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2014 Saw Continued Slow Growth in the Cost of Health Care, Even as Coverage Expanded

December 02, 2015

Today’s data on national health expenditures show that 2014 was another year of slow health care cost growth, as per-enrollee health care spending growth remained low in both the public and private sectors. The slow growth in the per-enrollee spending seen in recent years is thanks in part to reforms in the Affordable Care Act and is generating major fiscal and economic benefits.

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Spotting the signs of a B2B scam

December 02, 2015

Editors note: This post orginally appeared on the Federal Trade Commission's...

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How to Start a Non-Profit

December 02, 2015

Starting a non-profit can be an extremely rewarding entrepreneurial experience. A non-profit gives you the ability to give back to your community and really make a difference unlike any other...

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NACIE Helping Bridge the Startup Funding Gap

December 02, 2015

Cross-post from the Economic and Development Administration (EDA) Blog
 
Guest blog post by Tiffany Wilson, NACIE Member and Executive Director, Global Center for Medical Innovation
 

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NOAA Announces Funding for Six Projects to Increase Coastal Resiliency, Improve Habitat

December 02, 2015

The Commerce Department's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced $4 million in recommended funding for six projects under the 2015 Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Grants Program. The program is part of NOAA’s comprehensive approach to building coastal resiliency.
These on-the-ground restoration projects will not only enhance ecosystem resiliency to the impacts of extreme weather and changing environmental conditions, but will also provide habitat to support sustainable fisheries and contribute to the recovery of protected species. 

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Here's What You Need to Know about the U.S. Visa Waiver Program:

December 01, 2015

There is no greater priority a president has than keeping the American people safe. In the 21st century, when America still stands as the number one destination for tourists and travelers on international business, that responsibility requires that we can preserve the international connections that are critical to the strength of our economy while protecting our national security.

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Bureau of Economic Analysis Releases Two New Data Sets to Deepen Understanding of U.S. Economy

December 01, 2015

In the past two days, the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic  Analysis (BEA) has released two brand new sets of economic statistics that business people, entrepreneurs, policy makers, households and others can use to make more informed decisions in their professional and personal lives. 

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Rebrand Your Business, Step By Step

December 01, 2015

Is it time to rebrand your business? Different from simply freshening up your marketing materials, rebranding means changing the entire "personality" of your business. Your company might be ready...

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When is the 2016 State of the Union?

November 30, 2015

President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address on January 12, 2016 at 9 p.m. ET. Here are a three ways you can get ready for the big speech in the meantime.

 

1. Watch the enhanced 2015 State of the Union address.

 

2. Go behind the scenes as the President works with his speechwriting team before the 2015 State of the Union address.

 

3. Brush up on your State of the Union trivia.

 

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More than 4.95 Million Records Released

November 30, 2015

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 releases visitor records that were generated in August 2015. This release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 4.95 million—all of which can be viewed in our Disclosures section.

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