Browse by Tag: Legislative

  • 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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  • FY2018 Omnibus Spending Package Favorable to Regional Development Organizations

    Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by NADO Admin

    On March 22, the House and Senate passed an omnibus spending bill for fiscal year (FY) 2018. The bill, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, funds federal programs through the remainder of the fiscal year (until September 30, 2018). House...

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  • NADO Announces 2018 Congressional Partnership Awards

    Posted on: March 22nd, 2018 by NADO Admin

    The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) has announced recipients of the 2018 Congressional Partnership Awards. The award recognizes members of Congress for their leadership and contribution to regional economic and community development. The biennial awards program recognizes members of...

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  • Infrastructure, Rural Prosperity Highlight NADO Monthly Legislative Webinar

    Posted on: January 9th, 2018 by NADO Admin

    NADO legislative staff discussed current federal policymaking activities during NADO’s monthly legislative webinar on January 9.  Featured topics included remaining fiscal year 2018 appropriations, tax reform, and disaster relief as well as federal actions to address infrastructure and rural development. ...

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  • NADO Discusses Budget, Tax Reform on Monthly Legislative Update

    Posted on: November 28th, 2017 by NADO Admin

    On November 28, NADO legislative staff held its latest in a series of webinars on current activities in Washington.  Discussion centered around passage of a fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget resolution and tax reform.  Upcoming items on the congressional agenda...

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  • Presentation Recording and Slides Available for NADO October Legislative Update Webinar

    Posted on: November 1st, 2017 by NADO Admin

    On October 31, NADO legislative staff held a monthly webinar on current activities in Washington providing insight on fiscal year (FY) 2018 appropriations, passage of a FY2018 budget resolution, tax reform, disaster relief spending, and future priorities for Congress and...

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  • Latest on Federal Programs, Congressional To-Do List in Monthly Legislative Briefing

    Posted on: September 26th, 2017 by NADO Admin

    During a September 26 webinar, NADO’s legislative team discussed the latest on congressional appropriations, federal program spending, and current and upcoming policy priorities in Washington.  Activities around reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, tax reform, and infrastructure were highlighted as...

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  • NADO Testifies Before House Subcommittee; Discusses EDA, Infrastructure

    Posted on: September 18th, 2017 by NADO Admin

    On September 13, NADO participated in a House subcommittee hearing on infrastructure and economic development titled “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Economic Development Stakeholders’ Perspectives.”  Justin Hembree, Executive Director of Land of Sky Regional Council and NADO Board...

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