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Posted byon May 12, 2014 at 1:07 PM EDT
The President is calling on Congress to pass a bill to put Americans to work repairing our crumbling roads and bridges — avoiding a crisis in the short term, and helping to position our economy for long-term growth.
Posted byon May 12, 2014 at 11:41 AM EDT
Nearly half of America’s workforce is now comprised of women, and three-fourths of households are headed by a working single parent, or two working parents -- and our workplaces have yet to catch up by implementing policies which empower women, and provide flexibility for parents.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 11:44 AM EDT
The Obama Administration announces new steps to make it easier for highly skilled workers and talented researchers from other countries to contribute to our economy and ultimately become Americans.
Posted byon May 5, 2014 at 6:07 PM EDT
This afternoon, Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer sent the email below to the White House email list, outlining just a few of the more than 20 actions the President has taken in 2014 so far.
Posted byon May 3, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President provided an update on the work his Administration has done to strengthen the economy and expand opportunity for hardworking Americans in this Year of Action.
Posted byon April 30, 2014 at 9:58 AM EDT
Today’s GDP estimate is subject to a number of notable influences, including historically severe winter weather, which temporarily lowered growth in the first quarter. The report also shows the positive impact of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act which, together with continued slowing in health costs, helped strengthen the economy in the first quarter.
Posted byon April 29, 2014 at 12:26 PM EDT
Today, we are transmitting to the City of Detroit a report from the “Tech Team” which include initial impressions, observations, and suggested areas of focus for the city. These recommendations are based on the team’s experiences in their cities and the two days they spent with the incredible municipal leadership and staff in Detroit.
Posted byon April 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President highlights small business owners across the country acting to raise wages for their workers, and calls on Congress to give America a raise so more hard-working Americans have the opportunity to get ahead.
Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 5:06 PM EDT
Check out our new interactive state-by-state maps, which break down how a $10.10 minimum wage can help workers in each state.
Posted byon April 18, 2014 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.