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Posted byon April 9, 2014 at 5:13 PM EDT
If enacted, the latest House Republican Budget would slow the economy, harm seniors and those most in need, and raise taxes on middle-class families with children in order to cut taxes for millionaire households.
Posted byon March 24, 2014 at 2:05 PM EDT
Tristan Persico, a former United States Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician and Afghanistan combat veteran, serves Montana's armed forces community as the Veteran Outreach Coordinator for the Montana Wilderness Association. Tristan provides opportunities for veterans to share wilderness experiences, tell stories around the campfire, and be with peers who understand what they have been through.
Posted byon February 28, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT
The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base's new solar plant, the largest of its kind on any U.S. Department of Defense installation, showcases President Obama's commitment to addressing climate change.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 3:40 PM EDT
As we observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) 2014, we are reminded that African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV/AIDS in the United States.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 11:12 AM EDT
On January 23, 2014, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) held a Google Hangout in Chinese to discuss the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 7:01 PM EDT
Secretary Perez visits business owners from across the country to discuss the importance of a federal increase in the minimum wage.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 11:31 AM EDT
Today, President Obama issued a memorandum directing Federal agencies to redouble efforts to use renewable energy and manage their energy usage more efficiently and effectively. In addition to setting an ambitious new target for Federal agencies to increase their consumption of renewable energy to 20% of their total use by 2020, the memorandum instructs agencies to incorporate the “Green Button” data standard into their energy management practices.
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 December 2, 2013 at 4:17 PM EDT
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 15, 2013 at 11:08 AM EDT
Hosted at the 30-year old Filipino Cultural Center, the White House Initiative on AAPIs Regional Interagency Work Group community, convening in Overland, Kansas, gathered over 40 individuals representing immigrant communities from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, the Philippines, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.