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National Veterans Small Business Week

Mon, 2014-11-03 00:00

Editor's Note: This blog is by Robert McFarlin, White House Fellow at the National Economic Council and was first posted on...

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New SBA Series Offers Focused HUBZone Training

Mon, 2014-11-03 00:00

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently introduced the second online training module in a new series of mini-primers about the HUBZone program.  The series is designed to help...

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National Veterans Small Business Week

Mon, 2014-11-03 00:00

Editor's Note: This blog is by Robert McFarlin, White House Fellow at the National Economic Council and was first posted on...

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Secretary Penny Pritzker Emphasizes Importance of North American Platform with Canada’s Minister of International Trade Ed Fast and Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal

Sun, 2014-11-02 00:00

During her trip to Canada, U.S Secretary of Commerce Penny
Pritzker attended the fourth North American Competitiveness and Innovation
Conference (NACIC) in Toronto. The conference provided a chance for the
Secretary to meet with her Canadian and Mexican counterparts to discuss ways to
strengthen the North American platform, which will create jobs, economic growth
and long-term prosperity for workers, families, and businesses in all three
countries. 

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Weekly Address: It's Time to Help Women and Working Families

Sat, 2014-11-01 06:00

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Map Room of the White House, Oct. 30, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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Six Quotes to Read: The President's Remarks in Providence

Fri, 2014-10-31 19:07

Today, the President headed to Rhode Island College in Providence to continue his focus on our economy’s progress and how we can build on it by expanding opportunity for women and working families. While there, he sat down with a few working parents, small business owners, students, and faculty for a roundtable discussion about policies that could help working families right now and continue to grow our economy -- and then he delivered remarks on campus.
Here are six quotes you need to read from what he had to say. Take a look, share your favorites, and read his full remarks here.

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Secretary Pritzker and Canadian Partners Discuss Increasing Investments on Both Sides of the Border

Fri, 2014-10-31 17:10

During a two day trip to Ottawa and Toronto, Canada,
Secretary Penny Pritzker met with Canadian Minister of Industry James Moore and
Minister of International Trade Ed Fast to discuss U.S. – Canada trade
relations and ways our countries can enhance commercial and economic
competitiveness.  

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Weekly Wrap Up: It’s Time for #EqualPay

Fri, 2014-10-31 16:41

This week at the White House, we explained what "78 cents for every dollar" means, spoke about America’s response to Ebola, and cooked with students in the White House Kitchen. To find out more about other events this week, be sure to check out the rest of the White House blog.

Photo of the Week:

 

Another picturesque early evening on the South Lawn of the White House.
Een foto die is geplaatst door Pete Souza (@petesouza) op

Okt 10, 2014 at 3:19 PDT

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More than 4.05 Million Records Released

Fri, 2014-10-31 15:00

In September 2009, the President announced that -- for the first time in history -- White House visitor records would be made available to the public on an ongoing basis. Today, the White House released visitor records that were generated in July 2014. This release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 4.05 million -- all of which can be viewed in our Disclosures section.

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Kicking Off Military Family Month

Fri, 2014-10-31 14:45

Throughout our history, members of our military have put their lives on the line to defend our country and preserve our security. While this requires a tremendous personal sacrifice, it is also important to recognize the unyielding love and support that their families provide every step of the way to make this sacrifice possible. As a proud military mom myself, I know that when you have a family member who is in the military, the whole family serves too.

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