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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.
Posted byon May 24, 2013 at 6:23 PM EST
At a town hall meeting in Hartford, CT, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan hears firsthand how Connecticut is leading the nation in adopting common-sense solutions to reduce gun violence and improve school safety.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 8:48 AM EST
Governors and mayors speak out about the nomination of Anthony Foxx to be the next Secretary of Transportation.
Posted byon April 13, 2013 at 11:28 AM EST
President Obama sends a message to the White House email list to explain why he asked Francine Wheeler to deliver the Weekly Address.
Posted byon April 13, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
This week’s address is delivered by Francine Wheeler, whose six year old son, Ben, was murdered alongside nineteen other children and six educators in Newtown, Connecticut, four months ago. Now, Francine – joined by her husband David – is asking the American people to help prevent this type of tragedy from happening to more families like hers.