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Posted byon August 23, 2011 at 5:26 PM EDT
To help increase the success of young companies, the White House-led Startup America initiative has rolled out new policies in tandem with the independent Startup America Partnership, which has been hard at work mobilizing the private sector to “raise the entrepreneurial game of the United States."
Posted byon August 22, 2011 at 12:58 PM EDT
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood visited the Illinois State Fair and led a roundtable with members of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, small business owners, farmers, rural organizations and government officials to hear their ideas about how DOT can continue expanding opportunities for them.
Posted byon August 19, 2011 at 5:24 PM EDT
Welcome to the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights! This week, President Obama signed an executive order extending the Federal Government’s commitment to equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion is critical for the Federal Government as an employer:
Posted byon August 19, 2011 at 3:51 PM EDT
This week most of the action took place far from the West Wing, as the President and many of his senior advisors met with Americans in rural towns and communities
Posted byon August 19, 2011 at 9:39 AM EDT
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack speaks about the Administration's commitments to innovation and small business development for the continued strength of small towns and rural areas.
Posted byon August 19, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
Here's what happened this week at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 6:32 PM EDT
As President Obama traveled through Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois holding town hall meetings, we heard from several state and local officials who attended the events on the impact of the President’s Rural Tour and what it meant to their communities.
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 4:32 PM EDT
After three days of traveling through the Midwest and talking with farmers, small business owners and concerned citizens, the President says Congress must act quickly to put Americans back to work
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 9:58 AM EDT
At the final town hall on his trip through the Midwest, the President promises that new proposals that will put Americans back to work are coming soon
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 6:23 PM EDT
President Obama talks about finding jobs for returning veterans, reducing the nation's deficits by increasing revenue, and investing in biofuels during a town hall in Atkinson, Illinois.