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Posted byon December 4, 2012 at 11:49 AM EDT
A state by state look at the middle-class tax cuts' impact on consumer spending and retailers.
Posted byon December 3, 2012 at 3:04 PM EDT
Americans from across the country are speaking out about extending tax cuts for the middle class.
Posted byon October 10, 2012 at 12:03 PM EDT
Ridge Howell is a high school senior in Checotah, Oklahoma. He was first inspired to create change and empower youth in his community after an Oklahoma State FFA Convention. Since then, Ridge has helped plan an annual Senior Citizens' Prom hosted by his high school student council, orchestrated a town wide "trash off day," created a Senior Citizens' Lawn Mowing Program through his agriculture education course, and initiated many more programs throughout his community.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 5:13 PM EDT
The Obama Administration announces nearly $2 million in competitive grants to Tribal Education Agencies under the State-Tribal Education Partnership program.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 4:04 PM EDT
Rob White is the Director of Economic Development for the City of Livermore and the Interim CEO of the i-GATE Innovation Hub, a broad super-regional partnership that is focused on Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories/CA as economic engines. In his role as Economic Developer, Rob works across sectors and regions to translate the entrepreneurial ecosystem present in Silicon Valley into a living network of government advocacy, research collaboration, and industry investment.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 3:17 PM EDT
As Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's first Chief Innovation Officer, Adel Ebeid works hard to develop impactful partnerships with community-based organizations, institutions of higher education, and residents in order to positively influence social outcomes in under-resourced neighborhoods.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:43 PM EDT
Brenda Batschelet is an active member of Aktion Club, a Kiwanis service organization for adults with disabilities. Brenda played a large role in the Club's recent participation in Relay for Life in Jefferson, Iowa, serving as the team captain and further developing her leadership skills in the community.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:21 PM EDT
Emily Lang, a fifth-grade student at Crescent Harbor Elementary School in Oak Harbor, Washington, has always been a "helper." She recently served as President of her school’s K-Kids club, Kiwanis International’s service and leadership program for elementary school students, and has been a girl scout for five years, serving various organizations regularly.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:11 PM EDT
Jeffery Woods has dedicated his entire life to serving others as a citizen solider and a community servant. Among the many examples of his service, Jeffery has started a backpack program to support disadvantaged students at an elementary school, assisted citizens and emergency personnel after Hurricane Katrina hit, and helped restore New Orleans, and is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Ruston, Louisiana.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 11:47 AM EDT
Josie Grant is a high school senior, and the current Capital District Division 9 Lieutenant Governor for Key Club International, the Kiwanis International program for high school students. Josie has been dedicated to serving others in her community, and beyond, her entire life. At age 13, she founded Josie's Smiles for Pediatrics, coordinating donations to the Pediatric Unit and Family Birthplace at Carroll Hospital Center.