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May 4, 2015 The Long-Term Impact of Moving Families Away From High-Poverty Neighborhoods Julián Castro Unknown
May 2, 2015 Weekly Address: Ensuring Every Child Gets a Great Education Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Senate HELP Committee's Markup of the No Child Left Behind Act Arne Duncan Washington, DC
April 9, 2015 Blog: A Bipartisan Proposal to Fix No Child Left Behind: A Good First Step; Further to Go Arne Duncan Unknown
April 1, 2015 USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods Thomas Vilsack Orlando, FL
March 31, 2015 U.S. Department of Education Approves ESEA Flexibility Renewal for Five States through Expedited Decision Process Arne Duncan Unknown
March 25, 2015 Remarks of Secretary Julian Castro at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition 2015 Annual Conference: Creating a Just Economy Julián Castro Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 USDA Partners with University of Kentucky to Establish National Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Thomas Vilsack Lexington, KY
March 19, 2015 USDA Expands StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunity to Build Rural Economies Thomas Vilsack Lexington, KY
March 14, 2015 Weekly Address: A Student Aid Bill of Rights Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
March 13, 2015 Secretary Duncan's Remarks on Press Call Highlighting States Where Education Funding Shortchanges Low-Income, Minority Students Arne Duncan Unknown
March 11, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro Washington, DC
March 10, 2015 Remarks by the President Announcing Student Aid Bill of Rights Pres. Barack Obama Atlanta, GA
March 9, 2015 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro at the City Club of Chicago Julián Castro Chicago, IL
March 9, 2015 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro at The University of Chicago Julián Castro Unknown
March 2, 2015 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro at the National Low Income Housing Coalition 2015 Housing Legislative Forum Julián Castro Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Mikulski, Cardin Announce More Than $8 Million in Federal Funding for New and Expecting Parents Living Near the Poverty Line Sylvia Mathews Burwell Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2015 Remarks by the President to the National Governors Association Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2015 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro at the National Alliance to End Homelessness 2015 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness Julián Castro San Diego, CA
Feb. 12, 2015 Blog: It's Past Time to Move Beyond No Child Left Behind: Addressing America's Teachers and Principals Arne Duncan Unknown
Feb. 4, 2015 Statement by Sylvia M. Burwell on The President's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell Unknown
Feb. 3, 2015 Remarks by the President at the ACA Letter Writer Roundtable Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 HUD Reports Continued High Levels of "Worst Care Housing Needs" Julián Castro Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 Short-Time Compensation Programs Expand in 13 States with Nearly $38M in Grants to Prevent Layoffs Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Jan. 20, 2015 Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2015 Remarks by the President on Housing -- Phoenix, AZ Pres. Barack Obama Phoenix, AZ
Jan. 7, 2015 Blog: New York's City Harvest Wins U.S. Food Waste Challenge Competition Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Dec. 11, 2014 Statement from HUD Secretary Julián Castro on Federal Housing Finance Agency's Action on the Housing Trust Fund Julián Castro Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Remarks by the President at College Opportunity Summit Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Enforcement Matters: How Workplace Law Enforcement Can Boost Americans' Wages and Strengthen the Economy Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2014 HUD Announces $10 Million in "Sweat Equity" Grants Julián Castro Unknown
Nov. 16, 2014 G20 Leaders' Communiqué Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Nov. 12, 2014 My Brother's Keeper Summit Anthony Foxx Philadelphia, PA
Oct. 30, 2014 HUD Reports Homelessness in U.S. Continues to Decline Julián Castro Washington, DC
Oct. 30, 2014 Remarks by the President at Michaud for Governor Rally Pres. Barack Obama Portland, ME
Oct. 11, 2014 Statement of Secretary Lew for the Development Committee Jacob Lew Washington, DC
Oct. 11, 2014 CNN - Raise Minimum Wage; Working People Should Not Live in Poverty Thomas Perez Unknown
Oct. 10, 2014 Pelosi Remarks from Press Conference Call on National Minimum Wage Day Thomas Perez San Francisco, CA
Sept. 29, 2014 HUD Awards $75 Million to Help Low-Income Residents Receive Job Training and Employment Julián Castro Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2014 New Report Projects a $5.7 Billion Drop in Hospitals' Uncompensated Care Costs Because of the Affordable Care Act Sylvia Mathews Burwell Unknown
Sept. 23, 2014 HUD Awards $17 Million to Convert Apartments Into Assisted Living or Service-Enriched Senior Housing Julián Castro Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2014 USDA Requests Applications for Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2014 More Than $87 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve Performance, Integrity of State Unemployment Insurance Programs Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Aug. 29, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event -- Purchase, New York Pres. Barack Obama Purchase, NY
Aug. 25, 2014 USDA Announces $200 Million to Promote Innovation in SNAP Employment and Training Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2014 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, The City Club of Cleveland Thomas Perez Cleveland, OH
Aug. 12, 2014 Education Department Awards 40 States, D.C., and the Virgin Islands $28.4 Million in Grants to Help Low-Income Students Take Advanced Placement Tests Arne Duncan Unknown
Aug. 7, 2014 Federal Report Highlights Five Years of Progress Providing Communities with Affordable Housing, Efficient Transportation and Economic Growth Julián Castro Washington, DC
Aug. 7, 2014 Federal Report Highlights Five Years of Progress Providing Communities with Affordable Housing, Efficient Transportation and Economic Growth Anthony Foxx Washington, DC
Aug. 7, 2014 Federal Report Highlights Five Years of Progress Providing Communities with Affordable Housing, Efficient Transportation and Economic Growth Gina McCarthy Washington, DC
Aug. 4, 2014 HHS Awards More Than $106 Million to Support State Home Visiting Programs Sylvia Mathews Burwell Unknown
July 24, 2014 Statement By US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the Need to Raise the Minimum Wage to Benefit Workers and the Economy Thomas Perez Washington, DC
July 23, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama Los Angeles, CA
July 21, 2014 Remarks by the President at My Brother's Keeper Town Hall Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
July 14, 2014 New Resources Improve States' Abilities to Advance Medicaid Payment and Delivery System Reform Sylvia Mathews Burwell Unknown
June 24, 2014 $68.7M Awarded to Fund Re-Employment and Eligibility Assessments for Unemployment Insurance Claimants in 40 States and Territories Thomas Perez Washington, DC
June 23, 2014 Remarks by President Obama at the White House Summit on Working Families Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 23, 2014 Huffington Post - Family-Friendly Workplace Policies Are Not Frills -- They're Basic Needs Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
June 20, 2014 Statement by the President - Mayors Task Force on "My Brother's Keeper" Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
June 20, 2014 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964 Sylvia Mathews Burwell Washington, DC
June 19, 2014 Remarks by Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, National Fund for Workforce Solutions-Annual Meeting Thomas Perez Chicago, IL
June 15, 2014 Blog: Drawing the Right Lessons from Vergara Arne Duncan Unknown
June 3, 2014 U.S. Department of Education Announces $75 Million GEAR UP Competition Arne Duncan Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Kicks off the 2014 "Feds Feed Families" Nationwide Food Drive Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Agency Assists Record Number of Rural Families to Become Homeowners in 2013; Efforts Underway to Boost Loan Guarantee, Refinancing Opportunities Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Remarks by the President with the "My Brother's Keeper" Task Force Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 HUD Offers $104 Million to Clean Up Dangerous Lead and Other Hazards in Housing Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 National Coalition for Homeless Veterans Thomas Perez Washington, DC
May 10, 2014 Blog: Building an Economy that Works for All Moms Thomas Perez Washington, DC
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Farm Bill: Implementation and Next Steps Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 1, 2014 Administrator McCarthy Highlights Clean Air Efforts During Asthma Awareness Month / Agency Honors Community-Focused Asthma Programs Gina McCarthy Unknown
April 30, 2014 Remarks by the President on Raising the Minimum Wage Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 30, 2014 Statement by US Labor Secretary Perez on Senate's Minimum Wage Vote Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 26, 2014 Weekly Address: Congress Needs to Act on Minimum Wage Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 24, 2014 HUD Awards $29 Million to 26 Local HIV-AIDS Housing Programs Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
April 16, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Shaun Donovan at a National Council of La Raza's "Rebuilding Our Communities Through Sustainable Homeownership" Forum Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
April 12, 2014 Statement of Secretary Lew to the Development Committee Jacob Lew Unknown
April 12, 2014 Weekly Address: Ensuring Equal Pay for Equal Work Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 11, 2014 Remarks by the President at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
April 8, 2014 Obama Administration Renews Critical Support for Nearly 7,100 Local Homeless Programs Across the U.S. Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
April 8, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Shaun Donovan at the UN-Habitat's 7th Session of the World Urban Forum Opening Ceremonies. Shaun Donovan Medellin, CO
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - FY 2015 Budget Request Arne Duncan Washington, DC
April 7, 2014 Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on Extending Unemployment Benefits Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 7, 2014 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Opening Session Penny Pritzker Unknown
April 4, 2014 Blog: The Cause He Died For Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 4, 2014 Blog: Encouraging Numbers, But We're Not Celebrating Yet Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, National Association of Workforce Boards Forum: Dialogue for Workforce Excellenc Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 27, 2014 Ohio Receives $3.7M Grant From US Labor Department to Implement and Promote Its New Short-Time Compensation Layoff Prevention Program Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 27, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Visits Chicago School to Help Increase Access to the Summer Meal Program in Illinois Thomas Vilsack Chicago, IL
March 21, 2014 The New Spotlight on America's Opportunity Gaps Arne Duncan Washington, DC
March 20, 2014 USDA Announces Funds to Improve SNAP Employment and Training Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 20, 2014 USDA Demonstration Projects Will Provide Funding To Fight Hunger, Nourish Families Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 20, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Minimum Wage Pres. Barack Obama Orlando, FL
March 19, 2014 HUD Awards $1.8 Billion to Improve, Preserve Public Housing Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
March 14, 2014 Health Care Reform:Health Insurance & Affordable Care Act Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
March 14, 2014 Hearing of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Budget Hearing - Department of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 10, 2014 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, Building and Construction Trades Department 2014 National Legislative Conference Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 7, 2014 Blog: Taking Action to Accelerate the Recovery Thomas Perez Unknown
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 Jacob Lew Washington, DC
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