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Chief Flynn joined Barrett for second round of Washington meetings
By Lynda L. Jones, Editor
This week, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett joined 17 other mayors from across the U.S. at the invitation of President Obama to sit down and discuss the nation’s crisis of youth violence at the White House.
In addition to the mayors were Attorney General Eric Holder, and Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Obama.
According to Mayor Barrett who addressed local media on Wednesday, the day after the meeting, President Obama made it clear from the beginning that he did …
On Thursday, April 12th, Forest County Potawatomi Executive Council Chairman Harold “Gus” Frank was one of eight individuals honored at the White House as Champions of Change for demonstrating that corporate environmental leadership make senses, both for business and for American communities.
“Cutting waste, reducing energy use and operating more sustainably translates to less pollution and lower utility bills for businesses across the country,” said Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. “The leaders we’ve selected as Champions of Change are proving that sustainable practices work for …
WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the Obama Administration announced it is taking steps to increase college affordability by making it easier to manage student loan debt. The announcement is part of a series of executive actions to put Americans back to work and strengthen the economy because we can’t wait for Congressional Republicans to act.
The Administration is moving forward with a new “Pay As You Earn” proposal that will reduce monthly payments for more than one and a half million current college students and borrowers. Starting in 2014, borrowers will …
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It has made the headlines for days, ‘The couple that crashed the President’s first state dinner’. The secret service quickly took the blame, but now another look is pointing responsibility to another party, and it should, social secretary Desiree Rogers.
Rodgers is now under scrutiny for the breach, because through her own admission, there was no one from her office positioned at any of the check points.
On the night of the Obama’s first state dinner, Rodgers reportedly glided past the rope line of press and photographers at 6:53 p.m., pausing to …