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Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM EST
You don’t get to pick your tax rate, and neither should corporations.
Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 8:30 AM EST
This latest revision confirms that economic growth in the second quarter was strong, and other recent data suggest that this momentum has continued into the subsequent months.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 2:52 PM EST
Today, we were delighted to announce that the Department of Labor has awarded $500,000 to assist Massachusetts, Montana, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia in funding feasibility studies on paid leave.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 5:43 PM EST
The Treasury Department is taking action to discourage companies from taking advantage of corporate inversions – moving their tax residence overseas on paper to avoid paying their fair share in taxes here at home.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 11:42 AM EST
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 4:23 PM EST
What exactly is a Continuing Resolution and what does this one include? Here’s a few answers to some key questions that many Americans may be asking.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 10:41 AM EST
Manufacturing, energy and advanced materials are a tightly bound set of issues that stand to advance our economy through job growth, entrepreneurship and technology innovation. At the 2014 American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Assistant Secretary David Danielson announced new investments in national energy productivity, manufacturing innovation, and advanced materials development.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 9:45 AM EST
Take a look at the gender pay gap over the years to the recent progress, and more importantly, just how far we have left to go to achieve equal pay.
Secretary Pritzker Says Increased Gender Diversity in Corporate Boardrooms Is Vital to Economic SuccessPosted byon September 17, 2014 at 12:34 PM EST
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker addressed the urgent need to boost our companies’ economic competitiveness by bringing more women into corporate leadership at the Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom, hosted by the Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 5:24 PM EST
Take a look back with White House Administration officials who shared the critical moment and key decisions the President made in three different areas of the economy to get us to where we are today. Then slide across the charts to see how far we’ve come in the last six years.