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Posted byon February 28, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama explains how American businesses are stepping up to invest in building a healthier future for our kids.
Posted byon February 26, 2013 at 4:00 PM EDT
President Obama strongly believes we need to replace the arbitrary cuts known as the sequester with balanced deficit reduction, and today he was at a shipyard in Newport News, VA to talk about what failing to do so will mean for middle class families.
Posted byon February 26, 2013 at 9:25 AM EDT
Today, the Obama Administration’s National Science and Technology Council released A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid: A Progress Report—an update highlighting the Administration’s recent achievements to make the Nation’s electric grid stronger, smarter, and cleaner than ever before. Modernizing the grid is a common sense approach to enhance energy reliability and speed the Nation’s transition to a clean-energy economy.
Posted byon February 25, 2013 at 7:02 PM EDT
Today, the Administration is launching five pilot Regional Teams to strengthen collaboration, cut red tape, and reduce permitting timelines.
Posted byon February 25, 2013 at 2:34 PM EDT
In meetings with the National Governors Association, the President and Vice President stressed the need for all elected officials to work together to solve our nation's biggest problems.
First Lady Michelle Obama Challenges Governors of all 50 States to Ease Service Members' Transition to Civilian Work ForcePosted byon February 25, 2013 at 12:15 PM EDT
Mrs. Obama and Dr. Jill Biden call on state leaders to streamline credentialing and licensing for service members, veterans and their spouses.
Posted byon February 23, 2013 at 6:35 AM EDT
President Obama urges Congress to stop the sequester -- the harmful automatic cuts that threaten thousands of jobs and affect our national security from taking effect on March 1.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 5:21 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 21, 2013 at 2:10 PM EDT
President Obama has already reduced the deficit by over $2.5 trillion, cutting spending by over $1.4 trillion, bringing domestic discretionary spending to its lowest level as a share of the economy since the Eisenhower era.