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Posted byon December 3, 2014 at 6:52 PM EST
President Obama speaks with Business Roundtable, a group of CEOs of some of the country's leading companies, at an event in Washington, D.C.
Posted byon November 25, 2014 at 7:10 PM EST
America needs a 21st century immigration system that lives up to our heritage as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants – and that grows our economy.
Posted byon November 25, 2014 at 5:42 PM EST
President Obama traveled to Chicago to give remarks on the necessity and content of his immigration executive order.
Posted byon November 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM EST
Today’s upward revision affirms that economic growth in the third quarter was strong, consistent with a broad range of other indicators showing improvement in the labor market, increasing domestic energy security, and continued low health cost growth.
Posted byon November 24, 2014 at 8:26 PM EST
As the Secretary of Commerce and the Administrator of the SBA, we were proud to represent the U.S. this week at the premier forum on entrepreneurship in the world: the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).
Posted byon November 22, 2014 at 6:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, the President reminded Americans that Affordable Care Act open enrollment begins this weekend. The President encouraged all Americans to take advantage of open enrollment, and remind their friends and families to do so as well.
Posted byon November 18, 2014 at 10:51 AM EST
Thanks to the SupplierPay initiative, companies are now committing to pay small businesses contractors faster.
Posted byon November 12, 2014 at 10:47 AM EST
So this May at Twitter headquarters, I announced the SBA’s first-ever Growth Accelerator Competition to identify the best players in this space. We recently announced the 50 winners who are committed to delivering this model to every corner of our country. Selected out of 832 applications, they will focus on lifting up underserved populations, including women, minority and veteran business owners.
Posted byon November 7, 2014 at 4:06 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon November 7, 2014 at 3:26 PM EST
It’s been almost two years since President Obama first called for an increase in the national minimum wage. He believes more strongly than ever that no one who works full-time should have to raise a family in poverty.