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Posted byon December 6, 2013 at 10:30 AM EST
The Obama Administration released the second U.S. Open Government National Action Plan, announcing 23 new or expanded open-government commitments that will advance these efforts even further. Highlights of the second National Action Plan included 'We the People," Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Modernization, The Global Initiative on Fiscal Transparency (GIFT), Open Data to the Public and Participatory Budgeting.
Posted byon December 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM EST
Posted byon December 6, 2013 at 9:30 AM EST
America’s resilient businesses have added jobs for 45 consecutive months, with private sector employment increasing by more than 8 million over that period. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 203,000 in November, with 196,000 of that increase in the private sector.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 6:10 PM EST
Today, from the White House Briefing Room, President Obama delivered a statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 4:37 PM EST
On Wednesday, December 11th, Vice President Biden and Cecilia Muñoz, the President’s Domestic Policy Advisor, are sitting down to answer your questions about immigration reform.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 10:45 AM EST
In honor of the Festival of Lights that is currently in progress, here is a gallery of Presidential Hanukkah celebrations and menorahs from the holdings of the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives.
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 December 4, 2013 at 10:40 PM EST
Until you’ve read a medical bill from a hospital bed, it’s hard to understand the insecurity that millions face every day. But now, for the first time ever, all Americans will have access to quality, affordable health care, that can’t be denied because of preexisting conditions.
Posted byon December 4, 2013 at 8:21 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama previewa the 2013 White House holiday décor to a crowd of military families who were the first of more than 70,000 anticipated visitors to the People's House this holiday season.
Posted byon December 4, 2013 at 7:50 PM EST
A group of of this country's finest national and local leaders aged 18-35 joined by White House and Administration staff for a Youth Summit focused on issues important to their generation -- especially spreading the word about the Affordable Care Act and organizing to get people enrolled in their respective communities