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The Can't-Miss Moments from the 2015 State of the Union Address

Wed, 2015-01-21 14:32

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2015.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Swiss Foreign Direct Investment Promotes Jobs in the United States

Wed, 2015-01-21 10:31

Cross-post by Suzan "Suzi" LeVine, U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and LiechtensteinJobs, Jobs, and more Jobs. One role
that we, as diplomats, play is that of business development. Why? Because of
Shared Prosperity. Our economies are deeply intertwined so, a rising tide lifts
all boats. Especially with a theme of quality job creation in this year’s State
of the Union, we wanted to share the outcomes and opportunities from a meeting
that was all about growing investment and jobs in the United States. 

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Secretary Julián Castro to Answer Housing Questions in Live Fireside Chat

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:00

Ed Note: This is cross-posted from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's blog, The HUDdle. You can read the original post here.

On Wednesday, January 21 at 9:15 a.m. ET, join Secretary Julián Castro and Zillow’s Chief Economist Stan Humphries for a live fireside chat at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
In a live-streamed event hosted by Zillow, Secretary Castro will respond to questions from the social media community using the #HousinginAmerica hashtag.
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SBA’s Community Initiatives Advance Economic Opportunity; Key SBA Programs Cited in New White House Report

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:00

The SBA’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, which works to expand awareness, participation and success in America’s small business landscape for underserved communities, ended 2014...

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Don’t Qualify for Conventional Business Loan? Understand Your Options

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:00

If you’re looking to start or grow your business, unless you’re fortunate enough to have a reserve of savings or a benevolent angel investor, then you’re going to need a business loan.
So...

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Watch: President Obama's 2015 State of the Union

Tue, 2015-01-20 22:23

"A brighter future is ours to write. Let's begin this new chapter -- together -- and let's start the work right now."
Those were a few of President Obama's final words as he finished delivering his sixth State of the Union address moments ago.
He spoke not just about where we are as nation, but where we're going.
This is a speech you don't want to miss -- so if you didn't see it live, make sure you watch the full enhanced version now.

Watch on YouTube
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Secretary Pritzker and Deputy Secretary Andrews Participate in MLK Day of Service

Tue, 2015-01-20 21:28

On Monday, Secretary Penny Pritzker participated in the
Project Management Day of Service ScopeAthon as part of the Martin Luther King
Day of service.

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After State of the Union, Join a Conversation Live from the White House

Tue, 2015-01-20 15:10

After President Obama delivers his State of the Union address tonight, we’re hosting a conversation live from the White House -- and we hope you'll join. This year, the State of the Union is more interactive than ever, with an enhanced livestream, dynamic "river of content," and lots of opportunities to engage with Administration officials, including the President.

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What Time Is the State of the Union?

Tue, 2015-01-20 13:01

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET.
"How do I watch the State of the Union," you might be asking yourself?
We've got you covered: WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU.

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The Faces of Health Care: Derrick B.

Tue, 2015-01-20 12:01

"Before this Act, I was very limited in obtaining any health care. It has changed my life dramatically." 

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