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Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST
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 December 2, 2013 at 3:17 PM EST
In recognition of World AIDS Day 2013, the Department of Justice reaffirms its commitment to eradicating stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS across our country. This year’s observance offers us the chance to both reflect on the work we have done in the past year to protect the rights of people with HIV/AIDS and – due to the sad truth of continuing discrimination – the significant work to be done in the year ahead.
Posted byon November 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM EST
The day after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support small businesses in the holiday season and all they do for their communities.
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 4:30 PM EST
Over the last three years, this administration has made unprecedented investments in the community college system through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training − or TAACCCT − grant program.
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 3:17 PM EST
Daniel Oldham, 23, is an entrepreneur and current engineering graduate student at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (NC A&T) State University, where he works at the Sustainable Infrastructure Materials Laboratory. Recently, Daniel started Bio-Adhesive Alliance—a company based on an innovative technology that transforms swine manure to create a glue adhesive that strengthens asphalt and received grants from National Science Foundation (NSF) to help get started.
Posted byon November 25, 2013 at 3:39 PM EST
Epicenter – a national hub for entrepreneurship and engineering education funded by NSF – is training young undergraduate engineering students to become entrepreneurial leaders. We asked three of these extraordinary young Fellows to share a bit of advice for aspiring young entrepreneurs everywhere.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 5:36 PM EST
Recipients of the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom included sports champions and scientists, musicians and civil rights leaders, activists and journalists, media moguls and public servants.
Posted byon November 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM EST
The Labor Department’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants and other unprecedented investments are helping leverage strong partnerships with local employers to transform community colleges into engines of economic growth across the country.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 12:45 PM EST
From enjoying a national park to spending the afternoon with a veteran, there are many way to acknowledge their service and sacrifice.
Posted byon October 29, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
The Obama Administration announces the start of the 45-day public comment period for the Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework