Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
February 1986

February 1, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on the Federal Budget
Message to the Congress on Emergency Deficit Control Measures for Fiscal Year 1986
Order on Emergency Deficit Control Measures for Fiscal Year 1986
Message on the Observance of National Afro-American (Black) History Month, February 1986

February 3, 1986
Executive Order 12546 -- Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident
Remarks Announcing the Establishment of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident
Appointment of 12 Members of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident, and Designation of the Chairman and Vice Chairman
Nominations, Appointments & Designations, February 3, 1986
Proclamation 5438 -- National Safe Boating Week, 1986
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Linda Chavez as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Reporting on the Cyprus Conflict

February 4, 1986
Address Before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union

February 5, 1986
Remarks on Signing the Fiscal Year 1987 Budget and the Management Report
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Fiscal Year 1987 Budget
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Management Report of the President
Nominations & Appointments, February 5, 1986
Remarks to Employees of the Department of the Treasury
Remarks to Employees of the Department of Health and Human Services
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals

February 6, 1986
Remarks at the Annual National Prayer Breakfast
Remarks on Signing the Message on America's Agenda for the Future and the Annual Economic Report of the President
Message to the Congress on America's Agenda for the Future
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Economic Report of the President
Remarks at the 1986 Reagan Administration Executive Forum
Appointment of Joseph F. Sutter as a Member of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Nuclear Nonproliferation
Executive Order 12547 -- Establishing Procedures for Facilitating Presidential Review of International Aviation Decisions Submitted by the Department of Transportation

February 7, 1986
Appointment of William L. Ball III as Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs
Informal Exchange With Reporters at Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology in Fairfax County, Virginia
Remarks to Students and Faculty at Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology in Fairfax County, Virginia
Question-and-Answer Session With Students at Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology in Fairfax County, Virginia
Proclamation 5439 -- Small Business Week, 1986
Statement on the United States District Court Decision on the Constitutionality of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1986

February 8, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on the Fiscal Year 1987 Budget
Message on the Observance of the Lunar New Year, 4684

February 10, 1986
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Regional Editors and Broadcasters
Nominations & Appointments, February 10, 1986
Remarks at a State Department Reception Honoring Maureen Reagan
Interview With Lou Cannon and David Hoffman of the Washington Post

February 11, 1986
White House Statement on the Release of Anatoly Shcharanskiy From the Soviet Union
Nomination of Don M. Newman To Be Under Secretary of Health and Human Services
Statement on the Presidential Election in the Philippines
Proclamations, February 11, 1986
The President's News Conference

February 12, 1986
Remarks at a Senate Campaign Fundraiser for Former Governor Christopher S. (Kit) Bond in St. Louis, Missouri

February 14, 1986
Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a United States Coast Guard Bill
Executive Order 12548 -- Grazing Fees
Message on the Observance of Brotherhood/Sisterhood Week, February 16 - 22, 1986

February 15, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Welfare Reform
Statement on the Presidential Election in the Philippines

February 18, 1986
Remarks and an Informal Exchange With Reporters on United States Assistance for the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance
Executive Order 12549 -- Debarment and Suspension of Participants in Federal Programs
Nominations & Appointments, February 18, 1986
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Caribbean Journalists

February 19, 1986
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the Council on Environmental Quality
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the National Endowment for Democracy
Executive Order 12550 -- Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1984
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Members of the Business Council

February 20, 1986
Remarks to Citizens in St. George's, Grenada

February 21, 1986
Nominations & Appointments, February 21, 1986
Executive Order 12551 -- The President's Export Council
Proclamation 5442 -- National Hemophilia Month, 1986

February 22, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Grenada and Nicaragua
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Internal Situation in the Philippines

February 23, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Internal Situation in the Philippines

February 24, 1986
Statement on the Soviet-United States Nuclear and Space Arms Negotiations
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Internal Situation in the Philippines
Appointment of Jean Ruley Kearns as a Member of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development
Proclamations, February 24, 1986

February 25,1986
Statement by Secretary of State Shultz Announcing United States Recognition of the Philippine Government of President Corazon C. Aquino
Nominations & Appointments, February 25, 1986
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Request for Assistance for the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance
Executive Order 12552 -- Productivity Improvement Program for the Federal Government
Executive Order 12553 -- Revocation of Various Executive Orders
White House Announcement of the Federal Productivity Improvement Program and Executive Order Revocation

February 26, 1986
Remarks at a White House Meeting With the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace
Address to the Nation on National Security

February 27, 1986
Remarks Following Discussions With President Paul Biya of Cameroon
Statement on Signing the Federal Employees Benefits Improvement Act of 1986

February 28, 1986
Remarks on Receiving the Recommendations of the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management
Proclamation 5445 -- Red Cross Month, 1986
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on Nuclear Cooperation With EURATOM
Executive Order 12554 -- Nuclear Cooperation With EURATOM
Nominations, February 28, 1986
Statement on the Death of Prime Minister Olof Palme of Sweden