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Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 3:26 PM EST
The White House released a short whiteboard video today explaining why we need to give Americans a raise -- and Secretary Perez sent this message to the White House email list to highlight the video.
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 1:32 PM EST
Since the President called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage, 13 states and the District of Columbia raised the minimum wage for working Americans. Cities and counties throughout the country have also made tremendous progress in using their authorities to make sure workers, contractors, and residents can better clothe, feed, and shelter their families.
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 1:02 PM EST
Check out the chart below to see where the unemployment rate is this year and how it's beating expectations.
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 9:53 AM EST
President Obama visits Cross Campus in Los Angeles, a collaborative tech lab that brings inventors and investors together to pursue the next big idea that will continue to power our economic recovery.
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 7:26 AM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon October 9, 2014 at 11:28 AM EST
President Obama discusses American innovation on Medium, a platform which encourages people to share ideas and stories that matter.
Posted byon October 9, 2014 at 11:24 AM EST
The Council on Economic Advisers releases a new report that looks at the so-called "Millennial" generation. Here's what they learned.
Posted byon October 8, 2014 at 1:11 PM EST
Yesterday, Vice President Biden stopped by the L.A. Baking Company in Los Angeles to talk with Ron Ballesteros and other local business owners about the importance of raising the minimum wage.
Posted byon October 6, 2014 at 1:05 PM EST
Lew Prince, co-owner and managing partner of Vintage Vinyl, makes the case from personal experience that as a business owner, raising the minimum wage can help both consumers and businesses succeed.
Posted byon October 4, 2014 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, the President highlighted that six years after the Great Recession, thanks to the hard work of the American people and the President’s policies, our economy has come back further and faster than any other nation on Earth.