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Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 1:29 PM EST
For 101 of the Nation’s top science and math teachers, Monday was not your typical snow day. While DC-area students spent the day at home, the winners of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) trekked through the slushy streets of Washington to spend time with President Obama at the White House.
Posted byon January 27, 2014 at 6:00 AM EST
Find out who was invited to join First Lady Michelle Obama at the 2014 State of the Union.
Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 6:47 PM EST
The USDA's StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity initiative, which helped to inform President Obama's recently-announced Promise Zones, is rallying available tools and technical assistance and targeting these resources to the areas where they are needed most.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 6:00 PM EST
Weekly Wrap Up: Promise Zones, Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance, Affordable Care Act, We the Geeks and Strengthening our Nation’s Energy Infrastructure.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 3:12 PM EST
Ten Americans told us what having new or improved health insurance in the new year means to them. You should read what they had to say.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 3:00 PM EST
President Obama announced the first five “Promise Zone” locations, an initiative that partners with local communities and businesses to create jobs, expand access to educational opportunities and spur economic mobility and security.
Posted byon January 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM EST
By working with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, expand educational opportunities, increase access to quality, affordable housing and improve public safe, Promise Zones will help build on the Obama Administration’s commitment to create better futures for the middle class and those striving to reach the middle class.
Posted byon December 20, 2013 at 11:06 AM EST
Last year, the Department of the Interior established the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations to implement important land consolidation requirements set forth in the historic Cobell Settlement Agreement. That agreement provided for a $1.9 billion fund to consolidate lands that have become fractionated, over time, across Indian Country.
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 November 12, 2013 at 4:35 PM EST
Ahead of his remarks at tomorrow’s White House Tribal Nations Conference, President Obama met today with a dozen tribal leaders to discuss job creation and economic development in tribal communities.