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News Archive - January, 2002
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News Archive - January 2002

News releases for January 2002

Visiting Martin Luther King's President alma mater, George W. Bush speaks to students, faculty and guests during a visit to Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, Ga. Jan 31, 2002. "One way you can help is to find a child who needs somebody older in their life who can put their arm around them and say, "I love you," "There's hope for you," "What can I do to help you succeed in America?'" White House photo by Eric Draper. January 31, 2002
President Calls for 100,000 New Senior Corps Volunteers
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President Stresses Volunteerism at Atlanta High School
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President Bush Meets with German Chancellor Schroeder
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Georgia Welcomes President Bush
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President George W. Bush greets local law enforcement officers after remarks on Citizen Preparedness at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. Wednesday, Jan 30, 2002. White House Photo by Eric Draper. January 30, 2002
President Asks Seniors to Get Involved in USA Freedom Corps
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President Launches USA Freedom Corps
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President to Discuss New Citizen Corps Initiative
President Calls on Congress to Pass Economic Security Package
President to Travel to Mexico in March
Russian Prime Minister to Visit Washington
President Lifts Restrictions on Assistance to Azerbaijan
Establishing the USA Freedom Corps
Presidential Letter to Congress
President's Remarks Following Safety Roundtable
Message to the Congress of the United States
Nominations
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President Bush directs discussions of the State of the Union speech with senior White House staff members Andy Card, Karen Hughes and Dr. Condoleezza Rice in the Oval Office Thursday, January 24. White House photo by Eric Draper. January 29, 2002
President Delivers State of the Union Address en Español
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White House Web Site to Webcast State of the Union
President's Statement on Michael Hammond
 
President George W. Bush listens to Chairman of the Afghan Interim Authority Hamid Karzai during their joint press conference in the Rose Garden, January 28. "Chairman Karzai is a determined leader, and his government reflects the hopes of all Afghans for a new and better future; a future free from terror, free from war, and free from want," said the President. White House photo by Eric Draper. January 28, 2002
President Meets with Afghan Interim Authority Chairman en Español
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President Urges Progress on Medicare en Español
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President Urges Responsibility in Speech Congratulating Lakers
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Presidential Determination on Azerbaijan
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President George W. Bush meets with Republican congressional leaders to discuss the upcoming congressional agenda at Camp David. Saturday, Jan 26, 2002. WHITE HOUSE PHOTO BY ERIC DRAPER. January 26, 2002
President Discusses 2002 Priorities in Radio Address en Español
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President Bush salutes as he disembarks the ship after his tour Jan. 25. "When it comes to securing our homeland, and helping people along the coast, the Coast Guard has got a vital and significant mission," said the President in his remarks at nearby Southern Maine Technical College. "And, therefore, the budget that I send to the United States Congress will have the largest increase in spending for the Coast Guard in our nation's history." White House photo by Eric Draper. January 25, 2002
President Increases Budget for Border Security en Español
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President Discusses Middle East
President's Designates to Attend Honduras Inauguration
President Announces Relief Effort for Congo
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President George W. Bush wades into a crowd of handshakes and flashing cameras as he welcomes mayors and county official to the East Room Jan. 24. White House photo by Tina Hager. January 24, 2002
President Announces Substantial Increases in Homeland Security Budget
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Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery Bill Signed
President Orders Federal Aid for Arkansas
Letter Regarding U.N. Security Council and Iraq
Notice Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Terrorists Who Threaten to Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process
Letter Regarding National Emergency
Six-Month Report on National Emergency (Exec Order 12947)
Six-Month Report on National Emergency
President to Welcome Pakistani President to Washington
 
President George W. Bush looks over to Thomas Martello, 6, during the signing ceremony of the Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief Act in the East Room Jan. 23. "We're joined today by families who have lost loved ones in the great acts of evil," said the President. "As you draw on faith and personal strength to cope with your grief, I hope you'll also find comfort in the knowledge that your nation stands with you and prays for you. We mourn those whom we've lost, and we face the future together." White House photo by Eric Draper. January 23, 2002
President Bush Signs Legislation to Help Victims of Terrorism
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Fact Sheet: Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief Act
President Bush: "First Priority is the Military"
President Thanks Reserve Officers Association for Commitment en Español
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Gov Ridge Addresses U.S. Conference of Mayors
Nominations Sent to the Senate
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President George W. Bush addresses employees and media at Cecil I. Walker Machinery Co. in Charleston, WV, Jan. 22. White House photo by Tina Hager. January 22, 2002
President Calls on Congress to Pass Economic Security Package
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President Discusses Energy, Economy in West Virginia
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President Thanks Military in West Virginia Speech
President's Phone Call to March for Life Participants
New Zealand Prime Minister to Visit Washington
President's Remarks During Tour of Facility
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President Signs Recess Appointments
Supplemental Report on Former Yugoslavia
 
Proclaiming a holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., President George W. Bush receives a portrait of the civil rights leader from his wife and children in the East Room Jan. 21, 2002. Photographed from left to right are Coretta Scott King, the President, Rev. Bernice King and Martin Luther King III. WHITE HOUSE PHOTO BY TINA HAGER. January 21, 2002
President Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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January 19, 2002
Radio Address by the President to the Nation en Español
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President George W. Bush meets with the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security in the Roosevelt Room Jan. 18, 2002. Seated with the President are, from left to right, William Frenzel (far left), Mario Rodriguez, Gwendolyn King, Dr. John Cogan, Commission Co-chair Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Co-chair Richard D. Parsons and Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Bolten. White House photo by Eric Draper. January 18, 2002
President Proclaims Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday
President to Welcome German Chancellor Schroeder
Report on Emigration Laws and Policies
National Mentoring Month, 2002
National Sanctity of Human Life Day, 2002
 
President George W. Bush meets with labor leaders to discuss America's energy policy at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters headquarters in Washington, D.C., Jan. 17, 2001. From left to right, sitting with the President are Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham, Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton, President of the Teamsters union James P. Hoffa, President of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Doug McCarron and Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao. "Together we can show the country that when we work together, we can do what's right, do what's right for the working folks," said the President in his remarks. White House photo by Eric Draper. January 17, 2002
President Meets with Labor Leaders to Discuss Energy Policy
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President Bush Acts to Promote Strong Families, Safe Children
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President to Welcome Afghanistan's Interim Authority Chairman
Uruguayan President to Visit Washington
Title III of Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act
Six-Month Report on Sierra Leone, Liberia
Sierra Leone and Liberia Emergency to Continue
Notice of Continuation of Emergency in Sierra Leone and Liberia
Letter Regarding Section 902 of Foreign Relations Authorization
Amendment to Executive Order 13223
 
"Free markets and open trade are the best weapons against poverty, disease and tyranny," said President George W. Bush speaking about a pursuing a free trade agreement with all the countries of Central America at the World Affairs Council National Conference held at the Organization of American States in Washington, D. C., Jan. 16. White House photo by Paul Morse. January 16, 2002
President Announces Step to Expand Trade & Create Jobs en Español
President Bush, Turkish Prime Minister Discuss War on Terrorism en Español
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President: Raising Taxes Would be "Huge Mistake"
President Proclaims Religious Freedom Day, 2002
President Names Members of Bioethics Council
President Signs Investor & Capital Markets Fee Relief Act
Fact Sheet -- U.S. - Central America Free Trade Agreement en Español
Letter Regarding Title III of Cuban Liberty, Democratic Solidarity Act
 
President George W. Bush talks with workers at the Port of New Orleans, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002. White House photo by Eric Draper. January 15, 2002
President Talks Trade in New Orleans en Español
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President George W. Bush talks with assembly worker Deborah Davis after starting up a combine with a gold-plated ignition key at John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline, Ill., Monday, Jan. 14, 2002. "I'm confident in the American farmer," said the President, addressing about 1500 employees and supporters. "I know the American farmer is more efficient, and can raise more crop than anybody, anywhere in the world." White House photo by Eric Draper. January 14, 2002
President Discusses Economic Growth in Illinois
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President Focuses on Jobs in Speech to Missourians
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President Highlights "Working for America" in Missouri
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President Departs to Moline, Illinois
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Elections in Madagascar
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President's Remarks in Aurora, MO on Anti-Terrorism Efforts
 
January 12, 2002
President's Radio Address en Español
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President Bush Welcomes Pakistan's Commitment to Fighting Terrorism
 
President George W. Bush signs the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, Jan. 11. Standing left to right and Rep. Paul Gillmor of Ohio, Rep. Robert Borski of Penn., State Attorney General Mike Fisher, EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman, Rep. Joseph Hoeffel of Penn. and Pennsylvania Governor Mark Schweiker. White House photo by Eric Draper. January 11, 2002
President Signs Brownfields Bill
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Gov Ridge to Travel to Mexico en Español
President to Visit Japan, Rep. of Korea & China
President to Travel to Illinois, Missouri and Louisiana Next Week
Appointment Announcement
Administration Disappointed with Moscow Court Decision
Recess Appointment en Español
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President George W. Bush signs a defense appropriations bill at the Pentagon, Jan., 10. Photographed with President Bush are Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (far left), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard Myers (center, left), House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Young (directly behind President Bush), Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John Keane (behind Mr. Young) and Air Force Vice Chief of Staff General Robert H. Foglesong (far right). White House photo by Paul Morse. January 10, 2002
President Signs Defense Appropriations Bill
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President Calls for Review of Pension Regulations and Corporate Disclosure Rules
President Bush Meets with Prime Minister of Greece
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Preparing for the World: Homeland Security and Winter Olympics
President Signs Foreign Operations Appropriations Act
President Signs Labor, Health & Human Services, Education Appropriations
 
"The No Child Left Behind Act provides new training opportunities for teachers to develop their professional skills and their knowledge," said President George W. Bush during an education rally at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. On stage with President Bush is Secretary of Education Rod Paige (far left) and Congressmen Rep. George Miller, U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy and Rep. John Boehner (none are pictured). White House photo by Tina Hager. January 9, 2002
President Bush Takes Action to Help Restore Everglades
President Thanks Congress for Work on Education Reform
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President's Remarks at Gov Bush Fundraiser
President Designates 11 to Attend Nicaraguan Inauguration
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Bill Signings-Conservation
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Visiting Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Ohio, Jan. 8, President George W. Bush signs into law historic, bi-partisan education legislation. On hand for the signing are Democratic Rep. George Miller of California (far left), Democratic U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts (center, left), Secretary of Education Rod Paige (center, behind President Bush), Republican Rep. John Boehner of Ohio, and Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire (not pictured). White House photo by Paul Morse. January 8, 2002
President Signs Landmark No Child Left Behind Education Bill
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President Proud of Bipartisan Approach to Education Reform
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President Outlines Education Reform in Boston Speech
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President George W. Bush meets with his Senior Advisors including Secretary of Treasury Paul O'Neill and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board Alan Greenspan in the Cabinet Room Jan. 7. White House photo by Paul Morse. January 7, 2002
President Meets with Economic Advisors and Federal Reserve Chairman Greenspan
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Nomination and Designations
President Signs Recess Appointment
Exclusions from the Federal Labor-Management Relations Program
 
Meeting with students and talking about his economic stimulus plan, President George W. Bush visits the One-Stop Career and Youth Opportunity Center in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan 5. The President also visited Portland's Parkrose High School where he spoke, "We ought to have an economic stimulus package that says let's create more jobs for the American people, and we ought to get on about the American people's business -- put politics aside and come together and do what's right for this country." White House photo by Eric Draper. January 5, 2002
President's Radio Address en Español
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President Holds Town Hall Forum on Economy in California
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President Urges Action on Economic Plan to Oregon Workers
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As Mrs. Bush and Texas Governor Rick Perry listen, President George W. Bush speaks during the ceremony for the unveiling of his portrait painted by Scott Gentling at the Texas State Capitol in Austin Jan. 4, 2001. White House photo by Eric Draper. January 4, 2002
Remarks by Counselor to the President Karen Hughes to the Press Pool
President's Portrait Unveiled in Texas State Capitol
Nominations and Appointment
 
January 3, 2002
Economic Assistance Expedited for Egypt
Notice -- Continuation of Libya Emergency
President Extends Libyan National Emergency
Six-Month Report on Taliban National Emergency
Six-Month Report on Libya National Emergency
Six-Month Report on Western Balkans National Emergency
 
January 2, 2002
President Changes Export Controls on Computers
President Approves Tariff Preferences
Fact Sheet
Letter to Congress on Export Controls
 
January 1, 2002
President Issues Emergency Declaration for New York After Record Snowfall