February 28, 2017
- President Donald Trump signed another executive order on regulatory reform on Friday. This serves to reinforce his push to significantly cut the amount of existing government regulations.This executive order takes his January executive order on regulatory reform back to the next level.
- Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) will soon be reintroducing the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, their bipartisan legislation to expand and strengthen the Housing Credit. The ACTION Campaign will be submitting a letter to Congress demonstrating strong support for the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act. Read the letter and sign on by Wednesday, March 1.
- Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Memphis and the San Francisco Bay Area became the first grant recipients of the Strong, Prosperous, And Resilient Communities Challenge – or SPARCC – a three-year, $90 million initiative that will empower communities and bolster local groups to ensure that major new infrastructure investments lead to better opportunities for all.