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On Anniversary of Olmstead, Obama Administration Reaffirms Commitment to Assist Americans with Disabilities

On Anniversary of Olmstead, Obama Administration Reaffirms Commitment to Assist Americans with Disabilities On June 22, 1999, the Supreme Court ruled in Olmstead v. L.C. that the unjustified institutional isolation of people with disabilities is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Americans with

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STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY S. 3240 – Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 (Sen. Stabenow, D-MI)

(Senate) STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY S. 3240 – Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 (Sen. Stabenow, D-MI) The Administration supports Senate passage of S. 3240, the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012, and looks forward to working with

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REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AT DISNEY PRESS CONFERENCE

  Newseum Washington, D.C.   11:13 A.M. EDT          MRS. OBAMA:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you, everyone.  Good morning.  Oh my goodness.  I am so thrilled to be with all of you today, and I want to start

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We Can’t Wait: The White House Announces Federal and Private Sector Commitments to Provide Employment Opportunities for Nearly 180,000 Youth

 We Can’t Wait: The White House Announces Federal and Private Sector Commitments to Provide Employment Opportunities for Nearly 180,000 Youth   Today, the White House announced Summer Jobs+, a new call to action for businesses, non-profits, and government to work together to

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First Lady Michelle Obama to Invite Military Families to View White House Holiday Decorations

 First Lady to Invite Military Families to View White House Holiday Decorations   Wednesday, November 30 * White House – Mrs. Obama will welcome military families, including Gold Star and Blue Star parents, spouses and children, to the White House for

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We Can’t Wait: Health Care Innovation Challenge Will Improve Care, Save Money, Focus On Health Care Jobs

We Can’t Wait: Health Care Innovation Challenge will improve care, save money, focus on health care jobs New funding available for next generation of health care innovations     WASHINGTON, DC– Up to $1 billion dollars will be awarded to innovative

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Statement from White House Drug Policy Director on Synthetic Stimulants, a.k.a “Bath Salts”

  Statement from White House Drug Policy Director on Synthetic Stimulants, a.k.a “Bath Salts”   Washington, D.C. – Today, Gil Kerlikowske, Director of National Drug Control Policy, released the following statement following recent reports indicating the emerging threat of synthetic

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Readout of President Barack Obama’s Meeting With National Security Advisors On Egypt

Readout of the President’s Meeting on Egypt At 1:00 pm today, the President convened a meeting of his national security team at the White House. Participants included Vice President Joe Biden, National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, Deputy National Security Advisor

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS Written By Tracey Ricks Foster, Editorial Director of Washington Review & Commentary   In his State of  the Union Address, President Barack Obama will endeavor to build

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BREAKING NEWS: STATE OF THE UNION PREVIEW – Official White House Video

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White House Blog Posted By First Lady Michelle Obama: “An Open Letter to Parents Following the Tragedy in Tucson”

An Open Letter to Parents Following the Tragedy in Tucson Posted by First Lady Michelle Obama on January 13, 2011 at 06:07 PM EST   Dear parents,   Like so many Americans all across the country, Barack and I were shocked and

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BREAKING NEWS: Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery At a Memorial Service for the Victims of the Shooting in Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona, McKale Memorial Center Tucson, Arizona

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery At a Memorial Service for the Victims of the Shooting in Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona, McKale Memorial Center Tucson, Arizona January 12, 2011   As Prepared for Delivery—  

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WEEKLY ADDRESS: President Obama Touts Benefits of Tax Cut Package to Take Place in the New Year

WEEKLY ADDRESS: President Obama Touts Benefits of Tax Cut Package to Take Place in the New Year   WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Obama looked forward to how the tax cut package he signed into law in December

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Repealing the Affordable Care Act will Hurt the Economy By Stephanie Cutter

Repealing the Affordable Care Act will Hurt the Economy By Stephanie Cutter   The House Republican Health Care Plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act and take away all the new freedom and control it gives the American people over their

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HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Op-Ed In Chicago Tribune: “Don’t Turn Back The Clock On Health Care!”

he following op-ed from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is running in today’s Chicago Tribune.   Don’t turn back the clock on health care   January 5, 2011 Chicago Tribune   As a new Congress takes office today in Washington, Republican

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Presidential Weekly Address For September 4, 2010

Remarks of President Barack Obama Saturday, September 4, 2010 Weekly Address Washington DC   On Monday, we celebrate Labor Day. It’s a chance to get together with family and friends, to throw some food on the grill, and have a

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

NATIONAL PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, 2010- – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATION Although its mortality rate has steadily fallen in the last decade, prostate cancer is still the second leading

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Remarks By The President At A Discussion With Ohio Families On The Economy: “We’re Focusing… On Trying To Figure Out Can We Build More Infrastructure Here In Ohio And All Across The Country That Puts People Back To Work”

“We’re Focusing… On Trying To Figure Out Can We Build More Infrastructure Here In Ohio And All Across The Country That Puts People Back To Work”

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Statement by President Barack Obama on the Release of Nuclear Posture Review

Statement by President Barack Obama on the Release of Nuclear Posture Review   One year ago yesterday in Prague, I outlined a comprehensive agenda to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and to pursue the peace and security of a

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White House to Host Childhood Obesity Meeting

White House to Host Childhood Obesity Meeting WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, April 9, the White House will host a meeting on childhood obesity to discuss ways to combat the growing health epidemic.  Experts and practitioners from across the country

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