Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The reopening of the Statue of Liberty could be further delayed if automatic budget cuts go into effect on Friday.
Monday, February 27, 2012
There are thousands of national landmarks in the United States. But less than 3 percent of them are dedicated to members of minority groups, such as Latinos and women. Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior and former senator from Colorado, believes more monuments should be created to honor the nation's diversity of heroes. Ken Salazar explains what the department does and how it can be instrumental in being the custodian of America's history.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
The federal government has lifted a ban on deepwater oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, more than a month before it was set to expire. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar made the decision on Tuesday. As The Associated Press reports, critics of the ban, including oil companies, had argued that a six-month moratorium would harm their business.