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Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 9:30 AM EST
During the third quarter, the economy grew at its fastest pace in a year, an indication that the recovery was continuing to gain traction in the months before the government shutdown. GDP growth was boosted by a positive contribution from consumer durables purchases, the continued recovery in the housing sector, and net exports.
Alcalde de San Antonio Julián Castro: dejemos de negar a los tejanos acceso al seguro de salud por cuestiones políticasPosted byon November 7, 2013 at 9:15 AM EST
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 7:26 PM EST
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, would provide strong federal protections against discrimination, making it explicitly illegal to fire someone because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
Under the Affordable Care Act, states can choose whether or not to expand Medicaid to cover more of its citizens. If Texas chose to expand, it would cover more than one million of citizens, and save the state's taxpayers $1.7 billion over the next decade in unpaid hospital bills.
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 2:28 PM EST
We’re issuing an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) —and what that means is that we are considering issuing rules for the debt collection industry, but first we want to hear from you so we can learn more about the debt collection system.
Chief of Staff Denis McDonough Discusses President Obama's Plan to Grow the Economy and Build a Strong Middle ClassPosted byon November 6, 2013 at 12:50 PM EST
Chief of Staff Denis McDonough addresses the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting in Washington, D.C. and discusses the President’s plan to grow the economy and build a strong middle class.
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 11:00 AM EST
The Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) welcomes 60 new corporate partners during the Fall 2013 MSEP Induction Ceremony.
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 9:05 AM EST
Today, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz kicked-off the latest round of the Rooftop Solar Challenge – an initiative that empowers local governments across the Nation to make it easier, cheaper, and faster for more Americans to go solar. The Rooftop Solar Challenge is spearheaded by the Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative – a national collaborative effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with traditional energy sources by the end of the decade.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 8:20 PM EST
In a meeting with the President and Vice President at the White House, a group of top U.S. business leaders discuss the importance of commonsense immigration reform to bolster U.S. economic growth, and improve the climate for business and job creation.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 7:08 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes guests to the White House for a Diwali celebration.