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Posted byon January 9, 2015 at 12:25 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and on the road to the State of the Union.
Posted byon December 31, 2014 at 12:27 PM EST
2014 has been a year of significant developments for drug policy in our country as well as at the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). This year, President Obama nominated Michael Botticelli to Director of National Drug Control Policy. If confirmed, he will become the first person in recovery from a substance use disorder to ever hold the position. We made progress against the opioid epidemic...
Posted byon December 19, 2014 at 7:05 PM EST
Earlier this week, the President took historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba. Headlines and editorials from across the country show just how much opportunity there is to promote American agriculture and trade moving forward.
Posted byon October 24, 2014 at 1:09 PM EST
Secretary Tom Vilsack gives an update on how the United States Department of Agriculture is making a difference for Americans in rural areas -- the first in a "Keeping Up with the Cabinet" series.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 7:25 PM EST
This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.
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 19, 2014 at 5:20 PM EST
Mike Boots travels to Minnesota to meet with tribal Chairwoman Karen Diver and tour the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indian Reservation's resilience-building efforts.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 4:54 PM EST
Yesterday, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) hosted an event in honor of National Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Month, called “Recovery at the White House: Celebrating 25 years.” Television journalist and recovery advocate Laurie Dhue moderated a panel of other recovery advocates who shared their personal stories about addiction, and participated in a discussion about their journeys to recovery.
Posted byon September 9, 2014 at 11:08 AM EST
Meet Mallory Lindgren, a project manager at a Minnesota-based land and energy development consulting firm, and the latest profile in the Energy Department’s #WomenInSTEM video series.
Posted byon September 5, 2014 at 10:30 AM EST
Join us on September 17th for an event at the White House celebrating the 25th Anniversary of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.