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  • A State-by-State Breakdown of the Damage That Would Be Caused by the House Republican Budget

    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.

  • Connecting Veterans with Montana’s Wilderness Heritage

    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.

  • How Solar is Powering our Armed Forces and Economy

    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.

  • Sharpening Our Focus to Meet National Goals on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    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.

  • Learning about the Health Insurance Marketplace in Chinese (Mandarin)

    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.

  • Good for Workers, Good for Business: #RaiseTheWage

    Secretary Perez visits business owners from across the country to discuss the importance of a federal increase in the minimum wage.

  • Expanded “Green Button” Will Reach Federal Agencies and More American Energy Consumers

    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.

  • New Report: The Economic Benefits of Extending Unemployment Insurance

    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.

  • Recognizing World AIDS Day 2013

    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.

  • Working in Coalition to Build a Stronger AAPI Community

    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.