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Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 5:53 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 10:23 AM EST
Today, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez is traveling to the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland in Baltimore, where he'll meet with Deric -- a graduate of the program who is now working as a manufacturing associate. Follow along here.
Posted byon July 24, 2014 at 4:50 PM EST
President Obama addresses an excited and energized crowd at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
Posted byon July 24, 2014 at 1:43 PM EST
"Inversion" is a word for a particular kind of corporate merger deal -- and a word you might be seeing a lot in news headlines lately. It's not the most intuitive name for a corporate tax loophole, so we're going to break it down for you.
Posted byon July 23, 2014 at 11:54 AM EST
Traditional workforce training programs are stepping up—expanding their IT programs and working with industry to develop curricula that better prepare Americans for today’s jobs. As part of his review of America’s training programs, the Vice President has highlighted innovative new examples of those programs in his report to the President. The Administration is particularly committed to supporting a new accelerated model of intensive training, often called “coding bootcamps,” which has emerged in several cities around the country.
Posted byon July 22, 2014 at 5:20 PM EST
President Obama and Vice President Biden deliver remarks before the bill signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
Posted byon July 19, 2014 at 12:38 PM EST
The Build America Investment Initiative has been hailed by leading stakeholders. Here's a sample of what they're saying.
Posted byon July 19, 2014 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, the President discussed the importance of ensuring that the economic progress we’ve made is shared by all hardworking Americans.
Posted byon July 18, 2014 at 5:06 PM EST
Welcome to Infrastructure & Transportation Week here at West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening infrastructurally and transportationally here at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon July 17, 2014 at 5:25 PM EST
President Obama travels to Wilmington, Delaware to talk about creating more good jobs, rebuilding America, and making our middle class stronger.