Ridge Praises Volunteerism, 'Fire Corps'
- TOM RIDGE: A SECOND HONEYMOON. // National Journal;1/25/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p310
Evaluates the performance of U.S. Office of Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge in various categories. Inside influence; Political imperatives; Running the department.
- 'PEOPLE LEARNED I'M PRETTY PERSISTENT'. // National Journal;1/25/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p312
Interviews U.S. Office of Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge. His accomplishments; Challenges of the position; Lessons learned from the job.
- Ridge Resigns; DHS Plans Stand Still. // Fire Chief;Dec2004, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p9
Reports on national policy initiatives awaited by the fire service that appear to have been stalled at the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Resignation of White House cabinet members, including that of DHS Secretary Tom Ridge; Silence on the National Response Plan,...
- Statement on the Resignation of Tom Ridge as Secretary of Homeland Security. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;12/6/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 49, p2885
Presents the text of a statement by U.S. President George W. Bush on November 30, 2004. Key role played by former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge as a member of the President's cabinet; Significance of the position of Ridge as the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and...
- Ridge to Blank Rome; Nickles to Akin Gump? // National Journal;11/13/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 46, p3441
Reports on the possible plans of several U.S. Cabinet secretaries and senators after their retirement. Firms in the private sector where Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge might possibly work; Reasons behind the desire of Senator Don Nickles to work with some K Street Firms after his plans...
- Point Man. Hewitt, Bill; Birkbeck, Matt; O'Connor, Rose Ellen // People;10/22/2001, Vol. 56 Issue 17, p85
Describes the responsibilities of Tom Ridge, head of the United States Office of Homeland Security.
- Gov. Ridge assumes homeland security post. // Fire Chief;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p18
Reports on U.S. President George W. Bush's appointment of Pennsylvania governor Tom Ridge as the first secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Government's war on terrorism; Nomination of Mike Brown as undersecretary of emergency preparedness and response of the department.
- Volunteer firefighters can now be reimbursed for DHS-sponsored training. // Fire Engineering;Feb2005, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p56
Reports on the modification of the guidelines of the Department of Homeland Security allowing the Office for Domestic Preparedness (ODP) grant funds to compensate volunteer firefighters and paid oncall firefighters participating in ODP training and exercises in the U.S. Availability of the funds...
- RIDGE'S CHALLENGES. Clark, Timothy B. // Government Executive;Jan2003, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. Campaigns against terrorism in Washington; Creation of a Homeland Security Department; Challenges faced by Tom Ridge, leader of the Homeland Security Department.