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Posted byon September 4, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT
President Obama announces that Megan Smith will serve as the next U.S. CTO and Assistant to the President, succeeding Todd Park, and that Alexander Macgillivray will serve as a Deputy U.S. CTO.
New Report Shows that Slow Health Care Spending Growth Continued in 2013, While Near-Term Trends Remain EncouragingPosted byon September 3, 2014 at 5:23 PM EDT
New estimates out from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services show that national health expenditures rose at historically slow rates in 2013, continuing the exceptionally slow growth in health costs seen in recent years.
Posted byon September 3, 2014 at 3:54 PM EDT
At the Nordea Concert Hall in Tallinn, Estonia, President Obama speaks to students, young professionals, and civic leaders about the enduring strength and promise of democracy.
Posted byon September 3, 2014 at 1:18 PM EDT
This morning, in a joint press conference with President Ilves of Estonia, President Obama gave a statement about the murder of journalist Steven Sotloff.
Posted byon September 3, 2014 at 11:50 AM EDT
In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed two landmark bills -- the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act, and the Wilderness Act -- ushering in a new era of conservation.
Posted byon September 3, 2014 at 10:49 AM EDT
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest released the following statement about U.S. Military personnel in Iraq.
Posted byon September 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM EDT
The innovation and industry of the American worker are the foundations of the world’s largest economy and strongest middle class. A key part of what makes our economy so dominant is what we build here in America.
Commerce Department Reports Demonstrate that Exports Continue to Help Spur U.S. Economy and Support JobsPosted byon September 2, 2014 at 6:13 PM EDT
The Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce today released two new reports that further prove exports are strengthening our economy and creating good jobs.
Posted byon September 2, 2014 at 5:56 PM EDT
The President celebrates Labor Day by visiting the city of Milwaukee for their annual Laborfest, accompanied by Secretary of Labor Tom Perez.
Posted byon September 2, 2014 at 3:09 PM EDT
We’re asking you to help us identify and honor innovators who are breaking down barriers to the middle class by providing employment opportunities for workers with disabilities, including workers with significant disabilities.