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Posted byon October 22, 2013 at 4:16 PM EST
A new report released today by the Council of Economic Advisers attempts to estimate the actual impact of the shutdown and default brinksmanship on economic activity and finds that a range of eight economic indicators are consistent with a 0.25 percentage point reduction in the annualized GDP growth rate in the fourth quarter and a reduction of about 120,000 private sector jobs in the first two weeks of October.
Posted byon October 22, 2013 at 10:14 AM EST
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 wrapped up, but even though the sun has set at the Solar Decathlon village and students have gone home, their hard work is having a lasting effect on sustainable design and our nation’s clean energy leaders.
Posted byon October 22, 2013 at 8:45 AM EST
While job growth remained solid in September, there is no question that the focus of policy should be on how to achieve a faster pace of job growth by increasing certainty and investing in jobs, rather than the self-inflicted wounds of the past several weeks that increased uncertainty and inhibited job growth.
Posted byon October 21, 2013 at 4:45 PM EST
Ohio announces it will join the majority of states and move forward with expanding the Ohio Medicaid program, as called for by the Affordable Care Act. As a result, nearly 270,000 previously uninsured Ohio residents are estimated to gain coverage through Medicaid next year.
Posted byon October 21, 2013 at 4:12 PM EST
We're excited to announce the opportunity for our Instagram followers to take a special tour of the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the Rose Garden, and the South Lawn, including the White House Kitchen Garden.
Posted byon October 21, 2013 at 3:33 PM EST
Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, and Council member Betsey Stevenson are the latest White House officials to join Twitter. Follow Jason Furman at @CEAChair and Betsey Stevenson @CEABetsey.
Posted byon October 21, 2013 at 2:14 PM EST
President Obama says that HealthCare.gov, the website that’s supposed to make it easy to apply for and purchase health insurance is not working the way it should for everybody, and explains what is being done to fix the site.
Posted byon October 21, 2013 at 9:39 AM EST
Over the past two and a half weeks, millions of Americans visited HealthCare.gov to look at their new health care options under the Affordable Care Act. In that time, nearly half a million applications for coverage have been submitted from across the nation.
Posted byon October 19, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, President Obama said that now that the Federal government is reopened and the threat of default is lifted from the economy, there are three places Washington can take action to serve the American people.
Posted byon October 18, 2013 at 4:45 PM EST
We are pleased to announce the resumption of East Wing and Executive Residence tours. In addition, the White House will be opening its gardens and grounds to visitors for the 2013 Fall White House Garden Tour.