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Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 1:36 PM EST
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis discusses her trip to New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina as well as the department's efforts to prepare workers for new in-demand careers and help residents get training and education they need to rebuild their communities, their livelihoods and their lives.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 11:02 AM EST
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses ongoing work to strengthen the Gulf's health care infrastructure since Hurricane Katrina, including providing millions of dollars to increase access to quality care and supporting community health centers that are delivering medical and mental health services to nearly 300,000 local patients.
Posted byon August 25, 2010 at 3:39 PM EST
Part of the ongoing series marking five years since Hurricane Katrina, Secretary Donovan discusses the Administration's commitment to cutting red tape and standing with the residents of the Gulf Coast through the region’s continued recovery.
Posted byon August 25, 2010 at 11:37 AM EST
This weekend marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the Obama Administration remains deeply committed to serving the needs of Gulf Coast residents. This is the first in a series of posts written to remember what was lost, recognize what has been regained, and celebrate the resilience and determination of those affected.
Posted byon July 30, 2010 at 8:42 AM EST
In a speech at the National Urban League yesterday, President Obama talked about the importance of getting students enthused about education and the particular importance of science and mathematics education. Well, there is no better example of how to generate that kind of enthusiasm than the recently completed American Solar Challenge.
Posted byon July 12, 2010 at 11:01 AM EST
Jared Bernstein, Chief Economic Advisor to the Vice President, writes on the need for Congress to renew a successful program that lets states use Recovery Act dollars to pay for part of a new employee’s wages, giving employers a strong incentive to hire unemployed workers.
Posted byon July 9, 2010 at 12:53 PM EST
Michael Robbins from the Faith-Neighborhood Center at the U.S. Department of Educations provides highlights from Secretary Duncan’s remarks on the intersection of interfaith service and remaking American education.
Posted byon July 8, 2010 at 11:29 AM EST
The President and Vice President receive a breifing on the ongoing Administration wide response to the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Posted byon July 1, 2010 at 9:15 AM EST
President Obama sends a memorandum to the heads of Executive Departments and Agencies regarding the Long-Term Gulf Coast Restoration Support Plan to create a plan of federal support for the long-term economic and environmental restoration of the Gulf Coast region.
Posted byon June 30, 2010 at 8:42 AM EST
Vice President Joe Biden visits New Orleans and Pensacola, Fla., to survey the response efforts, visit with Gulf Coast residents impacted by the spill, and meet with area officials.