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Posted byon January 8, 2014 at 1:28 PM EDT
With a $32 million grant from NTIA’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP), the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority is bringing a modern wireless communications system to a region that has been all too frequently bypassed by amenities that most Americans take for granted.
A Message from Director Kerlikowske and Congressman Ben Ray Luján on National Impaired Driving Prevention MonthPosted byon December 27, 2013 at 1:32 PM EDT
Posted byon December 12, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
The White House Rural Council recently released a report on the economic importance of passing a comprehensive Food, Farm, and Jobs Bill. The report outlined the importance of the Farm Bill to our nation and the many ways that the legislation affects and benefits Americans every day.
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 November 12, 2013 at 5:35 PM EDT
Ahead of his remarks at tomorrow’s White House Tribal Nations Conference, President Obama met today with a dozen tribal leaders to discuss job creation and economic development in tribal communities.
President Obama to Dallas Health Care Volunteers: "Nothing Is Going to Stop Us from Getting This Done."Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 10:48 AM EDT
President Obama traveled to Dallas, Texas to meet with local volunteers who have been helping their neighbors enroll in affordable health insurance plans through the Marketplace.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 3:39 PM EDT
The White House welcomed a diverse coalition of leaders from the Southwest border – the group included elected officials, farmers, ranchers, business owners, law enforcement officials, faith leaders and community advocates from Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and California.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
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 31, 2013 at 11:56 AM EDT
Since 2008, July has been recognized as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, providing an opportunity to explore issues concerning mental health and substance use disorders in our communities.
Posted byon July 17, 2013 at 12:20 PM EDT
Yadira Caraveo is being honored as a Champion of Change for her work on the front lines to protect public health in a changing climate.