Here's What You Said .10 Would Mean for You
Last week, we asked what raising the minimum wage meant to you. The stories you shared are a strong argument for exactly how important it is we get this done. Raising the minimum wage helps Americans young and old. It helps provide relief for those who are just scraping by, and it helps those saving for a rainy day. And it's also the right thing to do -- but don't take our word for it.
Kicking Vehicle Efficiency into High Gear
On Tuesday, the President directed the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation to set the next round of fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks by March 2016. This next round of standards will build on the historic work done to date, support American manufacturing innovation, and spur the development of new technologies.
We the People Response: Reaffirming the White House's Commitment to Net Neutrality
Since his days as a United States Senator, President Obama has embraced the principle of net neutrality. Rights of free speech, and the free flow of information, are central to our society and economy -- and the principle of net neutrality gives every American an equal and meaningful opportunity to participate in both. Indeed, an open Internet is an engine for freedom around the world.