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Posted byon September 30, 2014 at 12:09 PM EDT
Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer sends a message to the White House list previewing President Obama's plan for the week.
Posted byon September 29, 2014 at 1:05 PM EDT
The program is called TAACCCT -- that stands for Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training. As acronyms go, I’m not going to say it’s our very best work. But as a commitment to building a 21st century workforce, as a tool to prepare people for the jobs of today and tomorrow, it is second-to-none.
Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
You don’t get to pick your tax rate, and neither should corporations.
Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
This latest revision confirms that economic growth in the second quarter was strong, and other recent data suggest that this momentum has continued into the subsequent months.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 3:52 PM EDT
Today, we were delighted to announce that the Department of Labor has awarded $500,000 to assist Massachusetts, Montana, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia in funding feasibility studies on paid leave.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 6:43 PM EDT
The Treasury Department is taking action to discourage companies from taking advantage of corporate inversions – moving their tax residence overseas on paper to avoid paying their fair share in taxes here at home.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 12:42 PM EDT
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 5:23 PM EDT
What exactly is a Continuing Resolution and what does this one include? Here’s a few answers to some key questions that many Americans may be asking.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 11:41 AM EDT
Manufacturing, energy and advanced materials are a tightly bound set of issues that stand to advance our economy through job growth, entrepreneurship and technology innovation. At the 2014 American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Assistant Secretary David Danielson announced new investments in national energy productivity, manufacturing innovation, and advanced materials development.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 10:45 AM EDT
Take a look at the gender pay gap over the years to the recent progress, and more importantly, just how far we have left to go to achieve equal pay.