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Posted byon August 21, 2013 at 1:53 PM EST
Posted byon August 12, 2013 at 3:55 PM EST
A new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers and the Energy Department evaluates the economic cost of power outages and calls for increased cross-sector investment to make the electric grid more resilient in the face of increasingly severe weather events due to climate change.
Posted byon August 12, 2013 at 3:50 PM EST
Back home in their districts and states this August recess, Members of Congress are hearing broad support for a vote on commonsense immigration reform.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
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.
Posted byon July 18, 2013 at 11:30 AM EST
The White House invites four local Spanish-language television anchors to participate in the “Live from the White House” series, or in this case “En Vivo desde la Casa Blanca.”
Regional Round-up: Support for President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Combat Climate ChangePosted byon June 27, 2013 at 5:45 PM EST
President Obama announced his efforts to combat climate change on Tuesday. Here's what the media is saying.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.
In the Northeast, Leaders Demand an Immigration System that Lives up to Our Heritage as a Nation of Laws and a Nation of ImmigrantsPosted byon June 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
Officials in the Northeast explain how commonsense immigration reform is consistent with our heritage as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 7:57 AM EST
Master Shih Cheng Yen, Tzu Chi Foundation is being honored as a Champion of Change for the leadership they demonstrated in their involvement in response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 7:42 AM EST
Brian Buhman is being honored as a Champion of Change for the leadership he demonstrated in his involvement in response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy.