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Posted byon November 24, 2014 at 3:14 PM EST
Speaking from the East Room this afternoon, President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to eighteen individuals who have devoted their lives to public service.
Posted byon November 24, 2014 at 1:26 PM EST
My husband and I own and operate a semi truck. For the past 3 years, we have been paying $1200 a month for health coverage. Under the ACA exchanges, we found a plan with the same insurer for $89.
Posted byon November 21, 2014 at 5:08 PM EST
It’s been a busy week here at the White House. In case you've missed some of our top stories this week, here’s a recap.
Posted byon November 21, 2014 at 2:46 PM EST
From Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, the Department of Veterans Affairs will host its annual National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) at the Georgia World Congress Center.
Posted byon November 19, 2014 at 10:19 AM EST
On this day in history, President Abraham Lincoln gave one of his most iconic speeches -- The Gettysburg Address.
Posted byon November 17, 2014 at 11:46 AM EST
Last week, the Eleventh Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-XI) convened representatives from around the world. The intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is a collaborative, multi-national organization created to help connect Earth assessment tools around the world. As one of four permanent members of GEO's Executive Committee, the United States works through the domestic U.S. Group on Earth Observations to support investment and innovation in Earth observations.
Posted byon November 12, 2014 at 10:23 AM EST
The Internal Revenue Service's new "Get Transcript" tool allows taxpayers improved access to their own personal tax data. This innovative information service is the latest in a series of "My Data Initiatives": Federal efforts to empower Americans with easy, secure, and useful access to their personal data.
Posted byon November 7, 2014 at 10:08 AM EST
On October 10 – 11, technologists, entrepreneurs, and innovators across the public and private sectors participated in the first Civic Hardware Hackathon for Disaster Preparedness in support of the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative.
Posted byon November 7, 2014 at 9:26 AM EST
In recognition of National Entrepreneurship Month, OSTP checked in with some of the University Innovation Fellows. The University Innovation Fellows program, launched last year by Epicenter, a national hub for entrepreneurship and engineering education funded by the National Science Foundation, supports student leaders working to stimulate entrepreneurial activity and collaboration on and across their campuses.
Posted byon November 4, 2014 at 11:53 AM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama took to Tumblr for the first time to answer your questions on education as part of her Reach Higher initiative, which aims to inspire every student to take charge of their future and complete their education past high school.