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Posted byon December 21, 2011 at 3:30 PM EDT
Gas, groceries, medication, and student loans are just some of the things people are telling us they'll have a hard time paying if Congress doesn't extend the payroll tax cut.
Posted byon December 5, 2011 at 11:16 AM EDT
On December 9th at 3:30pm, the White House will honor individuals who help to recruit and retain “Women in STEM,” or Science-Technology-Engineering-and Math, as this week's “Champions of Change.”
President Obama has made it a priority to recruit and retain women in STEM in his Administration as well. Leading up to this Friday’s event, we will be featuring a number of key women in STEM in the Obama Administration, beginning with our fantastic EPA Administrator (and Engineer!), Lisa Jackson.
Posted byon November 21, 2011 at 5:41 PM EDT
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood speaks to leaders of the National Puerto Rican Coalition about the transportation provisions in the American Jobs Act. These would provide an immediate investment in construction jobs upgrading 150,000 miles of road; laying and maintaining 4,000 miles of train tracks; restoring 150 miles of runways; and putting in place a next-generation air traffic control system that will reduce travel times and delays.
Posted byon November 12, 2011 at 1:00 PM EDT
President Obama and the First Lady ended Veterans Day aboard the USS Carl Vinson where they watched the University of North Carolina men's basketball team defeat Michigan State University.
Posted byon November 3, 2011 at 12:18 PM EDT
Amardeep Singh, Co-Founder and Director of Programs at the Sikh Coalition, speaks about preventing bullying in the American American and Pacific Islander community.
Posted byon November 2, 2011 at 5:38 PM EDT
Nicole DeSario, a student advocate and educator in teen relationship abuse awareness and prevention, created Montgomery Advocates for Solidarity and Kindness (MASK) to teach students about maintaining safe relationships.
Posted byon October 27, 2011 at 4:25 PM EDT
Ralph Izzo, CEO of Public Service Enterprise Group, one of the U.S.'s largest electricity generators, discusses how clean air regulations make good business sense, modernize the Nation's electric power infrastructure, create jobs and markets, and improve air quality.
Posted byon October 25, 2011 at 1:08 PM EDT
Jon Carson, Director of the Office of Public Engement, describes how the administration is working to improve the lives of Latinos and discusses his participation at a White House Hispanic Community Action Summit in New York City.
Posted byon October 21, 2011 at 5:10 PM EDT
On Thursday night, Senate Republicans once again blocked a plan to put laid off cops and firefighters back to work protecting communities across the country
Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 5:34 PM EDT
In Chesterfield, Virginia, President Obama talked about the challenge facing first responders across the country