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Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Pittsburgh and stops by the city's TechShop to talk about manufacturing and innovation, and answer some questions from the workers in attendance.
Posted byon June 17, 2014 at 6:09 PM EDT
Posted byon June 17, 2014 at 3:12 PM EDT
The World Cup is a moment to be celebrated -- an exciting time for Brazil, for the United States, and for all soccer fans all over the world.
Posted byon June 17, 2014 at 12:16 PM EDT
Today, the Senate confirmed three federal judges. Like all of the President’s judges and judicial nominees, they have the necessary intellect, experience, integrity, and temperament. But they are special in that each of them is a trailblazer on their courts.
Posted byon June 17, 2014 at 11:04 AM EDT
Whether by cutting pollution, unleashing troves of climate data to empower American communities to prepare for the future, or leading international efforts to combat global climate change, agencies across the Administration are taking bold actions to grow the economy while leaving a green legacy for future generations. Federally-funded research has helped lead to the ideas and inventions behind Google and smartphones. Some of the most exciting breakthroughs in green technology are likewise getting their start in our federal labs on a daily basis.
Posted byon June 16, 2014 at 6:40 PM EDT
On Thursday, June 19, at 9 a.m. EST, the Office of National Drug Control Policy will convene leaders in federal and state government to address a public health epidemic: opioid abuse. Join the conversation.
Posted byon June 16, 2014 at 5:43 PM EDT
HUD CFBNP continues to offer its signature Capacity Building Training for Emerging Organizations series around the nation.
June is Pride Month, National Homeownership Month: USDA Brings Homeownership Assistance to Rural LGBT CommunitiesPosted byon June 16, 2014 at 4:56 PM EDT
June is also National Homeownership Month, and the theme is “Own Your Future. Own Your Home.” With concurrent Pride and Homeownership Month observances, it’s a great time to raise awareness among LGBT communities about USDA home mortgage and home repair programs that can help rural residents own their future.
Posted byon June 16, 2014 at 4:30 PM EDT
Every foreign-born graduate with an advanced STEM degree is associated with, on average, 2.6 jobs for American workers. By some estimates, immigration was responsible for one-third of the growth in patenting in past decades, and these innovations contributed to increasing U.S. GDP by 2.4 percent.
Posted byon June 16, 2014 at 4:07 PM EDT
On Wednesday, June 18, in conjunction with HuffPost Live, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez will be joining a conversation about how working families' issues uniquely impact low-wage workers.