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  • People Speak Out: The Affordable Care Act Is Helping Me

    Many Americans are already seeing benefits from the Affordable Care Act, from mothers who no longer have to worry about their children with pre-existing conditions losing their health coverage, to young adults who can stay on their parent's insurance plans until age 26, to seniors who are saving money on their prescription drugs.

  • See How the Health Care Law Is Helping People in Your State

    President Obama signed the health care law – the Affordable Care Act – into law on March 23, 2010 and it’s already making a positive difference in the lives of millions of Americans. Check out a state-by-state map that shows how people in your state are currently being helped by the law.

  • Ashley-Care: Health Care Coverage Without Stress for a Young Adult

    Ashley, a young woman from Scarborough, Maine, was born with Cystic Fibrosis, a life-threatening chronic disease. Thanks to a provision in the law that enables young adults to stay on their parents’ health care plans, Ashley is insured.

  • On the Right Real Estate Track

    Danny Werfel provides an update on the Administration's ongoing effrots to consolidate and sell off excess Federal properties that are no longer needed.

  • Photo Gallery: Thirteen Presidents Mark Memorial Day

    Explore a selection of Memorial Day photos and speeches from the holdings of the Presidential Libraries of the U.S. National Archives.

  • Small Business with Big Impact: Substance Abuse Treatment Providers in Our Communities

    This week the Small Business Administration observes National Small Business Week, a time to recognize the importance of supporting small-business owners. As part of National Small Business Week, we’ll highlight small businesses doing outstanding work in the prevention, treatment, and recovery fields.

  • Toward a More Inclusive America: Telling the Story of Women in America

    Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar on the important role the National Park Service plays in expanding our understanding and preservation of historic and scenic sites that tell the story of women in America

  • A Wounded Warrior Embraces the New Normal: Part Three

    The third of a three-part series that tells the story of a catastrophically wounded service member from his injury to his recovery to his search for employment.

  • For the Life of Your Business

    As the Chair of the Portland, Maine SCORE chapter, Nancy Strojny provides access to an all-encompassing network of more than 13,000 mentors who help foster emerging and existing small businesses solve problems and improve competency as they create companies, jobs and revenue in their communities.

  • $40 Stories Across all 50 States

    Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.