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President Obama: "Nashville Shows How Immigrants Benefit All"

Mon, 2014-12-15 14:28

Earlier today, The Tennessean published the following op-ed from President Obama. In it, he discusses his executive actions to help make America's immigration system smarter and fairer, and why we still need Congress to pass a common-sense law to fix the system.
Learn more about the actions the President is taking on immigration.

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Operational Excellence in Federal Spectrum Management

Mon, 2014-12-15 14:05

One of the core functions of the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and
Information Administration (NTIA) is to manage federal uses of wireless spectrum
to make the most efficient use of this precious resource. It’s complex,
technical work performed by a team of resourceful engineers who labor behind
the scenes to ensure that federal agencies have the radio spectrum they need to
perform all sorts of mission-critical functions. 

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Building Data-Driven Workforce Solutions

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:05

Guest blog post by Chauncy Lennon, Senior Program Director, Workforce Initiatives JP Morgan Chase Foundation and Member of the Commerce Department's National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) Last Friday was the kickoff meeting for NACIE 2.0 – the
Department of Commerce’s National Advisory Committee on Innovation and
Entrepreneurship. I was proud to join my fellow committee members to
address global competiveness. Without question, the meeting started in
what can only be described as a sprint out of the blocks. We began the

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The Faces of Health Care: Keith C.

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:40

"…I was locked into my job because of health care. The Affordable Care Act enabled me to resign and devote my full efforts to what I believe is a much more important calling."

Health reform has given many Americans the freedom to pursue their dreams -- and Keith C. is one of them.
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What You Need to Know About the December 15th Deadline

Mon, 2014-12-15 00:00

Editor's Note: This blog is by ...

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6 Options for Financing Your Small Business Marketing Plan

Mon, 2014-12-15 00:00

According to LegalZoom, small businesses spend up to 50 percent of their sales on introductory or...

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Weekly Address: Giving Thanks for Our Troops

Sat, 2014-12-13 06:00

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Dec. 12, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

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Making at the White House: Creating Bo-Bot and Sunny-Bot

Fri, 2014-12-12 17:40

For the past several years, Bo and Sunny, the First Family’s dogs, have been creatively included in the White House holiday décor. Last year’s decorations even included a 3D model of Bo with a wagging tail powered by a motor from a reindeer lawn decoration!

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West Wing Week: 12/12/14 or, "Zeros & Ones"

Fri, 2014-12-12 16:13

This week, the President nominated a Secretary of Defense, coded with a group of budding computer scientists, took over as host of The Colbert Report, pushed for comprehensive immigration reform, hosted a summit on high quality early education, and welcomed this year's Kennedy Center Honorees to the White House. That's December 5th to December 11th or, "Zeros & Ones."

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President Obama Announces $400M for Manufacturing Hubs and Skills Training

Fri, 2014-12-12 16:00

This week President Obama made some major announcements that
will help create new, 21st century job opportunities for American workers in
high-demand sectors.

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