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Secretary Pritzker Says Increased Gender Diversity in Corporate Boardrooms Is Vital to Economic SuccessPosted byon September 17, 2014 at 1:34 PM EDT
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker addressed the urgent need to boost our companies’ economic competitiveness by bringing more women into corporate leadership at the Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom, hosted by the Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 6:24 PM EDT
Take a look back with White House Administration officials who shared the critical moment and key decisions the President made in three different areas of the economy to get us to where we are today. Then slide across the charts to see how far we’ve come in the last six years.
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
Six years after the financial crisis, Jeff Zients, Director of the National Economic Council, reflects on the significant progress that has been made in strengthening the economy and reforming the financial sector.
Posted byon September 6, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the Vice President discusses our continued economic recovery, with 10 million private sector jobs created over 54 straight months of job creation.
Posted byon September 5, 2014 at 3:37 PM EDT
To further support the economy, and to ensure the workplace works for the 21st century economy, the President is encouraging Congress to act and using his own executive action to support policies that support a fair workplace for all workers -- including women.
Posted byon September 5, 2014 at 2:21 PM EDT
10 million jobs marks more than unprecedented job growth, it is a sign of the industry of the American worker and the strength of an economy that made 10 million jobs possible.
Posted byon September 5, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
With today’s report, the economy has now added 10 million private-sector jobs since early 2010.
New Report Shows that Slow Health Care Spending Growth Continued in 2013, While Near-Term Trends Remain EncouragingPosted byon September 3, 2014 at 5:23 PM EDT
New estimates out from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services show that national health expenditures rose at historically slow rates in 2013, continuing the exceptionally slow growth in health costs seen in recent years.
Posted byon September 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM EDT
The innovation and industry of the American worker are the foundations of the world’s largest economy and strongest middle class. A key part of what makes our economy so dominant is what we build here in America.
Commerce Department Reports Demonstrate that Exports Continue to Help Spur U.S. Economy and Support JobsPosted byon September 2, 2014 at 6:13 PM EDT
The Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce today released two new reports that further prove exports are strengthening our economy and creating good jobs.