Articles by: NADO Admin

  • Executive Director – Panhandle Area Development District

    Posted on: May 27th, 2020 by NADO Admin

    Executive Director PANHANDLE AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT Job Description Due to retirement, the Panhandle Area Development District (PADD) in Scottsbluff/Gering, Nebraska is seeking its next Executive Director. The Executive Director is the chief administrator and oversees the daily operations of PADD,...

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  • Strategic Initiatives & Planning Manager

    Posted on: May 27th, 2020 by NADO Admin

    North Central Regional Transit District Española / Santa Fe, New Mexico Strategic Initiatives & Planning Manager Annual salary range: up to $96,000 DOE Application deadline: Monday, June 22, 2020 The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD), located just outside of...

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  • 2020 NADO Congressional Partnership Awards Nominations

    Posted on: January 31st, 2020 by NADO Admin

    NADO is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 NADO Congressional Partnership Awards. This biennial award recognizes members of Congress who have been supportive of regional development programs and initiatives. If you would like to nominate your Senator or Representative to...

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  • New Resource Guide Available to Help Rural Communities Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

    Posted on: November 6th, 2018 by NADO Admin

    On Tuesday, USDA Rural Development (USDA-RD) released a new guide designed to help rural communities access federal funds and resources to help communities address the opioid misuse epidemic. This resource is the first deliverable resulting from the Rural Opioid Federal...

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  • NADO Advocates for Rural Development Priorities in Farm Bill

    Posted on: August 2nd, 2018 by NADO Admin

    On Thursday, NADO joined the Campaign for a Renewed Rural Development (CRRD) to express support for a robust Rural Development Title in this year’s farm bill reauthorization. CRRD sent a letter to key congressional members outlining key Rural Development priorities...

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  • LOT Coalition Requests Sustained Investments for Transportation Programs

    Posted on: July 27th, 2018 by NADO Admin

    This week, the Local Officials in Transportation (LOT) Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate Appropriations committees requesting continued investments in transportation programs. Funding priorities outlined in the letter include Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBGP), Federal Transit Administration...

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  • NADO and LISC Hosting Special Presentation on Opportunity Zones

    Posted on: July 9th, 2018 by NADO Admin

    On July 24, NADO and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (http://www NULL.lisc NULL.org/) (LISC) will hold a featured webinar on the new Opportunity Zones program.  The presentation, Taking the Opportunity: A Guide to Opportunity Zones, will introduce participants to the...

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  • U.S. DOT Announces $1.5 Billion BUILD Discretionary Grant Program; Webinar Series Planned for May

    Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by NADO Admin

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity inviting applications for $1.5 billion in surface transportation grants provided by the fiscal year (FY) 2018 omnibus appropriations act.  The program, Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development...

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  • House Agriculture Committee Approves Farm Bill on Party-Line Vote

    Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by NADO Admin

    This week, the House Agriculture Committee approved the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (https://www NULL.congress NULL.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/2?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22hr2%22%5D%7D&r=1) (H.R. 2), on a party-line vote of 26 – 20.  The hours-long mark-up was dominated by debate over the farm bill’s nutrition title...

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  • Senator Shelby Begins Tenure as Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee

    Posted on: April 13th, 2018 by NADO Admin

    On April 11, Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) was selected by fellow Senate Republicans to serve as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.  Shelby previously served as vice chairman.  The appointment follows the retirement of former Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) who...

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