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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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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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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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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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In Case You Missed It: How We Honored Dr. King

Tue, 2015-01-20 11:45

In 1994, Congress designated the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as a national day of service -- a "day on, not a day off." The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service is an opportunity for all Americans to honor Dr. King by coming together to help meet the needs of their communities and recommit to service throughout the year. Throughout the day yesterday, the President and the First Lady, the Vice President, Cabinet secretaries, and other senior Administration officials participated in a number of community service projects both in DC and throughout the nation. 

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8 Americans Wrote to the White House About Their Lives. We Want You to Hear Their Stories:

Tue, 2015-01-20 11:03

Every day, tens of thousands of Americans write to our family. Some of their letters make us laugh. Some of their letters tear at our hearts. A lot of their letters remind Barack and me of our own lives. But all of their letters keep us connected to the stories of Americans across the country. 
One of those letters came from Jason Gibson, a wounded warrior who wrote Barack last October. Jason sustained injuries serving our country in Afghanistan that led to the loss of both of his legs. Despite enduring 21 surgeries, he is unable to use prosthetics.
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