Administration officials highlighted this week the positive impacts of the economic recovery act and announced new rules created under the health reform law that will improve coverage for millions of Americans.
President Barack Obama made an appeal to the American people and Congress today, July 1, to put politics aside, and work together to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson ordered the company last May to reduce its usage of dispersants by 75 percent.
A dramatic new plan to end homelessness within a decade was announced by the Obama administration this week.
BP agreed today to set up a $20 billion escrow fund to pay damage claims resulting from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Greg Cendana, president of the United States Student Association (USSA) touched off cheers at the America's Future Now conference with his impassioned demand that Congress pass a $100 billion jobs bill and the "Dream Act."
One of the most important features of President Obama's health reform law is that it begins to make health care more affordable for retirees and seniors. Several important reforms will undo some of the harm caused by Republican policies in the George W. Bush era.
"We don't have the luxury of all this whining and agonizing. We've got to turn the agonizing into organizing."
Leaders from core components of the diverse coalition that elected President Obama declared here today that "it's time for us to do it again" to win jobs and justice.
WASHINGTON - In the first 18 months of the Obama presidency, national health care reform was passed, SCHIP was expanded, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was passed, and the Recovery and Reinvestment Act created or saved millions of jobs. Additionally, millions of working families received tax relief and got tax credits towards the purchase of a new home or car, and the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights was passed. Furthermore, we are on the verge of passing the most sweeping financial reform legislation since the New Deal.