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Posted byon February 28, 2012 at 5:51 PM EDT
The theme for this year’s African American History Month is “Black Women in American Culture and History.” As the month continues, we begin our series highlighting influential African American women from across the Obama Administration, such as Dru Ealons, the Director of the Office of Public Engagement at the Environmental Protection Agency.
Posted byon February 22, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
A look back the women featured in last year's "Celebrating Black History Month" series, a set of blog posts that highlighted the work of African Americans across the Obama Administration.
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 7:22 PM EDT
Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.
Posted byon February 2, 2012 at 4:34 PM EDT
A new pilot program will help rural borrowers with loans made or guaranteed by USDA refinance their mortgages to reduce their monthly payments.
Posted byon January 19, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
Earthquakes and seimisic activity isn't restricted to California. As the Earthquake Program Coordinator with the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC) in Memphis, TN, Brian Blake promotes awareness and preparedness in unexpected parts of the country-- overseeing the Central U.S. ShakeOut.
Posted byon January 18, 2012 at 10:26 AM EDT
A new report finds 28 states have taken important steps toward establishing a key component of health care reform—Affordable Insurance Exchanges
Posted byon January 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
HHS is using the "rate review" tool that is part of the Affordable Care Act to highlight unreasonably high rate increases that would affect nearly 10,000 residents across five states
Posted byon January 11, 2012 at 4:21 PM EDT
After decades of watching American companies take jobs overseas, we're beginning to see entrepreneurs and manufactures make the decision to keep factories and production facilities here in the United States—and even expand their American operations. That's insourcing.
Posted byon December 2, 2011 at 6:46 PM EDT
Michael Wear, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, shares a few examples of the many service projects that are being undertaken by students nationwide as a part of the President’s Interfaith & Community Service Campus Challenge.
Posted byon November 10, 2011 at 7:30 PM EDT
Honoring Americans who are at the leading edge of hiring veterans and spouses