POTUS FY18 Budget Request

May 24, 2017

Yesterday afternoon the Trump Administration submitted to the Congress their proposed budget for FY18. See the analysis HERE as well as the administration’s talking points.   This budget lives up to the preview we saw in the “skinny budget” released in March and now more so than ever it is imperative that we mobilize our advocacy […]

WBRP 3.2 Time-Lapse Footage

May 23, 2017

In April 2010, the University of Washington’s Board of Regents approved plans to move forward with Phase 3 of UW Medicine’s biomedical research hub in the South Lake Union area of Seattle, WA.  The project added a newly constructed biomedical research building and the campus now consists of three state-of-the-art laboratory buildings and one office […]

NDC Academy 2017 Keynote Speaker Hosts Municipal Bond Podcast

May 23, 2017

#NDCAcademy Key Note Speaker and Columbia, S.C. Mayor Steve Benjamin talks about why #MuniBonds play a key role in helping to finance the nation’s massive infrastructure needs. The mayor is second vice president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which is very involved in infrastructure policy, and chair of Municipal Bonds for America, an advocacy […]

Follow the Money: FY17 Update and Outlook for FY18 webinar

May 10, 2017

House and Senate appropriators have unveiled the text of an omnibus spending bill to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year 2017. In this webinar, we will discuss the enacted omnibus and its impact on economic development initiatives in underserved communities across the US. Additionally, the discussion will forecast what to expect during the FY18 budget process.

SBA Update from The NDC Advocacy Team

May 1, 2017

On April 5th, 2017 the House Small Business Committee hosted a hearing “Taking Care of Small Business: Working Together for a Better SBA” in which SBA Administrator Linda McMahon testified on the current state of SBA and initiatives she will prioritize in her tenure.