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Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
Esther Bush discusses the importance of public education and her efforts to improve education for all children.
Posted byon February 25, 2013 at 7:02 PM EDT
Today, the Administration is launching five pilot Regional Teams to strengthen collaboration, cut red tape, and reduce permitting timelines.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 12:40 AM EDT
State and local officials share their reactions to the President's State of the Union Address.
Posted byon February 11, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT
Vice President Biden travels to Philadelphia to meet with law enforcement officials and hold a roundtable discussion to talk about the Administration’s plan to reduce gun violence.
Posted byon February 8, 2013 at 4:17 PM EDT
The Citizens Medal is second-highest honor the President can bestow upon a U.S. citizen and this diverse group of achievers emphasize the principles of American intelligence, ingenuity, and integrity. Learn more about this year's recipients.
State and Local Officials Across the Country Urge Action to Fix the Nation’s Broken Immigration SystemPosted byon January 30, 2013 at 12:19 PM EDT
Following President Obama's speech on commonsense immigration reform, bipartisan state and local elected officials across the country spoke out about the President’s remarks and urged swift action.
Posted byon January 22, 2013 at 2:39 PM EDT
This summer, citizens in cities across the Nation will join together to improve their communities and governments as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. Civic Hacking Day is an opportunity for software developers, technologists, and entrepreneurs to unleash their can-do American spirit by collaboratively harnessing publicly-released data and code to create innovative solutions for problems that affect Americans.
Posted byon January 18, 2013 at 11:40 AM EDT
Nancy Sutley and David Agnew share how the Obama Administration is partnering with cities to support green infrastructure.
Posted byon January 18, 2013 at 11:17 AM EDT
Across the United States, cities are making innovative, cost-effective investments in infrastructure that create jobs and build a stronger, healthier future for our communities.