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When the First Lady and Dr. Biden launched Joining Forces, they challenged people across the country to ask themselves one simple question: “What can I do to honor veterans and military families who have given us so much?” Today, one day before our nation pauses to honor Veterans Day, the White House and Joining Forces would like to highlight a few of the many answers to that question.Read More
After years of service, more and more veterans are taking the leap into business ownership. Veterans are 45% more...Read More
Many times financial tools are overlooked as a way to help increase a company’s bottom line. Financial tools have the ability to transform a company’s operations, improve productivity, reduce...Read More
The Department of Commerce provides valuable services and data products that fuel the modern technology services Americans rely on every day. These data sets include information on technological innovation from the Patent and Trademark Office, demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis, export data from the International Trade Administration, and information on natural phenomena from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This is why we call the Department of Commerce "America's Data Agency."
Today, the White House is releasing the Privacy and Trust Principles for the President’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI). These principles are a foundation for protecting participant privacy and building trust in activities within PMI.Read More
More and more small businesses today are realizing the importance of the international market for growing their sales and diversifying their customer base. After all, 96% of the world’s consumers...Read More
The United States and the world are living through a remarkable economic and societal transformation, driven by technology. In this changing world, economic growth and competitiveness are increasingly tied to the digital economy, which is a key driver of jobs, business creation, and innovation. And today’s digital economy is where people all over the world share ideas, learn new skills, and gain access to the storehouse of human knowledge.
Today, President Obama launched his own Facebook page — a place for conversations with the American people about the most important issues facing our country. In his first post, the President invites you to join him for a walk on the South Lawn of the White House to discuss our efforts to combat climate change and his upcoming meeting with world leaders in Paris about global action to address this serious issue. Watch and share the video, then "like" the President's page on Facebook.Read More
Today, the White House is launching the "Healthy Communities Challenge", calling on community leaders to reach out to the uninsured in their states to help them get covered under the Affordable Care Act.
As the Affordable Care Act has taken effect, 17.6 million Americans have gained coverage, and, since 2010, we’ve reduced the uninsured rate in this country by 45 percent. The nation’s uninsured rate is now at its lowest level ever.Read More
In this week's address, the President discussed the importance of reducing the number of people without health insurance. Because of the Affordable Care Act, more people now have the security of health insurance than ever before. As the law’s coverage provisions have taken effect, 17.6 million Americans have gained coverage, and the nation’s uninsured rate now stands at its lowest level ever. The ACA is working, making health care more affordable, accessible, and of higher quality for millions of people.Read More