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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.
Posted byon May 13, 2014 at 2:02 PM EDT
Last month the White House and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) honored 11 advocates and community leaders as “Champions of Change” for their work to educate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders about the Affordable Care Act.
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 7, 2014 at 9:39 AM EDT
Today OSTP released its third annual comprehensive report detailing the use of prizes and competitions by Federal agencies to spur innovation, engage citizen solvers, address tough problems, and advance their core missions.
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 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
On this Earth Day, Administration officials will be joining Americans around the country to talk about our environmental and climate challenges.
Posted byon April 17, 2014 at 2:59 PM EDT
Since President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative in February, community leaders and organizations across the country speaking up about the work they're doing to enhance opportunities for boys and young men of color.
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.