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Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 9:30 AM EDT
Private sector establishments added 104,000 jobs last month, and overall non-farm payroll employment rose by 114,000. The economy has now added private sector jobs for 31 straight months.
Posted byon October 4, 2012 at 9:53 AM EDT
Closing the gender gap in women’s political and economic participation will help secure greater prosperity for everyone
Posted byon September 29, 2012 at 5:30 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama explains his administration’s steps to help the housing market, but says we need Congress’s help to do more.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT
Recent economic news shows that while we are still fighting back from the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, we are making progress.
Posted byon September 26, 2012 at 2:30 PM EDT
A new multi-agency competition will make three-year grants available to states, cities, nonprofits, colleges and economic development districts that develop plans to help attract companies that want to build in the U.S. but might need a few more resources.
Posted byon September 22, 2012 at 5:00 AM EDT
President Obama describes how the House of Representatives left town without finishing important work that would create jobs and strengthen our economy.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:54 PM EDT
President Obama designates Chimney Rock in southwest Colorado as our nation’s newest national monument.
Posted byon September 19, 2012 at 1:54 PM EDT
A new report by the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals that real spending on travel and tourism increased at an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the second quarter of 2012 after increasing 4.9 percent (revised) in the first quarter of 2012, supporting 7.6 million jobs.
Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 1:28 PM EDT
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is implementing the legislation in a manner that makes it easier for American entrepreneurs and businesses to bring their inventions to the marketplace sooner, converting their ideas into new products and new jobs.
Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 11:42 AM EDT
Learn more about the legislation Congress is currently considering that would help millions of responsible homeowners save hundreds of dollars each month by refinancing their mortgages.