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eJournal "Ethical and Effective Policing" (4/18/11)

Ethical and Effective Policing
Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
eJournal USA, Volume 15, Number 10, April 2011
[View Document] (PDF 2.27 MB, 25p.)

Contents:

- About This Issue
- Policing Diverse Communities
- Police Ethics
- Fostering Ethical and Humane Policing
- Fighting Police Corruption: An Interview With Charles Campisi
- A Model for Reducing Crime in Mixco, Guatemala
- The International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Gaborone
- The International Law Enforcement Academy in Thailand
- Policing the Police: Citizens Encourage Ethical Policing
- Additional Resources

Publications
Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
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Framework for Shared Prosperity and Shared Fiscal Responsibility (4/14/11)

Remarks by the President on Fiscal Policy
The White House, April 13, 2011
[View Website]

Fact Sheet: The President's Framework for Shared Prosperity and Shared Fiscal Responsibility
The White House, April 13, 2011
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Fiscal Responsibility
The White House
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"American View" Winter 2011 (2/4/11)

Innovation and Entrepreneurship
"American View" Winter 2011
U.S. Embassy Tokyo
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Back issues:
Japanese
[View Website]
English
[View Website]


The State of the Union Address 2011 (1/26/11)

Remarks of President Barack Obama in State of the Union Address
The White House
January 25, 2011
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Fact Sheet: The State of the Union: President Obama's Plan to Win the Future
The White House
January 25, 2011
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Guest List for the First Lady's Box at the State of the Union Address
The White House
January 24, 2011
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The State of the Union
[View Website]


Final Report on BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling (1/14/11)

Deep Water
The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling Report to the President National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
January 2011
[View Document] (PDF 16.76 MB, 381 p.)
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Press Conference: Final Report
National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
January 11, 2011
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Resources
National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
[View Website]

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: The Fate of the Oil
CRS Report for Congress, December 16, 2010, R41531.
[View Document] (PDF 2.33 MB, 20 p.)


Middle-Class Tax Cuts Bill (12/21/10)

Remarks by the President and the Vice President Before Signing the Middle-Class Tax Cuts Bill
The White House
December 17, 2010
[View Website]

Tax Cuts, Unemployment Insurance and Jobs
The White House
[View Website]

Public Law 111-312
(H. R. 4853)
Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Government Printing Office
[View Document] (PDF 176 KB, 30p.)


Hearing on the Espionage Act and the Legal and Constitutional Issues Raised by WikiLeaks (12/17/10)

Hearing on the Espionage Act and the Legal and Constitutional Issues Raised by WikiLeaks
U.S. House of Representative, Committee on the Judiciary
December 16, 2010
[View Website]

Classified Information Policy and Executive. Order 13526
CRS Report for Congress. December 10, 2010. R41528
[View Document] (PDF 247 KB, 19 p.)


Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review(12/16/10)

The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review
Leading Through Civilian Power
U.S. Department of State, 2010
[View Document] (PDF 242p, 2.92 MB)

The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR): Leading Through Civilian Power
U.S. Department of State
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Remarks at Town Hall Meeting on the Release of the First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, "Leading Through Civilian Power"
U.S. Department of State
December 15, 2010
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Briefing on Release of the First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR)
U.S. Department of State
December 15, 2010
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Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 1972-2008 (12/10/10)

Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 1972-2008
National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
December 2010
[View Website] (PDF 1.05 MB, 104 p.)


The Nation's Report Card: Grade 12 Reading and Mathematics 2009 National and Pilot State Results (11/19/10)

The Nation's Report Card: Grade 12 Reading and Mathematics 2009 National and Pilot State Results
National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
November 2010
[View Document] (PDF 12.08 MB, 89 p.)

Executive Summary
The Nation's Report Card: Grade 12 Reading and Mathematics 2009 National and Pilot State Results
National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
November 2010
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The Nation's Report Card
National Assessment of Educational Progress, National Center for Education Statistics
[View Website]


Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States (11/12/10)

Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2008-09 Statistical Analysis Report
National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
November 2010
[View Website] (PDF 5.50 MB, 83 p.)


Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being (11/9/10)

With First Baby Boomers on the Verge of Turning 65, Eldercare Locator Gears-up for a Rapidly Aging Population
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
October 18, 2010
[View Document] (PDF 40 KB, 2 P.)

Eldercare Locator [View Website]

Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being
Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics
July 2010
[View Document] (PDF 15.9 MB, 174 p.)

AgingStats.gov
Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics
[View Website]


Executive Order - Controlled Unclassified Information (11/8/10)

Executive Order - Controlled Unclassified Information
The White House
November 4, 2010
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Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)
National Archives and Records Administration
[View Website]


Midterm Election Results (11/4/10)

Press Conference by the President
The White House
November 3, 2010
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President Obama's Press Conference: "Let's Find Those Areas Where We Can Agree"
The White House
November 3, 2010
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Republicans Win Majority in U.S. House of Representatives Bureau of International Information Programs
U.S. Department of State
November 3, 2010
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Midterms Show Voters Still Worried About Economy, Obama Says Bureau of International Information Programs
U.S. Department of State
November 3, 2010
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Election Results - Election 2010
The New York Times
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Midterm Elections 2010 (10/22/10)

Midterm Elections 2010
Foreign Press Center, U.S. Department of State
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Midterm Elections Determine Control of U.S. Congress
Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
October 21, 2010
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Americans Can Vote Early, Use New Technology in Midterm Elections
Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
October 21, 2010
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Rural Development and the Recovery Act (10/22/10)

USDA Releases Report on the Impact of the Recovery Act on America's Rural Communities
U.S. Department of Agriculture
October 20, 2010
[View Website]

Report Shows the Recovery Act Creates Jobs and Changes Lives for the Better
The White House
October 20, 2010
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Rural Development and the Recovery Act: Working for Rural Communities
U.S. Department of Agriculture
October 2010
[View Document] (PDF 6.8 MB, 42p.)


"American View" Fall 2010(10/15/10)

Studying Abroad
"American View" Fall 2010
U.S. Embassy Tokyo
[View Website] (HTML)
[View Document] (PDF 977 KB, 27 p.)

Back issues:
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Women-Owned Businesses in the 21st Century (10/7/10)

Women-Owned Businesses in the 21st Century
Economics and Statistics Administration, Department of Commerce
October 2010
[View Document] (PDF 2.4 MB, 35 p.)

Commerce Department Releases Report On Women-Owned Businesses in the 21st Century
Department of Commerce
October 4, 2010
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SBA Releases Final Women-Owned Small Business Rule to Expand Access to Federal Contracting Opportunities Small Business Administration
October 4, 2010
[View Document] (PDF 39.2 KB, 3 p.)

Helping More Women-Owned Small Businesses Compete for Federal Contracts
The White House
October 4, 2010
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Ambassador Roos on Twitter (10/1/10)

@AmbassadorRoos  
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Press Release
[View Website]


Clean and Secure State Energy Actions: 2010 Update (9/9/10)

State Actions Helping Move Nation Toward a Clean Energy Future
National Governors Association
September 8, 2010
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Clean and Secure State Energy Actions: 2010 Update
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices
August 2010
[View Document] (PDF 24.4 MB, 190p.)


The Passage of the Southwest Border Security Bill (8/16/10)

Statement by the President on the Passage of the Southwest Border Security Bill
The White House
August 12, 2010
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President Obama Signs the Southwest Border Security Bill
The White House
August 13, 2010
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Gibbs and Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano, 8/13/2010
The White House
August 13, 2010
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Southwest Border Security Law Targets Organized Crime
Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
August 13, 2010
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H.R. 6080
Library of Congress
[View Document]


The National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction: A Report to Congress (8/10/10)

Department of Justice Releases First National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction
U.S. Department of Justice
August 2, 2010
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The National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction: A Report to Congress
U.S. Department of Justice
August 2010
[View Document] (PDF 2.77 MB, 280 p.)

The National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction: A Report to Congress
U.S. Department of Justice
August 2010
[View Document](PDF 40.0 KB, 7 p.)

Project Safe Childhood
[View Website]


Green Power Partnership (8/10/10)

EPA Announces Nation’s Top 50 Green Power Organizations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
August 2, 2010
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Green Power Partnership
National Top 50 as of July 6, 2010
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Meeting the Energy Challenges of the Future (8/4/10)

Meeting the Energy Challenges of the Future: A Guide for Policymakers
The National Conference of State Legislatures
July 2010
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Remarks by the President on Education Reform (8/2/10)

Remarks by the President on Education Reform at the National Urban League Centennial Conference
The White House
July 29, 2010
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President Obama on Education: “The Status Quo is Morally Inexcusable”
The White House
July 29, 2010
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Race to the Top Fund
U.S. Department of Education
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States' Applications for Phase 2
U.S. Department of Education
[View Website]


Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Clean Energy (7/21/10)

President Obama Expands Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target for Federal Operations
The White House
July 20, 2010
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GreenGov Challenge Final Report (from Information Alert on 2/19/10)
[View Website]

Secretary Chu Announces Initiatives to Promote Clean Energy at First Clean Energy Ministerial
U.S. Department of Energy
July 20, 2010
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Clean Energy Ministerial
[View Website]

DOE Announces $30 Million for Energy-Efficient Housing Partnerships
U.S. Department of Energy
July 20, 2010
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Hearing on Elena Kagan - Nominee to be Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (7/1/10)

Elena Kagan - Nominee to be Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Senate Judiciary Committee
[View Website]

Remarks by the President and Solicitor General Elena Kagan at the Nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court
The White House
May 10, 2010
[View Website]

U.S. Supreme Court: The Highest Court of the Land - Scene Setter Prior to Confirmation Hearings for Elena Kagan
Melvin I. Urofsky, Professor of Law and Public Policy
Foreign Press Center, Department of State
June 25, 2010
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National Space Policy of the United States of America (6/29/10)

National Space Policy of the United States of America
The White House
June 28, 2010
[View Document] (PDF 350KB, 14 p.)

Statement by the President on the New National Space Policy
The White House
June 28, 2010
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Fact Sheet: The National Space Policy
The White House
June 28, 2010
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Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness (6/24/10)

Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2010
[View Website] (PDF 3.02MB, 67p.)

Obama Administration Unveils National Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness
Department of Housing and Urban Development
June 22, 2010
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On a Path to Ending Homelessness
The White House
June 23, 2010
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Ending Lobbyist Appointments to Agency Boards and Commissions (6/21/10)

Presidential Memorandum - Lobbyists on Agency Boards and Commissions
The White House
June 18, 2010
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Ending Lobbyist Appointments to Agency Boards and Commissions
The White House
June 18, 2010
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Ethics
The White House
[View Website]


Removing the Shroud of Secrecy (4/20/10)

Removing the Shroud of Secrecy: Making Government More Transparent and Accountable Part II
Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security. U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
April 13, 2010
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Hearing on March 23
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Around the Government
The White House
[View Website]

Open for Change
The White House
April 7, 2010
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Open Government Initiative
The White House
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Space Exploration in the 21st Century (4/16/10)

Remarks by the President on Space Exploration in the 21st Century
John F. Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida
The White House
April 15, 2010
[View Website]

21st Century Space Exploration: "The Next Chapter That We Can Write Together Here at NASA"
The White House
April 15, 2010
[View Website]

NASA Space Conference
President Obama Visits Kennedy Space Center
[View Website]


Education Reconciliation Act (4/1/10)

President Obama Signs Historic Health Care and Education Legislation
The White House
March 30, 2010
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Remarks by the President and Dr. Jill Biden at Signing of Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act
The White House
March 30, 2010
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Making College More Affordable
The White House
[View Website]

 


Health Insurance Reform Bill (3/29/10)

Remarks by the President and Vice President at Signing of the Health Insurance Reform Bill
The White House
March 23, 2010
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Remarks by the President on Health Insurance Reform, University of Iowa Field House, Iowa City, Iowa
The White House
March 25, 2010
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Putting Americans In Control of Their Health Care
The White House
[View Website]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590)
[View Document] (PDF 2.21 MB, 906 p.)

Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4872)
[View Website]


State Government Tax Collections in 2009 (3/25/10)

Census Bureau Reports State Government Tax Collections Decrease $67 Billion in 2009
U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce
March 23, 2010
[View Website]

State Government Tax Collections in 2009
U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce
March 2010
[View Document]

2009 Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections
U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce
[View Website]


GreenGov Challenge Final Report (2/19/10)

GreenGov Challenge Final Report: A Bottom-Up Approach to Greening Government
The White House
February 2010
[View Website] (PDF 1.74 MB, 14p.)

The GreenGov Challenge: Turning Ideas into Action
The White House
February 18, 2010
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President Obama Sets Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target for Federal Operations
The White House
January 29, 2010
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Executive Order 13514
Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance
The White House
October 5, 2009
[View Document]


Steps to Boost Biofuels, Clean Coal (2/4/10)

Remarks by The President and The Vice President at Meeting with Governors on Energy Policy
The White House
February 3, 2010
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Obama Announces Steps to Boost Biofuels, Clean Coal
The White House
February 3, 2010
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Presidential Memorandum - A Comprehensive Federal Strategy on Carbon Capture and Storage
The White House
February 3, 2010
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The 2010 State of the Union Address (1/28/10)

Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address
The White House
January 27, 2010
[View Website]

The 2010 State of the Union Address - Video
[View Website]

Putting Washington at the Service of the Middle Class
The White House
January 27, 2010
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America Must Lead Through Engagement, Obama Says
Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
January 27, 2010
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State of the Union
U.S. Government Printing Office
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State of the Union Messages
The American Presidency Project
University of California, Santa Barbara
[View Website]


eJournal "More Than Elections: How Democracies Transfer Power" (1/28/10)

More Than Elections: How Democracies Transfer Power
Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
eJournal USA, Volume 15, Number 1, January 2010
[View Website]
[View Website] (PDF 3.51 MB, 37 p.)

Contents:
- About This Issue
- More Than Elections
- Ingredients of a Resilient Democracy
- The Lasting Impact of Digital Media on Civil Society
- Democracy’s Rhetoric of Defeat
- Civil Society, Democracy, and Elections
- The 2008-2009 U.S. Presidential Transition: Successful Cooperation
- Hoover to Roosevelt: Transition in a Time of Crisis
- How a Partially Free Election Altered Poland
- Authoritarian Rule to European Union: Romania and Moldova
- "Serbian Autumn" Delayed: A Lesson in Uncivil Democracy-Building
- Additional Resources


New Clean-Tech Manufacturing Jobs (1/11/10)

Remarks by the President on Jobs and Clean Energy Investments
The White House
January 8, 2010
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Fact Sheet: $2.3 Billion in New Clean Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits
The White House
January 8, 2010
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183 projects, 43 states, Tens of Thousands of High Quality Clean Energy Jobs
The White House
January 8, 2010
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President Obama Awards $2.3 Billion for New Clean-Tech Manufacturing Jobs
The White House
January 8, 2010
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