Read all posts tagged Economy
Posted byon October 9, 2014 at 11:24 AM EST
The Council on Economic Advisers releases a new report that looks at the so-called "Millennial" generation. Here's what they learned.
Posted byon October 8, 2014 at 1:11 PM EST
Yesterday, Vice President Biden stopped by the L.A. Baking Company in Los Angeles to talk with Ron Ballesteros and other local business owners about the importance of raising the minimum wage.
Posted byon October 6, 2014 at 1:05 PM EST
Lew Prince, co-owner and managing partner of Vintage Vinyl, makes the case from personal experience that as a business owner, raising the minimum wage can help both consumers and businesses succeed.
Posted byon October 4, 2014 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, the President highlighted that six years after the Great Recession, thanks to the hard work of the American people and the President’s policies, our economy has come back further and faster than any other nation on Earth.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 12:45 PM EST
The story of American manufacturing is the story of progress. Take a look at how far American businesses and manufacturer have come over the last 14 years.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 10:36 AM EST
The President and his Cabinet are commemorating National Manufacturing day by visiting manufacturers and innovators all across the country. Follow along here.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 8:30 AM EST
With this latest report, America’s businesses extended the longest streak of private-sector job gains on record. The data underscore that six years after the Great Recession—thanks to the hard work of the American people and in part to the policies the President has pursued—our economy has bounced back more strongly than most others around the world.
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 11:07 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 5:55 PM EST
Gary Pollard, Jr. -- a network technician from Washington, D.C. -- sends a message to the White House email list.
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 4:10 PM EST
On October 2, 2014, at Northwestern University, the President revisited the foundation for growth and prosperity that he unveiled more than five years ago, in April 2009, at Georgetown University. In that speech, he called for investing in new energy and technologies, expanding access to education for the country’s workers and children, launching healthcare reform, managing our nation’s finances, and putting in place financial reform and a stronger system of consumer protections.