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Posted byon February 8, 2014 at 12:29 PM EDT
Since declaring in this year's State of the Union that 2014 will be a "year of action," the President has taken multiple executive actions to provide more opportunity for more Americans.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 4:40 PM EDT
Today, in East Lansing Michigan, on the campus of one of our nation’s first land grant colleges, President Obama signed into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill, or as Secretary Vilsack likes to call it – the Jobs Bill, the Research Bill, the Food Bill, etc.
The President Signs the Farm Bill: "A Jobs Bill, an Innovation Bill, a Research Bill, and a Conservation Bill"Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 4:00 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Michigan State University's equine performance center in East Lansing to deliver remarks on and sign into law the Agriculture Act of 2014 -- also known as the Farm Bill, which Congress passed earlier this week.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 3:30 PM EDT
This week, the President urged action on long-term unemployment, hung out on Google+ for his first virtual road trip, announced major private-sector commitments to expand broadband Internet for students, spoke with both House and Senate Democrats, and joined the First Lady for the National Prayer Breakfast. The First Lady helped students get a leg up with filing for financial aid, and the Vice President unveiled Amtrak’s new Cities Sprinter electric locomotive.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
The private sector has added 8.5 million jobs in 47 consecutive months of job growth. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 113,000 in January 2014.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 5:58 PM EDT
At the United Auto Workers annual Community Action Program (CAP) Conference, the Vice President highlighted the contributions and sacrifices made by labor that led to the success of the auto industry recovery.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 1:47 PM EDT
Six ways the ACA is helping the labor market, laying the foundation for future economic growth, and improving families’ financial security and well-being.
Posted byon February 1, 2014 at 7:00 AM EDT
In his weekly address, President Obama discussed the goals he laid out in the State of the Union address to expand opportunity for all so that every American can get ahead and have a shot at creating a better life for their kids.
Posted byon January 31, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 30, 2014 at 10:33 AM EDT
Economic growth was solid in the fourth quarter, a testament to the resilience of American businesses and families.