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Executive Order: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 1101 et seq.), and in order to ensure the public safety of the American people in communities…
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Gunman Kills 4 Marines at Military Sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 5th dies in Hospital

A 24-year-old Kuwaiti-born gunman opened fire on a military recruiting station on Thursday, then raced to a second military site where he killed four United States Marines, prompting a federal domestic terrorism investigation. Three other people, including a Marine Corps recruiter and a police officer,…
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USDA and NASA Expand Innovative Partnership to Better Predict Wildfires, Monitor Drought from Space

MOFFETT FIELD, California, July 16, 2015—Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman today announced an expanded partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) designed to better protect America's working lands, predict…
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Record Number of Farmers and Ranchers Certified Under 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2015 – The Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that over percent of producers have met the 2014 Farm Bill requirement to certify conservation compliance to qualify for crop insurance premium support payments. Implementing the 2014 Farm Bill provisions for conservation compliance is…
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