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Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 10:15 AM EDT
Working hand-in-hand, not only with our partners on the state and local level, but with the faith-based and non-profit communities, the private sector, and most importantly with the individuals and families that live in these communities every day, we can maximize what we achieve to keep our children safe.
Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 12:38 PM EDT
There is more work to do, but we’ve made great strides in support of the Obama Administration's commitment to lead the fight against human trafficking, which was announced one year ago at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting.
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 3:26 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett discusses her meeting with members of the Small Business Majority Network Council at the White House to discuss the President’s plans to grow the economy, support small businesses, and back the entrepreneurial spirit that makes America great.
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 1:25 PM EDT
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Posted byon September 19, 2013 at 2:23 PM EDT
From the State Dining Room of the White House yesterday, the First Lady addressed a diverse cross section of leaders from food and media industry executives, advocates, parent leaders, government agency representatives and researchers about the power of marketing in influencing kids’ food choices and the need for leveraging this power toward healthier food options for our nation’s children.
New Data: Most of the Increase in Employment is in Full-Time Positions Since the Affordable Care Act Became LawPosted byon September 6, 2013 at 3:40 PM EDT
New data in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Monthly Employment Report show that of the increase in employment since the Affordable Care Act became law, more than 9 out of 10 positions have been full-time.
Posted byon August 31, 2013 at 5:45 AM EDT
President Obama discusses Labor Day and reflects on the contributions of the working men and women in our country.
Vice President Biden Swears in ATF Director, Announces Two New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun ViolencePosted byon August 29, 2013 at 2:52 PM EDT
Vice President Biden swears in B. Todd Jones as the first permanent Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in seven years, and announces two new executive actions that build on the comprehensive gun violence reduction plan he and the President laid out on January 16, 2013
Posted byon August 29, 2013 at 1:17 PM EDT
Shortly after he took office, the President tasked the Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan with rethinking the federal approach to disaster recovery, which resulted in the creation of the National Disaster Recovery Framework.
Posted byon August 24, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
In his weekly address, President Obama notes that while college education has never been more important, it has also never been more expensive, which is why he proposed major new reforms this week to make college more affordable for middle class families and those fighting to get into the middle class.