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Posted byon April 20, 2015 at 2:55 PM EDT
Secretary Perez sat down with Greg Sargant from the Washington Post’s Plum Line to talk TPP and how the President’s modern trade deal will put American workers first.
Posted byon April 20, 2015 at 11:12 AM EDT
Senior Advisor Brian Deese sends a message to the White House email list, highlighting the President's trip to the Everglades to draw attention to the impacts of climate change.
Posted byon April 18, 2015 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President spoke about his commitment to combatting the threat of climate change and to keeping ourselves and future generations safe.
Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 6:58 PM EDT
Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 6:54 PM EDT
The White House is hosting the 2015 White House Spring Garden Tour Social.
Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 1:33 PM EDT
The Obama Administration has take important steps to make modern approaches, such as prizes and challenges, standard tools in every Federal agency's toolbox. Nearly 400 prizes and challenges have been posted on challenge.gov since September 2010, and thousands of Federal employees across the government are using these approaches to deliver services more effectively and efficiently, and to solve problems that relate to the missions of their Agencies.
Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 12:48 PM EDT
From the size of your paychecks to the duration of your paid leave to the amount you pay in taxes, this was a week of conversation about key issues facing American families.
Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 11:40 AM EDT
Last night, the Senate passed H.R.2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, with overwhelming bipartisan support, following House passage of the bill with overwhelming support three weeks ago. Not only will the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 reform Medicare’s physician payment system to incentivize quality and value and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program, it also includes a two-year extension of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (“Home Visiting”). The Home Visiting program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, funds States, territories, and tribal entities to develop and implement voluntary, evidence-based home visitation programs in which families that choose to participate receive advice, guidance, and other help from nurses, social workers, or other trained professionals during pregnancy and the first years of a child’s life.
Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 10:57 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 10:02 AM EDT
The White House honored 12 extraordinary individuals that are supporting working families and helping to make change in their companies or communities through advocating for family-friendly policies that encourage workplace flexibility.