Articles by: Jennifer Walsh

  • U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) Recognized for National Economic Development Leadership

    Posted on: March 22nd, 2012 by Jennifer Walsh

    U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) was presented with the National Association of Development Organization’s (NADO) 2012 National Leadership Award on March 21 during during the association’s Washington Policy Conference. The award was presented by Jayme Trusty, NADO board member and...

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  • U.S. Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) Recognized for National Economic Development Leadership

    Posted on: March 22nd, 2012 by Jennifer Walsh

    U.S. Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) was presented with the National Association of Development Organization’s (NADO) 2012 National Leadership Award on March 21. The award was presented by Greg Eisenhut, Executive Director of the Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, Inc., (Mohawk,...

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  • NADO’s Executive Director Presents at USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum 2012

    Posted on: February 24th, 2012 by Jennifer Walsh

    NADO’s Executive Director, Matthew Chase, served on a panel, Regional Approaches to Rural Economic Development, at USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum 2012 on February 24.  The panel discussed emerging trends and noteworthy practices in regional economic development. For more information on...

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  • House Republicans Introduce Workforce Legislation

    Posted on: December 9th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    House Republicans have recently introduced three key pieces of legislation that are anticipated to make up parts of a long term Workforce Reauthorization measure.  These measures include: H.R. 2295, the “Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2011,” introduced by Rep. Buck...

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  • NADO Leaders Brief White House Rural Council

    Posted on: October 28th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    NADO Board Member Joe McKinney, Executive Director of the Land-of-Sky Regional Council (NC) and NADO Executive Director Matthew Chase briefed the White House Rural Council’s Task Force on Quality of Place on October 26.  The presentation focused on an overview...

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  • Now Available: August 5 Edition of NADO News

    Posted on: August 15th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    To view this edition of NADO News, click here....

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  • CDFI Fund Solicits Comments on Healthy Food Financing Initiative

    Posted on: August 15th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    The Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund is seeking comments concerning the Healthy Food Financing Initiative – Financial Assistance (HFFI-FA) Supplemental Questionnaire which was distributed in FY2010.  The HFFI aims to eliminate food deserts, defined as...

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  • OMB Requests Comments on RUS Water and Waste Loan and Grant Program

    Posted on: August 15th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    The Department of Agriculture (USDA) submitted a request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of a proposed information collection for the Rural Utilities Service (RUS)’s Water and Waste Loan and Grant Program. In conformance with the Paperwork Reduction...

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  • HUD Accepting Applications for Sustainable Housing and Communities Grants

    Posted on: August 15th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities announced the availability of $95 million for the FY2011 Regional Planning and Community Challenge Planning Grant programs.  This year, the Regional Planning Grant program will place...

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  • Surface Transportation Bill Will Wait Until September

    Posted on: August 15th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    Additional extensions of SAFETEA-LU (P.L. 109-59), the long-term surface transportation authorization that expired September 2009, became more of a reality after both the House and Senate adjourned without having introduced new reauthorization legislation.  House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman...

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