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2007 Audio News Releases

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July

Date: 07/02/2007

Title: Older Workers Need to Take Steps Now for their Retirement Security

Speaker: Elaine L. Chao (Secretary of Labor)

Description: Labor Secretary Chao urges older workers to take action now for their retirement security.

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    • MP3 (560 KB) / WAV (8,884 KB) (00:47)

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Date: 07/02/2007

Title: Young Workers Should Save Now for Future Retirement Security

Speaker: Elaine L. Chao (Secretary of Labor)

Description: Labor Secretary Chao encourages young workers to save for their future financial independence.

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    • MP3 (419 KB) / WAV (6,638 KB) (00:35)

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June

Date: 06/27/2007

Title: U.S. Labor Department Awards $3.8 million to 73 faith-based and community organizations making career connections

Speaker: Rhett Butler, Director, Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, Department of Labor

Description: Rhett Butler comments on the 14 groups that have won renewed funding for their programs in a limited competition among 2006 recipients.

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    • MP3 (556 KB) / WAV (8,828 KB) (00:47)

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Date: 06/27/2007

Title: U.S. Labor Department Announces that 59 faith-based and community groups win funding

Speaker: Rhett Butler, Director, Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, Department of Labor

Description: Rhett Butler comments on the 59 groups that will receive funding of up to $60,000 each for their programs to help the underserved enter the work force. These groups won a competition among 305 applicants.

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    • MP3 (353 KB) / WAV (3,354 KB) (00:17)

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Date: 06/25/2007

Title: Labor Department Director of Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Rhett Butler’s reaction to Supreme Court decision in the Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation

Speaker: Director of Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Rhett Butler

Description: The Supreme Court’s decision marks a substantial victory for efforts by Americans to more effectively aid our neighbors in need of help. The Faith-Based and Community Initiative can remain focused on strengthening America's armies of compassion and expanding their good works. Similar efforts by governors and mayors in states and cities all across the country can also continue to advance.

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