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  • White House to Request $60 Billion for Hurricane Sandy Cleanup

    Posted on: December 7th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    The White House is slated to request about $60 billion for cleanup efforts related to Hurricane Sandy. Congressional leaders said they believe the aid would have to be offset or paid for by finding alternative savings elsewhere in federal spending....

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  • “The Good Ol’ Days Are Back”: The Revival of the Potosi Brewery

    Posted on: November 30th, 2012 by Brett Schwartz

    ‘The Good Ol’ Days Are Back’ Located in Southwestern Wisconsin near the banks of the Mississippi River, Potosi (http://www NULL.potosiwisconsin NULL.com/) is known as the state’s “Catfish Capital.”  However, thanks to an innovative and community-led redevelopment project, this town of...

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  • Farm Bill Update

    Posted on: November 30th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    This week, U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee leaders indicated they hope the Senate-passed version of the farm bill (S.3250), which includes $23 billion in mandatory savings, could be used as part of an overall debt savings deal to avert the fiscal...

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  • Congress Considers Omnibus Spending Bill and Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief

    Posted on: November 30th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    This week, congressional appropriators are pushing forward on an omnibus spending bill, which if passed would set the budgets of U.S. Government departments and agencies all at once for FY2013. House and Senate appropriators continue to urge congressional leadership to...

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  • Debate Over the Fiscal Cliff Continues

    Posted on: November 30th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    As lawmakers returned this week from the Thanksgiving holiday, the debate on how to avoid the fiscal cliff resumes. Democratic leaders in Congress are pushing for a deficit reduction package that would raise taxes on top income earners, but resisting...

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  • In Case You Missed It: NADO 2012 Election Analysis Webinar

    Posted on: November 19th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    2012ElectionWebinar1 (http://vimeo NULL.com/53872645) from NADO (http://vimeo NULL.com/nado) on Vimeo (http://vimeo NULL.com). In case you or your staff missed NADO’s November 16 webinar on the 2012 Elections and the potential impact on regional development organizations and local governments, a recording of...

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  • Webinar Recording: Engaging Stakeholders in Your Community’s Projects

    Posted on: November 14th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    Many planning projects, especially economic development initiatives that impact neighborhoods and downtowns, can be emotionally-charged and potentially controversial. Therefore, the projects that engage as many residents and stakeholder groups as possible throughout (https://www2 NULL.gotomeeting NULL.com/register/428493906)the planning process have a better...

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  • Asset-Based Economic Development and Building Sustainable Rural Communities

    Posted on: November 13th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    The International City/County Management Association (http://icma NULL.org/en/icma/home) (ICMA) has released a three-part series of briefing papers focused on asset-based economic development and building sustainable rural communities. The three new briefing papers showcase how a number of small communities are tackling...

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  • NADO Represented at Rural Public and Intercity Transportation Conference

    Posted on: November 9th, 2012 by Carrie Kissel

    On Wednesday, October 17 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mountainland Association of Governments Planning Director Shawn Seager gave the presentation “Rural Trends and Transportation Issues” at the 20th National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation.  As a member...

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  • Webinar: Transit-Oriented Development That Is Transforming Communities

    Posted on: November 5th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    (http://www NULL.sustainablecommunities NULL.gov/studies NULL.html#FC9)On Thursday, November 15, 1:00 to 2:15 Eastern, join the city of Moline, IL, the city of Cincinnati, OH, and the HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities for a discussion of transit-oriented development (TOD) projects in each city....

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