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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.J. Res. 124, S. 231
On Friday, September 19, 2014, the President signed into law:
H.J. Res. 124, the "Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015," which provides fiscal year 2015 appropriations for continuing projects and activities of the Federal Government through Thursday, December 11, 2014; provides authorities to address the growing threat from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant; and provides additional funding and authorities to address the Ebola epidemic; and
S. 231, the "Multinational ...Source:
Whitehouse.govKYEM's GENI JO BRAWNER NAMED MITIGATION MANAGER OF 2014
FRANKFORT. Ky. (Sept. 18, 2014) - Kentucky Emergency Management Director Michael E. Dossett was pleased to offer congratulations to Geni Jo Brawner, who received the 2014 Mitigation Manager of the Year Award at the Kentucky Association of Mitigation Managers (KAMM) Conference, held last week at Lake Barkley State Resort Park. Ms. Brawner accepted the award during a standing ovation from friends and colleagues.
Buddy Rogers Tel. 502-607-1611 Geni Jo ...Source:
Kentucky.govKNIGHTEN NAMED ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF KENTUCKY EMERGENCY
Frankfort, Ky. (Sept. 19, 2014) ? Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) Director Michael E. Dossett has announced the appointment of Richard ?Rich? Knighten to the position of assistant director of operations for KYEM.
Buddy Rogers Office: (502) 607-1611Source:
Kentucky.govAnna Valentine Promoted to Deputy Warden at Kentucky State Reformatory
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner LaDonna H. Thompson today announced the promotion of Anna Valentine to deputy warden of the Kentucky State Reformatory.
Todd Henson502-564-4726 (office)502-229-5638 (cell)Source:
Kentucky.govRemarks by the President at "It's On Us"Campaign Rollout
12:14 P.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT: Welcome to the White House, everybody. And thank you to Joe Biden not just for the introduction, not just for being a great Vice President -- but for decades, since long before he was in his current office, Joe has brought unmatched passion to this cause. He has. (Applause.)
And at a time when domestic violence was all too often seen as a private matter, Joe was out there saying that this was unacceptable. Thanks to him ...Source:
Whitehouse.govSEC Charges Brooklyn Man for Facilitating Insider Trading Scheme Via Post-It Notes at Grand Central Terminal
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Brooklyn man with facilitating a $5.6 million insider trading scheme that typically involved the passing of illegal tips via napkins or post-it notes at Grand Central Terminal.Earlier this year, the SEC charged a stockbroker and a law firm managing clerkwith insider trading and alleged they were connected by a mutual friend who served as a ?middleman?in an effort to keep the two unlinked. In a separate complaint filed today in U.S. District ...Source:
SECState Investment Commission to Meet Sept. 25
The State Investment Commission (SIC) will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in Room 182 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort, Kentucky.
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Kentucky.govObama Administration Launches Second Promise Zone Competition to Create Economic Opportunity in High-Poverty Communities
Today, the Administration is launching the competition to designate the next round of Promise Zones, part of the President’s plan to create a new pathway to the middle class by partnering with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, improve educational opportunities, and reduce violent crime. In January of this year, President Obama announced the first five Promise Zones selected by an interagency panel led by the Department of Housing and Urban ...Source:
Whitehouse.govRemarks by President Obama and President Poroshenko of Ukraine After Bilateral Meeting
3:21 P.M. EDT
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, it is a great pleasure to welcome President Poroshenko to the Oval Office. He and I have been working together a lot over the last several months. And as I told him personally, and I want to repeat publicly, I think his leadership has been absolutely critical at a very, very important time in Ukraine’s history.
Obviously, we have watched over the last several months as the people of Ukraine have declared their desire ...Source:
Whitehouse.govPresident Obama Nominates Seven to Serve on the United States District Courts
WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, President Obama nominated Judge Joan Marie Azrack, Judge Alfred H. Bennett, Judge Loretta Copeland Biggs, Elizabeth K. Dillon, Judge George C. Hanks, Jr., Judge Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr., and Justice Jill N. Parrish to serve on the United States District Courts.
“I am honored to put forward these highly qualified candidates for the federal bench,” President Obama said. “They will be distinguished public servants and valuable additions to the ...Source: