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Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 4:15 PM EDT
U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman talks about his work with mayors to expand trade and create local jobs.
Posted byon December 12, 2013 at 1:28 PM EDT
Under the Affordable Care Act, states have the opportunity to expand Medicaid coverage to provide millions of Americans access to affordable healthcare. Taken together, if all 24 states that haven’t expanded coverage did so, about 5.4 million uninsured Americans would gain access to health insurance coverage by 2016.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.
Posted byon November 12, 2013 at 5:35 PM EDT
Ahead of his remarks at tomorrow’s White House Tribal Nations Conference, President Obama met today with a dozen tribal leaders to discuss job creation and economic development in tribal communities.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 4:35 PM EDT
HHS announced new primary care sites in 236 communities for 1.25 million additional patients, made possible by the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon August 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
Two new reports highlight record highs for U.S. wind energy production and manufacturing, demonstrating America’s continued leadership in this rapidly growing global industry.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
Healthy Baby, Happy Baby: The Indian Health Service Announces Designation of Two Baby-Friendly HospitalsPosted byon July 26, 2013 at 11:20 AM EDT
The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program that was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 1991 to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding and mother/baby bonding.
Posted byon July 10, 2013 at 9:12 AM EDT
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Native American Contractors Association (NACA) have signed a strategic alliance memorandum to widen our reach to Native American entrepreneurs and boost entrepreneurship opportunities.
Posted byon June 26, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Some of the nation’s biggest polluters are attacking the President’s plan to cut carbon pollution and meet the climate change challenge, and they’re recycling the same tired and empty arguments that we’ve heard time and time again. To separate fact from fiction, let’s dig a little deeper and compare their rhetoric with the reality.