2017 Presidential Executive Orders and Memos

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All United States presidents since George Washington have issued executive orders to help manage their major policy initiatives within the various agencies of the federal or state government.  Like both statutes and regulations of the legislative body, executive orders are subject to judicial review and in some instances, may be struck down if the courts find the executive order unconstitutional.

For a full list and complete text of recent Presidential Actions, visit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions

The following are some of the most significant executive orders issued in 2017:

Individuals can call their Federal Representative or Senator and ask to speak with a Congressional staffer to get more information about any recent Congressional or Presidential actions, or individuals can go in person to the Congress person’s office to speak with a staffer. Contact information for Representatives and Senators is listed here: https://portal.ct.gov/SOTS/Common-Elements/V5-Template—Redesign/Elections–Voting–Home-Page

To find the contact information for the Connecticut Representatives and Senators phone numbers based on residency, visit the website link at: www.cga.ct.gov/asp/menu/CGAFindLeg.asp – from the drop down menus:  first Select Town, then Street Name, then type in a Street Number and choose ‘Find’ to see results.


SOURCE: White House.gov website; Connecticut General Assembly: Find Your Legislators search tool; United States Department of Homeland Security; Office of Governor Dannel P. Malloy; White House Website