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Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 2:58 PM EDT
Governors, mayors and other state elected officials are joining the chorus urging Congress to compromise on behalf of the American people and to remove the cloud of uncertainty that currently hangs over our economy
Posted byon July 22, 2011 at 10:28 AM EDT
Eric Rund, CEO of Green Flame Energy, believes it is important to establish biomass crops in the market, by increasing biomass use in fuel and creating better incentives for farmers to plant them.
Posted byon July 21, 2011 at 7:27 PM EDT
Ruth Hambleton, founder of Annie's Project in Illinois, recounts her experience at the Rural Champions of Change roundtable and the importance of providing education, support, and networking resources for farm and ranch women.
Posted byon July 21, 2011 at 6:49 PM EDT
Secretary Ray LaHood explains what is at stake if Congress does not act swiftly to pass an extension bill for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Posted byon July 18, 2011 at 6:21 PM EDT
Melody Barnes, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, reflects on the Champions of Change roundtable with Rural Americans, which includes farmers, ranchers, local educators, and small business owners improving their communities through innovative actions.
Posted byon June 28, 2011 at 12:04 PM EDT
Local leaders from the Quad Cities fill us in on the area and its manufacturing history.
Posted byon June 24, 2011 at 6:50 PM EDT
Welcome to the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights! This week, Senator Robert Menendez and Representative Carolyn Maloney re-introduced the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
Posted byon June 22, 2011 at 5:37 PM EDT
Tina Tchen, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls discusses the Administration's work to improve the lives of women and girls and the importance of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Posted byon June 20, 2011 at 4:56 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her experiences from visiting Illinois National Guard families and encourages the cable industry to help support military families and veterans.
Posted byon June 17, 2011 at 5:17 PM EDT
U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios meets with women small business owners across the country, whose inspiring success stories are leading the economic recovery and putting more Americans back to work.