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Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 4:54 PM EDT
With hurricane season beginning on Sunday, the Administration is working directly with communities to prepare for hurricanes and for the impacts of climate change.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 2:16 PM EDT
EPA is expanding the virtual conversation about air pollution and asthma, issues that seriously affect Latino health.
Posted byon May 13, 2014 at 1:54 PM EDT
Ranjana Paintal is being honored as a Health in the AAPI Community Champion of Change.
Posted byon May 13, 2014 at 1:52 PM EDT
Priscilla Huang is being honored as a Health in the AAPI Community Champion of Change.
Posted byon May 13, 2014 at 1:50 PM EDT
Minja Hong is being honored as a Health in the AAPI Community Champion of Change.
Posted byon May 13, 2014 at 1:38 PM EDT
Howard Eng is being honored as a Health in the AAPI Community Champion of Change.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 5:18 PM EDT
In the year since the President first called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage, 10 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to increase the minimum wage. Without waiting on Congress to act, Connecticut, Maryland, and Hawaii are lifting their minimum wages to $10.10 an hour, and other states and localities are considering similar legislation.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment confirms that climate change is affecting Americans in every region of the United States and key sectors of the national economy.
Posted byon April 17, 2014 at 12:28 PM EDT
On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, the New York Regional Interagency Working Group of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (Initiative) in collaboration with the New York Public Library—Science, Industry and Business Library hosted a Google+ Hangout discussion on effective means of dealing with bullying as a young adult in the AAPI community.
Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 4:24 PM EDT
A new CBO report finds that 16.5 million workers would get a raise from increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, helping millions of hard-working families, reducing poverty, and increasing the overall wages going to lower-income households.