George W. Bush

On Friday, President Obama announced that his administration is lifting restrictions on academic travels to Cuba, the White House, the Chronicle of Higher Education and CQ.com report.

The Senate added provisions to the FY 2010 Homeland Security appropriations bill on Wednesday that would mandate federal contractor use of E-Verify, CQ.com reports:

The amendment requiring government contractors to use the E-Verify system was adopted by voice vote after a motion to table it failed, 44-53, despite a surprise announcement from the Department of Homeland Security announcing its commitment to take a similar action.

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Science Envoys and Public Diplomacy Resolution

The office of Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) announced Wednesday the unanimous passage in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee of S.838, a bill establishing “United States Science Envoys.” Lugar’s S. Res. 49, a resolution to express the sense of the Senate regarding the importance of public diplomacy, also passed the Committee. The full press release from Sen. Lugar’s office is below.

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An interview with former Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs James K. Glassman will run in this Sunday’s Washington Post Outlook section. The interview, both a video and the transcript, is already available on Washingtonpost.com.

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President Bush Tuesday signed into law a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government, including the Department of State, functioning at current funding levels through March 6, 2009. Today marks the beginning of the new fiscal year, FY 2009.

As reported by the Alliance earlier this week, the current funding level for the State Department’s educational and cultural exchange programs is $501.347 million.
 

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President Bush Tuesday signed into law a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government, including the Department of State, functioning at current funding levels through March 6, 2009. Today marks the beginning of the new fiscal year, FY 2009.

As reported by the Alliance earlier this week, the current funding level for the State Department’s educational and cultural exchange programs is $501.347 million.

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President Bush Tuesday signed into law a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government, including the Department of State, functioning at current funding levels through March 6, 2009. Today marks the beginning of the new fiscal year, FY 2009.

As reported by the Alliance earlier this week, the current funding level for the State Department’s educational and cultural exchange programs is $501.347 million.

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President Bush Tuesday signed into law a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government, including the Department of State, functioning at current funding levels through March 6, 2009. Today marks the beginning of the new fiscal year, FY 2009.

As reported by the Alliance earlier this week, the current funding level for the State Department’s educational and cultural exchange programs is $501.347 million.

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President Bush Tuesday signed into law a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government, including the Department of State, functioning at current funding levels through March 6, 2009. Today marks the beginning of the new fiscal year, FY 2009.

As reported by the Alliance earlier this week, the current funding level for the State Department’s educational and cultural exchange programs is $501.347 million.
 

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President Bush Friday nominated Michael S. Doran of New Jersey to be Assistant Secretary of State for International Information Programs (IIP), an upgraded post within the U.S. Department of State.

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