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    Walmart is committed to fighting hunger in America every day.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    tags: hunger  fighting  america 
     
    Putting People First was progressivism revived, and at its best.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    tags: people 
     
    We owe an enormous debt of gratitude to those who serve or have served in our countrys military, as well as to the families of those individuals. Whether protecting our freedoms in foreign fields or making contributions here at home, the value these men and women bring to the American workforce and our way of life is beyond measure.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    Can we have a conversation about the substance? That's what I welcome. We're happy to have those conversations if there are places where people think there can be improvements. We want competition in the system, so let's talk about that.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    First of all, women inherently, I think, are quite capable of having lots of balls in the air. And so, like, it's all those skills you use; you analyze the problem, figure out your tools, and then go at it piece by piece.... It's like what you have to do in the morning to get your kids out the door [if you're a parent]. The skills are, I believe, the same. The patience issues are the same.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    I have been fortunate to work in places where people have a passion for their work. At HHS the passion sort of exceeds passion - it's a vocation.... I obviously knew that there were certainly some challenges that I would be taking on both with the work and the politics. [But] I probably did not have the right expectation level with regard to the number and volume of crises that would occur.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    While we've made progress with our numbers, this will be a harder-to-reach group, and we have less money to do it.... Many people don't know or understand about the tax credit that they can receive. And so affordability is a barrier. We know that a disproportionate number of those who are still uninsured are young.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    tags: people  young  progress  money  tax 
     
    Legislation is about three fundamental things - affordability, access, and quality. That's what the American people want.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    When you give the American people the tools to make the right choices for themselves, they're going to do that.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    tags: people  choice  right  american 
     
    Walmart's Global Women's Economic Empowerment Initiative is working to create opportunity and empower women and girls in markets around the world.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    Across the globe, regardless of nationality or financial status, there is a common dream every mother has for her children - for them to live full, healthy and productive lives. As a mother, I share that dream for my children.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    Technologies, including cell phones, have the potential to help millions of poor people out of poverty by enabling access to a range of safe, affordable financial services - most importantly, savings accounts - that have long been out of reach.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    Savings is an important tool because it can help the poor deal with the ups and downs of irregular earnings, and help them build reserves for a rainy day.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    tags: help  poor 
     
    As a global community, we must ensure that legitimate concerns about liability do not hold back the possibility of developing an Ebola vaccine, an essential strategy in our global response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    So we want to make it easier to shop and understand products because many people aren't educated about what's offered - do you know your premiums? Do you know your copays? Do you know your deductibles? And so figuring out ways that we help people understand what this is, how it works, and that they can shop to get what they need.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    tags: people  work  help 
     
    I had to sign the paper to shut down the government. It's terrible.... [But] what the shutdown showed many, many people is the importance of the role of government. And as frustrated [as people get with] Washington, there are so many things [the government does] that are so important to people's lives every day. The panda cam, paying small businesses their loans - these are all things that shut down.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    Day after day, ordinary people become heroes through extraordinary and selfless actions to help their neighbors.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    tags: people  action  help  hero 
     
    Job training empowers people to realize their dreams and improve their lives.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    tags: people  live  job  dreams 
     
    While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    tags: work  recovery  attention 
     
    No innovation in the past 200 years has done more to save lives and improve health than the sanitation revolution triggered by invention of the toilet. But it did not go far enough. It only reached one-third of the world.
    — Sylvia Mathews Burwell
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