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  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center Builds National Capacity

    Jerry Reed, director of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), outlines how a national movement to address suicide as a preventable public health problem is helping to save lives.

  • Treasury Announces Awards to Benefit Low-Income and Distressed Native Communities

    Financial institutions serving Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities will receive awards that will allow them to increase lending services, start new microloan programs and increase their capacity to serve their target markets.

  • The American Family of Governments, Working Together to Strengthen America’s Economy

    Jefferson Keel, the current President of the National Congress of American Indians and the Lt. Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, shares his experience participating in the White House Rural Economic Forum in Iowa.

  • Putting Country Before Party

    Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer answers an op-ed from Republican Leadership in Congress.

  • White House Rural Council on the Road

    There are more than 100 events being held throughout the summer so that senior Administration officials can talk with Americans across the country

  • Across the Administration, Action for Healthy Communities

    In too many American communities, low-income and minority families shoulder a disproportionate burden of pollution in the places where they live, work and learn. This past week the Obama Administration took an important step to address those disparities when Federal leaders signed their agencies into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Environmental Justice. At the highest levels of the Obama Administration, we are intent on ensuring Americans have equal opportunity to enjoy the health and economic benefits of a clean environment.

  • Rural Veterans and the Tyranny of Distance

    For about 3.3 million Vets, or 41 percent of the total enrolled in VA’s health care system, distance is more than a challenge. Distance can mean rural Veterans don’t have access to the care and services they’ve earned.

  • The SBA 100

    Karen Mills, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, announces a showcase of 100 small business that created at least 100 jobs each with SBA assistance, helping drive our economy forward and putting more Americans back to work.

  • Strengthening Our Commitment to Indian Country

    Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perrelli shares the work that the Department of Justice has undertaken to implement the Tribal Law and Order Act into law on the one year anniversary of President Obama signing it into law.

  • Congressional Inaction Halts Aviation Projects Across US

    Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood emphasizes the large number of American jobs at stake in the Nation's aviation infrastructure, and urges Congress to revisit and pass a Federal Aviation Administration bill.