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Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 1:47 PM EDT
Tomorrow, Thursday, June 19, at 4:30 p.m. ET, join Valerie Jarrett for a Twitter Q&A on helping working families succeed on her Twitter handle, @VJ44.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 12:41 PM EDT
We're excited to announce our next White House Social event -- an opportunity for our followers on Twitter and Instagram to participate in the White House Summit on Working Families.
Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM EDT
Attorney General Eric Holder calls on Americans to get involved in “My Brother’s Keeper” –- the President's initiative that’s bringing together government and private groups to address persistent opportunity gaps and provide young people with the support they need to stay on the right path.
Posted byon June 11, 2014 at 10:36 AM EDT
At a time when our families and our workforce look different than they ever have before, Secretary Anthony Foxx discusses how fatherhood has changed in the 21st century.
President Obama Signs the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, and Honors the "Borinqueneers"Posted byon June 10, 2014 at 8:36 PM EDT
It was a busy morning at the White House today, as President Obama signed two bills into law -- the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), and the 65th Infantry Regiment Congressional Gold Medal.
Posted byon June 9, 2014 at 1:39 PM EDT
As part of the lead-up to the White House Summit on Working Families, we’ve been exploring policies and best practices that help both families and businesses manage the increasingly complicated interaction between work and family-life.
Posted byon June 6, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
Job growth exceeded 200,000 for the fourth straight month in May, and businesses have now added over a million jobs so far this year.
Posted byon June 5, 2014 at 5:12 PM EDT
On the third day of President Obama's four-day trip to Europe, he attended the G-7 Summit in Brussels, held a joint press conference with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom, and traveled to Paris to join President François Hollande for a dinner.
Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT
The United States is producing more oil and natural gas; generating more electricity from renewables such as wind and solar; and consuming less petroleum while holding electricity consumption constant. These developments have had substantial economic and energy security benefits, and they are helping to reduce carbon emissions in the energy sector and thereby tackle the challenge posed by climate change.
Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 10:19 AM EDT
This GDP revision was due almost entirely to a downward revision to the inventories category, with small upward revisions to consumer spending and business fixed investment being offset by small downward revisions to net exports and state and local purchases. A range of more up-to-date data from March and April provide a more accurate and timely picture of where the economy is today.