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President Donald J. Trump Signs S. 1083 into Law

27 Jun 18:20 | US Politics and Govt

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, the President signed into law: S. 1083, which allows the Merit Systems Protection Board to act upon a request from the Office of Special Counsel to extend a stay of a personnel action during a period when the Board lacks a quorum. read more »

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Phone Call with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of Ireland

27 Jun 18:07 | SciTech

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to congratulate him on his new role as the prime minister of Ireland. President Trump underscored the importance of the United States-Ireland relationship and invited Taoiseach Varadkar to participate in the traditional White House St. Patrick’s Day celebration in March 2018. read more »

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Phone Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France

27 Jun 18:06 | SciTech

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Emmanuel Macron of France to congratulate the French people on France’s successful parliamentary elections. President Trump complimented President Macron for his leadership of the new political party that secured a majority in the French National Assembly and wished him luck in launching his legislative agenda. The two leaders also discussed the current situation in the Middle East and reviewed the agenda for the upcoming G20 Summit. read more »

Press Briefing by Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders

27 Jun 17:48 | SciTech

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:31 P.M. EDT MS. SANDERS:  Good afternoon.  Nice crowd.  I know everybody is excited about Energy Week; we certainly are here at the White House.  And that's why we've got Secretary of Energy Rick Perry here to talk to you about what the President and others in the administration are doing all this week to emphasize our commitment to American energy dominance, and he'll take some of your questions after that.  And, of course, I will be happy to step back up after that and answer questions on other non-energy-related topics.   SECRETARY PERRY:  We'll be ecstatic -- ecstatic. MS. SANDERS:  And be nice to him -- he's from Texas.  Not quite Arkansas, but still a good neighbor.  SECRETARY PERRY:  A good neighbor. Sarah, thank you.  And my privilege to be here today to share with yoread more »

Farm practices must change to protect endangered species and habitats: Standards Biodiversity report

27 Jun 10:18 | SciTech

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Don’t let Trump chop the Giant Sequoia -- and six other CA national monuments

26 Jun 18:41 | U.S. News

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Letter from Sacramento: Threats Lurking in the Forests—And Sacramento

25 Jun 12:01 | U.S. News

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About a year ago I wrote a "Letter from Sacramento" about the bark beetle infestation in California's pine forests, its link to climate change and some legislators' inability to move in the right direction on climate policy.

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President Donald J. Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to Serbia to Attend the Inaugural Reception of His Excellency Aleksandar Vučić

22 Jun 17:32 | World

President Donald Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Belgrade, Serbia to attend the Inaugural Reception of His Excellency Aleksandar Vučić, President of the Republic of Serbia on June 23, 2017. Mr. Hoyt Yee, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: The Honorable Kyle Scott, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia Mr. Mark Tervakoski, Director for Balkans, Black Sea, and Caucasus Affairs, National Security Council read more »

Remarks by Vice President Pence at the Wilson Center

22 Jun 17:08 | US Politics and Govt

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Washington, D.C.  1:00 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you all for that warm welcome, and thank you to Jane Harman for that very kind introduction and those stirring words.  And thank you for your leadership at the Wilson Center.  I served in the Congress of the United States with Jane Harman and it was always better to be with her than against her.  (Laughter.)  Do join me in thanking Jane Harman for her great leadership here at the Wilson Center.   Let me also mention someone, who, as Jane noted, is not here today but may well be looking on.  When I grew up in a small town in Southern Indiana, there was a fixture in that town -- someone who was actually elected to the Congress from Columbus, Indiana, but he was no stranger to anyone in the town.  On any given week it would be easy to find Congressmaread more »

The Financial Times Reports on President Trump’s LNG Export Push

22 Jun 16:35 | World

FINANCIAL TIMES REPORTS ON PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S EFFORTS TO EXPAND LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS “Donald Trump is engineering a sharp shift in US energy policy by using natural gas exports as an instrument of trade policy, championing sales to China and other parts of Asia in an effort to create jobs and reduce US trade deficits. In an attempt to unleash US energy resources, Mr. Trump is trying to promote more liquefied natural gas exports and not just use LNG as a geopolitical weapon aimed at nations such as Russia, as was the stance of his predecessor Barack Obama.” Trump looks to lift LNG exports in US trade shift By Barney Jopson, Demetri Sevastopulo and Ed Crooks Financial Times June 22, 2017 Donald Trump is engineering a sharp shift in US energy policy by using natural gas exports as an instrument of trade policy, cread more »

Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders

22 Jun 16:14 | US Politics and Govt

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:26 P.M. EDT MS. SANDERS:  Good afternoon.  This morning, the President continued his week of events highlighting technology and how it will continue to contribute to the economy of the future by bringing leaders in the industry to the White House to discuss emerging technologies.  The President met with them after they participated in working groups separated by topic -- unmanned aircraft systems, 5G wireless connectivity, and financing -- where he saw firsthand how these important technologies are reshaping modern life. Throughout this week, the administration has been putting the spotlight on the technologies that will improve the lives of every American, from cell towers as small as pizza boxes, to data analysis that helps our farmers and ranchers get their biggest yields, and having productive discussions with the industry on how government can both help them get there read more »

House of Cards, Dangers of Cyberweapons to Nuclear Facilities, and more.

22 Jun 13:13 | SciTech

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Remarks by President Trump on Agricultural Innovation | Cedar Rapids, IA

21 Jun 22:50 | US Politics and Govt

Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, Iowa 6:16 P.M. CDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  I just learned more about farming than I ever thought I'd learn.  What a good place.  I love it.  I want to thank also Dean Scott Ermer along with the students and faculty at Kirkwood Community College for hosting us.  What a beautiful place.  We're here today to talk about how we're going to empower America’s farmers and protect our nation’s proud farming legacy, including ethanol, which I've done.  (Applause.)  Family farmers are the backbone of America, and my administration will always support the farmer. I want to begin by congratulating Iowa’s new governor, Kim Reynolds.  Where's Kim?  (Applause.)  I'm so proud of Kim.  I've known Kim for a long time, and her husband.  And I said, you know, one of the other thingread more »

Press Gaggle by Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue en route Cedar Rapids, IA | June 21, 2017

21 Jun 22:49 | World

Aboard Air Force One En Route Cedar Rapids, Iowa 5:12 P.M. CDT MS. WALTERS:  Good evening, everybody.  As you all know, we're on our way to Cedar Rapids, where the President will highlight precision agriculture and discuss trade.  Lots of people associate technology with only Silicon Valley, but, actually, there are many other sectors of our economy that are taking advantage of technological advances, including agriculture. We're going to be visiting Kirkwood Community College, which is one of the first programs to have an associate's degree is precision agriculture.  The President, along with Secretary Perdue, Secretary Ross, and Ambassador Branstad will be engaging with some of the people who are bringing cutting-edge technology to the ag sector.  With me today I have Secretary Perdue.  I'm going to walk you through the rest of the evening, take a fread more »

Record High Temperatures Grip Much Of The Globe, More Hot Weather To Come

21 Jun 09:22 | World

Extremely high May and June temperatures have broken records in parts of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the United States, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said, warning of more heatwaves to come.read more »

ASPJ-A&F 2nd Quarter 2017 now available / 2e trimestre maintenant disponible

20 Jun 13:40 | SciTech

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Deadly Heatwaves Will Continue To Rise, According To Study

20 Jun 13:06 | World

Seventy-four percent of the world's population will be exposed to deadly heatwaves by 2100 if carbon gas emissions continue to rise at current rates, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change. read more »

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama

19 Jun 16:30 | US Politics and Govt

President Donald J. Trump today met with President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama and discussed the close ties and longstanding partnership between the United States and Panama. President Trump underscored the need for continued cooperation to address drug trafficking and illegal migration in the region and expressed appreciation for President Varela’s strong partnership on these issues. The leaders discussed the importance of the United States-Panama High-Level Security Dialogue, which will be held in Panama in late June, to advancing our shared security priorities. President Trump congratulated President Varela on the Panama Canal expansion, which benefits American and Panamanian businesses and is a key driver of economic growth in the region. leaders also addressed the increasingly dire situation in Venezuela and the importance of restoring democratic norms in that country. read more »

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Sean Spicer, 6/19/2017

19 Jun 15:47 | World

 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:38 P.M. EDT MR. SPICER:  Good afternoon.  A belated Father’s Day to all the dads out there.  Hope you enjoyed your day.  I also want to extend a very happy birthday in absentia to Jeff Mason.  Sorry he can’t be here, but I’m sure he’s enjoying his birthday a little bit more. Q    Slacker is what he said.  (Laughter.)   MR. SPICER:  I do want to start by saying that the President and the entire administration extends our thoughts and prayers to the sailors -- the seven Navy sailors who lost their lives this past weekend.  Their deaths while on patrol in the Western Pacific are a sobering reminder of the dangers that the men and women of our military face every day. The President has been made aware of the attack in London and is receiving consistent updates from the staff.  His counterterrorism advisor anread more »

Widespread Snowmelt In West Antarctica During Unusually Warm Summer

16 Jun 2017 | World

An area of West Antarctica more than twice the size of California partially melted in 2016 when warm winds forced by an especially strong El Nino blew over the continent, an international group of researchers has determined.read more »

10 Ways to Resist Trump's Paris Withdrawal

14 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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14 Jun 2017 | Christchurch Earthquake

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WSJ Editorial on Trump Administration “Cleaning Up The Superfund Mess”

13 Jun 2017 | SciTech

“Superfund ought to be measured by how many sites it cleans up—until it is no longer necessary. The green lobby puts symbolic gestures against climate change above all other priorities, but if Mr. Pruitt can accelerate Superfund cleanup he’ll do far more for the environment.” Cleaning Up the Superfund Mess Editorial Wall Street Journal June 13, 2017  One cost of making climate change a religion is that more immediate environmental problems have been ignored—not least by the Environmental Protection Agency. New EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt plans to address that in an underreported effort to clean up toxic waste sites under the so-called Superfund program. In a memo to EPA staff last month, Mr. Pruitt announced a plan to reform the Superfund program created in 1980 and to accelerate the clean up of hazardous waste sites such as old industrial properties or read more »

Resist Trump's efforts to rollback California's monuments

8 Jun 2017 | SciTech

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Small Climb In Mean Temperatures Linked To Far Higher Chance Of Deadly Heat Waves

8 Jun 2017 | SciTech

An increase in mean temperature of 0.5 degrees Celsius over half a century may not seem all that serious, but it's enough to have more than doubled the probability of a heat wave killing in excess of 100 people in India, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions.read more »

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8 Jun 2017 | Christchurch Earthquake

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Bee Buzzes Could Help Determine How to Save their Decreasing Population

7 Jun 2017 | SciTech

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Climate Change Misconceptions Common Among Teachers, Study Finds

7 Jun 2017 | SciTech

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Majority of Americans Disapprove of Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement

6 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

A new PSRAI survey finds that a majority of Americans disapprove of President Trump's decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.read more »

Press Releases: Press Availability With New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English

6 Jun 2017 | US Politics and Govt

Press Availability Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Premier House Wellington, New Zealand June 6, 2017 read more »

Mayor Blakespear Deserves a Thank You

5 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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Press Releases: Acting Assistant Secretary of State Patricia Haslach Travels to France

5 Jun 2017 | US Politics and Govt

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 5, 2017 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Patricia Haslach will participate in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Ministerial Council Meeting June 7-8 in Paris, France. United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead the U.S. delegation to the meeting. During the meeting, the Acting Assistant Secretary will advocate for the advancement of U.S. ecoread more »

Press Releases: Press Availability With Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, And Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne

5 Jun 2017 | US Politics and Govt

Press Availability Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State New South Wales Government House Sydney, Australia June 5, 2017 FOREIGN MINISTER BISHOP: Good afternoon. On behalf of the Minister for Defense Senator Marise Payne, I would like to say how delighted we’ve been to host U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis for our annual AUSread more »

President Donald J. Trump Signs S. 419 and S. 583 into Law

2 Jun 2017 | US Politics and Govt

On Friday, June 2, 2017, the President signed into law: S. 419, the “Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017,” which modifies eligibility requirements for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program administered by the Department of Justice; and requires the Department to exercise due diligence, and transparency, to expeditiously adjudicate PSOB claims; and S. 583, the “American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017,” which authorizes the Department of Justice to award community oriented policing services grants for the purpose of prioritizing the hiring and training of veterans as career law enforcement officers.    read more »

Daily Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sean Spicer and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

2 Jun 2017 | SciTech

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:41 P.M. EDT MR. SPICER:  Good afternoon, everyone.  EPA Administrator Pruitt is here today to deliver a brief statement on the President’s announcement yesterday and answer any questions you have regarding the Paris Climate Accord and the decision the President reached yesterday.  As always, I ask that you keep your questions for Administrator Pruitt on topic.  Once he’s finished I'll be back up here to answer some questions of the day.  I would note that he has a flight to head to, so we're going to try to keep this relatively short on his end. With that, Administrator Pruitt. ADMINISTRATOR PRUITT:  Thanks, Sean. It's good to be with you this afternoon.  And I want to first begin by saying that the President made a very courageous decision yesterday on behalf of America.  He put America’s interest read more »

Your summer-lovin’ Google Assistant

2 Jun 2017 | SciTech

T-minus two weeks until summer officially begins, and sunny days, BBQs, outdoor concerts are around the corner. Here's how your Google Assistant can shine like the summer sun: Planning to go to a big summer concert? Just ask your Assistant on your phone “When is the Stern Grove Festival?” Hosting a BBQ? Order the essentials with your Assistant on Google Home by saying “order charcoal.” Want a refreshment while you’re lounging around? Ask your Assistant on your phone to “Talk to Tender” (a cocktail recommendation service) and get drink ideas that are right up your alley. Ready for your summer vacation? Just ask your Assistant on your phone for “Flights to Miami.” You can even flight track with your Google Home by saying “Is my flight on time?” Welcome the summer vibes with the right lighting. Witread more »

Your summer-lovin’ Google Assistant

2 Jun 2017 | SciTech

T-minus two weeks until summer officially begins, and sunny days, BBQs, outdoor concerts are around the corner. Here's how your Google Assistant can shine like the summer sun: Planning to go to a big summer concert? Just ask your Assistant on your phone “When is the Stern Grove Festival?” Hosting a BBQ? Order the essentials with your Assistant on Google Home by saying “order charcoal.” Want a refreshment while you’re lounging around? Ask your Assistant on your phone to “Talk to Tender” (a cocktail recommendation service) and get drink ideas that are right up your alley. Ready for your summer vacation? Just ask your Assistant on your phone for “Flights to Miami.” You can even flight track with your Google Home by saying “Is my flight on time?” Welcome the summer vibes with the right lighting. Witread more »

Editorial Boards Praise President Trump’s Paris Decision

2 Jun 2017 | US Politics and Govt

“What the nation won’t do, thanks to the president, is devastate its own economy against the public’s wishes in order to satisfy the global elite. Count this as a major Trump promise kept.” – New York Post THE NEW YORK POST: “In Ditching Paris Deal, Trump Does Right By America And The World” In quitting the Paris Accord, President Trump on Thursday did nothing to shift the course of US environmental policy — not even on carbon emissions. But he did put the world on notice that no president can unilaterally commit this nation to such far-reaching agreements. … Yet America will continue to cut its carbon emissions: They’re already down by a fifth since 2000, thanks to fracking and the gradual replacement of coal plants with natural-gas ones. That’s betterread more »

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2 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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Trump's out of Paris, but we're not!

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US decision To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord A 'Major Disappointment'

2 Jun 2017 | World

The Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General said the decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is a major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security.read more »

The High Five: Could you use covfefe in a sentence please?

2 Jun 2017 | SciTech

If we had to sum up this week’s search trends with an emoji, we might go with: 🤔 From unconventional college essays to young “spellebrities” to neologisms (you know what that means), here’s a look at some of the top trending searches from the week of May 29. Forget Paris?People turned to Google to learn more about the Paris Agreement, leading up to and in the wake of President Trump’s decision on the U.S.’s role in the international climate deal. In the hour following yesterday’s announcement that the U.S. would withdraw from the agreement, searchers wanted to know what countries are—and aren’t—part of it. They also asked “What is the Paris Climate Agreement?” and “Is climate change real?” Ready? Set. S-p-e-l-l.The Scripps National Spelling Bee kicked off this week, with more than 200 young spellers gathering to compete for the granread more »

The High Five: Could you use covfefe in a sentence please?

2 Jun 2017 | SciTech

If we had to sum up this week’s search trends with an emoji, we might go with: 🤔 From unconventional college essays to young “spellebrities” to neologisms (you know what that means), here’s a look at some of the top trending searches from the week of May 29. Forget Paris?People turned to Google to learn more about the Paris Agreement, leading up to and in the wake of President Trump’s decision on the U.S.’s role in the international climate deal. In the hour following yesterday’s announcement that the U.S. would withdraw from the agreement, searchers wanted to know what countries are—and aren’t—part of it. They also asked “What is the Paris Climate Agreement?” and “Is climate change real?” Ready? Set. S-p-e-l-l.The Scripps National Spelling Bee kicked off this week, with more than 200 young spellers gathering to compete for the granread more »

Remarks by the Vice President Introducing President Trump's Statement on the Paris Accord

1 Jun 2017 | US Politics and Govt

The Rose Garden 3:29 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon.  Secretary Mnuchin, Secretary Ross, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, members of Congress, distinguished guests, on behalf of the First Family, welcome to the White House.  (Applause.)  It’s the greatest privilege of my life to serve as Vice President to a President who is fighting every day to make America great again. Since the first day of this administration, President Donald Trump has been working tirelessly to keep the promises that he made to the American people.  President Trump has been reforming healthcare, enforcing our laws, ending illegal immigration, rebuilding our military.  And this President has been rolling back excessive regulations and unfair trade practices that were stifling American jobs.   Thanks to President Trump’s leadership, American businesses are growing again; investinread more »

Statement by President Trump on the Paris Climate Accord

1 Jun 2017 | US Politics and Govt

Rose Garden 3:32 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  I would like to begin by addressing the terrorist attack in Manila.  We’re closely monitoring the situation, and I will continue to give updates if anything happens during this period of time.  But it is really very sad as to what’s going on throughout the world with terror.  Our thoughts and our prayers are with all of those affected. Before we discuss the Paris Accord, I’d like to begin with an update on our tremendous -- absolutely tremendous -- economic progress since Election Day on November 8th.  The economy is starting to come back, and very, very rapidly.  We’ve added $3.3 trillion in stock market value to our economy, and more than a million private sector jobs. I have just returned from a trip overseas where we concluded nearly $350 billion of military and economic developmread more »

NTI Welcomes Ernest J. Moniz as new CEO

1 Jun 2017 | World

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1 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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Joint Statement for Enhancing the Comprehensive Partnership between the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

31 May 2017 | SciTech

The President of the United States of America Donald J. Trump hosted the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the White House today to chart an agenda for United States-Vietnam relations, building on the positive momentum of the Comprehensive Partnership between the two countries. As a Pacific power with widespread interests and commitments throughout the Asia Pacific, the United States shares many important interests with Vietnam.  The two leaders emphasized that many opportunities lie ahead for United States-Vietnam relations, including increasingly enhanced political, diplomatic, economic and trade ties, and ever-growing cooperation in the areas of science and technology, national defense and security, education, people-to-people exchange, humanitarian and war legacy issues, as well as regional and international issues of mutual concern.  The two leaders are committed to pursuing these opportunities under an enhancread more »

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31 May 2017 | SciTech

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City of Austin Selected to Receive $300,000 to Assess Environmental Hazards

31 May 2017 | U.S. News

EPA issues $56.8M to redevelop vacant and unused properties across the country

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims June 2017 as National Homeownership Month

31 May 2017 | SciTech

NATIONAL HOMEOWNERSHIP MONTH, 2017 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION During National Homeownership Month, we recognize the many benefits of homeownership to our families, our communities, and our Nation.  For generations of Americans, owning a home has been an essential element in achieving the American Dream.  Homeownership is often the foundation of security and prosperity for families and communities and an enduring symbol of American freedom.  This month, we recommit to ensuring that hard-working Americans enjoy a fair chance at becoming homeowners. In the years since the Great Recession, homeownership rates have dipped to historic lows.  Many Americans are not confident they will ever own a home, a tragic consequence of a decade of weak economic growth, excessive regulations, and stagread more »

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