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Posted byon February 12, 2014 at 5:49 PM EDT
Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for federal contract workers -- and sent an email to the White House list describing why raising the federal wage is good for the economy.
Posted byon February 12, 2014 at 5:45 PM EDT
We’re asking YOU to nominate an individual or organization as a “White House Champion of Change” for their work to educate AAPIs on the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon February 12, 2014 at 4:39 PM EDT
The new child’s playroom at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton will serve many military and veteran families in the San Diego area by giving their children a place to have fun and relax while they receive care at the hospital.
Posted byon February 12, 2014 at 4:12 PM EDT
The White House will host a Champions of Change event to celebrate local leaders across the country who are working to get young people to play, learn, serve and work outdoors.
Posted byon February 12, 2014 at 12:57 PM EDT
President Obama is signing an Executive Order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10 an hour. This step is a smart business decision for the government, and will also give a boost to hardworking Americans struggling to make ends meet.
Posted byon February 11, 2014 at 7:37 PM EDT
Today, President Obama, Vice President Biden, and the First Lady welcomed French President François Hollande to the White House during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House. More than 90 White House Social guests attended the event and documented the arrival through their social media channels.
Posted byon February 11, 2014 at 6:24 PM EDT
In a new video, go behind the scenes in the White House kitchen to see how Chefs Comerford and Yosses prepared for the France State Dinner.
Posted byon February 11, 2014 at 6:20 PM EDT
President Obama announced in his State of the Union address that he is directing the Department of the Treasury to create "myRA" -- a safe, simple, and affordable "starter" retirement savings account that will ultimately help millions of Americans begin to prepare for retirement.
Protecting Iconic Species for Future Generations: A New National Strategy for Combating Wildlife TraffickingPosted byon February 11, 2014 at 4:30 PM EDT
To protect threatened species like elephants and rhinoceroses for future generations, the President approves a new National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking.
Posted byon February 11, 2014 at 4:09 PM EDT