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  • Becoming the Voice You Wish Had Been There for You When You Needed It

    PATT and its partners, Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways (CRASH) and the Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) are dedicated to reducing the number of preventable deaths and injuries caused by truck-related crashes, providing compassionate support to truck crash survivors and families of truck crash victims, and educating the public, policy-makers and media about truck safety issues.

  • What Climate Change Means for Regions Across America

    The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment confirms that climate change is affecting Americans in every region of the United States and key sectors of the national economy.

  • Working Together to Bring Healthy Foods to Communities in Need

    Representatives from the White House Domestic Policy Council, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of the Treasury joined representatives from various community projects from around the country to discuss how to increase healthy food access to communities in need.

  • Life Happens Outside!

    Carol Leone in the founder and director of Teens to Trails, an organization based on a simple, replicable concept: If every high school in Maine offered an Outing Club program, every student would have access to safe, healthy & fun outdoor experiences just at the time in their life when they need positive choices the most. Since that time, Carol has lead the Teens To Trails movement to increase the opportunities for Maine teens to experience the out-of-doors through a variety of programs that promote and support high school Outing Clubs.

  • The First Lady's Travel Journal: Visiting The Great Wall Of China

    The First Lady and her family travel to a village called Mutianyu to visit a section of the Great Wall of China, which was simply breathtaking.

  • New Report: The Economic Benefits of Extending Unemployment Insurance

    A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.

  • Energy Storage Technology is Critical for Developing Secure, Dependable Renewable Power

    Adam Cote is CEO and Co-Founder of Thermal Energy Storage of Maine and currently deployed as a Company Commander in the Maine Army National Guard 133rd Engineering Battalion’s Task Force Black Bear in Afghanistan.

  • Regional Roundup: College Affordability Bus Tour

    Read press coverage of President Obama's ambitious agenda to tackle rising college costs, make college more affordable, and improve value for students and families

  • Informes de estado a estado: Los beneficios económicos de enmendar nuestro sistema de inmigración que no funciona

    Estados Unidos ha sido siempre una nación de inmigrantes y, a través de la historia de esta nación, inmigrantes de todas partes del mundo han mantenido nuestra fuerza laboral vibrante, nuestros negocios a la vanguardia, y ayudado a crear el mecanismo económico más grande del mundo. Sin embargo, el sistema de inmigración de nuestra nación no funciona y no ha mantenido el ritmo de los tiempos cambiantes.

  • State-by-State Reports: The Economic Benefits of Fixing Our Broken Immigration System

    In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.