Tucson, Arizona - On November 2, 2017, Western National Parks Association (WNPA), a nonprofit education partner of the National Park Service (NPS) since 1938, announced the recipients of its annual awards at the WNPA Board reception. For over 30 years, WNPA has recognized individuals and organizations who make exceptional contributions to national parks and generate widespread awareness of WNPA’s mission.

Washington, DC - Today, the President announced that he has nominated Indianapolis attorney James R. Sweeney II to fill a judicial emergency on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. According to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, there are a total of 64 judicial emergencies in the following states: New York, New Jersey, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Indiana, Iowa, North Dakota, Arizona, California, Nevada, Washington, Colorado, Oklahoma, Utah, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.

Washington, DC - Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Francisco L. Palmieri will travel to San Diego, Los Angeles, and Tijuana, Mexico, on October 30-November 1. He will promote U.S. economic and security objectives with key partners on both sides of the border, including: local government officials, the private sector, higher education institutions, and think tanks.

Washington, DC - The White House today announces the release of the official portraits of President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

Tucson, Arizona - Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Three Points station apprehended a Guatemalan national Tuesday morning for illegally entering the United States and later discovered he was convicted for assault and sexual assault in Connecticut.