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Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
January 1989

January 1, 1989
New Year's Messages of President Reagan and President Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union

January 3, 1989
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Whistleblower Protection Legislation
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Popadiuk on Proposed Whistleblower Protection Legislation
Statement on Petroleum Imports and Energy Security
Memorandum on Petroleum Imports and Energy Security
Message to the Congress Reporting on Petroleum Imports and Energy Security
Message to the Senate Transmitting the International Convention and Protocol on Terrorist Acts at Sea
Annual Report to the Congress on the State of Small Business
Message to the Senate Transmitting an International Convention on Labor Statistics
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Alaskan Mineral Resources

January 4, 1989
Remarks at the Nancy Reagan Drug Abuse Center Benefit Dinner in Los Angeles, California
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Popadiuk on United States Participation in International Human Rights Conferences

January 6, 1989
Letter to Members of Congress on Compensation for Senior Federal Officials 
Proclamation 5929 -- National Skiing Day, 1989
Proclamation 5930 -- National Tourism Week, 1989
Appointments I January 6, 1989
Executive Order 12663 -- Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay and Allowances
Executive Order 12664 -- Establishment of Emergency Board No. 218 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute
Announcement of the Establishment of Emergency Board No. 218 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute
Appointments II January 6, 1989
Statement on the Death of Emperor Hirohito of Japan

January 7, 1989
Radio Address to the Nation on the Federal Budget and Executive Salaries 
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on the President's Hand Surgery

January 9, 1989
Proclamation 5931 -- National Sanctity of Human Life Day, 1989
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Recommending Adjustments of Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Salaries
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Transmitting the Fiscal Year 1990 Budget
Remarks at a White House Briefing for the Coalition for Fiscal Restraint

January 10, 1989
Remarks at a Briefing for the White House Workshop on Choice in Education 
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Transmitting the Annual Economic Report of the President
Remarks at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library 50th Anniversary Luncheon 

January 11, 1989
Remarks on Presenting Congressional Gold Medals to Natan and Avital Shcharanskiy and an Informal Exchange With Reporters
Remarks Upon Receiving a Farewell Gift From the Cabinet and an Informal Exchange With Reporters
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Reporting on the National Emergency With Respect to Libya
Designations January 11, 1989
White House Statement on the Report of Presidential Emergency Board No. 217 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute
Farewell Address to the Nation

January 12, 1989
Remarks at the Armed Forces Farewell Salute in Camp Springs, Maryland
Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting a Report on Nuclear Weapons Modernization
Proclamation 5932 -- National Challenger Center Day, 1989
Proclamation 5933 -- America Loves Its Kids Month, 1989
Proclamation 5934 -- National Visiting Nurse Associations Week, 1989
Executive Order 12665 -- Amending Executive Order No. 12658, President's Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents
Executive Order 12666 -- Exclusions From the Federal Labor-Management Relations Program
Designations & Appointments January 12, 1989

January 13, 1989
Remarks at a Meeting With Soviet High School Students
Appointments January 13, 1989
Remarks at the Annual Dinner of the Knights of Malta in New York, New York 

January 14, 1989
Final Radio Address to the Nation

January 17, 1989
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Transmitting the Annual Report on Radiation Control for Health and Safety
Appointment of George A. Sinner as a Member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Transmitting the Science and Technology Report 1985 - 1988
Appointments January 17, 1989

January 18, 1989
Message on the Management of the United States Government
Appointments January 18, 1989
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Citizens Medal 
Remarks Congratulating the Championship University of Notre Dame Football Team
Remarks During a White House Staff Farewell Ceremony
Executive Order 12667 -- Presidential Records
Proclamation 5935 -- National Day of Excellence, 1989

January 19, 1989
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on Oil Companies Operating in Libya
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate on Soil and Water Conservation
Statement on Soil and Water Conservation
Designations and Appointments January 19, 1989
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Transmitting the Annual Report on Railroad Safety
Memorandum on Trade With Thailand