SBA

White House Expands Working Capital Access Program for Small Firms

The White House and the Small Business Administration moved to help small firms grow by expanding the government’s working capital access program for small businesses. Twenty-one ...
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Obama Administration Seeks Additional $5.6B to Fund War on Islamic State Group

The White House has asked Congress for an additional $5.6 billion to support military operations against the Islamic State organization, Defense News reported Tuesday. Paul McCleary ...
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GSA to Hold Solar Challenge Industry Day

The General Services Administration will hold an industry day on Nov. 13 at its Washington headquarters to introduce the federal government’s solar challenge program to potential ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: White House to Focus on ‘Smaller’ Cybersecurity Bills

Michael Daniel Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, has said the Obama administration plans to pursue congressional approval on “smaller” cybersecurity ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: Internet of Things Presents Challenge, Opportunity

Michael Daniel White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel said the explosion of technology around the Internet of Things presents challenges as well as opportunities for the ...
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White House Awards $450M in Training Grants to 270 Community Colleges

The White House has awarded $450 million in grants to nearly 270 community colleges across the U.S. to develop education and career training programs for job seekers in concert with ...
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Confirmed for Deputy Energy Secretary

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall The Senate confirmed Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall as the country’s next deputy energy secretary in a vote held Thursday Sherwood-Randall will ...
WhiteHouse

Report: White House Eyeing Google Vet Megan Smith as Potential Federal CTO

Megan Smith, an 11-year veteran of Google, has emerged as a leading candidate to be the next federal chief technology officer, Bloomberg reported Friday. She currently holds a vice ...
Todd-Park

Todd Park to Serve as Presidential Technology Adviser

Todd Park, formerly chief technology officer and assistant to President Barack Obama, will serve on a new role as technology adviser to the president. Park will begin the advisory ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: White House Seeks ‘Broad, Strategic Picture’ of Cyber

Michael Daniel Michael Daniel, a special adviser at the White House, says cybersecurity encompasses more than its technical aspects as the government seeks to understand and identify potential solutions in ...