| Jan 27, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva With President Barack Obama intent on focusing attention on his concern for the economy, the White House plans to follow up tonight's State of the Union address with an announcement tomorrow, in Florida, of the administration's intentions......
| May 22, 2010
Anger grew along the Gulf Coast as an ooze of oil washed into delicate coastal wetlands in Louisiana, with many wondering how to clean up the monthlong mess - especially now that
BP's latest try to plug the blown-out well won't happen until at least...
| May 31, 2010
| 5:59 PM
ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- President Barack Obama planned to meet Tuesday with the co-chairmen of an independent commission investigating BP's catastrophic spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A senior administration official said Obama will meet at the...
| Jun 1, 2010
President Barack Obama plans to hold his first meeting with the co-chairmen of an independent commission investigating the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Obama was to meet Tuesday with Bob Graham, a former Florida governor and U.S....
| Jun 3, 2010
The new presidential commission investigating the Gulf oil spill will include two experts who have been active on the subject of global warming, including one who wrote just last month that the country should redouble efforts to lessen its dependence on...
| Jan 26, 2010
| 11:48 AM
President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address to unveil a new plan for a better and quicker response to bioterrorism threats and attacks, the White House said Tuesday.
The announcement came just hours after the release of a report...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 1:30 AM
MIAMI - One year later, the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history looks more and more like just a big bump in the road in the drive to drill deeper in the Gulf of Mexico and potentially closer to Florida's coastline.
The Deepwater Horizon...
| May 1, 2011
If history is any indication, the post of lieutenant governor isn't exactly the stepping stone to higher office. To date, none of Florida's 18 lieutenant governors has ever gone on to be elected as governor, U.S. senator or any other statewide post. Two...
| Jul 12, 2010
A seven member panel appointed by President Obama is meeting downtown today to provide recommendations on how to prevent future oil spills.
For two days, the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling Commission, will hear from the public,...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 10:45 AM
A presidential panel on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill recommended new rules and new spending to prevent future disasters in its official report Tuesday, nine months after the Macondo well became the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.
| Aug 31, 2010
Gov. Bobby Jindal again sought an end to
President Barack Obama's moratorium on deepwater oil drilling as he met Monday with two members of the president's commission investigating the BP oil spill: former Florida Sen. Bob Graham and National...
| Sep 13, 2010
"Good Morning Director Bromwich. I bring greetings to you from Governor Bobby Jindal and the men and women of Louisiana who have been working, day in and day out, for 147 days to restore our way of while never forgetting the 11 great Americans who lost...