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Posted byon June 11, 2013 at 1:45 PM EDT
The Great Gatsby Curve illustrates the connection between concentration of wealth in one generation and the ability of those in the next generation to move up the economic ladder compared to their parents.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 1:21 PM EDT
President Obama signs a Presidential Memorandum that will speed the modernization of the nation’s electric grid, by helping make electricity more reliable, save consumers money on their energy bills, and support homegrown American clean energy jobs and industries by making renewable energy easier to access across the country.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that private sector businesses added 178,000 jobs last month. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 175,000 jobs in May. The economy has now added private sector jobs every month for 39 straight months, and a total of 6.9 million jobs has been added over that period.
Posted byon May 18, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
President Obama talks about his belief that a rising, thriving middle class is the true engine of economic growth, and that to reignite that engine and continue to build on the progress we’ve made over the last four years, we need to invest in three areas: jobs, skills and opportunity.
Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 6:08 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
In Baltimore, President Obama talks early childhood education, infrastructure and ensuring hard work leads to a decent living.
Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 10:28 AM EDT
Cutting red tape and streamlining the process for making permitting decisions will help us meet the President’s goal of cutting in half the timelines for major infrastructure projects, while creating better outcomes for our communities and for the environment.
Posted byon May 14, 2013 at 2:35 PM EDT
The White House is kicking off “We the Geeks,” a new series of Google+ Hangouts to highlight the future of science, technology, and innovation here in the United States.
Posted byon May 11, 2013 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the housing market and urges Congress to confirm Mel Watt to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency and take action to give every responsible homeowner the chance to refinance and save money on their mortgage.
Posted byon May 10, 2013 at 3:53 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.