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Posted byon January 17, 2010 at 11:44 PM EDT
Earlier this evening, the White House released an overview of key facts and examples of government actions in response to the earthquake in Haiti. You can keep up to date with the latest news and resources on the response at the White House's dedicated webpage. Before this summary of what your government is doing, a quick reminder from former Presidents Bush and Clinton about how you can help.
Posted byon January 16, 2010 at 1:40 PM EDT
"How can I help?"
That's what former Presidents Bush and Clinton both asked as the devastating impact of the earthquake in Haiti became clear. This question brought them to a place they both know well, the Oval Office. There they met with President Obama and agreed to lead a major fundraising effort for relief: the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.
Posted byon January 15, 2010 at 7:19 PM EDT
Another update from the President.
The President on Haiti: "The First Waves of our Rescue and Relief Workers are on the Ground and at Work"Posted byon January 14, 2010 at 1:25 PM EDT
This morning the President gave another update relief efforts in Haiti, promising the people of Haiti that "you will not be forsaken; you will not be forgotten." Again, while the US Government does all it can, you can also help immediately by donating to the international fund of the Red Cross to assist the relief effort.
Posted byon January 13, 2010 at 10:53 AM EDT
Learn how to contribute to the relief effort for Haiti after the earthquake, either online or by text message.
Posted byon December 29, 2009 at 12:05 PM EDT
With the House and Senate having passed monumental health insurance reform legislation, we look at how the bills match up with the concerns we heard a year ago from thousands of health care community discussions across the country during the Transition period.
Posted byon December 22, 2009 at 8:30 AM EDT
Today the White House announced the President’s new White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, Howard Schmidt. With some 40 years of experience in government, business and law enforcement, Howard brings a unique and deep experience to this important issue. Watch this video to learn more about his background and approach.
Posted byon December 8, 2009 at 11:52 AM EDT
Today we are releasing the Open Government Directive and the Open Government Progress Report to the American People.
Posted byon November 6, 2009 at 6:00 PM EDT
Con la publicación sin precedente de información en Recovery.gov el pasado viernes, comenzamos a ver mucho interés en tipos de proyectos específicos que han sido financiados por la Ley de Recuperación. Más específicamente, estamos viendo reportes de que los fondos de la Ley de Recuperación han sido utilizados de manera innecesaria y cuestionable.
Posted byon November 3, 2009 at 7:27 PM EDT
The unprecedented release of information on Recovery Act projects has led to some reports that Recovery Act funds have been spent on questionable or wasteful funds. Here are 10 myths about Recovery Act projects that have recently surfaced.