News & Announcements
The information below is for general awareness only and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment or the Department of Defense as a whole.
May 11, 2015 – Baltimore Sun, Natalie Sherman
Maryland’s military installations represented about 15 percent of the state’s economic output in 2012, according to a report released Monday by the state that showcases the close ties between the military and Maryland’s economy.
May 2015 – Governing, Mary Ellen McIntire
The new app’s focus on positive feedback helps cities improve services and boost employees’ morale.
May 12, 2015 – The Californian (A Gannett Company)
When former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel asked Congress last year to authorize a new round of military base closings, alarm bells went off in many parts of California.
May 8, 2015 – National Association of Development Organizations
This week, the NADO Research Foundation in partnership with the Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced a new training program for staff at Economic Development Districts (EDDs) located in the EDA Austin Region.
May 4, 2015 – Route Fifty, Bill Lucia
“We recognized that we have some really cool things in this city, but we need to enhance them,” says Hickory’s city manager.
May 3, 2015 – Route Fifty, Dave Nyczepir
A recent IBM study found new governing structures and technology initiatives improved citizen engagement with local governments.
May 1, 2015 – National Association of Counties, By Kathy Nothstine
Last week, a group of county and regional leaders convened in Pike County, Ky., bound by a common interest in finding new ways to grow their economies. Based in communities that have long been reliant on the coal industry, these leaders came together to share ideas and learn about innovative strategies to create jobs and improve quality of life through changing economic times.
April 30, 2015 – Bangor Daily News, By Beth Brogan
BRUNSWICK, Maine — The House Armed Services Committee on Thursday approved an amendment to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act that, if approved by the Senate, would allow businesses on and near the former Brunswick Naval Air Station to qualify for a business incentive program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
April 28, 2015 – U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center, By Kevin Elliott
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The president and chief executive officer of American Water, Inc., recently visited Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to highlight the company’s role in the base’s water and wastewater system privatization.
April 28, 2015 – Association of Defense Communities
Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, reiterated his opposition to the Pentagon’s request to conduct a BRAC round in 2017, in a fact sheet accompanying the chairman’s mark of the fiscal 2016 defense authorization bill.