Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Obama articles below.
Seven additional Promise Zones—St. Louis, MO; Gary, IN; Flint, MI; Brownsville, TX; Rockford, IL; Macon, GA; and Rocky Mount, NC—have been announced.
Coalition of businesses, non-profits, and trade associations unite to applaud the Obama administration's effort to preserve America's economic competitiveness, but call for additional action.
The first-ever Summit brought together 1,200 attendees from nearly 60 countries; economic development officials from 47 states, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories; cabinet officials; and some of the world's top CEOs to discuss the advantages of investing in America nd the importance of foreign direct investment as a source of job creation and economic growth.
Strategy will ensure families, small businesses and communities are stronger, more economically competitive and better able to withstand future storms and serve as a model for communities across the country