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Posted byon February 26, 2014 at 6:11 PM EDT
Continuing the celebration of the fourth anniversary of Let’s Move!, the First Lady traveled to Miami to visit a parks and recreation center to highlight a new announcement around healthy out-of-school time programs.
Posted byon February 26, 2014 at 12:10 PM EDT
Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz travels across the country to highlight the Administration’s efforts to promote production of domestic energy, create jobs and opportunities for American families, and address the serious issues posed by climate change.
Posted byon February 26, 2014 at 10:25 AM EDT
Posted byon February 25, 2014 at 7:20 PM EDT
The White House is hosting the first-ever Student Film Festival, featuring the work of more than a dozen young filmmakers who created short films celebrating the role of technology in the classroom.
Posted byon February 25, 2014 at 6:11 PM EDT
President Obama announces two new public-private manufacturing innovation institutes – one in Chicago and one in the Detroit area -- as well as a competition for the first of four additional manufacturing innovation institutes.
Posted byon February 24, 2014 at 7:31 PM EDT
In celebration of the fourth anniversary of Let’s Move!, the First Lady and Will Ferrell host a “focus group” with young kids to ask them about eating healthy and being active.
Posted byon February 24, 2014 at 5:45 PM EDT
President Obama is calling for BRAIN Initiative to be an “all hands on deck” effort, involving not only the federal government but also companies, health systems, patient advocacy organizations, philanthropists, state governments, research universities, private research institutes, and scientific societies.
Posted byon February 24, 2014 at 5:01 PM EDT
Governors from across the nation gather in Washington, D.C. for the 2014 National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting.
Posted byon February 23, 2014 at 6:39 PM EDT
The President will announce new action on manufacturing, infrastructure, and transportation jobs, and a new initiative to ensure everyone who is willing to work hard has a shot at success.
Posted byon February 22, 2014 at 7:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama says this is a year of action, and he will do everything he can to restore opportunity for all. The President already lifted the wages for federal contract workers, and he calls on the American people to tell Congress to finish the job by boosting the federal minimum wage for all workers to $10.10 and give America a raise.