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Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 10:44 AM EST
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 5:07 PM EST
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 5:00 AM EST
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 8:58 AM EST
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 11:26 AM EST
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 5:00 AM EST
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 4:06 PM EST
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 17, 2014 at 11:00 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon April 16, 2014 at 12:01 PM EST
We’re excited to announce the Office of the Vice President is joining Instagram to give followers a unique look inside the Vice Presidency.
Posted byon April 14, 2014 at 4:08 PM EST
President Obama is keeping his promise to make sure Americans like you can easily see what you're getting for your taxes. Just enter a few pieces of information, and the Taxpayer Receipt gives you a breakdown of how your tax dollars are spent on priorities like education and veterans benefits.