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Posted byon April 5, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
On April 5, 2010, 29 miners died in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in Montcoal, WV. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis discusses the efforts undertaken by the federal government to improve mine safety.
Posted byon March 25, 2011 at 6:47 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon March 24, 2011 at 9:41 AM EDT
New rules from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will make it easier for employers to understand the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and help Americans with disabilities find quality work.
Posted byon March 17, 2011 at 2:04 PM EDT
Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, discusses the work his department is doing to ensure government is open and efficient.
Posted byon March 11, 2011 at 7:20 PM EDT
FEMA and the National Disability Rights Network sign a memorandum of agreement – an agreement that solidifies a partnership in working together to make sure we are planning for and meeting the needs of people with disabilities before, during, and after disasters strike.
Posted byon March 11, 2011 at 6:36 PM EDT
The Department of Energy just announced new funding for an energy-efficient, handicapped accessible vehicle. Read more about this exciting devlopment.
Posted byon November 5, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, walk step by step with the President as he addresses a potential threat, holds a press conference, and greets trick-or-treaters.
Posted byon October 18, 2010 at 11:07 AM EDT
In the wake of the historic rescue of miners in Chile, Maureen Tracey-Mooney with the Office of the Vice President, discusses efforts to tackle an even more widespread danger to miners.
Posted byon July 30, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
Thanks for checking out the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, walk step by step with the President as he fights for campaign finance reform, boosts small business, meets with Space Shuttle Atlantis astronauts, commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, welcomes the 2009 Softball World Series champions, makes an appearance on The View and much more.
Posted byon July 27, 2010 at 7:28 PM EDT
Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy, discusses the White House celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.