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  • Joining Forces Third Anniversary

    Three years ago, the two of us started our Joining Forces initiative. We wanted to show our appreciation for the incredible families across America who do so much for our country. And we wanted to show our support not just with words, but with real, concrete action.


  • "I'm a Republican, and You Should Get Covered"

    Mark D. Bearden of North Carolina is a Republican, didn't vote for the President, and an avid watcher of Fox News. And he wants you to get covered.


  • Challenges Give Rise to Opportunity

    Bill Hodge serves as the Director of the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) program. Since starting in 2010, the SAWS program has quickly grown not only in capacity to assist the United States Forest Service in serving and stewarding federally designated wilderness areas across five states, it has also become a constituency building effort to engage, inspire and deploy public lands stewards from a new and more diverse generation.


  • Creating New Opportunities For Americans To Buy Green Homes

    HUD partners with the White House to host a Green Mortgage Appraisal Roundtable, an initiative of President Obama's Climate Action Plan, with national leaders from the lending, realtor, homebuilding and appraisal industries.


  • EXPORT-IMPORT BANK

    At the Export-Import Bank, we’re supporting American businesswomen as they continue to conquer new frontiers. Last year, we helped a record number of women-owned businesses reach new customers around the world and create new jobs here at home.


  • Spotlight on Troops to Teachers: Jorge Pulleiro


  • Crime Doesn't Pay

    Crime doesn’t pay when it comes to defrauding Medicare or Medicaid -- but our crime-fighting efforts do. Over the past three years, every dollar we’ve invested to fight fraud and abuse has returned $8.10 to the American taxpayer.


  • Manufacturing Innovation Institutes: Putting America at the Forefront of 21st Century Manufacturing

    President Obama announces two new public-private manufacturing innovation institutes – one in Chicago and one in the Detroit area -- as well as a competition for the first of four additional manufacturing innovation institutes.


  • Introducing the All-Star Geeks of SoSTEM 2014!

    We at OSTP are geeking out about the news that among the esteemed guests who will be sitting with the First Lady during tomorrow’s State of the Union address will be 16-year old science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) all-star and “Maker” extraordinaire Joey Hudy, who, as a middle-schooler in 2012, gained national fame after demonstrating his surprisingly explosive invention for the President at the White House Science Fair.


  • The First Lady's Box Seats at the 2014 State of the Union

    Find out who was invited to join First Lady Michelle Obama at the 2014 State of the Union.


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