Lindsay Holst joined the White House in September of 2013 and currently serves as Director of Digital Content. Prior to this role, she served as Deputy Email Director for the 2012 Obama for America campaign. Previously, she served as a writer at the Democratic National Committee and former campaign strategy firm MSHC Partners, and has occasionally tried her hand at screenwriting. A native of rural Pennsylvania, she is a graduate of Boston University.
Last week, we asked what raising the minimum wage meant to you. The stories you shared are a strong argument for exactly how important it is we get this done.
This week, President Obama took action to lift more workers’ wages by requiring that federal contractors pay their employees a fair wage of at least $10.10 an hour.
Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for federal contract workers -- and sent an email to the White House list describing why raising the federal wage is good for the economy.
Since declaring in this year's State of the Union that 2014 will be a "year of action," the President has taken multiple executive actions to provide more opportunity for more Americans.
President Obama travels to Michigan State University's equine performance center in East Lansing to deliver remarks on and sign into law the Agriculture Act of 2014 -- also known as the Farm Bill, which Congress passed earlier this week.
Today, the White House releases visitor records that were generated in October 2013.
In his weekly address, President Obama said that the Administration has taken another important step to protect women at college by establishing the White House Task Force on Protecting Students from Sexual Assault.
In this week’s address, President Obama said 2014 will be a year of action, and called on both parties to help make this a breakthrough year for the United States by bringing back more good jobs and expanding opportunities for the middle class.