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Posted byon September 19, 2013 at 11:30 AM EDT
New data out yesterday from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and discussed in a piece in Health Affairs show that economy-wide health spending continues to grow at a historically slow rate.
Posted byon September 19, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
Extreme Republicans in Congress are attempting to reverse our nation's economic progress by shutting down the government and threatening to force the United States to default on the bills it has already racked up and owes.
Posted byon September 18, 2013 at 7:25 PM EDT
President Obama speaks to the Business Roundtable about continuing our economic recovery by investing in the things we need to grow while tackling our deficit.
Posted byon September 15, 2013 at 9:41 PM EDT
Five years ago this week, a financial crisis unlike any in generations rocked Wall Street, turning a recession that was already hammering Main Street into the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Now, on the five-year anniversary of the crisis, the Administration has prepared a report that describes 15 key elements of the response to the financial crisis and where we find ourselves today.
Posted byon September 13, 2013 at 3:42 PM EDT
In partnership with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management, and Budget at the U.S. Department of the Interior, Rhea Suh, and Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, met with a diverse group of leaders and public officials in Hawaii. They discussed a range of issues impacting Native Hawaiians, including education, health, preservation of cultural and native historic sites, fish and wildlife, Hawaiian homelands, and federal recognition.
Posted byon September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM EDT
President Obama convenes a meeting of his Cabinet
Posted byon September 11, 2013 at 10:42 AM EDT
Secretary Penny Pritzker and Secretary Thomas E. Perez are working to make sure that every American has the skills needed to succeed in the workforce.
Posted byon September 10, 2013 at 6:17 PM EDT
Director of the National Economic Council Gene Sperling discusses transforming education through technology.
Posted byon September 10, 2013 at 1:02 PM EDT
Vice President Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announce a $10 million DOT TIGER grant for the port of Baltimore.
Posted byon September 10, 2013 at 10:13 AM EDT
On Sunday September 8th, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President addressed an audience of nearly a thousand AFL-CIO union leaders and allies at their national conference on diversity and inclusion, held this week in Los Angeles. Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez is also scheduled to address the conference on Tuesday.