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Posted byon January 15, 2014 at 5:31 PM EDT
Raising the minimum wage isn’t just pro-worker; it’s pro-economic growth. Putting money in the pockets of working families, as Henry Ford explained, means they’ll spend it on goods and services, which in turn helps businesses thrive and create more jobs.
Posted byon January 14, 2014 at 4:30 PM EDT
President Obama told members of his Cabinet that 2014 would be a year of action.
Posted byon January 11, 2014 at 7:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama calls 2014 a year of action, which should start with Congress quickly passing emergency unemployment insurance for the 1.3 million Americans who lost this vital lifeline as they fight to find jobs and make ends meet.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM EDT
Weekly Wrap Up: Promise Zones, Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance, Affordable Care Act, We the Geeks and Strengthening our Nation’s Energy Infrastructure.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 4:00 PM EDT
President Obama announced the first five “Promise Zone” locations, an initiative that partners with local communities and businesses to create jobs, expand access to educational opportunities and spur economic mobility and security.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 10:40 AM EDT
America’s resilient businesses have added jobs for 46 consecutive months, with private sector employment increasing by 8.2 million over that period. Today we learned that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 74,000 in December, due to an 87,000 increase in private employment.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 1:04 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM EDT
By working with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, expand educational opportunities, increase access to quality, affordable housing and improve public safe, Promise Zones will help build on the Obama Administration’s commitment to create better futures for the middle class and those striving to reach the middle class.
Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance Is the Right Thing to Do for American Families and Our EconomyPosted byon January 8, 2014 at 8:16 PM EDT
Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance isn’t just the right thing to do for American families, it’s also the smart thing to do for our economy.
Posted byon January 8, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT