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Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon February 16, 2013 at 11:19 AM EDT
In Chicago, President Obama laid out a plan to rebuild ladders of opportunity for every American who is willing to work hard and climb them
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 12:40 AM EDT
State and local officials share their reactions to the President's State of the Union Address.
Posted byon January 30, 2013 at 6:08 PM EDT
The Obama Administration has made extraordinary progress in developing a clean energy economy and protecting our environment for years to come.
State and Local Officials Across the Country Urge Action to Fix the Nation’s Broken Immigration SystemPosted byon January 30, 2013 at 12:19 PM EDT
Following President Obama's speech on commonsense immigration reform, bipartisan state and local elected officials across the country spoke out about the President’s remarks and urged swift action.
Posted byon January 22, 2013 at 2:39 PM EDT
This summer, citizens in cities across the Nation will join together to improve their communities and governments as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. Civic Hacking Day is an opportunity for software developers, technologists, and entrepreneurs to unleash their can-do American spirit by collaboratively harnessing publicly-released data and code to create innovative solutions for problems that affect Americans.
Posted byon December 6, 2012 at 4:27 PM EDT
Today, the White House National Economic Council releaseda state-by-state reports about the real-life impact of these tax increases on America’s middle class families if Congress fails to act by January 1. Find out what it means for your community.
Posted byon December 4, 2012 at 12:16 PM EDT
Posted byon December 4, 2012 at 11:49 AM EDT
A state by state look at the middle-class tax cuts' impact on consumer spending and retailers.
Posted byon November 29, 2012 at 4:33 PM EDT
Last month, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than$25 million of funding for innovative materials-science research projects. The research awards are a significant milestone for the Administration’s Materials Genome Initiative (MGI)—a collaborative effort of public, private, and academic leaders to make the discovery, development, and deployment of cutting-edge materials faster and cheaper than ever before.