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Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM EDT
It was a busy week at the White House. This week, we got hyped for next week's White House Science Fair; the Bidens traveled to Romania and Cyprus; the President took an unexpected walk over to the Department of the Interior; a new National Monument was designated; and the President talked baseball and tourism in Cooperstown. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
What CEOs are Saying: The Business Community’s Take on President Obama's National Travel and Tourism StrategyPosted byon May 23, 2014 at 3:29 PM EDT
Two years ago, President Obama set an ambitious goal: that the United States would annually attract 100 million international visitors by 2021. Yesterday, from Cooperstown, New York, he announced that we are right on track.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 1:05 PM EDT
A number of recent actions have helped American business and commerce — and the American workers who will benefit from more American-made goods sold across the world. But there’s more Congress can do to modernize our entire transportation system.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
This week, the President spoke on the importance of raising the minimum wage, investing in infrastructure, and bringing jobs and tourism back to America; invited the Super Bowl Champion Seahawks to the White House; and designated a new National Monument. The First Lady honored Brown v. Board of Education, and the Vice President and Dr. Biden traveled to Romania and Cyprus.
Posted byon May 22, 2014 at 7:23 PM EDT
President Obama visits the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, to talk about the impact that travel and tourism have on our country.
Posted byon May 20, 2014 at 3:48 PM EDT
Josh Baker is the General Manager of Radford Transit and the coordinator of all Facility and Transportation Services for New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS), a public provider of behavioral health services to residents of the New River Valley in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The agency focuses on “Making a Difference by Changing Lives” providing services to the community which include community based programs for mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance use disorders, transportation services and related programs.
Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
This week, the President praised the power of solar, honored this year's TOP COPS, awarded the Medal of Honor and traveled to New York for the opening of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Posted byon May 15, 2014 at 4:01 PM EDT
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum opens its doors to the families of those who lost their lives in the 2001 attacks, as well as the first responders and recovery workers that helped save the lives of others that day.
National Security Advisor Susan Rice Visits Israel and the West Bank, and Joins the Embassy of Israel to Celebrate Israel Independence DayPosted byon May 15, 2014 at 1:18 PM EDT
Posted byon May 14, 2014 at 6:37 PM EDT
Investing in America's infrastructure is an imperative, but the funding to fix our crumbling roads and bridges is running out -- and only Congress can reauthorize it. And allowing this funding to run out will put at risk nearly 700,000 American jobs.