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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 3:00 PM EST
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 5:10 PM EST
As the number of caregivers among us continues to increase, we need to find more and effective ways to support them and their efforts.
Posted byon January 27, 2014 at 6:00 AM EST
Find out who was invited to join First Lady Michelle Obama at the 2014 State of the Union.
Posted byon January 15, 2014 at 4:31 PM EST
Raising the minimum wage isn’t just pro-worker; it’s pro-economic growth. Putting money in the pockets of working families, as Henry Ford explained, means they’ll spend it on goods and services, which in turn helps businesses thrive and create more jobs.
Posted byon January 13, 2014 at 6:37 PM EST
As part of the Department of Health and Human Services’ regular reporting on enrollment in private health care plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, the department releases demographic information on the enrollees, including breakdowns by age.
Posted byon December 19, 2013 at 9:42 AM EST
Yesterday, the 2013 Monitoring the Future survey results were released, revealing that one-third of high school seniors in states with medical marijuana laws report getting marijuana from someone else's medical marijuana prescription.
Posted byon December 12, 2013 at 12:28 PM EST
Under the Affordable Care Act, states have the opportunity to expand Medicaid coverage to provide millions of Americans access to affordable healthcare. Taken together, if all 24 states that haven’t expanded coverage did so, about 5.4 million uninsured Americans would gain access to health insurance coverage by 2016.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST
A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.
Posted byon December 2, 2013 at 3:17 PM EST
In recognition of World AIDS Day 2013, the Department of Justice reaffirms its commitment to eradicating stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS across our country. This year’s observance offers us the chance to both reflect on the work we have done in the past year to protect the rights of people with HIV/AIDS and – due to the sad truth of continuing discrimination – the significant work to be done in the year ahead.
Posted byon November 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM EST
The day after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support small businesses in the holiday season and all they do for their communities.