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Posted byon February 20, 2014 at 2:15 PM EDT
At America’s Central Port in Granite City, Illinois, the Vice President outlined how Recovery Act grants at the port and across the country have modernized the way we do business, created good-paying middle-class jobs, and strengthened our global economic competitiveness.
Posted byon January 31, 2014 at 7:04 PM EDT
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama said that, "The best measure of opportunity is access to a good job," and at the Department of Transportation, we couldn't agree more strongly.
Posted byon January 16, 2014 at 1:03 PM EDT
Today is Religious Freedom Day, marking the anniversary of the passage of Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, which ultimately provided the inspiration and framework of the First Amendment’s religion clauses.
Posted byon December 17, 2013 at 7:15 PM EDT
The Department of Education announces the second round of grantees in the Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) competition.
Posted byon December 12, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
The White House Rural Council recently released a report on the economic importance of passing a comprehensive Food, Farm, and Jobs Bill. The report outlined the importance of the Farm Bill to our nation and the many ways that the legislation affects and benefits Americans every day.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
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 November 5, 2013 at 12:20 PM EDT
Adam Cote is CEO and Co-Founder of Thermal Energy Storage of Maine and currently deployed as a Company Commander in the Maine Army National Guard 133rd Engineering Battalion’s Task Force Black Bear in Afghanistan.
Carbon, Conservation, and Community – Protecting Military Readiness and Natural Resources While Promoting Economic Development in Rural CommunitiesPosted byon November 5, 2013 at 10:18 AM EDT
Lieutenant Colonel Joe Knott (Ret.) is the Director of Military Partnerships for the Compatible Lands Foundation, a non-profit organization specializing in innovative conservation partnerships with the Department of Defense.
Posted byon August 9, 2013 at 11:55 AM EDT
The Delta Regional Authority partnered with the Department of Defense to provide health care via the Innovative Readiness Training program.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
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.