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Posted byon February 20, 2014 at 2:15 PM EDT
At America’s Central Port in Granite City, Illinois, the Vice President outlined how Recovery Act grants at the port and across the country have modernized the way we do business, created good-paying middle-class jobs, and strengthened our global economic competitiveness.
Posted byon February 19, 2014 at 9:50 PM EDT
The President travels to Toluca, Mexico for the North American Leaders’ Summit, along with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Posted byon February 19, 2014 at 8:07 PM EDT
Last week, we asked what raising the minimum wage meant to you. The stories you shared are a strong argument for exactly how important it is we get this done.
Posted byon February 19, 2014 at 3:43 PM EDT
In an upcoming "Of the People" webinar, Secretary Arne Duncan will explore the digital transition firsthand and answer questions from a student about how the Department of Education supports classrooms around the country and why education is the foundation of our country's future success
New Funding to Increase Access to Mental Health Services and New Protections Under the Health Care LawPosted byon February 18, 2014 at 8:22 PM EDT
In 2014, the Obama Administration has taken three key steps in the ongoing effort to increase access to mental health services.
Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 7:20 PM EDT
See what newspaper editorial boards and financial columnists across the country are saying about myRA, a simple, safe, and affordable retirement savings account that will be offered through employers to help low- and moderate- income Americans begin to save for retirement.
Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 4:45 PM EDT
After years of idling on fuel efficiency, America’s truck fleet is on a straight road to lower emissions, fuel savings for drivers, and leading the world in advanced vehicles.
Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 4:24 PM EDT
A new CBO report finds that 16.5 million workers would get a raise from increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, helping millions of hard-working families, reducing poverty, and increasing the overall wages going to lower-income households.
Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 3:06 PM EDT
The White House issued its response to a We the People petition on net neutrality, reaffirming the administration's commitment to an open Internet.
Posted byon February 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM EDT
The final report on the Recovery Act's effects shows the Act had a substantial positive impact on the economy, helped to avert a second Great Depression, and made targeted investments that will pay dividends long after the Act has fully phased out.