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Posted byon June 21, 2013 at 6:16 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama's Joining Forces initiative is working to hire veterans and small businesses are answering the call.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 5:40 PM EDT
The White House Rural Council announces a new commitment to increase access to capital and provide additional training and counseling services to small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 12:05 PM EDT
Youth Radio — Youth Media International recently interviewed Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama. The piece was cross posted by Huffington Post.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT
This week marks the 50th anniversary of National Small Business Week.
Posted byon June 11, 2013 at 1:45 PM EDT
The Great Gatsby Curve illustrates the connection between concentration of wealth in one generation and the ability of those in the next generation to move up the economic ladder compared to their parents.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 1:21 PM EDT
President Obama signs a Presidential Memorandum that will speed the modernization of the nation’s electric grid, by helping make electricity more reliable, save consumers money on their energy bills, and support homegrown American clean energy jobs and industries by making renewable energy easier to access across the country.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that private sector businesses added 178,000 jobs last month. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 175,000 jobs in May. The economy has now added private sector jobs every month for 39 straight months, and a total of 6.9 million jobs has been added over that period.
Posted byon May 18, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
President Obama talks about his belief that a rising, thriving middle class is the true engine of economic growth, and that to reignite that engine and continue to build on the progress we’ve made over the last four years, we need to invest in three areas: jobs, skills and opportunity.
Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 6:08 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
In Baltimore, President Obama talks early childhood education, infrastructure and ensuring hard work leads to a decent living.