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Posted byon November 18, 2011 at 10:29 AM EDT
The owner of Tennant Truck Lines, Inc.says the President's plan will enable him to invest in his business, which means buying additional trucks and hiring drivers and support staff to operate them
Posted byon November 10, 2011 at 6:31 PM EDT
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month this past October, the Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development collaborated to hold ten town hall events throughout the country on the topic of Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence Against Women.
Posted byon October 25, 2011 at 7:25 PM EDT
She challenged attendees at the Mayor’s Summit on Food Deserts to look for ways to attract grocery stores and other businesses selling fresh produce to their communities
Posted byon October 18, 2011 at 10:08 AM EDT
A prize launched in July 2010 inspired a competition among entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists to develop innovative, rapidly deployable, and highly efficient methods of cleaning up oil spills from the ocean surface.
Posted byon October 15, 2011 at 6:00 AM EDT
The MLK Memorial opened in August, but Hurricane Irene delayed the dedication of the site -- until now. The President will be joined by civil rights and religious leaders and you can watch the entire event here on whitehouse.gov/live.
Posted byon October 14, 2011 at 4:20 PM EDT
Andrea de Avila, a school teacher at St.Edmund School in Oak Park, IL, helped develop the big idea to transform the roof of her school into a green space for everyone to share.
Posted byon October 12, 2011 at 6:30 PM EDT
Today, the Administration released a progress report on President Obama's America’s Great Outdoors Initiative (AGO) that shows on-the-ground results for American communities.
Posted byon October 4, 2011 at 6:58 PM EDT
Laying off qualified teachers undermines our future as a nation
Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon: The American Jobs Act Will Prepare Our Students for the Jobs of TomorrowPosted byon October 4, 2011 at 4:44 PM EDT
Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon recently concluded a statewide tour of community colleges and saw firsthand how the American Jobs Act would help modernize college facilities and prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow.
Posted byon September 30, 2011 at 4:31 PM EDT
Jonny Cohen, a junior at Highland Park High School in Highland Park, IL shares how he turned his idea to make school buses more environmentally friendly into a reality.