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The Minimum Wage and Tipped Minimum Wage: Important Tools to Lift Wages and Reduce Poverty, Particularly for WomenPosted byon March 26, 2014 at 2:04 PM EDT
A new report shows that raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and indexing it to inflation, while also increasing the tipped minimum wage, would have particular benefits for women.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 12:09 PM EDT
Representatives from the White House Domestic Policy Council, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of the Treasury joined representatives from various community projects from around the country to discuss how to increase healthy food access to communities in need.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT
Time is running out to get health insurance coverage for 2014 at HealthCare.gov before open enrollment ends on March 31. If you haven’t signed up yet, the President wants you to get covered today.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 9:50 AM EDT
Each year, the President designates March as National Women’s History Month as one way that Americans in schools, workplaces and local communities can take the time to reflect on the accomplishments and legacies of women who have shaped our great country’s history.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 9:32 AM EDT
To experience some of the rich culture of Tibet, the First Lady and her family headed to the Zangxiang Village Tea House for a traditional Tibetan meal.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 8:35 AM EDT
The Environmental Protection Agency is working hard to advance the public health of women both in the United States and around the globe.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 8:32 AM EDT
On the final day of her official visit to China, the First Lady visits the Chengdu Panda Base.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 8:18 AM EDT
As a department that develops and relies on the best scientific knowledge available, Interior is uniquely devoted to supporting women and girls interested in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
Posted byon March 25, 2014 at 6:20 PM EDT
After President Obama announced that Douglas M. Brooks would lead the Office of National AIDS Policy, HIV/AIDS organizations from around the country announced their support.
Posted byon March 25, 2014 at 5:53 PM EDT
President Obama finishes the second and final day of his stay in the Netherlands, the first stop on a five-country trip to Europe and Saudi Arabia.