Every day, the White House receives thousands of letters and emails from across the country. Our job in the Office of Presidential Correspondence is to sort and read each message and make sure that President Obama hears directly from Americans about what matters to them.
In the past two months, reps from the Environmental Protection Agency and the...Read More
President Barack Obama delivers remarks announcing Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. as the nominee for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Gen. Paul J. Selva, far right, as the nominee for Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in the Rose Garden of the White House, May 5, 2015. National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Vice President Joe Biden participate.
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Today, the White House is convening the nation’s leading thinkers on infrastructure planning and design to highlight how projects like new roads and transit lines can be designed to foster economic opportunity and increase resilience to the impacts of climate change. To help communities seeking to expand their pipelines of well-designed projects, the Administration is also releasing a Federal Guide to Infrastructure Planning and Design.Read More
For Teacher Appreciation Day, U.S. Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil shares the following story about Mrs. Minneti, his high school physics teacher — and his favorite teacher — and the lasting influence she's had on his life.
Share your own story here, or online using the hashtag #ThankATeacher.
National Small Business Week, got off to the races yesterday. NSBW is the marquee event of our agency and SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet used Emerge...Read More
On her first anniversary as the SBA Administrator, Maria Contreras-Sweet announced the opening of the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program application period. This is the fourth year...Read More
The old saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” is taking on a whole new meaning. In a world of constant stimuli – with texts, emails, alerts, and other marketing messages coming at us from...Read More
Ed. note: This is cross-posted on The Huffington Post.
Today, I will join President Obama as he travels to Lehman College in the Bronx, NY to speak about the importance of expanding opportunity and to applaud a new private-sector entity -- the My Brother's Keeper Alliance.