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Laying Off Workers…Sort of

September 11, 2014

Even though a business may be non-seasonal, it can still experience significant swings in the amount of revenue it takes in; sometimes things are very busy, while at other times things may be slow...

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Participa en el Hangout en vivo de GobiernoUSA.gov y la SBA para jóvenes empresarios que quieren comenzar un negocio

September 11, 2014

¿Eres un joven empresario en busca de consejos sobre cómo iniciar un nuevo negocio? La SBA y GobiernoUSA.gov te invitan a un Hangout en vivo y en español el 25 de septiembre para charlar...

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President Obama: How We're Responding to the ISIL Threat

September 10, 2014

Tonight, the following message was sent from President Obama to those signed up to receive updates from the White House, outlining his comprehensive and sustained counterterrorism strategy to degrade and destroy ISIL.
Didn't get the email? Make sure you're signed up to receive updates from the President and other senior Administration officials.

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President Obama: “We Will Degrade and Ultimately Destroy ISIL”

September 10, 2014

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In an address from the State Floor of the White House, President Obama spoke to the nation tonight about ISIL -- and our comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group.
The President reiterated that as Commander-in-Chief, his “highest priority is the security of the American people,” and noted that we have “consistently taken the fight to terrorists” that threaten the United States:

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Tune In: President Obama Addresses the Nation on the ISIL Threat

September 10, 2014

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with members of the National Security Council in the Situation Room of the White House.

September 10, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, President Obama will address the nation on the United States' strategy to degrade and destroy ISIL. You can watch the President's address from the State Floor of the White House live at www.whitehouse.gov/live.
 
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President’s Export Council to Participate in Administration’s First-Ever Fact-Finding Mission

September 10, 2014

Guest blog post by Stefan
M. Selig, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade

Yesterday, Secretary Pritzker and I announced that we will lead a high-level delegation
on an economic fact-finding trip to Poland and Turkey later this month. I
am excited to participate in the first PEC fact-finding mission for the Obama
administration. 

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AmeriCorps: Changing Lives, Changing America

September 10, 2014

On September 11, 2009, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined AmeriCorps members and volunteers in painting a Habitat for Humanity home in Washington, D.C., joining Americans across the country who marked the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by participating in service and remembrance activities.

September 11, 2009.

(by Ralph Alswang)

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The Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons Is Key to Explaining America’s Economy

September 10, 2014

Cross blog post by John Thompson, Director, U.S. Census BureauDid you know that there are 27.1 million non-farm businesses in America? The U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons provides the only comprehensive source of statistics about business ownership in the U.S. The Census Bureau conducts the SBO every five years. This is the first time the SBO is being conducted primarily online.If you own a business, such as a salon or a landscaping company, you may be one of the one million Americans selected to participate in the Survey of Business Owners.

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"Even One Case Is Too Many": Vice President Biden Marks the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

September 09, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks on the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, at the National Archives, in Washington, D.C.

September 9, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

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“Built to Last” – Secretary Pritzker Talks to Investors about the Build America Investment Initiative

September 09, 2014

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker discussed the Administration’s efforts to “Build America” at the Infrastructure Investment Summit hosted by the U.S.

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