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Posted byon August 17, 2012 at 2:44 PM EST
Here's a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon August 15, 2012 at 2:22 PM EST
A look back at President Obama's 2011 Rural Economic Tour.
Posted byon August 14, 2012 at 2:31 PM EST
USDA employees at the Tipton Service Center in Iowa are making impressive contributions to this year’s Feds Feed Families campaign. USDA Rural Development employee Mike Boyle reported food donations exceeding 750 pounds for the month of June and 1,760 pounds in July – just a portion of what is expected to be distributed throughout Tipton and surrounding eastern Iowa communities as part of the food drive this summer.
Posted byon August 14, 2012 at 12:39 PM EST
The Department of Energy releases a new report highlighting strong growth in America’s wind energy market in 2011 and underscoring the importance of continued policy support and clean energy tax credits to ensure that the U.S. remains a leading producer and manufacturer in this booming global industry.
Posted byon August 13, 2012 at 6:08 PM EST
In Iowa, President Obama describes a new effort to help livestock producers coping with one of the worst droughts in a half century.
Posted byon August 4, 2012 at 4:34 AM EST
To celebrate three million Twitter followers, we want to hear from you! Tell us why you follow @WhiteHouse and check out a new behind the scenes video with President Obama answering questions on Twitter.
Posted byon August 2, 2012 at 6:30 PM EST
The Senate Finance Committee passes a one-year extension of the Production Tax Credit for the domestic wind industry.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM EST
Last Monday, at a Capitol Hill briefing co-sponsored by Sens. Tom Harkin of Iowa and Michael Bennet of Colorado, a panel of experts described some of the innovative learning technologies being brought to bear in public education and ways in which the Obama Administration’s proposed Advanced Research Projects Agency for Education (ARPA-ED) could speed the development and deployment of these valuable technologies.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 1:48 PM EST
The nomination period for the 2013 Better Building Federal Award (BBFA) is now open. This contest builds on the Federal Government’s goal to reduce energy intensity – or energy consumed per square foot – by 30 percent by 2015 through encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding Federal agencies that achieve the greatest annual savings in energy intensity.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 4:43 PM EST
RiverWorks Discovery is an innovative outreach program that tells the big story of America’s rivers – Commerce, Culture, and Conservation. Created in 2004 by then-AEP River Operations president Mark Knoy and continuing under current AEP River Operations president Keith Darling, RiverWorks Discovery brings towboat pilots as well as environmental educators to learners across the country to show how important river commerce is to our nation’s economic and fiscal security. An RWD national exhibit will soon be traveling the United States.