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Posted byon December 4, 2014 at 6:17 PM EST
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez discusses the Labor Department's work for tribal communities.
Posted byon December 3, 2014 at 2:28 PM EST
As members of the President’s State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, Chairwoman Karen Diver and Mayor Reggie Joule highlight supplemental recommendations that focus on the specific and unique perspectives of Native communities.
Posted byon December 2, 2014 at 10:14 AM EST
The future of America is inextricably linked to the future of the Arctic.
Posted byon November 24, 2014 at 3:40 PM EST
Today is the National Tribal Day of Action for Affordable Care Act Enrollment! Enrollment events are taking place across the nation and President Obama wants to ensure that every American Indian and Alaska Native has the information they need to take advantage of the health care options available under the health care law.
Posted byon November 18, 2014 at 11:10 AM EST
Sexual violence is a devastating and pervasive problem throughout the nation, and its shocking prevalence on tribal lands is especially troubling. Particularly in recent years, the Department of Justice has made it a top priority to put an end to that unacceptable status quo.
Posted byon November 13, 2014 at 3:12 PM EST
A new CWG report delves into the inequities and distinct challenges facing women of color, while examining some of the efforts underway to close unfair gaps in educational outcomes, pay, career opportunity, health disparities, and more.
Posted byon November 7, 2014 at 3:26 PM EST
It’s been almost two years since President Obama first called for an increase in the national minimum wage. He believes more strongly than ever that no one who works full-time should have to raise a family in poverty.
Posted byon October 27, 2014 at 9:35 AM EST
Mark LeBeau is being honored as an Affordable Care Act Champion of Change.
Posted byon October 24, 2014 at 1:09 PM EST
Secretary Tom Vilsack gives an update on how the United States Department of Agriculture is making a difference for Americans in rural areas -- the first in a "Keeping Up with the Cabinet" series.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 7:25 PM EST
This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.