Presidential Proclamation — Education and Sharing Day, 2015

EDUCATION AND SHARING DAY, U.S.A., 2015 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION In every child -- every girl dreaming big dreams and every boy hungry to make something of himself -- there exists limitless potential.  Our young people are the problem-solvers, … [Read more...]

Presidential Proclamation — Cesar Chavez Day, 2015

  CÉSAR CHÁVEZ DAY, 2015   - - - - - - -   BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  A PROCLAMATION For more than two centuries, the arc of our Nation's progress has been shaped by ordinary people who have dedicated their lives to the extraordinary work of … [Read more...]

Press Releases: Criminal Charges Filed against Protesters in Burma

The United States is concerned by reports that the Government of Burma has filed criminal charges against peaceful protesters engaged in campaign activities advocating reform of the National Education Law. We call for the immediate, unconditional release of all individuals being detained in the country as a … [Read more...]

Letters from the President — Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission

TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE March 30, 2015 Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) After having reviewed the recommendations proposed by the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission (the … [Read more...]

Letters from the President — Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission

TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MILITARY COMPENSATION AND RETIREMENT MODERNIZATION COMMISSION March 30, 2015 Dear Mr. Chairman: After having reviewed the recommendations proposed by the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission (the "Commission"), I … [Read more...]

Letters from the President — Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission

TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MILITARY COMPENSATION AND RETIREMENT MODERNIZATION COMMISSION March 30, 2015 Dear Mr. Chairman: After having reviewed the recommendations proposed by the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission (the "Commission"), I … [Read more...]

Remarks by the President at Dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Edward M. Kennedy Institute Boston, Massachusetts 12:16 P.M. EDT   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  To Vicki, Ted, Patrick, Curran, Caroline, Ambassador Smith, members of the Kennedy family -- thank you so much for inviting me to speak today.  Your … [Read more...]

Gaggle en route Boston, MA by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, 03/30/15

Aboard Air Force One En Boston, Massachusetts  9:53 A.M. EDT MR. SCHULTZ:  Welcome aboard, everyone, on Air Force One.  And we are en route to the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, where we'll celebrate the life and legacy of Senator Ted Kennedy and highlight the … [Read more...]

NASA Announces New Partnerships with U.S. Industry for Key Deep-Space Capabilities

[image-36]Building on the success of NASA’s partnerships with commercial industry to date, NASA has selected 12 Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP) to advance concept studies and technology development projects in the areas of advanced propulsion, habitation and small … [Read more...]

NASA Administrator, President’s Science Advisor to Speak with Astronaut on Yearlong Space Station Mission

[image-36]NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will be joined by John Holdren, science advisor to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and former astronaut Mark Kelly for the first public conversation with astronaut Scott Kelly from the International Space … [Read more...]