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Posted byon May 3, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that private sector businesses added 176,000 jobs last month and total non-farm payroll employment rose by 165,000 jobs in April. The economy has now added private sector jobs every month for 38 straight months, and a total of 6.8 million jobs has been added over that period.
Posted byon May 2, 2013 at 4:00 PM EDT
On his trip to Mexico and Costa Rica, the President hopes to highlight and reinforce the deep cultural, familial, and economic ties that so many Americans share with Mexico and Central America, and to promote economic growth across the region.
Posted byon May 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
Penny Pritzker is President Obama's choice to lead the Commerce Department, and he wants Mike Froman to be the next U.S. Trade Representative
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 1:09 PM EDT
At a Joining Forces event, Mrs. Obama announced that 290,000 veterans and military spouses have been hired or trained since 2011, far exceeding President Obama's original challenge. New commitments will help 435,000 more by 2018.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 10:09 AM EDT
In an op-ed that was published today on Fortune.com, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden highlight the need for American businesses to come together to support our veterans and military families.
President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Anthony Foxx, Mayor of Charlotte, as Next Transportation SecretaryPosted byon April 29, 2013 at 5:37 PM EDT
David Agnew explains why Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx will be an outstanding Secretary of Transportation
Posted byon April 29, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
President Obama announces Anthony Foxx as his nominee for the next Secretary of Transportation.
Posted byon April 29, 2013 at 1:22 PM EDT
Today, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the White House Forum on Military Credentialing and Licensing, where she announced the IT Training and Certification Program. This program will offer Service members an opportunity to receive industry-recognized information technology (IT) certifications as they transition from military service. I know the potential of this kind of program from personal experience.
Posted byon April 27, 2013 at 5:45 AM EDT
President Obama says that because Republicans in Congress allowed a series of harmful, automatic budget cuts—called the sequester—to take effect, important programs like Head Start are now forced to reduce their services. After travelers were stuck for hours in airports and on planes this past week, members of Congress passed a temporary band-aid measure to stop the cuts that impact airlines — but they must do more to stop cuts to vital services for the American people. That’s why it’s time for a balanced approach to deficit reduction that makes smarter cuts and reforms in the tax code while creating jobs and strengthening the middle class.
Posted byon April 26, 2013 at 5:50 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.