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  • Update on Sequestration

    Posted on: August 17th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    NADO Webinar on Sequestration (http://vimeo NULL.com/47607198) from NADO (http://vimeo NULL.com/nado) on Vimeo (http://vimeo NULL.com). When President Obama signed the Budget Control Act (BCA) (P.L. 112-25) in August 2011, ending a Congressional standoff over increasing the debt limit, the January 2,...

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  • White House Proposes Creation of National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

    Posted on: August 14th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    The White House introduced a new proposal for FY2013 to create a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) to help accelerate innovation by investing in industrially relevant manufacturing technologies with broad applications, and to support manufacturing technology commercialization by bridging...

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  • Postal Service Legislative Update

    Posted on: August 14th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    On August 1, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) officially defaulted on a $5.5 billion dollar payment to the U.S. Department of Treasury toward retiree health benefits. The USPS stated the default will not have any immediate effects on the service’s...

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  • House Leaders Pull One-Year Farm Bill Extension from Agenda

    Posted on: August 14th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    After planning to move a one-year farm bill extension this week that also included drought aid, House Republican leaders changed course and pulled the bill from the floor schedule, signaling that they did not have the 218 votes needed to...

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  • NADO Hosts Webinar with Bipartisan Policy Center on Sequestration

    Posted on: August 13th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    NADO Webinar on Sequestration (http://vimeo NULL.com/47607198) from NADO (http://vimeo NULL.com/nado) on Vimeo (http://vimeo NULL.com). Click here to view the Power Point slides On August 13, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), in partnership with the Bipartisan Policy Center (http://bipartisanpolicy...

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  • Congress Reaches Agreement to Avoid Government Shutdown

    Posted on: August 2nd, 2012 by NADO Admin

    On July 31, House and Senate leaders announced a bipartisan agreement, with support from the White House, on an outline for a six-month stopgap spending measure (also called a “continuing resolution” or “CR”) to continue funding discretionary spending of the...

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  • USDOT Announces $17 Billion for TIFIA Loans

    Posted on: August 2nd, 2012 by NADO Admin

    On July 27, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the availability of up to $17 billion in Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loans for critical infrastructure projects across the country. These funds were made available through the...

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  • Rural Jobs Accelerator Winners Announced

    Posted on: August 1st, 2012 by NADO Admin

    The U.S. Economic Development Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Delta Regional Authority, today announced the winners of the Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge. The winners are: Alaska: Bristol...

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  • EDA: Summary of 2011-2012 House Floor Roll Call Votes

    Posted on: July 13th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Economic Development Administration Summary of 2011-2012 House Floor Roll Call Votes Updated May 11, 2012 During the 112th Congress (2011-2012), the U.S. House of Representatives has held four floor votes on funding issues related to...

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  • Update on FY13 T-HUD Appropriations Bill: CDBG, HOME, and Essential Air Service

    Posted on: July 5th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    On June 27, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a number of amendments offered to H.R. 5972, the FY2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (the T-HUD bill).  The bill is expected to be passed...

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