This week, the President welcomed to the White House the Saudi Arabian king, champions in athletic excellence, and awardees in artistic prowess. He also traveled to Massachusetts and Michigan. That's September 4th to September 10th or, “Heads Up America.” Friday, September 4 On Friday, the President welcomed His Majesty King Salman of Saudi Arabia to the White House. Monday, September 7 On Monday, the Greater Boston Labor Council welcomed the President to their Labor Day Breakfast. There, the President announced a new Executive Order that directs companies with federal contracts to offer paid sick leave to their employees. Before heading home, the President made a pit stop to the oldest continuously operated restaurant and oyster house in the nation—dating back to 1716—Union Oyster House. Tuesday, September 8 On Tuesday, the President welcomed the Duke Blue Devils Men's Basketball team to celebrate their 2015 NCAA Championship victory. Wednesday, September 9 On Wednesday, Dr. Jill Biden accompanied the President to Macomb, Michigan , home of robotics students and experts. They toured the Macomb Community College's Michigan Technical Education Center and then spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of 1,000 about expanding educational opportunities to all Americans. Thursday, September 10 On Thursday, the President and First Lady teamed up to award the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal to experts in the arts. And in case you missed it last week, check out behind-the-scenes footage of the President's historic trip to Alaska at WH.gov/Alaska .
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West Wing Week: 09/11/2015 or, “Heads Up America”