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Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 4:46 PM EST
This August, we released an infographic showing states (and the District of Columbia) with laws allowing for the prescribing and administration of naloxone and/or criminal protections for bystanders who seek emergency assistance. Since then, even more states have enacted such laws, and we have updated the infographic to reflect current state laws as of December 2014.
Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 3:53 PM EST
When communities are involved in key water infrastructure projects, like with Kansas City's Blue River channel modification project, the Federal Government can speed up project approvals, cut costs, and support projects with the greatest economic and community benefits.
Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 3:39 PM EST
Before the Senate adjourned, it confirmed 12 federal district court nominees, for a total of 307 lifetime-appointed federal judges confirmed during President Obama’s first six years.
Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 3:35 PM EST
Today, the President announced the most significant changes to our Cuban policy in more than 50 years -- and people from around the world are weighing in.
Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM EST
With the U.S. economy on the move — and with worldwide demand for quality, innovative goods on the rise — there have never been greater opportunities for American small businesses to prosper on the global stage and add good-paying jobs here at home.
Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 2:53 PM EST
President Obama took historic steps to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 11:22 AM EST
Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 9:59 AM EST
A coalition of Federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and United States Geological Survey (USGS), is launching the Nutrient Sensor Challenge—an open-innovation competition to accelerate the development and deployment of affordable sensors that can measure nutrients in aquatic environments.
OMB Director Shaun Donovan on the Passage of H.R. 83, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 9:00 AM EST
The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, continues last winter’s progress in returning to a more regular order budget process and avoiding manufactured crises while continuing to make needed investments in economic growth and opportunity. For the first time since the financial crisis, this agreement marks two consecutive stable years of funding for agencies, allowing them to adapt to changing needs while also giving agencies the certainty that will allow them to plan and execute their budgets to serve the American people.
Posted byon December 16, 2014 at 6:08 PM EST
The President takes action to protect a place called Bristol Bay, Alaska. Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, sends an email to the White House list about what that means.