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Posted byon November 19, 2013 at 7:45 PM EDT
Right now, our lawmakers are in a position to take action on multiple national measures that would help our economy and millions of Americans. That's not an exaggeration: They could vote tomorrow. And they should.
Posted byon November 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT
The Labor Department’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants and other unprecedented investments are helping leverage strong partnerships with local employers to transform community colleges into engines of economic growth across the country.
Posted byon November 15, 2013 at 7:45 PM EDT
Weekly Wrap Up: Honoring our Military, the Affordable Care Act, Manufacturing in Ohio, Tribal Nations Conference, Protecting kids with asthma and allergies, and First Lady Talks Education.
Posted byon November 14, 2013 at 8:03 PM EDT
President Obama speaks at a steel factory that has become a global leader in producing the advanced high-strength steel that automakers are demanding for newer, more fuel efficient cars and trucks.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
Weekly Wrap Up: Remarks on the Economy, Affordable Health Care for Texans, Business Leaders and Immigration Reform, Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, White House Tours Resume, Celebrating Diwali, and "Careers in Film Symposium."
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 11:08 AM EDT
Today we learned that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 204,000 in October. America’s resilient businesses have added jobs for 44 consecutive months, with private sector employment increasing by a total of 7.8 million over that period.
Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT
During the third quarter, the economy grew at its fastest pace in a year, an indication that the recovery was continuing to gain traction in the months before the government shutdown. GDP growth was boosted by a positive contribution from consumer durables purchases, the continued recovery in the housing sector, and net exports.
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 3:28 PM EDT
We’re issuing an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) —and what that means is that we are considering issuing rules for the debt collection industry, but first we want to hear from you so we can learn more about the debt collection system.
Chief of Staff Denis McDonough Discusses President Obama's Plan to Grow the Economy and Build a Strong Middle ClassPosted byon November 6, 2013 at 1:50 PM EDT
Chief of Staff Denis McDonough addresses the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting in Washington, D.C. and discusses the President’s plan to grow the economy and build a strong middle class.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 9:20 PM EDT
In a meeting with the President and Vice President at the White House, a group of top U.S. business leaders discuss the importance of commonsense immigration reform to bolster U.S. economic growth, and improve the climate for business and job creation.