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July 28, 2015 – Route Fifty, By Allison Prang
Rosetta Lue, the city’s chief customer service officer, says “there is a change that’s happening across government from local up to the federal level where we’re all trying to improve that experience.”
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Approves Energy Reform Legislation; Includes Workforce Training for Energy and Manufacturing Jobs
July 24, 2015 – NADO (National Association of Development Organizations)
This week, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power approved a comprehensive energy reform package that modernizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and includes a number of reforms that protect the nation’s energy supply and infrastructure.
July 23, 2015 – Daily Journal (by way of AP), Susan Montoya
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — State and federal officials are becoming increasingly confident they’ll be able to clean up a massive plume of jet fuel at the edge of Albuquerque before it reaches drinking water wells.
July 16, 2015 – RouteFifty, By Dave Nyczepir
Cities in coastal and Central Valley areas are witnessing significant private-sector job growth as well, according to a new Progressive Policy Institute brief.
July 2015 – Governing, By Aaron Renn
Much of what used to happen only in the biggest metropolises is spreading out.
July 22, 2015 – Clarksville Online (clarksvilleonline.com)
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is pleased to have worked with the Pennyrile Area Development District (PADD), Austin Peay State University, Workforce Essentials and the City of Hopkinsville, among others, to receive a federal grant through the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment.
July 21, 2015 – Governing, By Mike Maciag
Nevada and North Dakota, once at the bottom and top of unemployment rates, are now seeing their situations reverse.
July 20, 2015 – The New York Times, By Diane Cardwell
BUFFALO — Along a bend in the Buffalo River here, an enormous steel and concrete structure is rising, soon to house one of the country’s largest solar panel factories.
July 20, 2015 – The Hill, By William D. Hartung
The Army's decision to implement long-planned cuts in its end strength has sparked consternation on Capitol Hill. Many members in states that stand to lose personnel are swearing that their local base needs to maintain its current levels or the defense of the nation will suffer.
DOD Approves Grants Totaling $54,094,676 for Renovation, Expansion, and New Construction of Schools at Travis Air Force Base, California, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington
July 17, 2015 – U.S. Department of Defense
The Department of Defense announced grants from the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) for $13,792,851 to Travis Unified School District to renovate and expand Scandia Elementary School at Travis Air Force Base, California; and $40,301,825 to Clover Park School District to replace Evergreen Elementary School at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.