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Posted byon May 23, 2011 at 11:00 AM EST
Following the President’s speech on immigration reform in El Paso, Texas, White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Cecilia Muñoz asked for your feedback through Advise the Advisor program.
Posted byon May 20, 2011 at 5:05 PM EST
In his Proclamation naming this Small Business Week, the President explains that “small businesses are the backbone of our economy and the cornerstones of America's promise.” Veterans increasingly make up part of that backbone as entrepreneurs translating their service-related skills into job-creating companies.
Posted byon May 20, 2011 at 11:37 AM EST
Ending domestic violence is a priority for the Obama Administration. On Tuesday, Jennifer Kaplan, Deputy Director of the Council on Women and Girls, spoke at a workshop hosted by the Treasury Department, Social Security Administration, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Financial Security on the intersection of financial capability and domestic violence.
Posted byon April 8, 2011 at 10:39 AM EST
Congressman Tom Petri, who served in the Peace Corps in Somalia and currently represents the 6th Congressional District of Wisconsin, shares his story of the lessons he learned while serving in the Peace Corps.
Posted byon April 4, 2011 at 10:22 AM EST
Last week I had the honor of announcing the winners of the first annual National STEM Video Game Challenge, in which students and designers prototyped or sketched out games to help folks develop skills in and apply concepts from science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
Posted byon February 16, 2011 at 11:48 AM EST
David Plouffe, Senior Advisor to the President, responds to some of your Advise the Advisor feedback.
Posted byon February 8, 2011 at 5:56 PM EST
Dr. William Spriggs, Assistant Secretary for Policy at the Department of Labor, talks about his background as a native of D.C., and the work he's doing to improve employment opportunity for all Americans.
Posted byon February 3, 2011 at 6:15 AM EST
The President's Better Building Initiative will reduce energy costs for American businesses, and encourage innovation to create a new wave of energy-efficient technology and design.
Posted byon January 29, 2011 at 5:30 AM EST
The President discusses his visit to a company in Manitowoc, Wisconsin and how it exemplified his agenda for America to “win the future” spelled out in the State of the Union Address.
Posted byon January 28, 2011 at 6:30 PM EST
On Tuesday night, President Obama spoke about giving the American people a government that’s not only more affordable, but also more effective and more efficient. Federal employees are important partners in that effort. From inspecting the food heading to our tables and making sure Social Security checks go out on time to treating wounded troops and helping returning Veterans pursue higher education, Federal employees are working day in and day out to serve the American people. The President believes these frontline workers are essential to any effort to improve government.