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Posted byon June 15, 2011 at 6:04 PM EDT
Ivye L. Allen, President/CEO of the Foundation for the Mid South, stresses the need to invest in people and strategies that promote racial, social, and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Posted byon June 9, 2011 at 11:23 AM EDT
President Obama signs an Executive Order establishing a White House Rural Council, the first entity of its kind established to focus on policy initiatives for Rural Americans.
Posted byon June 3, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, President Obama traveled to Joplin, Missouri to see the devastation first hand. He finished his week-long trip to Europe in Poland and on Memorial Day, he visited Arlington National Cemetery.
Posted byon June 2, 2011 at 3:57 PM EDT
Sargent Michael MacLeod writes about the efforts of Operation Homelink, a non-profit that provides computers and web cams to the families of deployed soldiers, to provide computer equipment to soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg who were affected by the devasting tornados that hit the region.
Posted byon May 6, 2011 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, the President announced the death of Osama bin Laden, visited New York City to honor the victims of 9/11 and their families, made sure the federal government was doing its part in the states devastated by storms and much more.
Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 5:58 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 21, 2011 at 2:06 PM EDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains how USDA is working with farmers and entrepreneurs to secure our nation’s long-term energy future and give Americans more choices about where to spend their gas dollars: at home or abroad.
Posted byon April 8, 2011 at 7:02 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon April 7, 2011 at 10:57 AM EDT
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar sits down with Kalpen Modi and college students from across the country to answer your questions on America's energy future.
Posted byon April 5, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
On April 5, 2010, 29 miners died in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in Montcoal, WV. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis discusses the efforts undertaken by the federal government to improve mine safety.