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Posted byon August 30, 2010 at 10:08 AM EST
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood discusses what has been achieved since Hurricane Katrina, the ongoing work to restore area communities, and the department's continued commitment to helping Gulf residents rebuild.
Posted byon August 28, 2010 at 1:00 PM EST
Today's announcement of more than $1.8 billion in federal funds to support the rebuilding of New Orleans’ schools is just one more example of the Department of Education's continued support of the Gulf Coast region. Secretary Arne Duncan discusses the department's ongoing commitment to building the excellent learning environments that the region's the children deserve.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 2:59 PM EST
A close look from the Energy Department on the progress of the Administration's efforts to weatherize homes, a key part of the emerging clean energy economy.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 1:36 PM EST
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis discusses her trip to New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina as well as the department's efforts to prepare workers for new in-demand careers and help residents get training and education they need to rebuild their communities, their livelihoods and their lives.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 11:02 AM EST
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses ongoing work to strengthen the Gulf's health care infrastructure since Hurricane Katrina, including providing millions of dollars to increase access to quality care and supporting community health centers that are delivering medical and mental health services to nearly 300,000 local patients.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 8:50 AM EST
In continuation of the Hurricane Katrina series, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson shares her experiences of growing up in New Orleans and the agency's work to build a better, more sustainable future for the region.
Posted byon August 3, 2010 at 3:58 PM EST
The President signs the Fair Sentencing Act, which reduces the disparity in the amounts of powder cocaine and crack cocaine required for the imposition of mandatory minimum sentences.
Posted byon July 23, 2010 at 3:56 PM EST
A weekly look at recent and upcoming events in urban policy from the Office of Urban Affairs.
Posted byon July 22, 2010 at 5:36 PM EST
Vice President Biden traveled to Theodore, Alabama to assess efforts to counter the BP oil spill.
Posted byon July 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM EST
Mara Vanderslice, Deputy Director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, describes her trip to the Gulf Coast to participate in the National Day of Prayer for the People of the Gulf.