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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.
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.Read More
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.
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...Read More
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.
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.Read More
President Barack Obama and President François Hollande of France hold a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House, Nov. 24, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)Read More
Today, we're celebrating Small Business Saturday -- a day to support small businesses and all they do for their communities. We’re encouraging everyone to visit a small business to do some holiday shopping.
Find out how you can participate from the Small Business Administration; share your Small Business Saturday story on social media using #SmallBizSaturday and #ShopSmall, and check out how the White House and the Obama administration are celebrating below!Read More
Welcome to your "turkey edition" of West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue — and beyond. This week, the President wrapped up his trip to Asia — a cross-continental journey that took him to Antalya, Manila, and concluded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He honored Medal of Freedom recipients back at the White House, and pardoned a couple of lucky turkeys before Thanksgiving. That's November 20th to November 26th or, "This Turkey is Hereby Pardoned."
Friday, November 20thRead More
Cosigned by current SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and former SBA Administrators Karen G. Mills (2009-2013), Hector Barreto (2001-2006)...Read More