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Posted byon February 8, 2014 at 11:29 AM EST
Since declaring in this year's State of the Union that 2014 will be a "year of action," the President has taken multiple executive actions to provide more opportunity for more Americans.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 4:58 PM EST
At the United Auto Workers annual Community Action Program (CAP) Conference, the Vice President highlighted the contributions and sacrifices made by labor that led to the success of the auto industry recovery.
Posted byon January 31, 2014 at 6:05 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 30, 2014 at 8:46 PM EST
The President traveled around the country to discuss the four parts of the opportunity agenda he put forward in this year's State of the Union: 1) creating more new jobs; 2) training Americans with the skills to fill those jobs; 3) guaranteeing every child access to a world-class education; and 4) making sure hard work pays off.
Posted byon January 15, 2014 at 5:30 PM EST
The Next Generation Power Electronics Innovation Institute in North Carolina will bring leading companies, universities, and federal research together under one roof to help develop the next generation of power electronics.
Posted byon December 3, 2013 at 11:53 AM EST
Officials at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today an award of $25 million over five years to a Chicago-based consortium that will build a new center of excellence in advanced materials research. The new Center for Hierarchical Materials Design will support the Administration’s Materials Genome Initiative (MGI).
America’s Manufacturing Sector Continues to Show Momentum, With New Data Monday Showing Manufacturing Growing at Fastest Pace Since Early 2011:Posted byon December 3, 2013 at 9:49 AM EST
On Monday, ISM released its monthly purchasing managers’ index (PMI), which rose to 57.3 in November – the fastest monthly pace of growth since April 2011, with all five components of the index showing strength, including employment (a reading above 50 indicates expansion).
Posted byon November 14, 2013 at 7:03 PM EST
President Obama speaks at a steel factory that has become a global leader in producing the advanced high-strength steel that automakers are demanding for newer, more fuel efficient cars and trucks.
Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee '2.0' Launches to Move Our Manufacturing Agenda ForwardPosted byon September 26, 2013 at 3:51 PM EST
Manufacturing is a central pillar of the President’s agenda to create middleclass jobs and grow the economy given its importance for the durability of our industries and the strength of our innovation, which is why the Administration is announcing two significant steps to move our manufacturing agenda forward, including the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee ‘2.0’.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 11:03 AM EST
President Obama delivers remarks at a suburban Kansas City, MO Ford Motor Co. stamping plant – a plant that recently had to bring on a shift of 900 workers to keep up with the demand for the new F-150.