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Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 6:07 PM EST
Today, the President visited Rhode Island College in Providence to continue his focus on our economy's progress and his vision for continuing to build on that foundation by expanding opportunity for women and working families. Here are six quotes you need to read.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 4:11 PM EST
The demand for safe and nutritious seafood is increasing, and the continued growth of properly managed aquaculture businesses can help satisfy this demand. Supporting our own homegrown aquaculture enterprises not only secures a reliable source of safe seafood, but also promotes sustainable businesses and economic development in rural, urban, and coastal communities, encourages healthy eating, and can even help the environment.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 3:41 PM EST
This week at the White House, we explained what "78 cents for every dollar" means, spoke about America’s response to Ebola, and cooked with students in the White House Kitchen. To find out more about other events this week, be sure to check out the rest of the White House blog.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 3:29 PM EST
I grew up in Montgomery, Alabama, a place where historical roots run deep. A stroll through town was like walking through a history book. With every step I took, I thought about the days when great leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Congressman John Lewis marched on these same sidewalks for justice and freedom.
Todo lo que necesita saber sobre las nuevas normas para proteger a estudiantes de escuelas técnicas con mal desempeñoPosted byon October 31, 2014 at 2:16 PM EST
El día de ayer, la Administración del Presidente Obama anunció nuevas normas para proteger a estudiantes de escuelas técnicas a fin de que no terminen con deudas por préstamos estudiantiles que no podrán pagar.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 2:00 PM EST
Today's record release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 4.05 million.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 1:45 PM EST
We have asked a lot of service members and their families over the past decade, and in honor of their service, President Obama signed a proclamation to establish November 2014 as Military Family Month.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 12:32 PM EST
On average, women who work full-time all year make $0.78 for every dollar a man earns. That gap is even larger for women of color.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 11:16 AM EST
As we take steps to forge a 21st century Peace Corps, such as dramatically reducing the time it takes to complete a volunteer application from eight hours to less than one hour, we are also looking into ways to tap the ingenuity of volunteer developers to support our Peace Corps volunteers abroad.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 9:52 AM EST
Under the President’s leadership, agencies have made significant progress in cutting carbon pollution, improving energy efficiency, and preparing for the impacts of climate change.