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Posted byon December 12, 2013 at 12:28 PM EST
Under the Affordable Care Act, states have the opportunity to expand Medicaid coverage to provide millions of Americans access to affordable healthcare. Taken together, if all 24 states that haven’t expanded coverage did so, about 5.4 million uninsured Americans would gain access to health insurance coverage by 2016.
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.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 3:35 PM EST
HHS announced new primary care sites in 236 communities for 1.25 million additional patients, made possible by the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon August 6, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST
Two new reports highlight record highs for U.S. wind energy production and manufacturing, demonstrating America’s continued leadership in this rapidly growing global industry.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
Healthy Baby, Happy Baby: The Indian Health Service Announces Designation of Two Baby-Friendly HospitalsPosted byon July 26, 2013 at 10:20 AM EST
The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program that was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 1991 to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding and mother/baby bonding.
Posted byon July 10, 2013 at 8:12 AM EST
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Native American Contractors Association (NACA) have signed a strategic alliance memorandum to widen our reach to Native American entrepreneurs and boost entrepreneurship opportunities.
Posted byon June 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
Some of the nation’s biggest polluters are attacking the President’s plan to cut carbon pollution and meet the climate change challenge, and they’re recycling the same tired and empty arguments that we’ve heard time and time again. To separate fact from fiction, let’s dig a little deeper and compare their rhetoric with the reality.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.