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  • A Strategy for the Arctic, Informed by Sound Science

    Today, the Obama Administration released the first-ever National Strategy for the Arctic Region—an approach to protecting national security, promoting environmental stewardship, supporting native cultures, providing for appropriate economic development, and strengthening international cooperation in the Arctic region.


  • Protecting Our Interests in the Arctic

    Today, the Obama Administration released a National Strategy for the Arctic Region that outlines our Nation’s priorities over the next 10 years. The National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan will play an important role in achieving those priorities by better leveraging Federal resources, streamlining decision-making, and encouraging collaboration among Federal agencies, states, and marine stakeholders on ocean issues.


  • Warrior Transition Battalion Alaska

    The US Army Warrior Transition Command supports the Army's commitment to the rehabilitation and successful transition of wounded, ill, or injured Soldiers.


  • ACHP Adopts Plan to Support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples


  • Sunshine Week: In Celebration of Transparency

    Sunshine Week is a good time to reflect on the notable steps the Administration has taken in the last year-and-a-half to fulfill its commitment to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)—a voluntary, global effort designed to increase transparency, strengthen the accountability of natural resource revenues, and build public trust for the governance of these vital activities.


  • What Is the Sequester?

    Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.


  • Working Together to Understand and Predict Arctic Change

    Today, the Administration’s National Science and Technology Council released a five-year Arctic Research Plan that outlines key areas of study the Federal government will undertake to better understand and predict environmental changes in the Arctic. Seven research areas are highlighted in the Plan, including: regional climate models, human health studies, and adaptation tools for communities.


  • Agreement in Washington: Protect the Middle Class from Year-end Tax Hikes

    Today, the White House National Economic Council releaseda state-by-state reports about the real-life impact of these tax increases on America’s middle class families if Congress fails to act by January 1. Find out what it means for your community.


  • Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities

    The 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference continues to build upon the President’s commitment to strengthen the government-to-government relationship with Indian Country, and a new report examines the President’s agenda and how this Administration, by working together with tribes, has made a difference for American Indians and Alaska Natives


  • President Obama to Host the 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference

    On December 5, 2012, President Obama will host representatives invited from each of the 566 federally recognized American Indian tribes, and Alaska Native Villages, at the 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference.


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