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Posted byon August 29, 2011 at 6:08 PM EDT
As the East Coast recovers from the destructive power of Hurricane Irene, we also reflect on the six year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Posted byon August 25, 2011 at 5:31 PM EDT
John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, discusses ways to promote rural small business development and grow the economy.
Posted byon August 23, 2011 at 5:26 PM EDT
To help increase the success of young companies, the White House-led Startup America initiative has rolled out new policies in tandem with the independent Startup America Partnership, which has been hard at work mobilizing the private sector to “raise the entrepreneurial game of the United States."
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 2:58 PM EDT
There are more than 100 events being held throughout the summer so that senior Administration officials can talk with Americans across the country
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 6:23 PM EDT
Treasury Department announces funding which will spur $3.6 billion in new lending to small businesses and create jobs
Posted byon August 11, 2011 at 10:39 AM EDT
The President travels to Holland, MI where one company has already hired 150 people to create batteries for the cars of the future
Posted byon August 8, 2011 at 3:17 PM EDT
Chris Yura founded SustainU, a clothing line that produces environmentally-friendly apparel for colleges and universities. The company has created 400 textile jobs and reduced environmental waste in West Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.
Posted byon July 26, 2011 at 5:51 PM EDT
Following the President's address on the deficit crisis, Governors and Mayors from across the country are speaking out in support of compromise
Posted byon July 11, 2011 at 12:28 PM EDT
Melody Barnes, the President's Domestic Policy Adviser and Director of the Domestic Policy Council, launches an initiative that strengthens partnerships between local governments, neighborhood schools, community colleges, and local businesses to help revitalize the American economy.
Posted byon July 11, 2011 at 9:41 AM EDT
Today, in six cities across the country, the Obama Administration announces a pilot initiative, designed to encourage economic growth and community development.