touring the Michigan Biotechnology Institute last Friday, President Obama
viewed examples of a highly innovative potato breeding project, aimed at
increasing nutritional value and disease resistance. That meant: potato
President Obama signed an Executive Order to raise the minimum wage for
federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour. This step is a smart business decision
for the government, and will also give a boost to hardworking Americans
struggling to make ends meet.
night, the President and First Lady hosted a state dinner in honor of
President François Hollande of France. The French State Dinner menu and theme
was inspired by the shared history and friendship between the United States
Obama announced in his State of the Union address that he is directing the
Department of the Treasury to create "myRA" -- a safe, simple, and
affordable "starter" retirement savings account that will
ultimately help millions of Americans begin to prepare for retirement.