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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 26, 2013 at 5:28 PM EDT
Mark Coppin is the Director of Assistive Technology at the Anne Carlsen Center, a non-profit center serving persons with disabilities located in Jamestown, ND. He is also an Apple Distinguished Educator.
Posted byon November 13, 2013 at 4:39 PM EDT
In October, domestic oil production exceeded crude oil imports in for the first time since 1995, while petroleum net imports were the lowest since February 1991.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 4:35 PM EDT
HHS announced new primary care sites in 236 communities for 1.25 million additional patients, made possible by the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 1:40 PM EDT
Becky Koch is the Agriculture Communication Director at North Dakota State University.
Posted byon September 17, 2013 at 1:30 PM EDT
The Census Bureau released estimates of the number of Americans who lacked health insurance in 2012, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimated that nearly 6 out of 10 uninsured Americans could be able to access low-cost, high value health insurance for under $100 per person per month starting in 2014.
Reducing America’s Dependence on Foreign Oil As a Strategy to Increase Economic Growth and Reduce Economic VulnerabilityPosted byon August 29, 2013 at 5:51 PM EDT
President Obama's focus on increasing America’s energy independence is not just a critical national security strategy, it is also part of an economic plan to create jobs, expand growth and cut the trade deficit.
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 9, 2013 at 1:45 PM EDT
Today, fifty-four children visited the White House for the second annual Kids' State Dinner, hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama. We've picked our 5 favorite moments to share.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.