Posted by Elyse Cohen on September 19, 2013 at 2:23 PM
From the State Dining Room of the White House yesterday, the First Lady addressed a diverse cross section of leaders from food and media industry executives, advocates, parent leaders, government agency representatives and researchers about the power of marketing in influencing kids’ food choices and the need for leveraging this power toward healthier food options for our nation’s children.
Posted by Jason Furman, Betsey Stevenson on September 6, 2013 at 3:40 PM
New data in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Monthly Employment Report show that of the increase in employment since the Affordable Care Act became law, more than 9 out of 10 positions have been full-time.
Posted by Tobin Marcus on August 29, 2013 at 2:52 PM
Vice President Biden swears in B. Todd Jones as the first permanent Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in seven years, and announces two new executive actions that build on the comprehensive gun violence reduction plan he and the President laid out on January 16, 2013
Posted by Shaun Donovan on August 29, 2013 at 1:17 PM
Shortly after he took office, the President tasked the Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan with rethinking the federal approach to disaster recovery, which resulted in the creation of the National Disaster Recovery Framework.
Posted by Megan Slack on August 24, 2013 at 6:00 AM
In his weekly address, President Obama notes that while college education has never been more important, it has also never been more expensive, which is why he proposed major new reforms this week to make college more affordable for middle class families and those fighting to get into the middle class.
Posted by Cecilia Muñoz on August 23, 2013 at 6:20 PM
Here’s a look at some of the initial reviews coming in from the higher education community, lawmakers and other stakeholders about President Obama's ambitious new agenda to combat rising college costs, make college more affordable, and improve value for students and their families.