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Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 10:22 PM EDT
More than 150 state and local leaders have spoken out about the need for Congress to compromise and raise the debt ceiling.
Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 2:58 PM EDT
Governors, mayors and other state elected officials are joining the chorus urging Congress to compromise on behalf of the American people and to remove the cloud of uncertainty that currently hangs over our economy
Posted byon July 21, 2011 at 4:12 PM EDT
Deborah Kane, Vice President of Food and Farms at Ecotrust, looks to connecting buyers with regionally grown food as not only a great way to support local farms, but also an economic investment in rural development.
Posted byon July 21, 2011 at 2:59 PM EDT
County leaders tell us why a balanced approach is needed to the ongoing debt negotiations in Washington.
Posted byon July 20, 2011 at 10:03 AM EDT
Under Secretary for International Trade Francisco J. Sánchez shares his remarks on the National Export Initiative to the National Association of Counties (NACo) conference.
Staying Competitive Through Education: The President and American Business Leaders Announce New CommitmentsPosted byon July 18, 2011 at 11:42 AM EDT
In a roundtable this week, the President announced new private sector commitments to education which will help keep the American workforce among the most competitive in the world.
Posted byon July 15, 2011 at 9:15 AM EDT
More young elected officials share their experience at the White House and talk about the importance of young people running for office.
Posted byon July 14, 2011 at 6:12 PM EDT
A bi-partisan group of mayors met with the President this week, and they have a message for Congress: "The only 'debt limit' someone without a job cares about is their own personal debt limit they reached a long time ago. The only ceiling they care about is the one they're trying to keep above their family's heads"
Posted byon July 7, 2011 at 4:48 PM EDT
A new study on the important role Medicaid plays in the lives of American families.
Posted byon July 1, 2011 at 2:31 PM EDT
Last week, the National Ocean Council brought together more than 500 Federal, state, tribal, and local government representatives, indigenous community leaders, and other stakeholders and members of the public from across the country for a National Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) Workshop in Washington, DC.