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  • What Is the Sequester?

    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.

  • Startup America for a Stronger America

    Entrepreneurs from across the country gathered at the White House to celebrate Startup America’s two-year anniversary by presenting ambitious plans for growing vibrant startup communities in Arizona, Colorado, DC, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • A Record Year for the American Wind Industry

    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 System

    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.

  • Materials Innovation for the 21st Century

    This Administration has taken a proactive approach to improve our domestic materials capabilities. A significant milestone in this effort was President Obama’s 2011 launch of the ambitious Materials Genome Initiative—a collaboration between government, private-sector, and academic leaders to discover and deploy new cutting-edge materials faster and cheaper than ever before. This week, in another important milestone, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced a $120 million award over five years to establish a new Energy Innovation Hub—the Critical Materials Institute (CMI).

  • Agreement in Washington: Protect the Middle Class from Year-end Tax Hikes

    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.

  • The 2012 White House Holiday Card

    This year's White House holiday card features the First Family dog, Bo.

  • A State by State Look at the Middle-Class Tax Cuts’ Impact on Consumer Spending and Retailers

    A state by state look at the middle-class tax cuts' impact on consumer spending and retailers.

  • Advocates for Action Guest Post: Turning Tragedy into Purpose

    Jan, Mike, and Daniel Rozga have been selected as 2013 ONDCP Advocates for Action for their work in prevention and education on synthetic drugs. Read more about the Rozgas' story and how they're making a difference to improve the health and safety of their community.

  • Community Engagement and Civic Collaboration

    As Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's first Chief Innovation Officer, Adel Ebeid works hard to develop impactful partnerships with community-based organizations, institutions of higher education, and residents in order to positively influence social outcomes in under-resourced neighborhoods.