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Posted byon February 8, 2011 at 6:56 PM EDT
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 7:15 AM EDT
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 6:30 AM EDT
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 7:30 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon January 28, 2011 at 1:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This week, the President delivered his State of the Union address, focused on jobs and the economy, and he took those ideas on the road traveling to Upstate New York and Wisconsin.
Posted byon January 26, 2011 at 6:17 PM EDT
Read more reactions to the President's State of the Union Address from America's governors, mayors and experts from various fields covered in the President's speech
Posted byon December 1, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT
The theme for the White House Christmas 2010 is Simple Gifts - a celebration of friends and family, hearth and home, and the simple things that bring joy at Christmas. Watch a behind-the-scenes video of the making of holidays at the White House.
Posted byon November 15, 2010 at 7:52 PM EDT
Today Jeff Zients' announced the winner of this year's SAVE Award. Through the SAVE Award (which stands for Securing American’s Value and Efficiency) the Office of Management and Budget challenged Federal employees to submit their ideas to streamline government and save tax dollars.
Posted byon November 15, 2010 at 3:24 PM EDT
Over 57,000 of you have spoken, and the winner of the 2010 SAVE Award is Trudy Givens of Portage, Wisconsin.
Posted byon November 8, 2010 at 10:49 AM EDT
One of the most important changes that the President has brought to Washington is the belief that the best ideas usually come from outside of Washington. That’s why he launched the first ever SAVE Award last year to get ideas from federal employees on the frontlines to make government work smarter for the American people and to make sure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely. And it’s why we are now asking the American people to help us select this year’s winner.