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Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 9:26 AM EDT
Yesterday, the White House invited leaders from the private sector, the military services, industry trade associations, unions, educational institutions, state legislatures, veteran service organizations, and state licensing boards for a forum on military credentialing and licensing. At the event, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launch of a new IT Training and Certification Partnership.
President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Anthony Foxx, Mayor of Charlotte, as Next Transportation SecretaryPosted byon April 29, 2013 at 5:37 PM EDT
David Agnew explains why Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx will be an outstanding Secretary of Transportation
Posted byon April 29, 2013 at 5:06 PM EDT
The IT Training and Certification Partnership will enable thousands of service members to earn industry-recognized information technology (IT) certifications before they transition from military service.
Posted byon April 29, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
President Obama announces Anthony Foxx as his nominee for the next Secretary of Transportation.
Posted byon April 29, 2013 at 3:57 PM EDT
Today, President Obama joined the current members of the National Academy of Sciences to celebrate the advances in science, engineering, infrastructure, innovation, education and environmental protection that can be attributed to the 150 years of work by the brilliant and committed scientists who have been elected and volunteered to serve their country.
Posted byon April 29, 2013 at 3:22 PM EDT
The President praised advances in science, engineering, infrastructure, innovation, education and environmental protection that can be attributed to the 150 years of work by the brilliant and committed scientists who have been elected and volunteered to serve their country.
Posted byon April 29, 2013 at 1:22 PM EDT
Today, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the White House Forum on Military Credentialing and Licensing, where she announced the IT Training and Certification Program. This program will offer Service members an opportunity to receive industry-recognized information technology (IT) certifications as they transition from military service. I know the potential of this kind of program from personal experience.
Posted byon April 28, 2013 at 3:13 PM EDT
See President Obama's complete speech -- including all the graphics and the spoof biopic from Steven Spielberg.
Posted byon April 27, 2013 at 5:45 AM EDT
President Obama says that because Republicans in Congress allowed a series of harmful, automatic budget cuts—called the sequester—to take effect, important programs like Head Start are now forced to reduce their services. After travelers were stuck for hours in airports and on planes this past week, members of Congress passed a temporary band-aid measure to stop the cuts that impact airlines — but they must do more to stop cuts to vital services for the American people. That’s why it’s time for a balanced approach to deficit reduction that makes smarter cuts and reforms in the tax code while creating jobs and strengthening the middle class.
Posted byon April 26, 2013 at 5:50 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.