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Live Updates: What You Need to Know about Flooding in Louisiana

August 18, 2016

Watch Live: Secretary Johnson Gives a Press Conference on Flood Response in Louisiana 

Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is visiting Baton Rouge to meet with state and local officials and review ongoing response and recovery efforts in areas affected by severe flooding. While in Baton Rouge, Secretary Johnson is participating in a press conference to discuss the relief and recovery efforts, including assistance by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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3 Technologies for Streamlining Customer Communications

August 18, 2016

Ask the typical small business owner which methods his or her company uses to communicate with customers, and email is likely to be at or near the top of the list. 
But what happens as your...

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Inside the White House Internship Program

August 18, 2016

The White House Internship Program is a longstanding tradition in the White House. The hands-on experience is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders and prepare them for a future in public service. Over the past 8 years, young people from all 50 states have served as a part of the Obama administration in 16 different departments within the White House.

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Addressing Climate Change and Unleashing Innovation with Cleaner Trucks

August 16, 2016

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on EPA's blog. You can read the original post here. 

Today, @GinaEPA and @SecretaryFoxx jointly finalized greenhouse gas standards for medium and heavy duty vehicles: pic.twitter.com/6mSqLaTlcY
— EPAair (@EPAair) August 16, 2016

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How Choosing And Buying A Franchise Is Like The 10,000 Meter Run

August 16, 2016

The correct way to choose, research and potentially buy a franchise can be likened to running a 10,000-meter race (which equals 6.2137 miles), in which it’s imperative to pace yourself if...

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Honoring Students and Teachers at the 2016 Presidential Environmental Education Ceremony

August 15, 2016

Since President Obama took office in 2009, the Administration has made science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education as one of its priorities—making sure that opportunities and resources are available to succeed.

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Weekly Address: Providing a Better, Cleaner, Safer Future for Our Children

August 13, 2016

In this week's address, President Obama discussed the progress we have made to combat global climate change. During the Obama Administration, we have made ambitious investments in clean energy and achieved reductions in carbon emissions – increasing wind power and solar power, and decreasing the amount of carbon pollution from our energy sector to its lowest level in 25 years. We have also set standards to increase the distance cars and light trucks can travel on a gallon of gas every year through 2025.

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Financing Your Expanding Business with the SBA

August 12, 2016

If your business is part of the small minority of businesses who successfully maneuver those challenging early years, then you might be thinking, “what’s next?” If you are fortunate enough–or...

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Financing Your Expanding Business with the SBA

August 12, 2016

If your business is part of the small minority of businesses who successfully maneuver those challenging early years, then you might be thinking, “what’s next?” If you are fortunate enough–or...

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Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews Leads Inaugural DOC-METI Commercial Dialogue

August 12, 2016

Earlier this week Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews led the inaugural meeting of the Department of Commerce (DOC) and Japan's Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry (METI) Commercial Dialogue. The dialogue brought together representatives from the U.S. Departments of Commerce and State, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and METI to discuss opportunities to advance the U.S.-Japan commercial relationship.

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