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Presidential Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

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Hi, everybody. I’ve talked a lot lately about why new trade deals are important to our economy. Today, I want to talk about why new trade deals are important to our values. They’re vital to middle-class economics — the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair […]

Presidential Weekly Address: Climate Change Can No Longer Be Ignored

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Washington, DC…Hi everybody. Wednesday is Earth Day, a day to appreciate and protect this precious planet we call home. And today, there’s no greater threat to our planet than climate change. 2014 was the planet’s warmest year on record. Fourteen of the 15 hottest years on record have all fallen in the first 15 years […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, “the Day of the Festival of Patrick”), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.  Saint Patrick’s Day was made an official Christian feast […]

ELITE WOMEN’S CYCLING TEAMS AND LAKE TAHOE ROUTES ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA

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Feb. 19, 2015 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.) – For the first time 14 of the top women’s cycling teams from around the world will vie for the Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race title, a three-stage cycling competition with the first two stages in Lake Tahoe, May 8-9. The race is sanctioned by Union Cycliste […]

Forest Service names Supervisor for Lake Tahoe Basin

Jeff Marsolais was selected as the new forest supervisor for the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.  Photo credit:  U.S. Forest Service.

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Region 5 has announced that Jeff Marsolais has been selected as the new forest supervisor for the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU). Marsolais has served as the deputy forest supervisor for the LTBMU for the last three years, managing several complex projects and initiatives involving […]

Hazmat Teams Working In Minden

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Minden, Nevada – On February 18, 2015 at 10:07 am, the Douglas County East Fork Fire District responded to a report of a hazardous material spill at 1180 Angela Court, Minden, NV. Upon arrival fire personnel located unknown hazardous materials inside an abandoned warehouse. East Fork Fire requested assistance from the Quad County Hazmat Team, […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: A Path Towards a Thriving Middle Class

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Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. At a moment when our economy is growing, our businesses are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the 1990s, and wages are starting to rise again, we have to make some choices about the kind of country we want to be. Will we accept an economy where only a few of […]

Mitt Romney To Skip 2016 Presidential Campaign

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Let me begin by letting you know who else is on this call, besides Ann and me. There are a large number of people who signed on to be leaders of our 2016 finance effort. In addition, state political leadership from several of the early primary states are on the line. And here in New […]

Weekly Address: State of the Union Is This Tuesday

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Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. Every day, we get thousands of letters and emails at the White House from Americans across the country – and every night, I read ten of them. They tell me about their hopes and their worries, their hardships and successes. They’re the Americans I’m working for every day – and this year, […]

US Labor Secretary Perez on December employment numbers

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Washington, DC…U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the December 2014 Employment Situation report released today: “The U.S. economy closed out the year on a continued hot streak – 252,000 new jobs, with the unemployment rate falling to 5.6 percent. December was the 58th consecutive month of private sector job […]

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