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President Obama’s Nominee for Librarian of Congress

Categories: Govt Personnel,Headlines,Libraries/Museums

https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/02/24/meet-president-obamas-nominee-librarian-congress

Announces the nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden, head of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, to be the new Librarian of Congress. She is the first woman and the first African American to hold the position. From the White House

 

2016 Economic Report of the President

Categories: Business/Economics,Children,Govt Finance,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Public Works,Science/Technology,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/cea/economic-report-of-the-President/2016

Annual report on the nation’s economic status, the domestic and international economic policies of the current administration, and extensive economic statistics, both domestic and international. From the White House.

 

Plan for Closing the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility

Categories: Cuba,Defense/Military,Govt Finance,Headlines,Homeland Security,Terrorism

http://www.defense.gov/Portals/1/Documents/pubs/GTMO_Closure_Plan_0216.pdf

Argues for the closing of the Cuban Island detention facility which weakens national security by fueling anti-American propaganda, damaging relations with key allies, and draining military resources. Also discusses alternatives for transfer of detainees. From the Defense Department