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Posted byon March 10, 2014 at 8:18 AM EDT
Here at the Department of Commerce, we are committed to strengthening the role of women in business and technology. Among the Department’s many initiatives aimed toward advancing this goal are the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) efforts to empower our country’s women to innovate and create good jobs.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 8:45 PM EDT
This week, the President announced his 2015 budget, and addressed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. YouTube Stars visited the White House, and more. Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 10:27 AM EDT
LaNika Wise shares her #GetCovered Story
Weekly Wrap Up: the White House Hosts a Film Festival, the President and Vice President Show Their Moves, and MorePosted byon February 28, 2014 at 8:47 PM EDT
This week, the White House hosted its first-ever film festival. The President and Vice President showed us how they move, and the VP gave Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers some gifts. Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon February 21, 2014 at 7:45 PM EDT
This week, President Obama bet on Team USA, and visited Mexico. The First Lady stopped by the Tonight Show, and the White House reaffirmed its commitment to net neutrality. Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon February 14, 2014 at 7:10 PM EDT
This week, President Obama welcomed French President François Hollande, and raised the minimum wage for federal contractors. The White House Chefs prepared a beautiful state dinner and POTUS tasted a very tasty chip! Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon February 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT
With the amount of media attention on overdoses right now, it's important to know the basics about the epidemic.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 4:40 PM EDT
Today, in East Lansing Michigan, on the campus of one of our nation’s first land grant colleges, President Obama signed into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill, or as Secretary Vilsack likes to call it – the Jobs Bill, the Research Bill, the Food Bill, etc.
The President Signs the Farm Bill: "A Jobs Bill, an Innovation Bill, a Research Bill, and a Conservation Bill"Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 4:00 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Michigan State University's equine performance center in East Lansing to deliver remarks on and sign into law the Agriculture Act of 2014 -- also known as the Farm Bill, which Congress passed earlier this week.
Posted byon February 5, 2014 at 6:10 PM EDT
As the number of caregivers among us continues to increase, we need to find more and effective ways to support them and their efforts.