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Posted byon April 27, 2012 at 3:29 PM EDT
A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
President Obama Signs Executive Order Supporting Service Members, Veterans, Military Spouses, and Their FamiliesPosted byon April 27, 2012 at 1:09 PM EDT
President Obama's order is designed to protect veteran education benefits programs and combat unscrupulous practices used by schools to gain access to those benefits.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:23 PM EDT
Heading up Emerald Cities Atlanta, an initiative focused on the environmental and sustainable needs of the city, Deborah Scott works to implement the strategies and programs that will ensure energy efficient and sustainable development for a socially conscious economy.
Posted byon April 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
This guest post from the CEO and co-founder of FirstBest Systems looks at how the JOBS Act will open new pathways to capital, from seed to growth stage, allowing new ventures across the country to realize their visions
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 1:58 PM EDT
There’s a great deal the Federal government can do on its own to streamline immigration pathways for startup founders. One approach is the Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) initiative, launched by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at a stakeholder summit in Silicon Valley earlier this year.
Posted byon March 26, 2012 at 5:20 PM EDT
At the 2012 4-H Youth Conference, Dr. Jill Biden applauded the support 4-H has always given military families, saying the Club has always provided "military-connected children [with] an outlet -- a chance to use their talents -- and helped them reach their full potential,” she said.
Posted byon March 23, 2012 at 6:26 PM EDT
Working Lands for Wildlife is a new effort to focus both conservation dollars and wildlife management expertise on the recovery of wildlife species.
Posted byon March 19, 2012 at 2:57 PM EDT
The Stay With It initiative is focused on increasing the number of American engineering graduates, which has fallen behind other surging economies and led to a shortage of skilled workers for American jobs.
Posted byon March 19, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
Kiran Ahuja, Executive Director of The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, notes the progress made at the Southeast Regional Action Summit in Atlanta and reflects on her own childhood experiences in Georgia.
Posted byon March 14, 2012 at 3:14 PM EDT
Christina Lagdameo discusses the growing Marshallese community in Arkansas and highlights a local task force working to share services with this population.