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  • VA to Host Annual National Veterans Small Business Engagement

    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.


  • This Day in History: Seven Score and 11 Years Ago...

    On this day in history, President Abraham Lincoln gave one of his most iconic speeches -- The Gettysburg Address.


  • Earth Observations Benefit Nations

    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.


  • The Faces of Health Care: Amy W.

    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.


  • Giving Americans Easier Access to Their Own Data

    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.


  • Hardware Hacking for Disaster Response in Red Hook, Brooklyn

    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.


  • Celebrating Campus Leaders during National Entrepreneurship Month

    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.


  • You Asked and the First Lady Answered: Recap Her First Tumblr Q&A on Reach Higher

    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.


  • Alleviating the Burden of Circumstance

    Peter Yang is being honored as an Affordable Care Act Champion of Change.


  • Serious Illness Taught Me the Value of Insurance

    Cecelia Smaha is being honored as an Affordable Care Act Champion of Change.


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