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  • Investing in Adolescent Girls' Education, Safety, and Health

    The President and First Lady announced Let Girls Learn, a new whole-of-government initiative that will support adolescent girls around the world. Building on USAID education programs that reach more than a million adolescent girls every year, the initiative will both improve access to quality education and target the barriers that can keep adolescent girls out of school, including gender-based violence and child marriage.

  • Clean Energy RD&D Investments Make Us Stronger

    A new report from the American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) concludes that “public investments in energy RD&D are crucial.” We couldn’t agree more.

  • Taking Action to Unlock the Economic Contributions of Americans-in-Waiting

    President Obama is changing a rule to allow employment authorization for the spouses of certain high-skill workers who are here on H-1B visas, as long as those workers have begun the process of applying for a green card.

  • Budgeting for Climate Preparedness and Resilience

    The President’s 2016 Budget provides the necessary tools, technical assistance, and on-the-ground partnership to support investment in climate preparedness and resilience.

  • The Next U.S. Chief Information Officer

    The President’s announcement today of Tony Scott as the next United States Chief Information Officer is an important opportunity for our Nation. With the radical evolution of information technology (IT), the Federal Government has unprecedented opportunity to enhance how we deliver services to the American people and spark greater innovation in the digital age.

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