In this week’s address, President Obama tells the American people that his plan for creating a better bargain for the middle class builds on the progress we’ve made, fighting our way back from the worst economic recession of our lifetimes.
President Obama tells the American people about his speech at Knox College on Wednesday, where he discussed the cornerstones of what it means to be middle class, including having a good job, a home that is your own, quality education, a secure retirement, and affordable health care.
Posted by Gene Sperling, Alan Krueger on July 24, 2013 at 2:35 PM
Raising the minimum wage is of the economic vision that President Obama laid out in Galesburg, Illinois, as he described what we need to do to support the middle class and those who are trying to join it.
Posted by Bob Perciasepe, Maurice Jones, and John Porcari on June 18, 2013 at 1:15 PM
The U.S. Department of Transportation is celebrating the four-year anniversary of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities by hosting a webinar series about three topics on which EPA, HUD, and DOT offer coordinated support: investing in green infrastructure, creating context-sensitive streets, and integrating housing and transportation planning.