Posts Tagged ‘White House’

President sends $3.83T budget to Congress

by Associated Press Published: February 1,2010

Tags: Congress, federal budget, federal debt, federal deficit, recession, White House

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.83-trillion budget today that would pour more money into the fight against high unemployment, boost taxes on the wealthy and freeze spending for a wide swath of government programs. The deficit for this year would surge to a record-breaking $1.56 trillion, topping last year’s then unprecedented $1.41 […] [...]

President wants no return to moon

by Associated Press Published: January 29,2010

Tags: moon, NASA, President Barack Obama, space exploration, White House

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is essentially grounding plans to return astronauts to the moon and instead is sending NASA in new directions with roughly $6 billion more. A White House official confirmed Thursday that when next week’s budget is proposed, NASA will get an additional $5.9 billion over five years, as first reported in […] [...]

Obama believes Bernanke will win another term

by Associated Press Published: January 22,2010

Tags: federal agency, federal governmen t, Federal Reserve, White House

ELYRIA, Ohio — President Barack Obama believes Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke will win a second term, a spokesman said today, despite Senate concerns over steps the central bank will take to create jobs. Deputy press secretary Bill Burton said Obama has “a great deal of confidence” in the actions Bernanke already has taken and […] [...]

Bynum meets with President Obama

by Wally Northway Published: December 29,2009

Tags: banking and financing, economic growth, job creation, non-profit organizations, White House

JACKSON — Bill Bynum, CEO of ECD/HOPE (Enterprise Corporation of the Delta/Hope Community Credit Union), recently participated in a meeting with President Barak Obama to identify innovative ways to boost lending to small businesses and move the economy forward. Bynum joined a select group of 12 leaders from other community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and […] [...]

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