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Executive Orders

Get facts straight on presidents' executive orders

Mary-Beth Ferrebee's Feb. 25 letter states that another letter writer's argument defending President Barack Obama's use of executive orders has a flaw because Obama has only served in office for five years so far, as opposed to the eight years in office of presidents who enacted more executi…

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

It's not number but type of executive orders

John DeCoster is off base with his recent letter on presidential executive orders. His point is that President Barack Obama's use of this political action is not unusual. DeCoster lists the number of times his three predecessors used the devise to back up his claim.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

We need to end lawlessness in White House

In his Feb. 7 letter, John DeCoster defended President Barack Obama’s use of executive orders by citing totals for past presidents. He argues Obama has not issued as many executive orders as his predecessors.

February 25, 2014 1:00 am

How does Obama's pace compare to others?

John DeCoster's Feb. 7 letter made reference to the fact that other presidents issued more executive orders than President Barack Obama has.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

Here's current tally on writing presidential orders

Just for the record, presidential executive orders:

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

Obama isn't prolific in issuing executive orders

Your Jan. 30 editorial entitled, "A nation of laws, not executive orders," states President Barack Obama should not sidestep the legislative branch to implement his agenda. Here are data supplied by the National Archives as to four recent presidents' use of executive orders:

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
Pence promotes businesses, two-parent families in first executive orders

Pence promotes businesses, two-parent families in first executive orders

INDIANAPOLIS | Seeking to make Indiana more business- and family-friendly, Gov. Mike Pence signed executive orders Monday blocking the creation of new state regulations on businesses and requiring certain agency rules implementing state law include a "family impact statement."

January 14, 2013 2:27 pm Photos




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