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Posted byon July 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM EDT
To create new opportunities for more Americans, we are committed to advancing job-driven training initiatives that help workers acquire the skills they need to succeed in good jobs. Expanding quality apprenticeship is a key strategy to make education and training programs more job-driven.
Posted byon July 12, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President recapped his visits with folks who have written him letters about their own American stories -- their successes and struggles.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 1:02 PM EDT
President Obama capped off his three-day tour with a visit to Austin, Texas, where he sat down for coffee with a letter writer, delivered a speech on the economy, and grabbed some lunch at a local BBQ joint.
Posted byon July 10, 2014 at 2:55 PM EDT
Since January, President Obama has taken more than 40 executive actions to help families across the country succeed.
Posted byon July 9, 2014 at 7:30 PM EDT
On a beautiful Wednesday afternoon in Denver, President Obama talks about the economy, the progress that his Administration has made, and how Republican obstructionism is making it more difficult to help Americans achieve their full potential.
Posted byon July 8, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
The President is hitting the road on a three-day swing to Colorado and Texas, where he will meet with Americans who’ve written him letters and whose stories -- their challenges and successes -- resonate with folks from across the country.
Posted byon July 7, 2014 at 1:40 PM EDT
Congress is back in session, and if members have been listening to their constituents they will move quickly to raise the federal minimum wage, which has lost 20 percent of its purchasing power since the 1980s. But absent action from Capitol Hill, states are taking up the slack.
Posted byon July 6, 2014 at 5:44 PM EDT
You might be seeing a lot of news about job growth this week. That's because at the beginning of every month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on our country's general employment situation for the previous month -- and this month's showed good news.
Posted byon July 3, 2014 at 5:41 PM EDT
The President stops by 1776, a tech startup incubator in D.C. that supports entrepreneurs tackling major challenges in education, energy, health care, and other critical industries.
Posted byon July 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
The 1.4 million jobs added in the first half of this year are the most in any first half since 1999.