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Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 4:57 PM EDT
President Obama highlighted his proposal to create an Energy Security Trust, which uses revenue generated by oil and gas development on federal lands to support new research and technology that will shift our cars and trucks off of oil for good.
Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 11:35 AM EDT
The Energy Security Trust will invest in research that will make future technologies cheaper and better –it will fund the advances that will allow us to run cars and trucks on electricity or homegrown fuels, and on the technology that will enable us to drive from coast-to-coast without a drop of oil.
Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 9:00 AM EDT
This year's Economic Report of the President highlights the progress that has been made in recovering from the deepest recession since the Great Depression, together with the policies that the Obama Administration is advancing to address the fundamental imbalances and threats that have built up for decades and that have created severe stress on the middle class and those striving to get into the middle class.
Posted byon March 13, 2013 at 5:24 PM EDT
Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council, answers questions about the President’s plan to reduce the deficit on Reddit.
Posted byon March 13, 2013 at 4:36 PM EDT
Director of the National Economic Council Gene Sperling outlines the economic case for a fair, effective and common-sense immigration system that strengthens our economy and the middle class.
Posted byon March 13, 2013 at 12:10 PM EDT
Posted byon March 12, 2013 at 3:07 PM EDT
President Obama stops by a meeting of his Export Council, a group of business executives and government leaders who advise him on trade and export issues.
Posted byon March 9, 2013 at 6:45 AM EDT
In his weekly address, President Obama says that businesses have created jobs every month for three years straight – nearly 6.4 million altogether, and have added 246,000 new jobs in February. We must keep this momentum going, and that’s why the President recently met with Republican leaders to discuss how we can replace the harmful, arbitrary budget cuts, called the “sequester,” with balanced deficit reduction.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 6:33 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 12:53 PM EDT
Saying "no, thanks" to high-cost products may be the best way to protect yourself as a consumer.