Tag Archives: Obama

Roundup Reel: Week of Oct. 10

The Senate failed to pass President Obama’s jobs bill this week, despite a high level of pressure from the administration and a great deal of public scrutiny focused on the current employment picture and broad economic realities the country faces….

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L/SFR Sneak Peek: Administration Launches New Program to Improve Local Use of Federal Resources

(This post is excerpted from an article in the July 25 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) The Obama administration announced a new pilot program on July 11 to help local communities do more with the federal resources they receive. According…

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Spotlight On Debt Talks As Federal Grants Wait In The Wings

Today was the big day. President Obama met again with Congressional leaders to try and wind down debt talks as the Treasury Department’s Aug. 2 deadline approaches. Hanging in the balance are millions of grant dollars that could be impacted…

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Jumbo-Sized Concern Over Proposed Reporting Requirements

Amid all the pro-transparency, pro-accountability, anti-waste hoopla that has dominated the headlines (and our blog) concerning Rep. Daniel Issa’s  (R-Calif.) Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) bill and President Obama’s Campaign to Cut Waste initiative, the real white elephant…

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The People’s Market

Our offices are located within blocks of the White House. And more importantly, to my mind, as the spring growing season kicks into high gear—just around the corner from the White House farmers’ market.

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