Read all posts tagged Economy
Posted byon July 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM EST
This Wednesday, almost five years after the financial crisis fueled a devastating recession, and two years after a debate over whether or not America would pay its bills that harmed our recovery, the President will return to Knox College to kick off a series of speeches that will lay out his vision for rebuilding an economy that puts the middle class and those fighting to join it front and center.
Posted byon July 20, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, President Obama discusses the Senate’s confirmation of Rich Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Posted byon July 19, 2013 at 4:30 PM EST
On Thursday, the Vice President visited The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. to discuss the Administration's engagement in the Asia-Pacific region.
Posted byon July 17, 2013 at 5:46 PM EST
President Obama thanks lawmakers from both parties for coming together confirm Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Posted byon July 16, 2013 at 9:16 AM EST
We're announcing the first White House Youth Jobs+ Champions of Change event and asking for your nominations.
Posted byon July 15, 2013 at 7:33 AM EST
The Administration strongly supports voluntary efforts by the private sector to reduce infringement and we welcome the initiative brought forward by the companies to establish industry-wide standards to combat online piracy and counterfeiting by reducing financial incentives associated with infringement. We believe that this is a positive step and that such efforts can have a significant impact on reducing online piracy and counterfeiting.
Posted byon July 13, 2013 at 4:30 AM EST
President Obama discusses how a large, bipartisan majority in the Senate voted to pass comprehensive immigration reform, which would add a big boost to our economy, strengthen Social Security, and modernize our legal immigration system to make it more consistent with our values. He calls on Congress to pass this commonsense bill quickly so that we can fix our broken immigration system and keep America strong for years to come.
Posted byon July 10, 2013 at 12:20 PM EST
A new report highlights the extensive economic benefits of comprehensive immigration reform – and the significant costs to our country and our economy of failing to act at this critical time.
Posted byon July 8, 2013 at 1:40 PM EST
Read how Joining Forces is working to make sure military families are taken care of.
Posted byon July 5, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that private sector businesses added 202,000 jobs last month and total non-farm payroll employment rose by 195,000 jobs in June. The economy has now added private sector jobs for 40 consecutive months, and a total of 7.2 million jobs has been added over that period.