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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
Posted byon January 7, 2014 at 11:45 AM EDT
Betsey Stevenson, a member of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisors, hosts a session of White House Office Hours on Twitter to answer answer your questions about the economic benefits of extending unemployment insurance.
Posted byon January 6, 2014 at 6:10 PM EDT
Clean energy technologies are producing more American energy than ever before as key costs continue to come down.
Posted byon December 21, 2013 at 7:00 AM EDT
In his weekly address, President Obama highlights the bipartisan budget agreement that unwinds some of the cuts that were damaging to the economy and keeps investments in areas that help us grow, and urges both parties to work together to extend emergency unemployment insurance and act on new measures to create jobs and strengthen the middle class.
Posted byon December 20, 2013 at 8:02 PM EDT
President Obama answers questions from the press, discusses our economic progress over the last year, and laid out the work ahead for 2014.
Posted byon December 20, 2013 at 12:30 PM EDT
1.3 million Americans are about to lose a vital lifeline of unemployment insurance benefits if Congress doesn't act. Jason Furman explains why this matters.
Posted byon December 19, 2013 at 6:57 PM EDT
In addition to helping American families during tough economic times, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits provide one of the most cost-effective methods for boosting growth and jobs when the economy is weak.
Posted byon December 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
The economy is finishing 2013 in a stronger place than where it began the year, though more work remains to grow the economy, create jobs, and strengthen the middle class.