Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

On August 6, join AmericasTownHall virtual celebration "The 19th at 100!" Presented with All in Together, 19th News, the US National Archives, and presidential libraries, a group of women luminaries, and other leading figures will discuss the past, present, and future of women’s equality. The celebration occurs on August 6, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm PDT, to register for this free online event, please see the invitation at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/19th-amendment-past-present-and-future-tick...


We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.




Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals

February 5, 1986

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report seventy-seven new rescission proposals totaling $9,945,651,335, twenty-seven new deferrals of budget authority totaling $15,191,970,509, and fifteen revised deferrals of budget authority totaling $7,663,442,822.

The rescissions affect programs in the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, Transportation, and Treasury, Funds Appropriated to the President, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Personnel Management, Appalachian Regional Commission, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Humanities, State Justice Institute, and the United States Railway Association.

The deferrals affect programs in the Department of Commerce, Defense -- Military and Civil, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Justice, Labor, Transportation, and Treasury, Funds Appropriated to the President, the Commission on the Ukraine Famine, the Railroad Retirement Board, and the United States Information Agency.

The details of these rescission proposals and deferrals are contained in the attached report.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

February 5, 1986.

Note: The attachment detailing the proposed rescissions and deferrals was printed in the "Federal Register" of February 18.