Obama administration


Augment Ventures Managing Director To Judge Cleantech Companies

On June 12-13, Sonali Vijayavargiya, founder and managing director of Ann Arbor-based Augment Ventures, will participate in the Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2012


MichBio Hears Obama Administration Plans For Biotech

Michigan’s biotechnology industry got a bit of a sneak peek at the Obama administration’s bioeconomy program, to be released last week, at the annual meeting Thursday of MichBio, the state’s biotech industry trade group. Michael […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2012


White House LGBT Conference Held In Detroit

The summit was held in response to the recent passing of the Equal Access to Housing Rule, which now prohibits HUD participants from discriminating against LGBT applicants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2012

Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Group Asks Candidates To Support Asian Carp Fight

An environmental coalition asked candidates to promise if elected to continue an Obama administration program dealing with some of the Great Lakes’ most pressing environmental problems, including the invasive species, Asian carp.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2012


President Obama’s School Lunch Plan In Jeopardy

A spending bill released this week would strip school lunch standards that had earlier been proposed by the Agriculture Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011


New IT Industry Campaign: Outsource To Detroit

A group of Detroit IT industry leaders met Thursday with an Obama Administration representative and continued the work toward what will be a national branding effort for the area’s IT development industry — “Outsource to Detroit.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2011

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City Workers Welcome ‘Strong Cities, Strong Communities’ Initiative

The head of Detroit’s Workforce Development Department is welcoming help from the Obama Administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2011


White House Considers Big Boost To Fuel Economy

The Obama administration is telling American automakers that it would like cars and light trucks to average 56.2 miles per gallon by 2025.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2011

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Family Pleads For Help To Rescue Daughter Trapped In Syria

A Southeast Michigan family from Syria is appealing for the U.S. to help evacuate their daughter who is trapped in the war-torn country.



Government: No Electronic Flaws In Toyotas

The Obama administration’s investigation into Toyota safety problems has found no electronic flaws to account for reports of sudden, unintentional acceleration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2011