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Posted byon August 23, 2011 at 10:43 AM EST
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.
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 4:25 PM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer answers an op-ed from Republican Leadership in Congress.
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 1:58 PM EST
There are more than 100 events being held throughout the summer so that senior Administration officials can talk with Americans across the country
Posted byon August 12, 2011 at 8:00 AM EST
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.
Posted byon August 3, 2011 at 7:00 AM EST
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.
Posted byon August 2, 2011 at 12:56 PM EST
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.
Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 3:01 PM EST
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.
Posted byon July 25, 2011 at 5:39 PM EST
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.
Posted byon July 12, 2011 at 11:17 AM EST
President Obama announces the formation of a new, high-level interagency working group to coordinate on energy development in Alaska
Posted byon July 11, 2011 at 12:28 PM EST
To further engage Native American youth, the White House recently launched the Native American Youth Challenge to learn about how young people are working to solve problems in their communities. One way this is taking place is through Let’s Move in Indian Country, and this morning the White House was pleased to host a South Lawn Series event for youth to learn about lacrosse from some of the best players in the game.