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Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 5:58 PM EST
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
Posted byon September 30, 2014 at 5:14 PM EST
Motlow State Community College in Tennessee is working with Bridgestone Tire Company and other employers to expand their mechatronics program, creating a training facility on-site at Bridgestone to prepare students to move quickly into high-skill jobs.
Posted byon September 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM EST
The President's Better Buildings Challenge expands to take on data centers, which consumed about 100 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity last year, representing more than 2% of all U.S. electricity use.
Posted byon September 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM EST
The program is called TAACCCT -- that stands for Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training. As acronyms go, I’m not going to say it’s our very best work. But as a commitment to building a 21st century workforce, as a tool to prepare people for the jobs of today and tomorrow, it is second-to-none.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 3:52 PM EST
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe highlights how the Endangered Species Act helped bring the Delmarva fox squirrel from the brink of extinction.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 1:48 PM EST
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is proud to announce its first class of E3! Ambassadors, 32 young leaders from across the nation committed to improving the quality of life and opportunity for young AAPIs.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 5:01 PM EST
Posted byon September 4, 2014 at 11:58 AM EST
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joins Lan-Anh Thi Phan, a patient care manager in the Oncology Ward of MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and accompanies her on her morning commute.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 9:33 AM EST
August’s Troops to Teachers Spotlight, Martin Screen, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant, teaches seventh and eighth grade math at Eddie White K8 Academy in Hampton, Georgia.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 5:20 PM EST
In July 2013, the Administration launched the Sentinel Landscapes partnership to accomplish three critical goals: preserve agricultural lands, assist with military readiness, and restore and protect wildlife habitat.