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Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 3:43 PM EDT
Since 1977, the month of May recognizes the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians to the American story- this May, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center theme for AAPI Heritage Month is “I Am Beyond.”
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 3:02 PM EDT
President Obama's 2015 budget provides a “roadmap” for the agenda he laid out in his State of the Union address to restore opportunity for all Americans.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 2:30 PM EDT
The President has released a budget that lays out a vision for how to create opportunity for all Americans, investing in items that will grow the economy, create jobs, increase skills training and improve education – all while continuing long term deficit reduction.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 12:39 PM EDT
In his Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2015 being transmitted to Congress today, President Obama is following on commitments to “up our game” in promoting preparedness for, and resilience against, the impacts of climate change. This includes robust support for State, local, and tribal preparedness efforts, analysis of vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure, creation of incentives to address those vulnerabilities, and development and dissemination of better information and planning tools.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 12:31 PM EDT
Posted byon March 3, 2014 at 5:30 PM EDT
Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took action to significantly cut smog, soot and other harmful air pollution from our cars and trucks. The new clean car and fuel standards – which are strongly supported by automakers, public health groups and other stakeholders – require better-performing pollution controls in vehicles, and cleaner gasoline. Cleaner gasoline will reduce pollution from cars and trucks that are currently on the road, and also enable fuel-efficient and low-emissions technologies to work better in new vehicles. That means cleaner air across the country, especially for the more than 50 million people who live, work, or go to school near high-traffic roadways.
El Presidente Obama Participará en una Reunión Estilo Town Hall sobre Latinos y la Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo PrecioPosted byon March 3, 2014 at 3:25 PM EDT
La reunión estilo “town hall” histórica con el Presidente Obama proporcionará una oportunidad para que los latinos en todo el país aprendan más sobre cómo inscribirse en seguro de salud accesible, de calidad, a través del Mercado de Salud.
Posted byon March 3, 2014 at 3:19 PM EDT
The town hall with President Obama will provide an opportunity for Latinos across the country to learn more about how to enroll in affordable, quality health care via the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Posted byon March 3, 2014 at 12:44 PM EDT
In honor of Women’s History Month, Valerie Jarrett kicks off the CWG’s March blog series, which will highlight the wonderful progress we have made, while underscoring the work that lies ahead.
Posted byon March 3, 2014 at 12:22 PM EDT
On March 19th, the First Lady will head to China for an official visit – and she wants young people across America to join her.