Tag Archives: Labor Department

New White House Initiative Launched to Assist Urban Areas

The Obama administration is launching Strong Cities, Strong Communities, a new initiative aimed at strengthening communities and sparking economic growth in urban areas. Experienced staff will be sent to cities across the country to help implement the program and to ensure taxpayer dollars are used efficiently. HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan …

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Agency Budgets on the Chopping Block; DoD, VA Spared

Many federal agency budgets are being put on the chopping block in what Federal Times calls the “first round of congressional jockeying” over fiscal year 2012 budgets. The House Appropriations Committee has been wielding the budget axe most prolifically; it’s spending blueprint would cut discretionary spending by $30 billion, or …

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