The Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
January, 1981

January 20, 1981
Inaugural Address
Remarks on Signing the Federal Employee Hiring Freeze Memorandum and the Cabinet Member Nominations 
Memorandum Directing a Federal Employee Hiring Freeze 
Nominations of Cabinet Members 
Toast at the Inaugural Luncheon 
Exchange With Reporters on the Release of the American Hostages in Iran
Remarks at the Inaugural Balls 

January 21, 1981
Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremony for Members of the White House Staff
Opening Remarks at a Meeting with the Cabinet
Memorandum Requesting the Resignation of Noncareer Federal Employees
Remarks at a White House Reception for the Presidential Inaugural Committee

January 22, 1981
Remarks on Signing a Memorandum Directing Reductions in Federal Spending
Memorandum Directing Reductions in Federal Spending 
Remarks Announcing the Establishment of the Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief 
Message to the Freed American Hostages 

January 23, 1981
Nominations 
Remarks Announcing the Selection of Murray L. Weidenbaum 

January 24, 1981
Nominations 

January 25, 1981
Remarks at a White House Reception for the Families of the Freed American Hostages 

January 26, 1981
Appointment of Allen W. Locke as Deputy Staff Secretary of the White House 
Remarks on Signing a Resolution Proclaiming a Day of Thanksgiving for the Freed American Hostages 

January 27, 1981
Nominations 
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for the Freed American Hostages 
Remarks at a White House Reception for the Freed American Hostages and Their Families 

January 28, 1981
Executive Order 12287 -- Decontrol of Crude Oil and Refined Petroleum Products 
Statement on Signing Executive Order 12287, Providing for the Decontrol of Crude Oil and Refined Petroleum Products 
Toasts at the Luncheon Honoring Prime Minister Edward Philip George Seaga of Jamaica 
Remarks on the Departure of Prime Minister Edward Philip George Seaga of Jamaica 

January 29, 1981
Nominations & Appointments
The President's News Conference 
Executive Order 12288 -- Termination of the Wage and Price Regulatory Program 
Message to the Congress Reporting a Budget Rescission 
Memorandum Postponing Pending Federal Regulations 

January 30, 1981
Miscellaneous Statements and Messages