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Posted byon March 13, 2012 at 11:46 AM EDT
March marks the second anniversary of President Obama’s Executive Order 13534 which created the National Export Initiative (NEI). The President’s goal of doubling exports by the end of 2014 is on track, with exports increasing almost 16% last year to $2.1 trillion.
Posted byon March 12, 2012 at 5:01 PM EDT
President Obama announced the National Export Initiative (NEI) two years ago, with the goal of doubling exports by 2014. While it is an ambitious goal to double exports within five years, there are many individual successes of companies finding new markets, new buyers and new opportunities that will help realize this goal. The International Trade Administration invites you to share your export success stories.
Posted byon February 24, 2012 at 11:41 AM EDT
Nearly one in five teen drivers reported that they have driven under the influence of marijuana—a figure even higher than surveyed teens that had reported driving after drinking.
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 6:08 PM EDT
John Silvanus Wilson, Jr., Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, discusses the importance of HBCU's in our community.
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 4:00 PM EDT
President Obama announces new steps to encourage and expand American exports like Boeing's Dreamliner, which represents the promise of American manufacturing.
Posted byon February 7, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT
President Obama today will honor over 100 students from 40 different competitions around the country who have excelled in science and math
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 2:50 PM EDT
The Obama Administration is taking an important step to strengthen and protect the worldwide network of transportation, postal, and shipping assets and their supporting infrastructures
Posted byon January 19, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
As the Deputy Branch Chief for Homeland Security and the State Citizen Corps Coordinator at the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, Chad Stover manages Ready Arkansas, a program that provides emergency preparedness training to local communities.
Posted byon January 14, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
On Wednesday, President Obama hosted a forum at the White House focused on the increasing number of companies choosing to “insource” jobs and make new investments in the United States. An important factor in this trend is the rising importance of information technology.
Posted byon December 1, 2011 at 1:14 PM EDT
Roberto Rodriguez, Special Assistant to the President for Education Policy, will be participating in this year's LATINO Magazine Latino Youth Forum addressing the issue of the Latino high-school drop out rate and reinforcing the importance of a competitive education system for all Americans.