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Newsmotion - Health Care http://newsmotion.org/taxonomy/term/17/all en Medicare Trustees Report Shows Significant Improvements for Seniors and Taxpayers http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/medicare-trustees-report-shows-significant-improvements-seniors-and-taxpayers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Medicare Trustees Report Shows Significant Improvements for Seniors and Taxpayers </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 07/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Today&rsquo;s annual report from the Medicare program&rsquo;s Boards of Trustees brings good news about the program&rsquo;s financial future: Its Trust Fund will last four more years, to 2030, and projected Part B premiums for 2015 will not increase for the second year in a row.</p> <p>As we celebrate Medicare&rsquo;s 49th&nbsp;birthday this week, we will recommit to ensuring that the program continues providing health and economic security for the nation&rsquo;s elderly and people with disabilities through the 21st&nbsp;century and beyond. Today&rsquo;s news shows that we are on the right track, and we are optimistic that the promising results we&rsquo;ve seen in recent years can continue into the future.</p> <p>In 2009, the Trustees projected the Hospital Insurance Trust Fund would not be able to pay its bills in 2017 &ndash; just three years from now. Today&rsquo;s new date is 2030, 13 years later than that projection &ndash;&nbsp;an improvement that is thanks in part to reforms in the Affordable Care Act (Chart 1). The law implemented changes to promote value-based payments, reduce waste and fraud, and strengthen the program&rsquo;s benefits. These changes, for example, have reduced hospital spending on preventable readmissions, helping to lower hospital costs, which constitute a significant portion of trust fund spending. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/28/medicare-trustees-report-shows-significant-improvements-seniors-and-taxpayers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/28/medicare-trustees-report-shows-significant-improvements-seniors-and-taxpayers" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/28/medicare-trustees-report-shows-signifi...</a> </div> </div> </div> Health Care Jason Furman Jeanne Lambrew Jeanne Lambrew Tim Gronniger Official Tim Gronniger White House Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:35:37 +0000 feed 312364 at http://newsmotion.org The “80/20 Rule” Is Saving Americans a Lot of Money. But What Exactly Is It? http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/%E2%80%9C8020-rule%E2%80%9D-saving-americans-lot-money-what-exactly-it <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The “80/20 Rule” Is Saving Americans a Lot of Money. But What Exactly Is It? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 07/24/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">Chances are you&rsquo;ve heard of the Affordable Care Act &ndash; President Obama&rsquo;s landmark health reform law that&rsquo;s holding insurance companies accountable, lowering health care costs, giving Americans more freedom and control in their health care choices, and improving the quality of care.</p> <p class="p1">One part of the act that you may not be as familiar with, however, is the &ldquo;80/20 rule&rdquo; &ndash; also known as the Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rule &ndash; which went into effect in 2011.</p> <p class="p1">The rule generally requires health insurance companies in the individual and small group markets to spend at least 80% of the premium dollars they collect on medical care or activities to improve health care quality. And that increases to 85% for insurance companies in the large group market.</p> <p class="p1">Today, the Department of Health and Human Services released some new numbers showing just how much this rule has saved consumers over the last few years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/24/8020-rule-saving-americans-lot-money-what-exactly-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/24/8020-rule-saving-americans-lot-money-what-exactly-it" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/24/8020-rule-saving-americans-lot-money-w...</a> </div> </div> </div> <a href= David Hudson Health Care Official White House Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:39:59 +0000 feed 311175 at http://newsmotion.org A Few Miles Can Make the Difference Between Getting Health Care or Being Uninsured http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/few-miles-can-make-difference-between-getting-health-care-or-being-uninsured <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Few Miles Can Make the Difference Between Getting Health Care or Being Uninsured </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 07/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For Adelina of Sunland Park, New Mexico, living in one state over another made all the difference in getting health care. Because she lives in New Mexico, rather than nearby Texas, she was able to access health care. The real difference of a state&rsquo;s decision making is demonstrated in both Adelina&rsquo;s story and a new report released yesterday by the Council of Economic Advisers entitled <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/missed_opportunities_medicaid_0.pdf">Missed Opportunities: The Consequences of State Decisions Not to Expand Medicaid</a>.</p> <p><img alt="Adelina" src="/sites/default/files/image/adelina.jpg" /></p> <p>Finding herself needing to care for her sick mother, Adelina was unemployed and without insurance for over six months. But after keeping up with the news, she found that because New Mexico had expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, she had access to the affordable health insurance coverage she needed.</p> <p>She recently wrote to President Obama to share her experience, explaining, &ldquo;I write because I feel it is important to let our leaders know how their policies impact their constituencies.&rdquo; She went on to say her coverage &ldquo;has not only saved me thousands of dollars, but in some ways has kept me from further stress complications as anyone that is out of work knows how stressful that is.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/03/few-miles-can-make-difference-between-getting-health-care-or-being-uninsured" target="_blank">read more</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/03/few-miles-can-make-difference-between-getting-health-care-or-being-uninsured" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/03/few-miles-can-make-difference-between-...</a> </div> </div> </div> Adelina Bess Evans Bess Evans District of Columbia Health Care New Mexico New Mexico Official Sunland Park Texas Texas White House Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:02:27 +0000 feed 302445 at http://newsmotion.org Find Out How Expanding Medicaid Will Help People in Your State: http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/find-out-how-expanding-medicaid-will-help-people-your-state <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Find Out How Expanding Medicaid Will Help People in Your State: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 07/02/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Twenty-four states still haven&#39;t acted to make more struggling families eligible for Medicaid — including many of the states that would benefit most.</p> <p>Here&#39;s why that&#39;s a problem: If these states don&#39;t opt to expand Medicaid, 5.7 million people won&#39;t have access to health insurance coverage in 2016.</p> <p>Want to know exactly how Medicaid expansion will help millions of Americans? Check out our new resource center, featuring an interactive map that shows what expanding Medicaid would mean for people in each state — from access to affordable health insurance and preventive care, to new jobs created.</p> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/expanding-medicaid">See how Medicaid expansion will help people across the country — and spread the word on Twitter and Facebook.</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/02/find-out-how-expanding-medicaid-will-help-people-your-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/02/find-out-how-expanding-medicaid-will-help-people-your-state" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/02/find-out-how-expanding-medicaid-will-h...</a> </div> </div> </div> <a href= David Hudson Health Care Official White House Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:47:31 +0000 feed 301884 at http://newsmotion.org In Case You Missed It: LGBT Pride at the White House http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/case-you-missed-it-lgbt-pride-white-house <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In Case You Missed It: LGBT Pride at the White House </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 07/01/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p></p> <p>Yesterday, for the sixth time since taking office, President Obama joined national, state, and local community leaders, business leaders, grassroots activists, elected officials, and others for an event celebrating <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/05/30/presidential-proclamation-lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-pride-mon">Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month</a> at the White House.</p> <p>With the First Lady by his side, the President spoke about the tremendous progress we have made during the course of his Administration -- from <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/12/22/one-year-later-out-many-we-are-one">repealing &quot;Don&#39;t Ask, Don&#39;t Tell&quot;</a> to <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/12/17/how-obamacare-helps-lgbt-community">implementing the Affordable Care Act</a> with important protections for LGBT people -- and restated his commitment to taking executive action on behalf of LGBT workers:</p> <blockquote><p>The majority of Fortune 500 companies already have nondiscrimination policies to protect their employees because it&rsquo;s the right thing to do and because many say it helps to retain and attract the best talent. And I agree. So if Congress won&rsquo;t act, I will. I have directed my staff to prepare an executive order for my signature that prohibits discrimination by federal contractors on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.</p> </blockquote> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/01/case-you-missed-it-lgbt-pride-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/01/case-you-missed-it-lgbt-pride-white-house" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/01/case-you-missed-it-lgbt-pride-white-ho...</a> </div> </div> </div> <a href= Barack Obama Civil Rights Gautam Raghavan Health Care Jim Darby Michelle Obama Official Patrick Bova Pete Souza The President White House Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:19:03 +0000 feed 301395 at http://newsmotion.org The Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/supreme-courts-hobby-lobby-decision <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Supreme Court&#039;s Hobby Lobby Decision </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 06/30/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p></p> <p class="rteright"><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIWc9hypPdw">Watch on YouTube</a></p> <p>Today, the Supreme Court ruled on the much-publicized Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. case.</p> <p>This decision would allow some bosses to withhold contraceptive care from their employees&#39; health coverage based on their own religious beliefs -- which their employees may not share.</p> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/06/30/press-briefing-press-secretary-josh-earnest-6302014">At the top of today&#39;s press briefing</a>, Press Secretary Josh Earnest delivered a statement about where the President stands on this ruling, noting:</p> <h2> &quot;President Obama believes that women should make personal health care decisions for themselves, rather than their bosses deciding for them.&quot;</h2> <p>He went on to state that &quot;today&#39;s decision jeopardizes the health of women who are employed by these companies.&quot;</p> <p>You can read a full transcript of the statement and press briefing <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/06/30/press-briefing-press-secretary-josh-earnest-6302014">here</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/06/30/supreme-courts-hobby-lobby-decision" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/06/30/supreme-courts-hobby-lobby-decision</a> </div> </div> </div> <a href= Health Care Josh Earnest Lindsay Holst Official The President White House Women Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:05:54 +0000 feed 300894 at http://newsmotion.org Sylvia Mathews Burwell Sworn In as the New HHS Secretary http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/sylvia-mathews-burwell-sworn-new-hhs-secretary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sylvia Mathews Burwell Sworn In as the New HHS Secretary </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 06/24/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="embed"> <div class="clearfix" id="small-node-embed-image-detail"> <img src="http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/imagecache/embedded_img_small/image/image_file/swearing_in_hhs.png?itok=xYoGVb6T" alt="Vice President Joe Biden swears in Sylvia Matthews Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services" title="Vice President Joe Biden swears in Sylvia Matthews Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services" width="430" height="286" class="imagecache imagecache-embedded_img_small" /> <p> Vice President Joe Biden swears in Sylvia Mathews Burwell, as Secretary of Health and Human Services, with her husband Stephen holding the bible, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. June 24, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) </p> </div> </div> <p>This afternoon, the Vice President ceremonially swore in&nbsp;Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/06/24/vice-president-ceremonially-swears-sylvia-mathews-burwell-united-states-secretary-he" target="_blank">read more</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/06/24/vice-president-ceremonially-swears-sylvia-mathews-burwell-united-states-secretary-he" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/06/24/vice-president-ceremonially-swears-syl...</a> </div> </div> </div> <a href= Barack Obama David Hudson David Lienemann Health Care Joe Biden Official Stephen Sylvia Mathews Sylvia Mathews Burwell Sylvia Matthews The Vice President United States White House Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:55:12 +0000 feed 298466 at http://newsmotion.org Senate Confirms Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/senate-confirms-sylvia-mathews-burwell-secretary-health-and-human-services-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Senate Confirms Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 06/05/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="embed"> <div class="clearfix" id="small-node-embed-image-detail"> <img src="http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/imagecache/embedded_img_small/image/image_file/p041114lj-0010.jpg?itok=d7InZjSx" alt="President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, announces Sylvia Mathews Burwell as his nominee to succeed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebeliu" title="President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, announces Sylvia Mathews Burwell as his nominee to succeed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebeliu" width="430" height="287" class="imagecache imagecache-embedded_img_small" /> <p> President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, announces Sylvia Mathews Burwell as his nominee to succeed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, in the Rose Garden of the White House, April 11, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) </p> </div> </div> <p class="p1">Today, a bipartisan majority of Senators confirmed Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services. <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/06/05/statement-president-confirmation-sylvia-mathews-burwell-secretary-health">In a statement released this afternoon</a>, President Obama commended the group of Senators and reiterated his confidence in Burwell&#39;s leadership.</p> <blockquote><p class="p1">I applaud the strong, bipartisan majority of Senators who today confirmed Sylvia Mathews Burwell as America&rsquo;s next Secretary of Health and Human Services. Sylvia is a proven manager who knows how to deliver results, and over her career she has built deep relationships with Democrats and Republicans alike.&nbsp; I&rsquo;m confident Sylvia&rsquo;s unparalleled experience will serve her well in her new role as she works to ensure the safety of our food and drug supply, protect our nation from outbreaks or bioterror attacks, keep America at the forefront of medical research, and make sure every American has access to quality, affordable healthcare.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/06/05/senate-confirms-sylvia-mathews-burwell-secretary-health-and-human-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/06/05/senate-confirms-sylvia-mathews-burwell-secretary-health-and-human-services" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/06/05/senate-confirms-sylvia-mathews-burwell...</a> </div> </div> </div> <a href= Barack Obama David Hudson Ernest Moniz Gina McCarthy Health Care Joe Biden Kathleen Sebeliu Kathleen Sebelius Lawrence Jackson Official Sylvia Mathews Burwell The President White House Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:48:08 +0000 feed 290703 at http://newsmotion.org Alongside Expanded Coverage, Underlying Slow Growth in Health Costs Is Continuing http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/alongside-expanded-coverage-underlying-slow-growth-health-costs-continuing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alongside Expanded Coverage, Underlying Slow Growth in Health Costs Is Continuing </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 05/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It is no secret that the last several months have seen dramatic progress in expanding access to high-quality, affordable health insurance. &nbsp;Over the Affordable Care Act&rsquo;s first open enrollment period, more than 8 million people <a href="http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/2014/MarketPlaceEnrollment/Apr2014/ib_2014Apr_enrollment.pdf">signed up</a> for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces, and, through March 2014, 4.8 million people <a href="http://www.medicaid.gov/AffordableCareAct/Medicaid-Moving-Forward-2014/Downloads/March-2014-Enrollment-Report.pdf">gained coverage</a> through Medicaid or CHIP. &nbsp;Meanwhile, <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/168821/uninsured-rate-drops.aspx">multiple</a> <a href="http://hrms.urban.org/briefs/early-estimates-indicate-rapid-increase.html">independent</a> <a href="http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR656.html">surveys</a> have reported sharp drops in the share of Americans without health insurance.</p> <p>What is not widely known is that the last several months have also seen a steady stream of good news on health care costs. &nbsp;This good news suggests that even as coverage expands, the underlying slow growth in health care prices, per-enrollee spending, and premiums that we have seen in recent years is continuing. &nbsp;That slow cost growth, which is <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/erp_2014_chapter_4.pdf">thanks in part</a> to the Affordable Care Act, is helping keep families&rsquo; premiums and out-of-pocket costs down, making it easier for businesses to hire workers and pay a good wage, and improving our fiscal future.</p> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/05/27/alongside-expanded-coverage-underlying-slow-growth-health-costs-continuing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/05/27/alongside-expanded-coverage-underlying-slow-growth-health-costs-continuing" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/05/27/alongside-expanded-coverage-underlying...</a> </div> </div> </div> Health Care Jason Furman Jason Furman and Matt Fiedler Matt Fiedler Official The President United States White House Tue, 27 May 2014 16:13:17 +0000 feed 286699 at http://newsmotion.org West Wing Week 05/16/14 or, “Go Solar!” http://newsmotion.org/feed-story-en/west-wing-week-051614-or-%E2%80%9Cgo-solar%E2%80%9D <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> West Wing Week 05/16/14 or, “Go Solar!” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 05/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p></p> <p>This week, the President praised the power of solar, honored this year&#39;s TOP COPS, awarded the Medal of Honor and traveled to New York for the opening of the National September 11 Memorial &amp; Museum.</p> <p><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/05/14/west-wing-week-051614-or-go-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Story URL:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/05/14/west-wing-week-051614-or-go-solar" target="_blank">http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/05/14/west-wing-week-051614-or-go-solar</a> </div> </div> </div> <a href= Adam Garber Afghanistan California Economy Energy and Environment Grab Bag Health Care Homeland Security Honor Immigration Inside the White House Jose Mujica Cordano Kyle J. White Mountain View New York New York Official The First Lady The President The Vice President uruguay WASHINGTON White House Fri, 16 May 2014 22:15:54 +0000 feed 282343 at http://newsmotion.org