Read all posts tagged Middle Class Security
Posted byon July 10, 2014 at 2:55 PM EDT
Since January, President Obama has taken more than 40 executive actions to help families across the country succeed.
Posted byon June 28, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President discussed his recent trip to Minneapolis where he met a working mother named Rebekah, who wrote the President to share the challenges her family and many middle-class Americans are facing where they work hard and sacrifice yet still can’t seem to get ahead.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 11:15 AM EDT
Today, the President will travel to Minnesota, where he'll meet Rebekah -- a mom from Minneapolis -- for the first in a series of "Day in the Life" trips he'll be taking around the country this summer.
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.
Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM EDT
Posted byon May 3, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President provided an update on the work his Administration has done to strengthen the economy and expand opportunity for hardworking Americans in this Year of Action.
Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 7:20 PM EDT
See what newspaper editorial boards and financial columnists across the country are saying about myRA, a simple, safe, and affordable retirement savings account that will be offered through employers to help low- and moderate- income Americans begin to save for retirement.
Posted byon February 15, 2014 at 6:45 AM EDT
This week, President Obama took action to lift more workers’ wages by requiring that federal contractors pay their employees a fair wage of at least $10.10 an hour.
Posted byon November 19, 2013 at 7:45 PM EDT
Right now, our lawmakers are in a position to take action on multiple national measures that would help our economy and millions of Americans. That's not an exaggeration: They could vote tomorrow. And they should.
Posted byon October 12, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama discussed his meetings with members of Congress of both parties and the ongoing effort to reopen the government and remove the danger of default from our economy. The President urged Congress to pass a budget, put people back to work, and end this shutdown. In his message, the President also called for paying our bills, and preventing an economic shutdown.