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Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 7:48 AM EST
Intellectual property is a key driver of our economy. So it matters that we have the right approach to intellectual property enforcement; one that is thoughtful, dedicated and effective, and that makes good and efficient use of our resources. The release of the Administration’s 2013 Joint Strategic Plan for Intellectual Property Enforcement builds on our efforts to protect intellectual property to date, and provides a roadmap for our work over the next three years.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 4:40 PM EST
The White House Rural Council announces a new commitment to increase access to capital and provide additional training and counseling services to small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 11:05 AM EST
Youth Radio — Youth Media International recently interviewed Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama. The piece was cross posted by Huffington Post.
Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 7:30 PM EST
Independent analysts underscore that commonsense immigration reform is good for the budget, good for the solvency of Social Security, and good for economic growth.
Alan B. Krueger is the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 9:30 AM EST
This week marks the 50th anniversary of National Small Business Week.
Posted byon June 11, 2013 at 12:45 PM EST
The Great Gatsby Curve illustrates the connection between concentration of wealth in one generation and the ability of those in the next generation to move up the economic ladder compared to their parents.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
On Monday, President Obama nominated Jason Furman to replace Alan Krueger as chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 1:47 PM EST
President Obama marks the anniversary of the Equal Pay Act -- and pushes for more action to close the gender wage gap.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 12:21 PM EST
President Obama signs a Presidential Memorandum that will speed the modernization of the nation’s electric grid, by helping make electricity more reliable, save consumers money on their energy bills, and support homegrown American clean energy jobs and industries by making renewable energy easier to access across the country.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that private sector businesses added 178,000 jobs last month. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 175,000 jobs in May. The economy has now added private sector jobs every month for 39 straight months, and a total of 6.9 million jobs has been added over that period.