executive orders

A man protests against a pumpjack representing the oil industry.

Biden to pause new oil and gas leases on public lands in sweeping climate order

BY: - January 27, 2021

Biden to pause new oil and gas leases on public lands in sweeping climate order, placing environmental issues at center of new administration's policies.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 18: The U.S Capitol Building is prepared for the inaugural ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as American flags are placed in the ground on the National Mall on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. The approximately 191,500 U.S. flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American people who are unable to travel to Washington, DC for the inauguration. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Here’s what Biden plans to do on his first day as president

BY: - January 20, 2021

WASHINGTON—Joe Biden early Wednesday unveiled the list of executive orders, memos and directives he will make when he assumes the presidency later in the day, reversing a slew of Trump administration actions and laying out new policies of his own. “These actions are bold, begin the work of following through on President-elect Biden’s promises to […]