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  • The White House Launches the “Generation Indigenous Tribal Leader Challenge”

    The White House announces the next step in the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative with a Gen-I Tribal Leader Challenge.

  • Making Native Communities Safer

  • Investing in the Future of Tribal Nations

    The White House released its 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference Progress Report, Investing in the Future of Tribal Nations. The report highlights the Administration’s progress and accomplishments in Indian Country over the past year.

  • Rehearsing the Future - Creating a Shared Vision of Community

    John Morris is being honored as a Climate Education and Literacy Champion of Change.

  • Affordable Care Act: Enrollment Opportunity for American Indians and Alaska Natives

  • It's Time to Open Materials Science Data

    In 2011 President Obama launched the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI). Almost four years later, the MGI is a far-reaching endeavor with over $400 million committed to help support over 500 research scientists and activities to accelerate the development of advanced materials. A key element of the MGI is ensuring open access to and innovative uses of materials-science data. Federal agencies are working with partners in other sectors to open access to research data and provide robust solutions to data storage and services.

  • Announcing the U.S. Public Participation Playbook

    Today, the Administration is proud to launch the first U.S. Public Participation Playbook. The playbook is meant to help government better build more responsive and efficient public participation programs and measure their effectiveness.

  • Affordable Care Act – National Tribal Day of Action

    Across the nation, IHS facilities held events to provide American Indian and Alaska Natives with information and help in understanding the Affordable Care Act and their potential benefits in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

  • Investing in America’s Future through R&D, Innovation, and STEM Education: The President’s FY 2016 Budget

    Today, President Obama announced his Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Budget. The Budget details the President’s spending plan for implementing the agenda he laid out in his State of the Union address to invest in America’s future. This plan includes investments that will help create jobs; improve human health; enhance access to clean energy, water, and food; address global climate change; manage competing demands on environmental resources; and ensure the security of the Nation. Federal government funding for R&D is essential to address pressing needs in these and other crucial areas.

  • AWS-3 Auction Highlights New Approach to Spectrum Policy

    The most successful auction of radio spectrum so far came to a close today, drawing nearly $45 billion in bids for 65 megahertz of spectrum. The AWS-3 auction also is an important milestone in the Obama administration’s efforts to meet the President’s goal of making available 500 megahertz of spectrum for wireless broadband by 2020.