Our Top Stories
Read all posts tagged manufacturing
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 11:42 AM EDT
The American auto industry is once again a thriving source of our economic strength. The number of cars coming off our assembly lines just reached its highest level in 12 years.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM EDT
Today, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez is traveling to the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland in Baltimore, where he'll meet with Deric -- a graduate of the program who is now working as a manufacturing associate. Follow along here.
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 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.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 11:15 AM EDT
Today, the President will travel to Minnesota, where he'll meet Rebekah -- a mom from Minneapolis -- for the first in a series of "Day in the Life" trips he'll be taking around the country this summer.
Posted byon June 19, 2014 at 12:08 PM EDT
This week marks the third anniversary of the launch by President Obama of the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI)—a commitment to work across sectors toward the goal of doubling the pace of advanced materials discovery, innovation, manufacture, and commercialization. The MGI is part of a broad Administration-wide commitment—including new steps announced earlier this week—to take concrete actions that spur innovation and entrepreneurship to revitalize American manufacturing.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 6:28 PM EDT
At the first-ever White House Maker Faire, President Obama enjoys the company of a 17-foot robotic giraffe; a 128-square-foot, portable “tiny house”; and more than 30 other inspiring and creative inventions by more than 100 students, entrepreneurs, engineers, and researchers from 25 states.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Pittsburgh and stops by the city's TechShop to talk about manufacturing and innovation, and answer some questions from the workers in attendance.
Posted byon May 17, 2014 at 11:21 AM EDT
On Friday afternoon, President Obama and Vice President Biden stopped by a local Shake Shack for burgers, and spoke briefly about the need for Congress to pass transportation funding.
Posted byon April 18, 2014 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.