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  • Making It Possible For Me to Chase My Dream: My #GetCovered Story

    Stefania Fochi shares how health insurance has given her peace of mind and financial security, allowing her to focus on growing her empanada business.

  • Mentoring Tomorrow’s STEM Innovators

    Last week, marking the close of National Mentoring Month in January, the National Science Foundation hosted a Google+ Hangout that convened past winners Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)—bestowed by the President each year upon extraordinary Americans who are guiding and shaping the next generation of STEM innovators.

  • Mad Men, Working Women, and Fair Pay

    Getting to fair pay takes more than one agency or one advocate or one tool –- it’s everyone’s job.

  • New Feedback System for GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Recipients

    Announcing a new online system where servicemembers, veterans, and their families can report experiences at education institutions and training programs administering military-related education benefit programs.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg Soldiers On With VA Support

    Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg sustained serious injuries while deployed in Afghanistan, but, with the support of the VA, he is in recovery and joined the First Lady at President Obama's fifth State of the Union address.

  • Protecting Religious Freedom

    Today is Religious Freedom Day, marking the anniversary of the passage of Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, which ultimately provided the inspiration and framework of the First Amendment’s religion clauses.

  • In the States: Affordable Care Act Enrollment “Soars,” “Spikes,” “Surges” and “Takes Off”

    As part of the Department of Health and Human Services’ regular reporting on enrollment in private health care plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, the department releases demographic information on the enrollees, including breakdowns by age.

  • You Can Say This Better Than We Ever Could

    Ten Americans told us what having new or improved health insurance in the new year means to them. You should read what they had to say.

  • Covered in the New Year: Andrew Santiago’s Story

    Andrew Santiago is one of the 10.2 million Latinos who stand to benefit from the new protections provided by the Affordable Care Act. He signed up for coverage under the Health Insurance Marketplace and qualified for a tax credit that allows him to purchase medical and dental insurance for only $87 a month.

  • New Report: The Economic Benefits of Extending Unemployment Insurance

    A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.