Monthly Archives: July 2012

BREAKING NEWS: President Obama Signs New Initiative to Improve Educational Outcomes for African Americans

President Obama Signs New Initiative to Improve Educational Outcomes for African Americans Executive Order Establishes the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans On Wednesday, during his remarks at the National Urban League conference in New Orleans, LA,

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STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICYS. 3414 – Cybersecurity Act of 2012

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICYS. 3414 – Cybersecurity Act of 2012(Sen. Lieberman, I-CT, and 4 cosponsors) The Administration strongly supports Senate passage of S. 3414, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012.  While lacking some of the key provisions of earlier bills, the

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STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICYS. 3412 – Middle Class Tax Cut Act

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICYS. 3412 – Middle Class Tax Cut Act (Sen. Reid, D-NV) The Administration strongly supports Senate passage of S. 3412 to prevent income taxes from going up at the start of next year on millions of middle-class Americans. 

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Fact Sheet: Creating Pathways to the Middle Class for All Americans

Fact Sheet: Creating Pathways to the Middle Class for All Americans   On Wednesday, June 25th, President Obama addressed the National Urban League and discussed his Administration’s work strengthening our communities by investing in manufacturers and small businesses, cutting taxes

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Fact Sheet: Administration Releases Final Version of Financial Aid Shopping Sheet

Fact Sheet: Administration Releases Final Version of Financial Aid Shopping Sheet   Earlier this year, at the University of Michigan, President Obama outlined the steps that his Administration is taking to make college more affordable and to ensure that students

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Rail Industry Joins Forces with Secretary LaHood and First Lady’s Initiative to Hire Veterans: 500 rail industry companies to hire over 5,000 veterans in 2012

Rail Industry Joins Forces with Secretary LaHood and First Lady’s Initiative to Hire Veterans   500 rail industry companies to hire over 5,000 veterans in 2012   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Association of American Railroads

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STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY S. 2237 – Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act (Sen. Reid, D-NV, and 6 cosponsors)

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY S. 2237 – Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act (Sen. Reid, D-NV, and 6 cosponsors)   The Administration strongly supports Senate passage of S. 2237 to give small businesses a tax break for increasing wages, creating new

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STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY H.R. 6079 – Repealing the Affordable Care Act (Rep. Cantor, R-VA)

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY H.R. 6079 – Repealing the Affordable Care Act(Rep. Cantor, R-VA)   The Administration strongly opposes House passage of H.R. 6079 because it would cost millions of hard-working middle class families the security of affordable health coverage and care

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Federal Partners Continue to Support Response Efforts Combating Western Wildfires

Federal Partners Continue to Support Response Efforts Combating Western Wildfires   WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 –The U.S. Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Department of Defense and FEMA continue to support efforts to protect life, public safety and aid in

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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 33, H.R. 2297, and S. 3187

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 33, H.R. 2297, and S. 3187   On Monday, July 9, 2012, the President signed into law:   H.R. 33, the “Church Plan Investment Clarification Act,” which amends the Securities Act of 1933

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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 33, H.R. 2297, and S. 3187

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 33, H.R. 2297, and S. 3187   On Monday, July 9, 2012, the President signed into law:   H.R. 33, the “Church Plan Investment Clarification Act,” which amends the Securities Act of 1933

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REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT SIGNING OF THE TRANSPORTATION AND STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATE BILL

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT SIGNING OF THE TRANSPORTATION AND STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATE BILL   East Room     5:25 P.M. EDT        THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everybody.  (Applause.)  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  Everybody, please have a

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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4348

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4348   H.R. 4348, the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” or “MAP-21”, which reauthorizes taxes that support the Highway Trust Fund through September 30, 2016, and authority to make expenditures

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President Obama…

President Obama Signs Minnesota Disaster Declaration   The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Minnesota and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding

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Statement by President Obama on Libya

Statement by the President on Libya   On behalf of the American people, I extend my congratulations to the people of Libya for another milestone on their extraordinary transition to democracy. After more than 40 years in which Libya was

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Statement by the Press Secretary on European Union Actions on Iranian Oil

Statement by the Press Secretary on European Union Actions on Iranian Oil   The United States welcomes the European Union’s prohibition of all Iranian crude oil imports and other sanctions on Iran’s oil industry, which go into full effect today. 

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FEMA AND FEDERAL PARTNERS CONTINUE TO SUPPORT STORM RESPONSE IN AFFECTED STATES IN THE MIDWEST AND MID-ATLANTIC REGIONS

FEMA AND FEDERAL PARTNERS CONTINUE TO SUPPORT STORM RESPONSE IN AFFECTED STATES IN THE MIDWEST AND MID-ATLANTIC REGIONS   Individuals in Affected States Urged to Listen to Local Officials and Take Precautions Due to Severe Weather Forecast for the Ohio

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Federal Partners Continue to Support Response Efforts Combating Western Wildfires FEMA provides two additional Fire Management Assistance Grants for Utah, Wyoming

Federal Partners Continue to Support Response Efforts Combating Western Wildfires FEMA provides two additional Fire Management Assistance Grants for Utah, Wyoming   WASHINGTON, June 30, 2012 –The U.S. Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Department of Defense and FEMA continue

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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 6064, The Temporary Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 6064   On Friday, June 29, 2012, the President signed into law:   H.R. 6064, the Temporary Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, which provides funding for programs funded from the Highway Trust

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Presidential Weekly Address: An All-Hands On Deck Approach to Fighting the Colorado Wildfires

http://youtu.be/-v8VWWi4gsI

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