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Posted byon August 23, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months and the rise in the number of American exports to an all-time high.
Posted byon August 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Council on Environmental Quality releases draft guidance to improve the efficiency and timeliness of Federal agencies' programmatic environmental reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 6:06 PM EDT
As we somberly reflect on the horrors of Ghouta, we should be proud of the leading role the United States played in the international effort to remove and eliminate almost 1,300 metric tons of Syria’s declared chemical weapons.
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 6:01 PM EDT
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder travels to Missouri to review the Justice Department's independent investigation into the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 5:16 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 3:09 PM EDT
At the African Leaders Summit earlier this month, several new steps towards advancing the President’s goal of an AIDS-free generation were announced, including the launch of the $200 million Accelerating Children's HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) Initiative.
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 11:42 AM EDT
The American auto industry is once again a thriving source of our economic strength. The number of cars coming off our assembly lines just reached its highest level in 12 years.
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 10:43 AM EDT
Last week, the White House announced the launch of the U.S. Digital Service (USDS), a new team of America’s best digital experts dedicated to improving and simplifying the digital experience that people and businesses have with their government. The USDS team has already begun to make progress by releasing the TechFAR Handbook, a guide that helps explain how Federal agencies can take advantage of existing procurement authorities to execute key plays in the Digital Services Playbook.
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 10:35 AM EDT
Today, the Office of Science Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) are pleased to release the first version of Innovative Contracting Case Studies, an iterative, evolving document that describes a number of ways Federal agencies are getting more innovation per taxpayer dollar – all under existing laws and regulations.
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 8:06 AM EDT
Investing in postsecondary education is among the smartest choices Americans can make. College completion opens doors and expands economic opportunity, leading to lower rates of unemployment and higher earnings over the course of a career.