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  • Celebration of the Military Child Outdoors

    A partnership between the Sierra Club, Blue Star Families, the National Military Family Association, the Children & Nature Network, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids, the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest Service creates opportunities for military children to explore and enjoy the beautiful land that they and their families have sacrificed to protect.

  • First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts a "42" Movie Workshop for Students

    The discussion focused on the inspirational themes from Jackie Robinson's life that students can apply to their own.

  • School Resource Officers

    In light of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, families and local communities nationwide raised questions about the safety and security of our children. Of course, the vast majority of schools are secure – and our children are safe at school. However, the time is ripe to reassess ways to improve the overall school climate and look beyond simply having more police officers in schools.

  • PortfolioStat 2.0: Driving Better Management and Efficiency in Federal IT

    OMB's Office of E-Government and Information Technology releases new PortfolioStat guidance to continue drive further management improvements, save billions of dollars across the Federal Government, and improve services to Americans through the use of technology.

  • Champions of Change: Women Veterans

  • “I'm Not Dead Yet.”

    Marsha Four describes her journey to understanding her role as a veteran and how she can impact other veterans.

  • Freezing the Footprint

    The Administration has made it a priority for Federal agencies to dispose of unneeded properties and make more efficient use of the Government’s real estate assets. As the next step in this effort, today, OMB is issuing guidance to direct agencies to implement a “Freeze the Footprint” policy for Federal real estate.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: “We’ve Got More Work to Do”

    Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on

  • West Wing Week: 03/01/13 or “Hope Springs Eternal”

    This week, the President urged Congress to take a responsible approach to deficit reduction instead of the indiscriminate across-the-board spending cuts called the sequester. He also met with the Prime Minister of Japan, America's Governors, and the country's only all-black Ranger unit, and unveiled a truly moving monument to Rosa Parks.

  • President Obama Calls for a Responsible Approach to Deficit Reduction

    President Obama strongly believes we need to replace the arbitrary cuts known as the sequester with balanced deficit reduction, and today he was at a shipyard in Newport News, VA to talk about what failing to do so will mean for middle class families.