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Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 9:19 AM EST
This GDP revision was due almost entirely to a downward revision to the inventories category, with small upward revisions to consumer spending and business fixed investment being offset by small downward revisions to net exports and state and local purchases. A range of more up-to-date data from March and April provide a more accurate and timely picture of where the economy is today.
Posted byon May 28, 2014 at 4:19 PM EST
As part of our commemoration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the U.S. Department of Labor has been sharing the latest data highlighting the status of Asian-American and Pacific Islanders in our nation’s labor market.
Posted byon May 26, 2014 at 11:00 PM EST
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 4:15 PM EST
President Obama nominates San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and current HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan to serve as the Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 3:00 PM EST
It was a busy week at the White House. This week, we got hyped for next week's White House Science Fair; the Bidens traveled to Romania and Cyprus; the President took an unexpected walk over to the Department of the Interior; a new National Monument was designated; and the President talked baseball and tourism in Cooperstown. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
What CEOs are Saying: The Business Community’s Take on President Obama's National Travel and Tourism StrategyPosted byon May 23, 2014 at 2:29 PM EST
Two years ago, President Obama set an ambitious goal: that the United States would annually attract 100 million international visitors by 2021. Yesterday, from Cooperstown, New York, he announced that we are right on track.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 12:05 PM EST
A number of recent actions have helped American business and commerce — and the American workers who will benefit from more American-made goods sold across the world. But there’s more Congress can do to modernize our entire transportation system.
Posted byon May 22, 2014 at 6:23 PM EST
President Obama visits the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, to talk about the impact that travel and tourism have on our country.
Posted byon May 22, 2014 at 4:52 PM EST
Three years ago, President Obama launched SelectUSA -– an initiative to encourage U.S. businesses to bring jobs back home, and to urge foreign companies to invest in America. The result: more than $18 billion of investments across 17 different states, resulting in new jobs for American workers, and growth for our nation's economy.
Posted byon May 22, 2014 at 12:14 PM EST
President Obama signs a proclamation at the Department of the Interior designating the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks a National Monument.