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Posted byon May 9, 2011 at 9:39 AM EDT
Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation, anounnces the next steps for high speed rail in 22 carefully selected projects across the country.
Posted byon May 2, 2011 at 6:08 PM EDT
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! There are a host of events commemorating the month of May, including a White House AAPI Leaders Briefing in Washington, D.C. with key Obama Administration officials on the economy, immigration, healthcare and education. Read about this important event and many other events happening across the country and important announcements from our federal agency partners in the WHIAAPI Weekly Highlights.
Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 5:58 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 20, 2011 at 4:20 PM EDT
The 133rd White House Easter Egg Roll will take place on the South Lawn on Monday, April 25th. Learn more about the exciting activities, and how you can watch a live video stream.
Posted byon April 15, 2011 at 4:19 PM EDT
The First Lady selects the winning designs for the 2011 Official Easter Egg Roll Poster and the 2011 Official Easter Egg Roll Program Cover.
Posted byon April 6, 2011 at 2:19 PM EDT
High-speed rail can be the transportation innovation that drives the economy of the future. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood lays out the benefits of investing in high-speed rail today.
Posted byon April 5, 2011 at 10:24 AM EDT
How fast does grass grow? Does the design of a bridge have an effect on its weight-bearing capacity? What are the health effects of hand washing? Students competing in the 2011 D.C. Science and Engineering Fair addressed these and many other questions with research projects featured this weekend at the D.C. Armory.
Posted byon March 29, 2011 at 6:11 PM EDT
Announcing the 2011 White House Easter Egg Roll logo, poster contest and more.
Posted byon March 18, 2011 at 4:12 PM EDT
On Saturday, the Director of the Council on Women and Girls, Tina Tchen, spoke to a crowded room of young feminist activists about the Administration's efforts to advance the rights of women and girls.
Posted byon February 4, 2011 at 3:19 PM EDT
VA hosted a Homeless Veterans Stand Down event that provided employment services, benefits claims, counseling, pastoral care, clothing, haircuts and health screenings. Stand Down events are part of the VA’s emphasis to end Veteran homelessness in five years.