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President Obama to Dallas Health Care Volunteers: "Nothing Is Going to Stop Us from Getting This Done."Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 9:48 AM EST
President Obama traveled to Dallas, Texas to meet with local volunteers who have been helping their neighbors enroll in affordable health insurance plans through the Marketplace.
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
Under the Affordable Care Act, states can choose whether or not to expand Medicaid to cover more of its citizens. If Texas chose to expand, it would cover more than one million of citizens, and save the state's taxpayers $1.7 billion over the next decade in unpaid hospital bills.
Posted byon September 19, 2013 at 2:02 PM EST
Christine Sauvé is being honored as a Champion of Change for working tirelessly to effectively integrate immigrants civically, linguistically, and socially into the fabric of their neighborhoods.
Posted byon September 17, 2013 at 12:30 PM EST
The Census Bureau released estimates of the number of Americans who lacked health insurance in 2012, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimated that nearly 6 out of 10 uninsured Americans could be able to access low-cost, high value health insurance for under $100 per person per month starting in 2014.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 10:41 AM EST
Inspired by that Proclamation, a number of groups at the University of Michigan—including the Center for Entrepreneurship, the Entrepreneurship Commission, and more than a dozen student-entrepreneurship organizations on campus—partnered to hold the first-ever university-wide Month of Entrepreneurship. This past spring, that effort resulted in more than 30 unique events relating to entrepreneurship and innovation.
Posted byon September 4, 2013 at 4:56 PM EST
Last week marked a critical milestone for legally married same-sex couples nationwide. In a ruling that implemented the Supreme Court’s June decision invalidating a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act, Treasury and the IRS announced that all legal same-sex marriages will be recognized for federal tax purposes.
Posted byon August 19, 2013 at 6:45 PM ESTOn August 19th, the Obamas welcomed the newest member of their family – a little girl (puppy) named Sunny!
Posted byon August 14, 2013 at 10:56 AM EST
Earlier this summer, the National Science Foundation announced the winners of its Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge, the inaugural student challenge that invited graduate students to submit ideas on how to improve graduate education. Several recent reports have described a need to change graduate education to better prepare students for modern day challenges and for a range of career options in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.
Posted byon August 12, 2013 at 3:55 PM EST
A new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers and the Energy Department evaluates the economic cost of power outages and calls for increased cross-sector investment to make the electric grid more resilient in the face of increasingly severe weather events due to climate change.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.