Executive Order 12857—Budget Control

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William J. Clinton

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 1105 of title 31, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Purpose. The purpose of this order is to create a mechanism to monitor total … Continue reading Executive Order 12857—Budget Control

Executive Order 12858—Deficit Reduction Fund

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William J. Clinton

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 1104 and 1105 of title 31, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Purpose. It is essential to guarantee that the net deficit reduction achieved … Continue reading Executive Order 12858—Deficit Reduction Fund

Press Briefing by Director of Communications Mark Gearan

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William J. Clinton

1:42 P.M. EDT MR. GEARAN: We can just go quickly here about some things — other things that folks might want to cover and sum up some schedule items that may be outstanding for those of you that might have some questions about scheduling items we might be able to take care of. The President … Continue reading Press Briefing by Director of Communications Mark Gearan

Press Briefing by OMB Director Leon Panetta

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:22 P.M. EDT MR. GEARAN: Good afternoon. In deference to Director Panetta’s time, I’d like to invite him to the podium to go through some of the executive orders that the President signed, as well as any other matters that you may want to visit with Leon about. Then I’ll be back. … Continue reading Press Briefing by OMB Director Leon Panetta

Press Briefing by Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen, O.M.B. Director Leon Panetta

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 5:39 P.M. EDT SECRETARY BENTSEN: Good afternoon. I was thinking about how I had been spending my day other than lobbying the Hill — I’ve been spending it writing $800 million worth of hot checks a day. I was thinking, if you took all the personal income taxes that will be paid … Continue reading Press Briefing by Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen, O.M.B. Director Leon Panetta

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:25 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: Good afternoon. A couple of quick announcements. We have good news on a couple fronts. First, a statement from the President on the confirmation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “I’m extremely pleased at the swift and determined action by the U.S. Senate in overwhelmingly confirming Ruth Bader Ginsburg … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Executive Order 12856—Federal Compliance With Right-to-Know Laws and Pollution Prevention Requirements

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William J. Clinton

WHEREAS, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. 11001–11050) (EPCRA) established programs to provide the public with important information on the hazardous and toxic chemicals in their communities, and established emergency planning and notification requirements to protect the public in the event of a release of extremely hazardous substances; WHEREAS, the … Continue reading Executive Order 12856—Federal Compliance With Right-to-Know Laws and Pollution Prevention Requirements

Press Briefing by Assistant to the President for National Service Eli Segal

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 3:05 P.M. EST MR. SEGAL: Good afternoon. I’m happy to report that the filibuster of national service has been broken. In fact, we are moving towards a vote on Tuesday — Tuesday morning on the floor of the Senate, at which time we expect the President’s national service initiative to be passed … Continue reading Press Briefing by Assistant to the President for National Service Eli Segal

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:47 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: The good news is that the filibuster has been broken on national service. The Senate has decided that there is no need for a second cloture vote. Mitchell and Dole just announced that national service will be the first order of business on Tuesday and we are … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 3:22 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: Good afternoon. I have a brief statement from the President. While I regret the continued filibuster of national service, I’m hopeful that additional Republicans will see passed politics to support this landmark legislation. National service will lift up our country and do us all honor. I want … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers