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Today, President Barack Obama and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker toured NOAA’s National Hurricane Center in Miami and received the Center’s annual briefing on the upcoming hurricane season. Dr. Rick Knabb, director of the hurricane center, joined NOAA Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan in leading the President and Secretary Pritzker on a tour of the facility and showed them the tools and protocols currently in place to track violent storms and respond to land-falling hurricanes.
President Barack Obama participates in a Twitter Q&A at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, May 28, 2015.
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Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the White House Conference on Aging's website. See the original post here.
Today at the White House Conference on Aging Regional Forum in Boston, Health and Human Services Secretary Burwell announced that the 2015 White House Conference on Aging will be held on July 13.
The 2015 SBIR/STTR National Conference is just around the corner – June 15 to 17 at the Gaylord Conference...Read More
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Guest blog post by Andrés Gluski, President and CEO, The AES Corporation
Today, while the media and politicians are debating the President’s Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), it is a good moment to step back and reflect on why Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) should matter to all of us.
A new data tool--International Trade and Investment Country Facts Application--on the Bureau of Economic Analysis website gives users a snapshot of statistics on trade and investment between the United States and another country by simply clicking on a world map.
These fast facts at your fingertips can include:
NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy.
Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from the Environmental Protection Agency. You can read the original post here.Read More
This morning, I had the pleasure of kicking off the Department of Energy’s Better Building Summit. It reminded me of the founding of Better Buildings four years ago. At that time, as we continued to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression and were faced with a paralyzed Congress, President Obama made clear to his economic team that we were to look for more creative and durable ways to contribute to an accelerated economic recovery.