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Posted byon August 19, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
Acting Director Botticelli traveled to the Bakken oil field region to announce the release of the 2014 National Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy (Strategy), which updates and expands upon the Obama Administration’s first Strategy released in 2012. Like the inaugural Strategy, this document sets forth the Administration’s plan to reduce the illegal trafficking of drugs across the U.S.-Canada border.
Posted byon July 16, 2014 at 4:37 PM EDT
As part of the Obama administration’s commitment to create lasting change in Indian Country, we are pleased to announce $3 million in AmeriCorps grants to support Native American communities.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 5:39 PM EDT
Welcome to West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
President Obama makes a historic trip to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Nation in Cannonball, North Dakota, where he and the First Lady meet with Native American youth, tribal leaders, and attend the tribe’s annual Flag Day celebration. This trip marks his first visit to Indian Country since taking office, and one of the few trips to an Indian reservation by a sitting President.
Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM EDT
Attorney General Eric Holder calls on Americans to get involved in “My Brother’s Keeper” –- the President's initiative that’s bringing together government and private groups to address persistent opportunity gaps and provide young people with the support they need to stay on the right path.
Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 3:32 PM EDT
Get the latest information on the Obama administration's response to the situation in Iraq.
Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 5:35 PM EDT
For decades, state, city, county, and tribal leaders have led the way in reducing pollution, making our communities healthier and cleaner. The EPA's new carbon pollution standard proposal puts tools in the hands of each state -– there’s no one-size-fits-all approach here.
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 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.