EDA

  • Senate Moves Bill Containing EDA Funding

    Posted on: September 20th, 2011 by Deborah Cox

    On September 15, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a draft fiscal 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) spending bill that would provide $52.7 billion in discretionary funds for the U.S. Department of Commerce (which includes the Economic Development Administration), the U.S....

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  • EDA Invites Comment on SC2 Pilot Challenge

    Posted on: August 15th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    On July 11, the Obama Administration announced the launch of Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2), a pilot initiative aimed at coordinating the resources of multiple federal agencies to strengthen the capacity of local governments and stimulate economic growth.  Through the...

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  • Rural Cluster Development in Kansas

    Posted on: July 28th, 2011 by Matthew Chase

    NADO staff joined leaders from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Economic Development Administration (EDA) in a peer exchange with Kansas State Universities’ Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI) (http://www NULL.amisuccess NULL.com/) and the Kansas Association of Regional Development Organizations...

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  • NADO Board Officer Steve Etcher Testifies on Federal Economic Development Issues

    Posted on: July 28th, 2011 by Deborah Cox

    Washington, DC – On July 27, NADO Secretary Steve Etcher, Executive Director of the Boonslick Regional Planning Commission in Warrenton, Missouri, testified before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management, on the...

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  • Administration Launches Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative

    Posted on: July 19th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    On July 11, the Obama Administration announced the launch of Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2), a pilot initiative aimed at coordinating the resources of multiple federal agencies to strengthen the capacity of local governments and stimulate economic growth.  Six cities—Chester,...

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  • House Appropriations Committee Approves FY12 CJS Appropriations Bill

    Posted on: July 19th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    The FY2012 House Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill would provide $258 million for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), $26 million below last year’s level ($284 million) and $67 million below the President’s request.  EDA was...

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  • Appropriations Subcommittee Approves CJS Appropriations Bill

    Posted on: July 12th, 2011 by Jennifer Walsh

    On July 7, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY2012 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill which funds the Department of Commerce (including the Economic Development Administration), the Department of Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National...

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  • Senator Merkley Leads Letter to Support EDA Funding in FY2012

    Posted on: June 29th, 2011 by Deborah Cox

    On June 17, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) led a letter to Senate appropriators expressing strong support for the Economic Development Administration (EDA) and requesting funding for EDA in the FY2012 appropriations process.  Other Senators that signed the letter included Sen....

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  • EDA Reauthorization Bill Fails in Senate

    Posted on: June 29th, 2011 by Deborah Cox

    On June 21, the U.S. Senate failed to pass a cloture motion on a five-year reauthorization measure (S.782) for the Economic Development Administration (EDA).  Needing 60 votes for passage, the motion was defeated on a 49-51 vote with four Democratic...

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  • EDA Reauthorization Bill Faces Major Hurdles on Senate Floor

    Posted on: June 20th, 2011 by Deborah Cox

    Due to several unrelated amendments, the Senate’s five-year reauthorization bill (S. 782) for the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) is facing major hurdles on the Senate floor next week. The EDA reauthorization bill has been on the Senate floor for...

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