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Posted byon August 12, 2013 at 3:55 PM EST
A new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers and the Energy Department evaluates the economic cost of power outages and calls for increased cross-sector investment to make the electric grid more resilient in the face of increasingly severe weather events due to climate change.
Informes de estado a estado: Los beneficios económicos de enmendar nuestro sistema de inmigración que no funcionaPosted byon August 1, 2013 at 5:22 PM EST
Estados Unidos ha sido siempre una nación de inmigrantes y, a través de la historia de esta nación, inmigrantes de todas partes del mundo han mantenido nuestra fuerza laboral vibrante, nuestros negocios a la vanguardia, y ayudado a crear el mecanismo económico más grande del mundo. Sin embargo, el sistema de inmigración de nuestra nación no funciona y no ha mantenido el ritmo de los tiempos cambiantes.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
President Obama Congratulates NCAA Champion UConn Huskies: "One Of The Great Sports Dynasties Of Our Time"Posted byon July 31, 2013 at 3:56 PM EST
The 2013 Women's basketball team from the University of Connecticut Huskies visited the White House today to celebrate their 2013 NCAA championship.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.
In the Northeast, Leaders Demand an Immigration System that Lives up to Our Heritage as a Nation of Laws and a Nation of ImmigrantsPosted byon June 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
Officials in the Northeast explain how commonsense immigration reform is consistent with our heritage as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants.
Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 12:15 PM EST
The U.S. Department of Transportation is celebrating the four-year anniversary of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities by hosting a webinar series about three topics on which EPA, HUD, and DOT offer coordinated support: investing in green infrastructure, creating context-sensitive streets, and integrating housing and transportation planning.
Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 11:46 AM EST
Ann Adalist-Estrin is being honored as a Champion of Change for her dedication to the well-being of children of incarcerated parents.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 4:22 PM EST
Homa Naficy is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States.
Posted byon June 13, 2013 at 8:56 AM EST
JoAnn Price is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to the ideals of the YMCA.