half months ahead of the deadline specified for the program by Congress. The FAA today granted the North Dakota Department of Commerce team […]

President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their retellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, […]

Cattle Gather Operation Concluded According to BLM

Cattle Gather Operation Concluded According to BLM

Clark County, NV…Statement from Director of the Bureau of Land Management Neil Kornze on the Cattle Gather in Nevada: As we have said from the beginning of the gather to remove illegal cattle from federal land consistent with court orders, a safe and peaceful operation is our number one priority. After one week, we have […]

President Touts Opportunity For All In Weekly Address

President Touts Opportunity For All In Weekly Address

Washington, DC…Remarks of President Barack Obama. Weekly Address. The White House, April 5, 2014. Hi, everybody. Today, our economy is growing and our businesses are consistently generating new jobs. But decades-long trends still threaten the middle class. While those at the top are doing better than ever, too many Americans are working harder than ever, […]

EPA Clarifies Right To Enforce Clean Water Act On Seasonal and Rain Dependent Streams Comment Period Open Now

EPA Clarifies Right To Enforce Clean Water Act On Seasonal and Rain Dependent Streams Comment Period Open Now

Washington, DC…The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) today jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. The proposed rule will benefit businesses by increasing efficiency in determining coverage of […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Rewarding Women’s Hard Work and Increasing the Minimum Wage

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Rewarding Women’s Hard Work and Increasing the Minimum Wage

Washington, DC….Hi, everybody. This week, I visited a community college in Florida, where I spoke with students about what we need to do to make sure our economy rewards the hard work of every American. More specifically, I spoke about making sure our economy rewards the hard work of women. Today, women make up about […]

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