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Connecting Generations to Engage on July 13

Thu, 2015-05-28 12:23

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the White House Conference on Aging's website. See the original post here.
Today at the White House Conference on Aging Regional Forum in Boston, Health and Human Services Secretary Burwell announced that the 2015 White House Conference on Aging will be held on July 13.

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SBIR Pulse - 2015 National Conference Special Edition - Games for Learning Panel Session

Thu, 2015-05-28 00:00

The 2015 SBIR/STTR National Conference is just around the corner – June 15 to 17 at the Gaylord Conference...

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Essential Proofreading Tips And Tools for Your Content Marketing

Thu, 2015-05-28 00:00

In my business we publish over 250 pieces of content each month.  At that level we see the challenges writers struggle with – everything from writer’s block to poor sentence structure. 
But...

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Why Free Trade Agreements Should Matter to All of Us

Wed, 2015-05-27 13:23

Guest blog post by Andrés Gluski, President and CEO, The AES Corporation 
Today, while the media and politicians are debating the President’s Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), it is a good moment to step back and reflect on why Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) should matter to all of us. 

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BEA’s New Data Tool Provides Fast Access to Trade and Investment Stats for Countries

Wed, 2015-05-27 12:22

A new data tool--International Trade and Investment Country Facts Application--on the Bureau of Economic Analysis website gives users a snapshot of statistics on trade and investment between the United States and another country by simply clicking on a world map.
These fast facts at your fingertips can include:

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NOAA: Below-normal Atlantic Hurricane Season is likely this year

Wed, 2015-05-27 12:06

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy.

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Reasons We Need the Clean Water Rule

Wed, 2015-05-27 11:56

Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from the Environmental Protection Agency. You can read the original post here. 

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4 Years of Building Energy Efficiency Across America

Wed, 2015-05-27 10:01

This morning, I had the pleasure of kicking off the Department of Energy’s Better Building Summit. It reminded me of the founding of Better Buildings four years ago. At that time, as we continued to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression and were faced with a paralyzed Congress, President Obama made clear to his economic team that we were to look for more creative and durable ways to contribute to an accelerated economic recovery. 

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Implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Wed, 2015-05-27 09:55

President Barack Obama signs the "Fair Pay and Safe Workplace" executive order in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium, July 31, 2014. The President is joined on stage by Labor Secretary Thomas Perez as well as employers who support fair labor practices, workers who have seen firsthand the effects of workplace violations, and advocates who have worked to improve fair pay and safety standards.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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#DreamSmallBiz: National Small Business Week Recap – Part Two

Wed, 2015-05-27 00:00

Last week, we gave you a recap of some of the events that took place during the first half of...

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