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Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 12:54 PM EDT
Our economy is stronger now than when the President took office during the Great Recession.
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 12:27 PM EDT
President Obama heads to Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, to make the case for what has always fueled America's leadership -- America's economic greatness. After the speech, join a series of Q&As with senior administration officials.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 6:58 PM EDT
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
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