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  • [Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities]
  • [Building Communities - Together, Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities] [Binder]
  • E2/EC Process - Foundation Involvement [Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities]
  • [Building Communities - Together, Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities] [Binder] [1]
  • [Building Communities - Together, Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities] [Binder] [2]
  • [Building Communities - Together, Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities] [Binder] [3]
  • This string-bound scrapbook chronicles the signing ceremonies for the Mid-Delta Empowerment Zone Memorandum Agreement and the North Delta Mississippi Enterprise Community Memorandum Agreement. The scrapbook contains mounted programs, photographs
  • Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Initiative Scrapbook
  • of the Board is to assist in the successful implementation of the Administration's empowerment zone legislation, Subchapter C of Title XIII of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, Public Law 103-66, 11 Ernpowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities
  • localities as empowerment zones and enterprise communities, thus enabling them to receive certain Federal funds and other benefits fro~ the Federal Government~ other programs, old and neWt are similarly beneficial to local communities. These programs
  • on work in specific empowerment zones or enterprise communities. Additional meetings with Freddie Mao should help to clarify their potential involvement. The group was able, however, to identify several areas to work on in the coming weeks to more clearly
  • Empowerment Zones, the Vice President today announced 20 additional communities have been designated as Rural Enterprise Communities, making them eligible for a share of $50 million in proposed federal grants over the next 10 years. The grants are expected
  • Correspondence [Empowerment Zones]
  • Selection Crileri.: The Enterprise Board is cbarged with developing the selection criteria for designating empowerment zones and enterprise communities. The criteria must include consideration of the effectiveness of the strategic plans. tbe assurances
  • .,> . 'jI ' Performance Reports·· Executive Summaries 1995-1996 o Empowe"!'erlt Zone tEl) '. ,0 , 0 Supplemental Empowerment Zone (SEZ) Enhanced Ente
  • Empowerment Zones
  • ) of the PRAj. THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON May 27, 1994 MR. PRESIDENT: The attached is a memo from Carol Rasco, Bob. Rubin and Jack Quinn seeking your approval . for a process of designating Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities from among some 700
  • Empowerment Zones [1]
  • SUBJEcr: EMPOWERMENT ZONES/ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES DESIGNATION PROCESS I. ACTION-FORCING EVENT The Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (EZJEq application process began on January 17, 1994 and the deadline for submission is June 30, 1994
  • Empowerment Zones [4]
  • is to give you some indication of the current status of our plan to provide technical assistance (capacity-building) for the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. Our biggest challenge is that of coordination and communication, both within the federal
  • EZ/EC [Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities]
  • , existing programs that further the goals and objectives of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities and make available funds from those programs for use in the designated EZ/ECs. Attached are instructions and the format for complying with this request
  • : TIME: FROM: I. January 17, 1994 State Dining Room 12;00 p.m. Jonathan Prince PURPOSE To announce the availability of the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community application in a setting designed to challenge American business leaders to actively
  • EZ [Empowerment Zone] Events
  • with the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community law adopted last year and the ongoing reform of the Community Reinvestment Act, this legislation 'constitutes a major foundation of my community empowerment strategy. Since my days as Governor of Arkansas, where I helped
  • and commUnities in suCCtSSfully hnplemcnting their stra'e&ic plans...• • The Secretaries of HUD and Agriculture will 'consult with tbe Board [including HHS] r.aarding...the designalion...of empowerment zones and enterprise communities,.... • The , '"Secretaries
  • CONFERENCE July 25 and 26, 1995 The White House Community Empowerment Conference will bring together senior· Clinton Administration officials and key leaders of the 15 Empowerment Zones (EZs) and Enhanced Enterprise Communities (EECs) who are critical
  • the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community process, the federal government offers a partnership agreement with communities and State and local governments: If you plan strategically and comprehen­ sively, if you create a plan that is realistic and doable, we
  • [Empowerment Zones] [1]
  • for selected programs a system for giving preference to projects in places meeting the criteria for an empowerment zone or enterprise community, regardless of whether such places are specifically designated as such. We will also pay particular attention
  • . The U SF Area of Hillsborough County has been in a state of decline now for a number of years. We strongly feel that it is not too late to halt this decline. Our "grass-roots"movement had been underway prior to the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community
  • Empowerment Zones [3]
  • Empowerment Zone. Application - Section 12 I . 23 GOAL 2: ,. I (HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FUND To BE PARTIALLY FUNDED UNDER ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY) .InCrtast tlJtcapacity and productivity of nOll-profit, neighborhood-based housing developmtnt organizatiollS
  • FRCl"I' IlEP "55T SEC FOR cPD , , 202 456 '7028 TO: JUL 25. 1994 7:46AM "979 P.01 MEMQRANDUM July: 23, 1994 Paul Weinstein FROM: Marl< Fabiani BE: ltlAIVEB EXAMPl.ES I Tha Initial review of Empowerment Zone (Ell and Enterprise Community
  • Empowerment Zones - Waivers
  • , this Administration has seen the enormous rewards from investments such as these through our Empowerment Zone program. In many ways the New Markets initiative builds on what we have learned in our nation's Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. I sawfirsthand
  • a great deal since we launched our initiative for Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. We now know: We can begin to heal our cities. We can begin to help our poor rural areas. We have started the process, but there is much more· work to do. When
  • EZ [Empowerment Zones]/EC [Empowerment Conference] Conf. Edinburg, TX 5/25/99 - EZ Conference Past POTUS Remarks
  • your own rebirth .... We want to do everything we can to help everybody in America to be a part of the kind of comprehensive strategy for the future embodied in the empowerment zones, in the enterprise communities, taking on tough jobs like reclaiming
  • , states would be able tc allocate tax credits to help pay for construction or renovation of schools with a high percentage of low-income students or that.are located in empowerment zones or enterprise communities. I was very interested to learn about
  • Council (NEC) • • • • • • ACCESS TO RESOURCES munity Empowerment Board EZ/EC Task Force Coordination Team Coordinate Federal Resources Process Waivers Resource Team Empowerment Zone or Enterprise Community Management/Operations
  • Enterprise Communities (ECs) in three states --- Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. (The mid-Delta Empowerment Zone in Mississippi does not participate in this group.) All the ECs have agreed to meet quarterly. The purpose of these quarterly meetings
  • Zones As you know, the House passed version of the reconciliation package contains $6 billion for empowerment zones. As I understand your proposal, this is a variation on the Enterprize Zone proposal that has been considere~ by the Congress on several
  • Empowerment Zones [3]
  • of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of the Interior are each authorized, in accordance with the provisions of this title, to make enterprise grants for empowerment zones and enterprise communities
  • . These "E~" were designated as part of the' Presidents Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities initia~iv.e. Under the auspices of the Foundation for the MirlSouth; they have banded together to form the "Southern Enterprise Communities Forum
  • ] [Binder] [1] [OA/ID 7325] [Board on Children and Families, February 10-11, 1994] [Binder] [2] [OA/ID 7325] [Budget Talking Points] [OA/ID 7329] [Building Communities - Together, Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities] [Binder] [OA/ID 7328] [Building
  • , HUD has allocated some $3 billion in federal grant and tax . benefits to 72 designated urban empowerment zones and enterprise communities The competition for these resour~s stimulated the creation of comprehensive strateg~c plans for community
  • Empowerment Zones [1]
  • to enter into Memoranda of Understanding and Cooperative Agreements with the Ounce of Prevention Council regarding such programs.". "(4) In making grants the Ounce of Prevention Council shall take into account a community's status as an empowerment zone
  • .. USDA received 220 applications from communities seeking designation as rural empowerment zones or enterprise communities. ! There are 36 states represented in the applications, The largest number of applic.1tions c~ceived We'" from Alabama (10
  • Empowerment Zones - Applications
  • that explicitly states that communities designated as Federal empowerinent zones and enterprise communities qualify for waivers. I I Waiver authority was not included in the empowerment zone legislation adopted by Congress in the Budget Reconciliation !Act
  • [Empowerment Zones] [2]
  • Empowerment Initiative by designating and funding 9 Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities as the beginning of a ten-year experiment in community-based decision-making. Pel'fol'mance Pal'tnel'ships. The President's FY 96 Budget proposes a first set
  • about bringing qope and opportunity back to our most stubborn neighborhoods. Above all, I believe it's about building the kind of nation we want to be in the 21st Century. The message of empowerment zones and enterprise communities is clear: we don't
  • EZ [Empowerment Zones]/EC [Empowerment Conference] Conf. Edinburg, TX 5/25/99 - Empowerment Zones Conference, TX 5/25/99 [2]
  • i _ "_, .~.~,"'~EV9~, .. '~ .. ' _~,3: a] fill·. E:-1POlJE:RMENT ZONE .... 202 456 2223 ~ N(J.928 DU2 tItyJ"'" qlJ~) 4---.-: .... Jl...-.­ .......... .", Empowerment Zone ~ ............;. tf,.­ r;... E r- ;.:.~. ATLANTA. GEORGIA
  • Empowerment Zones [2]
  • businesses and neighborhoods. Now, tens of thousands of jobs, training workers, building and rehabilitating housing. The 13 5 empowerment zones and enterprise communities we have designated are now flowing with the lifeblood of commerce, capital. Federal seed
  • EZ [Empowerment Zones]/EC [Empowerment Conference] Conf. Edinburg, TX 5/25/99 - Empowerment Zones Conference, TX 5/25/99 [1]
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  • PRAFT LANG.!,J!\GE FOR WAIVER FOR DISTRESSED COMMUNITIES (a) IN GENERAL. -- At the request of a governmental entity that (1) has applied for designation as an enterprise community or an empowerment zone pursuant to Subchapter C of Title XIII
  • , • 10'98· The omnibus budget agreement passed by Congress contains $45 million in HUD funding for the 15 new Empowerment Zones. • 10'98 through '2198- The application of ~ach EZ designee was reviewed by at least eight different career civil servants
  • administration would make "a big investment in jobs... by providing incentives to the private sector." · That is the approach I have pursued as President. And that approach is working through Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, community.development
  • governed Enterprise Community in the country. It was created in J 994 with a $6 million grant provided jointly by the federal and state governments. The empowerment zone program has the same objectives, Tozzi said. "There's just moreinoney that comes
  • 09/22/95 16:12 £lJ 001/006 'ft202 720 2080 DEPARTMENT OFAGRICULTURE , I O,FICe OF THE SECRETARY "YASHINGTON. D.C. 20260 MEMORANDUM r " ' TO: PARTIES INTERESTED IN PROGRESS OF RURAL EMPOWERMENT ZONES. RURAL ENTERPRISE, AND CHAMPION
  • Rural Empowerment Zones, Rural Enterprise and Champion Communities
  • for an independent evaluation and enacting a sunset after 10 years SUMMARY OF ZONE INCENTIVES AND INVESTMENTS: In addition to enhanced flexibility to coordinate strategic plans, the 10 Empowerment Zones and the 100 Enterprise Communities will receive or be eligible
  • NEC – Empowerment Zones [4]
  • suggestions. I. Evaluation. The Departments of HOD and USDA wilt contract with a third-party evaluator to aSsess key aspects of the empowerment zone program. In particular, the cOntraclOr will review key clements of cmpowennent ZOne and enterprise community
  • NEC – Empowerment Zones [2]
  • of distressed communities. In addition, with respect to the empowerment zones and enterprise communities, I direct the Secratary of the Treasury, the Attorney General l the Secretary of the Interior, the se.cre,tary of Agriculture, ·the secretary of Comrnerce
  • of applications is June 30, 1994, at which time the selection process for the 9 Empowerment Zones (EZ) and 95 Enterprise Communities (EC) will begin. While the formal selections are to be made by the Secretaries of HUD (for urban areas) arid Agriculture (for rural
  • Empowerment Zones [2]
  • .'ill! for business capltat access tn Empowerment Zone! and Enterprise Communities Proposal would result in coordinated technical assistance on Ibe ground for all 104 EZ's and ECs, with eacb EZ having a shop physically located in tbe zone and 2 10 3
  • of 1994 the cities of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy received designation as one of sixty-fi~.e urban Enterprise Communities selected by the President Clinton's Community Enterprise .. Board. The Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Program
  • ), on the 1st Floor of the Embassy Row Hotel, 2015 Massachusetts . Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. We will remain in the dining room for the evening session. Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities: Chair: Lisbeth B, Schorr Carol Rasco, the Assistant
  • Amencans~;. . ~J ~', , (~~ , ' ; " ' ' ,' , t Other eommuruty empowerment initiatives of the CI!hton Administration include The ' Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community PrQgram, Th.e Community Development: Financial Institution Fund
  • Enterprise Communities. j\nd in the coming weeks, we will designate 20 new Empowerment Zones - because, as Rev. Jackson stys, the best investment fox America ia America. ^tu^eryt^c. fou t o-* Third, we must continue^ help move more Americans from welfare
  • OF EMPOWERMENT ZONES AND ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES March 19,1996 "We are helping America's communities—not with more bureaucracy, but with more opportunities—through our successful empowerment zones and community development banks, we are helping people to find
  • , the Administration designated 105 comnmnitics in 42 states us Empowerment Zones or Enterprise Communities. The EZ/EC initiativt is one oi the few new Clint('11 Administmtion initiatives that is targeted to distre.
  • : Speechwriting Series/Staff Member: Carolyn Curiel Subseries: OAIID Number: 10992 FolderiD: Folder Title: Empowerment Zones [2] Stack: Row: Section: Shelf: Position: s 91 5 6 3 I~U(' '· L: -~ "J'I"· Du~~s .Delta State receives $1.8 million
  • Empowerment Zones [2]
  • ,lll, Carol H. Rasco~ SUBJECT: Procedures for DPe Review of Empowerment The following Zone/Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) Applications I ar~ ' revised·quidelines and procedures for review of the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise community (EZ/EC
  • Empowerment Zones [1]
  • Brownlee 202-720-2091 ESPY JOINS CLINTON TO ANNOUNCE EMPOWERMENT ZONES AND ;ENTERPRISE COMMUNITII . ! . , I (Three of 15 Empowerment Zones and 30 of 95 Enterprise Communities are r~ral) J WASHINGTON, Dec., 21 -- President Clinton, joined by Vice
  • , will be forwarding you material on job training programs. Attached are materials which explain the substance of four pillars of our community development and empowerment agenda: (1) empowerment zones; (2) community development financial institutions; (3) enhancing
  • felt the full benefits of our economic prosperity. It maintains our commitments to empowerment zones and enterprise communities, while adding part of my New Markets initiative, to give investors the same incentives to invest in our inner cities and poor
  • a11' prior urban initiatives, ' ( The Empowerment Zones competition has energized communities across the country and bui.1t iocal enthusiasm and momentum for tackling these problems, Over 500 cities arc expected to apply and are forming new
  • NEC – Empowerment Zones [3]
  • is hosting a satellite video conference on positive youth development, specifically designed for residents and leaders of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities (EZlECs). The video conference will be broadcast from Washington, DC to more than 60 viewing
  • the challenge grant process for empowerment zones and enterprise communities, Please feel free to can em Hudnut or Jim Wheeler to discuss any of these recommendations in greater detail. These recommendations are linked to the four basic elt;ments you outlined
  • , . and there needs to be a way of doing business in \c which we try to create the conditions in which people can seize opportunities for themselves. " [January 17, 1994J . 'The Empowerment Zone I Enterprise Community .program is President Clinton's signature
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  • . And third,' government at all levels must improve the way it serves communities. Our Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Initiative has been at the heart of this · agenda; It is bringing new hope to distressed neighborhoods and millions of families
  • · branch management principles. • Should finish revisions to draft of Executive Budget Resolution Executive Order. . • Will attend Urban Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Workshops in Seattle, WA. on Monday. THE WEEK IN REVIEW . • Discussed possible
  • Conferenc~ Call 9:30a--10:00a ~at & Julie: Schedulmg ,. ~.~~L~'~r;-3,~iU?'~~j ::c:&i FEE E 'S5 16:59 PAGE.13132 FROM OUP-CEE . EMPOWERMENT ZONES AND ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES ,
  • continuing. Head Start expansion . . ...... Crime and Safety programs e·,· ,( Empowerment Zone' I Enterprise Communities The institutionalization of Goals 2000 and other ed ucation reform. . . But I want to mention to yo,u what I think is perhaps
  • safe, affordable places to live. We value opportunity. This bill expands opportunity to those who have not yet felt the full benefits of our economic prosperity. It maintains our commitments to empowerment zones and enterprise communities, while adding
  • !. retention oflong:-term welfare recipients. This credit complements the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, which expands eligible businesses to include those who hire young adults living in Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. In FY 1999, the President
  • biodiversity, and providing recreational opportunities, are objectives that matter to them. They have also shown that, through plans such as this, environmental and economic goals for the region can be ,harmonized. Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities
  • Empowerment Zones-Sustainable Communities
  • the rural Empowerment Zone program and enhance our reinvention of the Federal government. I The proposal has three principal elements: 1) a program of benefits for strong Empowerment I Zone/Enterprise Community applicants whom we cannot designate; 2
  • economic development in formerly contaminated areas. Y ou~..prqposal excludes this provision. And while tax relief is provided for the District of Columbia, no additional Empowerment Zones or Enterprise Communities for the rest of the country are provided
  • government'~ It is a big and important part of his domestic policy agenda and the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities are an important example of that. . " '" ' . As Governor of Arkansas and nowaspresi.dent, he wantf:; a more responsive
  • Zones and Enterprise Communities a • ', - ··-· ' Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities • In.1993, President Clinton'.s Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities ("EZ/EC") legislation passed Congress, offering $2.5 billion in tax
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  • ZoneslEnterprise Communities. In his current balanced budget, President Clinton proposed a second round of Empowerment Zones (EZs)/Enterprise Communities (ECs) that would designate 20 additional EZs (15 urban, 5 rural or Indian nation) and 80 ECs (50 urban, 30
  • .. ,-.'~ .' " ." {_ ~--..J.1U-~ ".;;.~-''t-:: ,:.\"_ -"'~.t ",_ . - .' . HUD:and.USDA propose creating-six new Empowcnncnt Zoncs-(4'urban and·,z.rural) and~~ -~ , - ··"""(-twenty-fivc new Enterprise Communities (distribution between urban and rural· would have
  • Empowerment Zones - Round Two
  • at this for six and a half years with our empowerment zones and our enterprise communities and our community development banks -- you have one here-- with the vigorous support of the Community Reinvestment Act. Number two, therefore, American business needs
  • ', 'aivers For Distressed COllllllunities P/"; (!a) IN GENERAL. -- At the request of a governmental entity that (1) has applied for designation as an enterprise community or an empowerment zone pursuant to Subchapter C of Title XIII of the Omnibus Budget
  • are preparing a memorandum to the scheduling office requesting an event in December or January in which the President will announce the final Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community designees. This will be preceded in November by an announcement of the EZ
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  • . The Administration has developed a series of initiatives that will create jobs, result in billions of dollars of new investment, and provide a ladder to economic opportunity. These include: . Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities . Community Development Bank
  • attended the Empowerment Zones/Enterprise community Workshop in Las Vegas, NM. Visited four Indian Pueblos to learn about economic development needs. Jose met with Bill Ides, President of the American Bar Association to discuss drug policy. Donsia attended
  • -- maybe, and maybe it starts two weeks from yesterday; but either two weeks from yesterday or today -- we're having our annual Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community national convention that the Vice President hosts, and we're doing it in South Texas
  • / January 15, 1996 MEMORANDUM TO MICHAEL WALDMAN FROM: DAN COLLINS RE: EMPOWERMENT ZONES AND ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES 1) URBAN EZ and EC SUCCESS STORIES Detroit • More than $2 billion in private-sector commitments were pledged to invest and lend
  • received and the . 'process that will lead: to designation of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities is already und~rway. . • ' Family Preservation and Support Legislation' This recently enacted provision will extend a continuum of prevention
  • that may support three initiatives already announced by the President and the Vice President to get on with this task: ? Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. Each of the tax incentives in the attached memo could be targeted to' the EZs and Ecs
  • Assistant at the White House provides me with an opportunity, in partnership with Missouri's Rural Enterprise Community, to conunend his fohner work as the Director ofthe Rural Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Program. for the East Prairie
  • was right to support Clinton-Gore because their dream of prospenty was lnc.l.y.~!.y'~. Because they beHeved then, as they do now. that we cannot - should not, leave anyone behind" That is what the success of 1M Empowerment Zones end Enterprise Communities
  • by $100 million since .FYI992, a nine percent increase. Each year, the Administra~on provides Sl.i billion in support for scholarships, research grants, fellowships, construction, and equipment for the natioh's black colleges. Empowerment Zones
  • . Hemarks on Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities January 17, 1994 you expect it of partnership, ght of the idea ~ we've got to of William]. · I want to thank Arland for reminding us all that we can make a difference in people's lives
  • Empowerment Zones
  • of Origin: Speechwriting Series/Staff Member: Michael Waldman Subseries: 14450 OA/ID Number: FolderlD: Folder Title: [League of Cities Research]: Empowerment Zones Stack: Row: 92 Section: Shelf: Position: Adminisimtion of William ]• Clinton
  • [League of Cities Research]: Empowerment Zones
  • on universities and colleges assisting Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities (EZ/EC)is mixed. Apparently, the best work being done is the jOint partnership between the Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Land Grant Universities. These 18 predominantly
  • ) [OA 7409] Audiotapes [OA 6619] Block Grants, Issues in Designing Accountability Provisions (September 1995) [OA 7409] Building Communities Together: Application Forms for Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities [Bound Material] [OA 8432] Building
  • . • '." PAC!' Neighborhood Strategy When the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities are designated, a process should begin to deliver the Neighborhood Strategy (Weed and Seed) to each of the Enterprise Communities, and coordinate that strategy
  • detained in prison for nearly two years. This policy stance, a chang~ from earlier administrations, appears to be receiving increased public scrutiny. I . Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities o Paul Weinstein and Gaynor McCown continue
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  • round of applications for the new Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community program, and the Administration's community development financial institution (CDFI) legislation, which will encourage the formation of banks to serve low- and moderate-income
  • str.ategy should include four main pillars: economic empowerment: zones; t::"ortJn\mity development: bank$; CRA and fair lending reform; and community partnerships against crime. This i8 only a portion of what your administrnt:ion hopes to accon".plish
  • NEC – Empowerment Zones [1]
  • to leave..a lasting-­ impact en inxesrmem in urban rural and NaljYe American distressed commtmities. Clearly this .trip could be done in the next five weeks in a way that would highlight your accomplishments such as CDFls, Empowerment Zones, CRA
  • priority is stimulat~ ing the economy. , Characterized as generally dis· tressed and impoverished. the nine empowerment zones and their 95 enterprise, community counterparts bear some of the na· tion's heaviest burdens. Typi~ cally, half of the residents
  • MEMORANDUM FOR CAROL RASCO KATHI WAY FROM: Paul Weinstein SUBJECT: Weekly Report Week That Was • Empowerment Zones -- Worked on finalizing draft of Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities application. Pending approval of vporus, application should
  • ; Doubling the GEAR-UP program, which helps menlor children and prepare them for college; A New Regional Youth Employment Initiative to link the economic strategies of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities with the need to inerease the employment
  • date. -Jose will make an appearance at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America conference. -Paul will continue to work on applications for Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. -Paul will meet with Shawn Maher of Representative Kennedy's
  • ) on the effectiveness of this Act. 3 DRAFT LANGUAGE FOR WAIVER FOR DISTRESSED COMMUNITIES (a) IN GENERAL. --.At the request of a governmental .entity that (1) has applied for designation as an enterprise community or an empowerment zone pursuant to Subchapter C
  • $1.25 billion Community Development Financial Institutions Initiative. * A second round Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (EZ/EC). The Principals have already agreed upon the provision which we developed along·with the NEC and announced during
  • ', ' West Virginia' " ' , ,.. Ed Flex- Waiv~rs, "'. '. " 'Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities' , , I ' ' . ' ' Other Waiver~:Welfare', MediCaid, Food Stamps ,Note: ,The Federaf.Working,Gr~up shouldp'rovidea foru';'rfor,ddd"essing~p
  • Cerda will join me and others in a continued effort to help plan the upcoming NGA meeting with the President. Paul Weinstein will brief Washington representatives of the Governors on the application for empowerment zones and enterprise communities. Mike
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  • .~ ~PJ~ 12 With Inserts The centerpiece of our urban development strategy is . an aggressive plan to attract businesses and jobs to the cities. We have already created 105 Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities -- providing a powerful
  • administration would make "a big investment in jobs. . . by providing incentives to the private sector." 6 That is the approach I have pursued as President. And that approach is working - through the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities that the Vice
  • and Families administered by the Department of Education; the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community program administered by HUD and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); and formal partnerships between the federal government and state governments in Oregon
  • Infrastructure, and Support Community Development o Creating Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities -- if we are to ensure the economic rebirth of distressed communities, we must create a full partnership between the private sector, government
  • years of assuming office, the President 'won passage of legislation to create Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, a network of Community Development Banks and Financial Institutions (CDBFIs), and proposed final Community Reinvestment Act (CRA
  • Communities: CDBFI, SBA One'Stop Capital Shops; Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities additional appropriations (ZEDI); Head Start increases, ESEA. Metropolitan Approaches. Proposals, such as the MEZ proposal, that would use new expenditures to stimulate
  • and growth. What we want to do i s to help you to revive your communities economically. And our proposals for empowerment zones and enterprise neighborhoods we believe i s the right way to begin. Federal aid to these areas i s certainly not new, but i n
  • that our 6ities can overcome these problems is give them the tools to attract businesses and jobs. We hdve already created 105 Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities -- providing a powerful combination of tax incentives and freedom from government red
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  • by supporting the role of community development corporations, churches, hospitals, universities, banks, and other organizations that provide local private sector, entrepreneurial leadership. Both the Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities and the Homeownership
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  • or assisted housing, in neighborhoods with large numbers of Section 8 recipients, and in areas receiving BUD-funded community development or economic revitalization, including Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities and Section 108IEDI. Activities could
  • [OA/ID 8505] DPC Meetings [OA/ID 8506] EZ/EC [Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities] [OA/ID 8506] Farm Bill [Empty Folder] [OA/ID 8506] GAO Report: “Medicaid: Spending Pressures Drive States Towards Program Reinvention” [OA/ID 8506] Health Care [1
  • at this meeting who represent states or localities we are working with. . e These pa~nerships --- the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities as well ,as our partnerships with the States of Oregon, Connecticut, West Virginia, and Indiana
  • or .,' .' YisittheCfihto~·pr,esideptiitlLibrary's.Re.se~rchRoonl.,·· • " ',. i' ' , ".. "; ".'. ,",.';' '~. . '. " . ; ,: - , 1· .' . . • .. :. ':".: • ~ . .' " ,., AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE/ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY INITIA TVE
  • . The EZlEC Program In 1993, Congress passed the first Federal Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Program. President Clinton signed the bill into law August 10, . 1993, authorizing $2.5 billion in tax incentives and $1 billion in Title XX block grants
  • to attract businesses and jobs. We have already created 10.5 Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities -- providing a powerful combination of tax incentives and freedom from government red tape-- to leverage the power of the private sector, and create jobs
  • Barriers to Exports of U.S. Filmed Entertainment 1995 [Binder][1] [OA/ID 13129] Trade Barriers to Exports of U.S. Filmed Entertainment 1995 [Binder][2] [OA/ID 13129] Box 10 [Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community] [Binder] [1] [OA/ID 13129] [Empowerment Zone
  • developed the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) program. Unlike previous Enterprise Zone legislation, the EZ/EC initiative provides a' comprehensive approach to tackling problems of inner cities and poor rural areas. The President's Ez/~c
  • ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE Buffalo, NY Hyatt Regency November 27 - 29, 1995 MONDAY, NOYEMBER27 6:00 PM OPENING RECEPTION Marke/Arcade, Buffalo Theatre District Hosted by Mayor Anthony Masiello and Fleet Bank
  • Buffalo, NY Trip Enterprise Community Empowerment Conference November 27-28, 1995 [1]
  • incentives, while the Senate plan includes a scaled down version of the President's proposal. While it would provide tax incentives to current Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, as well as EPA demonstration sites, it would deny these critical tax
  • resources to high-poverty areas, including Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, to provide comprehensive services designed to increase employment and school completion rates for disadvantaged youth. The President'S FY99 budget included $250 million
  • and coordinated in large part through the Vice President's Community Empowerment Board -- included: • . the first Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities America had ever seen (105 EZs and ECs) enacting legislation for Federal co-investment in community banks
  • ; (5) a Certified Development Company, which provides small I " , business loans for real estate and related large equipment purchases. In addition businesJs in each zone and enterprise' community will receive concentrated business 6 technical
  • ~spons,ibility for, makjng governinent mote effective, and responsive to individ~al c0l!lmunity needs .. ' The EZfEC Program In 1993; Congress' passed the first FederaJ Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Program. President Clinton signed the bill
  • to create the conditions in we which people can seize .opportunities for themselves." [January 17, 1994J . The Empowerment . Zone I Enterprise Community . , . program is President Clinton's signature community , . ; .. ' i empowerment initiative
  • Buffalo, NY Trip Enterprise Community Empowerment Conference November 27-28, 1995 [2]
  • . That is what we are trying to do. (Applause.) With the help of Vice President Gore, we've had 135 empowerment zones and enterprise communities -- I was in one earlier today. They've helped to create tens of thousands of jobs. But we have to do better nationwide
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  • up-to-date information possible. Again, thanks very m¥ch for your 'cooperation and support thus far. / A LONG TIME COMIN' An Analysis of the Federal Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Program in the Lower Mississippi Delta Region Research
  • , the administration's program for Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities offers a challenge to hundreds of cities: they create an economic growth and community reinvestment strategy for targeted low income neighborhoods. If the strategy emphasizes private sector
  • 108 Loan Guarantee Program, the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, and the Brownfields Tax Incentive. I--4 -. ,::c ,z ~ ,., ;:c c: c::J r- ~ (") Growing the Inner City?, Harlem's experience with the "third way'' antipoverty L~~P!?,e
  • package: a Brownfields tax incentive; new Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities (EZ/EC); and expansion of the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) fund. Unfortunately, neither the House tax bill nor the Senate tax bill includes
  • to renew and revitalize underserved urban and rural communities -- overseeing the empowerment zone and enterprise community programs. He also pursued his personal commitment to family policy and fatherhood through annual family Rc~ Union conferences held
  • incentives for nine empowerment zones and 95 enterprise communities. Over 500 communities submitted applications for these 104 designations. The final designations were announced in December 1994. To build upon the success of this program, and to mobilize
  • FOR ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY FOR THE CITY OF BI;RMINGHAM • , :, , I. GENERAL INFORMATION: j ~ . . , • . ' A partialMOA was signed with Birmingham in 'July, based ~ori 'negottatiorts Vlith the governance board. Additional' oenchmarks should be .added
  • Richard P. Nathan The NelsonA. Rockefeller Institute of Government AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE/ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY INITIA TVE RESEARCH STATEMENT AND PROTOCOL NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTE OF GOVERNMENT STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW
  • Technology Training Cenler will provide computer, internet access, and training to low-income families in. the Bridgeport, Connecticut Enterprise Community. Building on a collaborative partnetship betWeen the University and a non-profit agency. Action
  • through June 30, 2004 and would expand it to donations to public libraries or community technology centers in Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and high-poverty areas. • Promoting corporate sponsorship of schools, libraries and community
  • across . America. And it wouldn't be working without the strong leadership of the Vice President, and the strategy of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities he has done so much to ·champion. I said a moment ago that government can't do it alone
  • of selection, implementation and technical assistance (capacity building) for the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. Political/Government Reform o Prepared options memo for Chi'ef of Staff on political, congressional, and government reform
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  • of eontaminated sites in high povcrty areas. To qualify for this tax . incentive, siles would have to satisfy use, geographic. and contamination requirements. • Expand Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. The proposal has the three main components
  • to the American Rehabilitation Association on March 13. WEEKLY REPORT Paul Weinstein 3/16/95 Key Initiatives • Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities -- Assisted Shery1l Cashin in editing a memorandum from Rivlin/Cisneros to POTUSon a Second Round.' Met
  • . 0 1b ' • d ere no Wan to tum down and out Roxbury into Beacon Hill. But that_ doesn't mean we should abandon the inner ~ 44 ... The Washington Monthly I April 1996 ,. I ' . EMPOWERMENT ZONES AND ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES .. , New York Times
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  • programs that get results. 0 There'S wand to tum down and out Bea Roxbury utto con Hill. But that doesn't mean we should ~ 44 .4 The Washington Monthly I April 1996 EMPOWERMENT ZONES AND ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES New York Times March 21, 1996
  • ; • Signing the Family and Medical Leave Act so workers can take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to 'care for an ill family member without fear of losing their jobs; • Creating nine Economic Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities; • Increasing Head
  • for college loans_ and national service. And we understand that we must spread the spirit of hope and opportunity to every community in this country -- from our inner cities to our rural areas. Through our empowerment zones, _our enterprise communities
  • . And it wouldn't be working without the strong leadership of the Vice President, and the strategy of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities he has done so much to champion. I' said a moment ago that government can't do it alone. But we sure have to do our
  • on performance partnerships and bottom-up grant consolidation such as Senator Hatfield's "Local Empowerment and Flexibility Act," we have a unique opportunity to support existing efforts (The Oregon Option, Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, and PACT
  • : the empowerment zone program and the reinventing government program that the Vice President's . led so brilliantly; community development financial institutions; AmeriCorps, which now has given over 150,000 young Americans the chance to serve in their community
  • for moving forward·. Furthermore, the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Initiative and the Administration's partnerships with Oregon, Indiana, West Virginia and soon Connecticut are indicative of our commitment to changing the way government does
  • -- _______..,_------------------------~------------- And it did not happen :bY accident. It happened because of our economic strategy. Because of our empowerment zones and enterprise communities. · Because of our welfare-to-work partnership·. And because >' I', • of all that you have done to make it happen
  • -term urban agenda based on the principles developed through the successful Empowerment Zones initiative:· bottom-up, flexible. resultsoriented, values-driven. This report discusses how this agenda will work: T. I ; i j The Empowerment Concept A Set
  • be required to create the management ' teams; current resources, with some minor realloca~ion, should be sufficient to establish effective technical assistance teams . • ", PAC'fNeighborhood Strategy When,the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities
  • state and local standards in core academic subjects, and to projects that provide services to Empowerment Zones or Enterprise Communities. In particular, the Secretary invites applications from communities with conditions associated with high dropout
  • for the cities -- the empowerment zones and enterprise communities, the community development financial institutions, the Earned Income Tax Credit, the dramatic increases in child nutrition. We continued with the urban initiatives ofHUD, led by former Secretary
  • the zero capital gains tax and what we consider a duplication of the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community program, !hat would be ) unacceptable. I hope you find the attached swnmary of tho major differences that we: object to and areas where we
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  • to high-poverty areas, including Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, to provide comprehensive services designed to increase employment and school completion rates for disadvantaged youth. The President's FY99 budget included $250 million
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  • Youth in High-Poverty Communities. Authorized in the Workforce Investment Act, President Clinton's Youth Opportunity Grants to direct resources to high-poverty areas, including Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, to provide comprehensive
  • vis a vis the Enterprise ,Community. Your work is most impressive. I also appreciated hearing your suggestions about what we at the federal level can do better to serve you and your community. Again, my thanks 'to you and best wishes. ~~ Rasc
  • .out~tiv.e) &tt~nti:ot[r~ei~~"over·the-last--;~~irs-retated·to::fed~ratpu15lic.nousing~projects> .@ld~th~-G~~g~_powef!!!ent:Zon~:> We believe the Empowerment Zone problems · ·can be managed in the ~?arne way we were able to manage media for your New
  • .' , . . ,~ .EmpowermentZo'!e I Enterprise Community In~tialive '.lQIS EZIEC Central Support Team . I , PAGES: DATE:.' , ' FACSIMILE TRANSMITTAL ,'" , " ' 5. 4; ("I'\~' TO; .bMJ,\ut.qLwt ~, . FAX: . 4'54-":10Z/ -. ,.; .., PHONE: FROM: '. 1".6 f).f 2
  • plan which the President signed into law August 10 will create jobs in depressed. urban and rural areas around the country by targeting growth incentives and investments into nine Empowerment Zones C3nd 100 Enterprise Communities. The Administration's
  • in the state of Michigan. I The reason am writing .is that in your presentation y~u indicated that there may be the , possibilities of block grants through what you labeled as I empowerment zones. I would very much appreciate having information
  • involved mostly unfair and anticompetitive trade practices. USDA announced new price reporting initiatives to provide information about market forces affecting livestock prices. More than $54 million went to 3 rural empowerment zones and 30 enterprise
  • : Weekly Report (Week of April 25) Week That Was .. Unfunded Mandates -- Kumiki Gibson (OVP) and I drafted an alternative bill to the Kempthorne and Moran unfunded mandates legislation (4/27) • • Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (EZ/EC
  • on the successful approach that the Vice President and I have developed over the last six and a half years, and that he has so very ably headed, of our empowerment zones, our enterprise communities, a stronger Community Reinvestment Act, community financial
  • in 1993 passed , legislation creating the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community program (EZlEe). .,. The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 authorized $2.5 billion in tax incentives and $1 billion in Title XX Social Service Block Grants
  • for students. (PL 103-66, signed 8/1 0/93) Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Communities Program Created nine Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities with tax. incentives and $100 million perEZ in discretionary investment dollars to spur local community
  • Enipawei-m'ntZon~and Enterprise Communities.' Thisjnitiative ~ould'.'" be tied to,the'EZ/EC initiativ.by giving priority to applications ,from designated ECswhich " . ' shOw.hoW the aCtivities 'under the challenge grant are 'tied to the overall, activities
  • $100,000 to $250,000. • Under the revised SBIC program, a group of new venture capital firms will make available several billion dollars in equity financing for start-ups and growing firms. • The Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community program will provide
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  • who work a minimwn of 400 hours. QualifYing individuals include persons on AFDC for 9 consecutive months out of the previous 18 months; 18-24 year oids who live in an empowerment zone (EZ) or enterprise community (Ee); 18 - 24 yearolds who are members
  • :' Empowcfmm:l ZQne~ will be able 10 connect 10 the lnternet -- aod students and leachers in these Empowerment Zones schools will be able to connect to each olher Attnchcd all: your 1l':lIInti..s, the srlipt for the mullimcdin show, h;u;kgmund on the nnnouneemcn
  • . Lead Entity for the Kentucky Highlands Empowerment Zone) B. Arizona MultiBank Communitv Development Corporation· (To-be-Formed New LMI SBIC, COFI) C. North Carolina - Economic Opportunities Fund (To-be-Formed \-5 New SBICs) D. Mississippi Delta
  • • Schenectady • Troy Enterprise Community Carol Rasco's Visit Tuesday, July 2,1996 Participating all day: ~Jean ~leason, Art C/Ggrdon, Karen ~owe, John (~f2 vr.rwin, Margaret
  • . ,;1Cre was general agreeJ!lcnt -- except for OMS -- On a two-tler proposal to create 10 n:sourct:--inlcnsive Economic Empowerment Zones and lOO less expensive Enterprise Neighborhoods. OMB has proposed a minimal-cost alternative and rtcommends using
  • for construction or renovation projects. The allocation would be for projects in schools that are in empowerment zones or enterprise communities, or that have a high percentage oflow-income students. This program would function similarly to the current lowincome
  • suggested ~ctiv8ting· EpWOJ:th •Enterprise Community .The. plan .cal~ for 85 percent of . the Chamber·, of Co~ .' .. · ~tion. . , . ' .
  • East Prairie, MO EC Site Visit May 2-3, 1996: East Prairie Enterprise Community
  • within wbich communities can accomplish thing>< they could not otherwise accomplish, such as is now the in the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. = • By targeting its resourees, the federal government injecu public capital to produce
  • in the tax bill: "This is a high priority for communities across the nation." [Letter to Chmn. Archer, 6/11197] CREATES NEW EMPOWERMENT ZONES. Under the President's 1993 Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities initiative, participating communities
  • . ./ Additional Funding for Empowerment Zones: The budget provides $55 million in funding for Urban Empowerment Zones and $15 million for Rural Enterprise Zones and Enterprise Communities . ./- Continuing To Build a Network Of Community Development Banks Across
  • to distressed communities and to empower low-income entrepreneurs to create jobs and start new businesses, Along with reform or the Community Reinvestment Act . (CRA) and the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Initiative, the CDBFI Act serves
  • ~mployers and workers,' and increasing private retirement savings. .' . ..... . . ... ., . Other pension simplification measures for firms of all sizes, tax-exempt employers, multi-employer groups" . and the ~elf-employed.· o Expanded Empowerment Zone,s
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  • weeks to one day in many states. • Empowerment zones and enterprise communities are helping rebuild over one hundred of America's most dangerous and distressed communities. • The innovative continuum-of-care approach ,to homelessness offers the flrst
  • effective services. Work on this topic will continue, and explorations are under way to see if this work can be made useful to the Administration in its planning for enterprise and empowerment zones tI_nd related acitvities. (2) issues in the evaluation
  • apprenticeships to help people find and keep good jobs. We've sought tax incentives and grant money to stimulate the economies in needy areas, through things like our Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities; new Community Development Banks; reform
  • , encouraging states to develop innovative new ways to serve workers better. And it helps create opportunity for disadvantaged youth in Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and other high-poverty areas. Today, we are celebrating Labor Day exactly a month
  • Arkansas Enterprise Community and the EnhHPrise Cor'paralion 01 the Della wiU create II $4 million loan lUnd that willlev8raga an additional $2 million (rom private sources. The fund willlarg6llinanc:· Ing to uooerserved small businesses in east At1
  • American" families over the next five years at a cost of $1.? b~!lion over five years. • EmpowermentZonesand Enterprise Communities: Mandatory funding for each of the next ten years: $150 million '., urban EZs and Strategic Planning Communities; $10
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  • expands eligible businesses to include those who hire young adults living in Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. • COt1l!!.luflitV Development Block GraJ~.( (CDnG) Expansion. President Clirllon's FY 2000 budget included an expansion of CDBG
  • will meet on, Monday; December 19 to discuss designation, of the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. There are 12 finalists for the Urban Zones and six finalists for the Rural Zones. The President and Vice-President will announce the designa,ted
  • gap and bring more businesses and credit to our central cities by launching a second round of empowerment zones, renewing community development financial institutions, and supporting HUD's Community Empowerment Fund. I ask you to tell Congress
  • partners, nonprofit foundations, as well as state andfederal partners. The Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities Program As President, Bill Clinton has pursued the basic objectives he earlier supported as Chair of the Commission through a Presidential
  • the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and appreciate the Administration's continued opposition to any proposal for its elimination. Administration Response: We created Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities because we knew the people living in those
  • for children; • Fighting for full funding for the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WI C); SEP-10 96 09:11 2024964848 FROM:1 PRGE:04 T0:94565709 • Creating nine Economic Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities. The President has also
  • comprehensive strategies. Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (Paul Weinstein). As Vice Chair of the Community Empowerment Board, continue to work on implementation issues from the first round of EZlECs and utilize what we have learned for the successful
  • to the World Wide Web Home Pages for Rural Empowerment Zones I Enterprise Communities program and its best practices section and to the electronic archive of state council "works inprogress" on the National Rural Development Partnership'S home page. [Stajjwill
  • , the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and H.R. 2014, the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, 8/5/97] URBAN AGENDA ACTION: Double the Number of Empowerment Zones "We should double the number of empowerment zones. They've already brought so much hope to communities
  • under the President's Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Community program. It has been a very busy year and we have been working extremely hard on health care reform. The Gephardt and Mitchell bills now have our full attention. Thank you again for writing
  • investments are expected to leverage 10 to 20 times more activity by the CDFIs. 3. Empowerment Zones • New Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities: The reconciliation bill includes a second round of Empowerment Zones -- 15 urban and 5 rural EZs. The new
  • and the Congress to authorize and to fund such a Technology Learning Challenge ("TLC") in Title III of ESEA. This challenge will be' modelled after the successful community and economic Empowerment Zone challenge that you launched last year. In the TLC, the federal
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  • , Training and Employment from their inception for the NEe. He helped put together your proposals for Empowerment Zones, CD Banks, CRA reform, housing vouchers, Brownfield. expensing, a CD venture capital tax credit, the Technology Literacy Challenge
  • of tax credits (based on population) to public schools to help pay for construction or renovation projects. The allocation would be for projects in schools that are in empowerment zones or enterprise communities, or that have a high percentage of low
  • Zones and Enterprise Communities will build food recovery · activities into the implementation of their strategic plans· h) USDA will provide technical assistance to any school district in the nation willing to encourage students.to volunteer to recover
  • has a responsibility, too. By raising the minimum wage and expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit, we have finally made work a better deal than welfare^ By building a network of community development banks, and creating 105 Empowerment Zones
  • in the successful :implementation of the A~inistration's empowerment zone 'legislation, Subchapter C of Title XIII of the omnibus Budget :Reconciliation Act of19~3, PublicLc!w 103-66, "Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Commun~ties, and Rural Development Investment Areas
  • and Medicaid cap proposals that may be announced by the Republicans as early as Friday (4n). Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (EZIEC) o Paul Weinstein has completed another draft of the options memorandum for a Round Two of EZs. The principals
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  • and rural Empowerment Zones. The final budget includes $60 million in this flexible discretionary funding for the next round of Empowerment Zones and 20 new rural Enterprise Communities. Extended Welfare-to-Work Tax Credit. This tax credit encourages
  • to return unproductive, abandoned, contaminated urban properties to productive use. November 1997 SPEARHEADING URBAN RENEWAL EFFORTS: • $100 Million to Chicago: Chicago was designated an Empowerment Zone in December 1994 and was awarded $100 million
  • . The days of made-in-Washington solutions are over. The President's National Urban Policy promotes bottom-up collaboration through Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, community policing and university-based centers for economic development
  • , and included a number of initiatives for the citie,s --the empowerment zones and enterprise communities, the community development financial institutions, the Earned Income Tax Credit, the dramatic increases in child nutrition. We continued with the urban
  • million from 1994-1995. • Increased funding for child care in every budget proposal. Creating Opportunity in America's Communities o Created nine Economic Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities. • Signed the Community Development Banking
  • Clinton has strengthened the economic infrastructure in a number of ways, including the creation of nine Economic Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities; investing in new technologies and industries; and instituting the Defense Reinvestment
  • Empowerment Zones and more than 100 Enterprise Communities, including 50 rural ECs, which are creating new jobs, new opportunities and stronger communities. This would have a dramatic effect in the areas with high unemployment, weak economies, shortages
  • funding, the final budget includes $60 million in this flexible discretionary funding for the next round of Empowerment Zones and new rural Enterprise Communities. illcluded in this funding is $10 million in discretionary funds for 5 rural Zones
  • that others. Paul weinstein reports on Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (EZ/EC) -- POTUS approved, selection process memo. The memo is being sent out to. the· agencies this week. Community Deyelopment Banks and Financial Institutions (CDBFI
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  • states alone. Ninety percent of the small businesses, the engine of economic. growth, were made eligible for.tax cuts by increasing the expensing provisions by 70 percent. We created empowerment zones and enterprise communities ·to give incentives
  • to direct resources to high-poverty areas, including Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, to provide comprehensive services designed to increase employment and school completion rates for disadvantaged youth. The President's FY99 budget included
  • expensing limit 75% and provided a targeted small business capital gains tax cut. • Created 9 Economic Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities, helping spur economic growth and create jobs in distressed urban and rural communities. • Created
  • .... be advised Ihal stalI should not be diSeussing these applications with anyone . outside or inside the administration with the exception or other DPe staff. I I I DPC REVIEW SHEET EMPOWERMENT ZONE/ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY APPLICATioNS I Application From
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  • and localities to provide job training in conjunction with federally-funded technology and construction projects, enable them to offer hiring preferences favoring welfare recipients and residents of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, and sustain
  • on the Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities issue. April 7, 1994 MEMORANDUM FOR KATHI WAY FROM: BRIAN SUBJECT: Weekly Report Attended Dometsic Oil & Gas Initiative meeting. Met with,t~e following organizations and representatives individually and in group
  • , the Fund's investments are expected to leverage 10 to 20 times more activity by the CDFls. 3. Empowerment Zones • New Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities: The reconciliation bill includes a second round of Empowennent Zones -- 15 urban and 5 rural
  • welfare recipients stay in the workforce and succeed. URBAN AGENDA: Automated Records Management System • Hex-Dump, Conver:jion Tripled The Number Of Empowerment Zones: President Clinton called for doubling tne number of empowerment zones and enterprise
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  • . . , • Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. The.FY 2000 Budget proposes mandatory funding for ten years: $150 million a year for urban EZs and Strategic Planning Communities; $10 million a year for rural EZs; and $5 million a year for rural ECs
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  • for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) examined the needs of rural communities that applied unsuccessfully for an Empowerment Zone or Enterprise Community designa~ tion. We identified a number of inexpensive actions that USDA can take to better serve those needs
  • to revitalize economically aistressea areas through tax incentives previously proposed by the Administration, including incentives to cle~n up abandoned, contaminated properties, and to create new Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. pay-As-Ygu-Gg S
  • an identifiable community that meets criteria of distress as determined by the Fund, or is designated as an empowerment zone or enterprise community under section 1391 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. section 4. Establishment ot Hational FUn4 for community
  • of Empowerment Zones ^included in draft: ^o : cA+J ^ p . ^ f ^ pft**^
  • through the following initiatives. " The Empowerment Zones ap.d Enterprise Communities initiative which gives communities across America critical resources for economic and social development. The initiative will foster job development in neighborhoods
  • targeted to higher education to make college more affordable for America's families. v A Welfare-to-Work tax credit to help long-term welfare recipients get jobs. V" . Establishes additional Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. President Clinton
  • and implement comprehensive strategies for neighborhood revitalization. These partnerships --- the Empowerment . . Zones and Enterprise Communities as well as our partnerships with the States of Oregon, Connecticut -~are promising examples of how different
  • have to create the conditions, the environment that will enable us to be good partners. And that's what we have tried to do. Pretty soon we'll have 125 empowerment zones and enterprise communities around America that basically say, if local communities
  • , contaminated urban properties to productive use. SPEARHEADING URBAN RENEWAL EFFORTS: • Sl80 Million to Cleveland: Cleveland was designated an Enterprise Community in December, 1994 , and was awarded $3 million to create more jobs, housing, and economic
  • , abandoned, cOntaminated urban properties to productive use, Wan, I SPEARHEADING URBAN RENEWAL EFFORTS: • SIOIlMjllilll!' 10 Detroit. Detroit was designated an Empowerment Zone in December, 1994 and was awarded '$100 million to create more jobs. housing
  • CHR TRAVEL 4/15-4/16: Monday & TJesday: I ,visited the Detroit, MI Empowerment Zone. I met with the Empowerment Zone" s Executive Committee; visited with the Mayor of Detroit; toured a new business operation within the Empowerment Zone; . met
  • of total personal income in Dooly and Crisp Counties respectively. The comparable figures for the State are 13.4 percent. Economic OJJ orlunity - The Enterprise Community will establish a revolving loan fund for business loans, and a one-stop shop
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  • entire team at HUD has focused on three concrete successes - the homeownership strategy as it is working in the cities, the Empowerment Zones, and the transformation of public housing - all wrapped in a rubric of hopefulness about the signs of recovery
  • experiments. , • ~eformed Pension Benefit Gurantee Corporation to protect 8.5 million pensions. COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: • • • • • • , , '" ~LI Created nine Economic Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities. Signed the Community
  • and successful Empowerment Zones. Just look at what Baltimore's Empowerment Zone has produced: more than 2,800 new jobs, crime down a remarkable 20%, more than $50 million in new private-sector funding. In the coming weeks, we will designate 20 new Empowerment
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  • amOWlt of tax credits (based on population), much as they do currently with low-income housing we credits. The States could allocate the credits for projects in public scbno1s loctlted in empowerment zones. enterprise communities or that have a"high
  • Administration has worked hard to encourage investment in distressed communities, to create jobs. and' to help these communities rebuild themselves by designing · initiatives like the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities and The Community Development
  • by allowing states and local governments to use IDEA funds for this purpose. In addition, our empowerment zone/enterprise community initiative has called on local governments to work together across all kinds of jurisdictional lines to develop proposals
  • the light of hope on places that are in the shadows of our prosperity. We're doing that in empowerment zones and enterprise communities across our land. And I want to commend the Vice President for his tireless, hands-on, day-in/dayout management
  • still prqviding compensation for the uncertainty of thei~ work hours~ o Permanently extends customs service merchandise and passenger o Funds 9 empowerment zones and 100 enterprise communities. The bill contains $2.5 ,billion in t;ax incentives
  • . That is one of the reasons I created a One America Office in the White House last year, and why the Vice President and I have worked so hard to bring loans and new investments to distressed communities, through empowerment zones, the Community Reinvestment Act
  • of partnership is wiring 16 schools in our Empowerment Zone. · Imagine: for first time, children in poorest inner city, most isolated rural community, standard suburb, wealthiest community will have access to the same world of information at the same time. Your
  • Clinton has a comprehensive strategy to increase investment in distressed communities. including the use of Community OevelopmenLBanking and Financial Institutions, Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities. and Brownfields tax incentives. President Clin
  • ', arefo'rtun~te to have several peqple, here at this meeting who' represent states, or localities we are working . ' with. • Thes.e' partnerships --- the Empowerment Zones , ~nd' Enterprise Communities, as well as o~r , partnerships with the States
  • in distressed communities, the Clinton-Gore Administration has created 31 Empowerment Zones and more than I 00 Enterprise Communities, including 20 rural Enterprise Communities that are creating new jobs, new opportunities and stronger communities. President
  • EMPOWERMENT ZONES Text & Summary of Law ... EMPOWERMENT ZONES AND ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES Details of Budget Reconciliation Provisions A. Competitive Deslgnatlon Process • DeslgnaUng Secretari..: The Secretary of HUD wi!! designate
  • 'people here '~t this' meeting, who" represent, states or localities we:a~e working, with. ' • These partnerships --- the ,Empowerment', Zones' , , , . and Enterprise Communities, as well a~ our 'partnerships with the States of Oregon
  • as Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. Over 70 USDA employees representing each mission area, as well as employees from other Departments and Agencies, will engage in a comprehensive review. . Health Care Reform Assistant Secretary for Food
  • Youth Opportunity Grants to direct resources to high-poverty areas, including Empowennent Zones and Enterprise Communities, to provide comprehensive services designed to increase employment and school completion rates for disadvantaged youth
  • development in distressed communities, thb Clinton-Gore Administration has created 31 Empowerment Zones and more than 100 Enterprise Communities; including 20 rural Enterprise Communities that are creating new jobs, ne~ opportunities and stronger communities
  • , Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities (EZ-EC), and National Youth SporiS Program. In addition, the Comprehemive Child Development Program (CCDP) funds grantees to conduct a range of activities from providing health information lo classes on self-esleem
  • Banks -- Working on memorandum at request of Gene Sperling for POTUS that will provide useful data on economic effects of community develompment banking legislation. Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities -- Co-chaired inter­ agency meeting of CEB
  • that are in empowerment zones or enterprise communities, or that have a high percentage of low-income students. This program would function similarly to the current low-income housing tax credit program. • Employer-Provided Education Benefits. Extends permanently
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  • urban and rural communities. Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Round Two. The President has proposed creating a second round of Empowerment Zones (EZs)/Enterprise Communities (ECs). The second round would designate 20 additional EZs (15 urban. 5
  • for dealing with Flake Amendment to President's bill (May 16). Continue conversations with Senator Dodd and Banking Committee staff about this issue. • Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (EZ/EC) -- Continue working on this issue and finalizing selection
  • Banks (2) Community Empowerment· Conference of States Consumer Products Safety Commission Disability Leadership DPC OMB-DPC Program Staff Earned Income Credit Empowerment Zones Entitlements Conference Environmental Justice Family Family and Parental
  • of the Union on Jan. 25, governors in town last of Jan./first of Feb., the budget presentation on Feb. 7 and the start up of Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community workshops in February I cannot schedule any heavier than I now have prior to mid-February
  • for neighborhood revitalization. We have taken steps forWard by giving communities the tools 'to become stronger through federal/state and federal/local partnerships •• such as in the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. And while we have as a nation made
  • of polluted sites for development. Under the continued leadership of the Vice President, we propose to triple the number of empowerment zones, to give business incentives t
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  • and Enterprise Communities have been created, programs that are spurring economic development in distressed communities. And the President's FY99 budget provides $150 million a year for 10 years to fund 15 new urban Empowerment Zones (EZs) and $20 million a year
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  • get to work. Expanded Investment in Urban and Rural Areas -- by creating over 120 Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities and expanding access to capital. Environment: New Standards to Protect Our Environment for the Future Issued Toughest New
  • Rominger, and I continue to c;my the Administration's message on proposed budget rescissions through meetings with Members of Congress, constituent groups, and the media. Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Commu'nity (EZ/EC) Update A USDA Rural Economic
  • . The federal role in bolstering housing and community development activities is critical for expanding civil society in America today." • There's nothing that we can't do together if we decide we wnnt to do it, I just announced n Round 3 of Empowerment Zones
  • THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT: By permanently extending the low-income housing tax credit and expanding its availability in the 104 empowerment zones and enterprise communities that will be designated, the bill increases opportunities for low-income
  • ) and Enterprise Communities (EC). Thirteen years after the first federal enterprise zone legislation was introduced, Pre~ident Clinton's Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Community initiative became law. The Clinton Administration annom1ced 105 winners - nine urban
  • category that is more a combination of an empowerment zone and an historic district than it is a national park. The effort will be to give communities the tools they need to preserve their her!t.age and create a better future rather than to rely only
  • , the Clinton-Gore Administration has created 31 Empowerment Zones and more than 100 Enterprise Communities, including 20 rural Enterprise Communities that are creating new jobs, new opportunities and stronger communities. The President won $70 million
  • rebuild themselves by desi~g initiatives like the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities· and The Community Development Banking and Financial Institutions Act. .~ ~-~-~.:_,.·_.~:?- ~ .~:; _.:;· _,·_/1
  • a Decade. Brownfields and Empowerment Zones Tax Incentives to Revitalize Our Nation's Distressed Areas. A $ 3 Billion Welfare-to-Work Jobs Initiative Targeted to High Poverty Areas. Treats Legal Immigrants Fairly -- Restores Health and Disability Benefits
  • Economic Council SUBJECT: Background on Recent Developments in the Illinois Economy This memorandum presents backgrou':ld information about current economic issues in Illinois. • Chicago Designated as an Urban Empowerment Zone (EZ) --Chicago was awarded
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  • , not government is the engine of economic opportunity. Second, there must be bottom-up, commnnity-based solutions that bring people together. And third, government at all levels must improve the way it serves communities. Our Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community
  • Micronesian areas from $4.6 m to $10 m. Virgin Islands Tariff Credits • The budget would authorize tariff credits for jewelry made in the islands. Empowerment Zones • The budget would not include the territories in empowerment zones because they have greater
  • -- by creating 31 Empowerment Zones and more than 100 Enterprise Communities that have created new jobs, new opportunities and stronger communities, Ellvironmellt: Pr.otecting Natural Treasures and Public Health T.oughest New Air Quality Standards
  • New Police Engaged in Community Policing The Brady Act Assault Weapons Ban Stiff Penalties for Violent Offenders Violence Against Women National Police Corps BRIEFING PAPER 7: COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT A. B. Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities
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  • and residents 'of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. Question: What can the $600 million be used for? Answer: States, local governments, and private, non-profit organizations could apply for grants to plan and implement new transportation
  • Empowerment Zones and EnterPrise,Coffimunitl~s and expanding access to capital. .'. , " . 'c-. ,: " ' " !> ... " . ft#wl(It;Sk~ ­ rAe 0''1\ fir::5hlrreI'l~~ C ~ Paul J. Weinstein Jr. 09/16/98 04:2,2:33 PM •••••••••••••••• Record Type:' To: 'Record
  • more profitable alternatives to strict tobacco production. The proposed project represents a viable and balanced initiative to empower low income farmers, particularly those in and around Empowerment Zones or Enterprise Communities to establish
  • and niore than 100 Enterprise Communities that are creating new jobs, new opportunities and stronger communities. The FY99 budget included $60 million in flexible discretionary funding for the next round of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities
  • of the participatii:Lg children) ·\f\di.(J..; .;t.J Competitive Priority 2: The Secretary will give prefer~nce to appiications that will use a significant ponion of the program funds to address substantial problems in an Empowerment Zone, including a Supplemental
  • -to-Work tax credit to help long-term welfare recipients get jobs. Establishes additional Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. V' V' V' V' Summary of Budget Savings President Clinton has achieved a balanced budget agreement that provides funding
  • A Welf~to-Work tax credit to help long-term welfare recipients get jobs. V Establishes additional Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. , ,'" • President Clinton Finishes The Job: First Balanced Budget in a Generation '. 350 300
  • illegal drug use through law enforcement. prevention, treatment and interdiction. OCT-09 96 14:48 * T0:4964879 FROM: PAGE:09 Creating Opportunity in America's Communities: Created nina Economic Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities
  • with assisting in the implementation of the President's empowerment zones and enterprise communities legislation, which was passed in July, 1993. In addition, the Board will reward communities that develop innovative human and economic development strategies
  • . Grants will be awarded for 3 years. Districts may receive further support in years 4 and 5 only if they have demonstrated success in reaching the agreed·benchmarks. How do these new Zones differ from Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities
  • of refugees with mv. . June 23, 1994 MEMORANDUM FOR CAROL RASCO KATHIWAY FROM: Paul Weinstein SUBJECf: Weekly Report (Week of June 20) Week That Was • Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (EZlEC) -- Met with interagency group hosted
  • . But it is not the same thing as the presence of opportunity. Creating empowerment zones and enterprise communities is the sort of thing that MLK would want us to do, but to create opportunity. Disabled Individuals The U.S. has long been a champion of civil rights
  • and Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities to post or distribute this information. The Secretary of I~terior shall, among other proposed actions: -Develop and distribute culturally relevant referral information to Native American families through the Bureau
  • devastated of our communities? There is. Congress has passed a $3.5 billion package of targeted tax incentives and investments to support the designation of 9 empowerment zones and 95 enterprise communities. The incentives are designed to stimulate
  • Zone!Enterprise Community (EZlEC) application materials, albeit a much shorter version (the application guide should be no more than eight pages in length). It is very important that the application and guide beuser-friepdly, since the applications
  • Empowerment Board chaired by the Vice President. Your recent ~ery encouraging' and inspiring remarks ,at the October 4, 19~6 meeting of the CEB Worki*g: Group compelled me to write to you: Many of our program sites are located in Empowerment Zones
  • be? Should there be a geographic targeting requirement similar to the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Communities initiative? • Source of waiver authority. Given the multiple authorizations associated with the many formula grants, how should the authorizing
  • streamlined, cross-cutting children's serv.ices initiatives (e.g., Indiana, West Virginia). Mor:eover, the experience of developing and implementing empowerment zone and 'enterprise community Page ,3 - The Honorable Howard Dean " strategic plans may well
  • lending approaches to financing homes in ru~al areas. The working group met to review requests from Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and Champiori Communities to develop and participate in demonstration projects to increase homeownership through
  • -Income Housing Tax Credit Volume Increase and , , Tax-exempt Private Activity Bond Volume Cap Increase 3S 17. Funding' for Empowerment Zones and Enterprise COlnmunities 38 18. ,Rewrite of Public Insurance . . . . . . • . . I• • • • • 40' . 19
  • : more thandDubling the New Markets Tax Credit to spur $15 billion dollars in new inve$tment in community , development in economically distressed areas; expanded Empowerment Zone Tax Incentives to' ' extend, and improve economic growth in the 31 existing
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  • & rural areas. • Incentives to Empower Communities: Stimulate revitalization of economically distressed urban 8c rural communities by designating 20 additional Empowerment Zones and 80 additional Enterprise Communities, providing new tax incentives
  • that therJ is much good news for America's cities. The Clirl.ton Administration's one-two punch of effective economic policies -- wh~ch have helped to lift many cities -- and targeted urban initiatives, including Empowerment Zones, Community Oriented Policing
  • to recognize that there are still lots of people in places this economic recovery has left behind. That's why I want to expand the number of empowerment zones and enterprise communities and give people more incentives to invest in them. That's why I'm trying
  • which acknowledges th~ enormous help which financial institutions have, and can, play in rebuilding distressed communities. Also, with Vice President Gore's leadership, we have enacted two rounds of Empowerment Zones, which are helping to bring growth
  • of the designated Empowerment Zone (EZY in Baltimore., The b,uilding lias a his~ory: it was once an ,elementary school; in another period it housed a state teachers! college. The old building was abandoned and then 'rehabilitated for youth in the community tbrougl:t
  • Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities are restoring economic growth and opportunity by harnessing the power of the private sector through tax incentives and increased flexibility. My balanced budget calls for a new round of Empowerment Zones, to bring
  • of an afterthought that cannot be accommociated because II would push out olher spending lale In the game. 5. We do not have enough 10 sland on in the cilles: Empowerment Zones In 12 cities are simply not a broad enough program to stand on. We have to have
  • : Automated Records 1>.fanagement System Hex-Dump Conversion Tripled The Number Of Empowerment Zones: President Clinton called for doubling the number of empowerment zones and enterprise communities in his 1998 budget. The Balanced Budget Law the President
  • Hernreich White House Operators White House Signal Board Operators Domestic Policy Council Staff FROM: Carol H. Rasco ~ SUBJECT: Travel schedule for November 27- 28, 1995 I will be addressing the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Conference
  • : By permanently extending the housing tax credit for new or substantially rehabilitated low-income rental housing, and providing more generous rules for projects developed in the 110 empowerment zones and enterprise communities that will be designated, the plan
  • agency involved. ' In addition, our empowerment zone/enterprise community initiative has called on governments to work together across all kinds of j sdict'ional lines to develop, proposals-..,.t·o revitalize, communit s: Encouraging and recognizing
  • to deploy sworn and non-sworn officers. These include: the recently enacted National Service legislation; the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities program, which passed as part of the President's budget; the emergency Safe Schools initiative proposed
  • with Treasury on a draft application for theCDBFI Fund. Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (EZ/EC) -- Several meetings were held on implementation and Gaynor McCown made a presentation on foundation involvement'in implementation. " Unfunded Mandates
  • in empowerment zones and enterprise communities, welfare recipients, and qualified veterans. The maximum credit paid to the employer is as much as 40 percent of an individual's first $6,000 in wages. The President proposed to extend this credit in his FY 2000
  • -66, tne Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community statute. are due by June .30. 1994. The statute authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to consult with you in considering rural. applications. The USDA hotline for potential applicants is '-800-645-4712
  • applications to snare the benefits of nine empowerment zone and 95 enterprise community designations .voted by Congress last year. As the Clinton administration then gets to work on judging the entries, poli· ~ _.,,::;;_; it's ...... ~~ likely r .. ticians
  • million next year, and continue to increase it each year thereafter. ,, -- AUG-30-96 07:21 From: T-030 P.OZ/02 Job-OSZ • Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities. In his current balanced budget, President Clinton proposed a second round
  • , 1, ,1994," ' .,,' , \,) \ , , ' : ' {' Empowerment Zone Designa,t!on 'Announcement - December ~ , ' , ,~_ .' \,.' .' II ~ ,~ ,~~,~ ~':.' " .. , .. ' , ' ' , ~,::, ", .', .. - , • , ~ ,~~ , '. 199
  • . With the est.'lbJisruncnt ofPresident Clinton's Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community progrnm in 1993, 'GSA revisited Executive Ordt;:r 12072. The Order established an urban ,location policyf.or the housing of Federal agencies and workers. It states
  • ). The Minnesota waiver would exempt 8 Indian Reservations, in addition to other areas of the State already approved ba.sed on an LSA designation or unemployment rates exceeding 10 percent.. • USDA Assists Enterprise Community: Last week, a partnership between
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  • families and lift working families out of poverty. • EMPOWERMENT ZONFS/ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES. Provides incentives for economic development in distressed urban and rural communities. • FREE IMMUNIZATIONS OF CHILDREN. Federal government purchase
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  • ). SPEARHEADING URBAN RENEWAL EFFORTS: $100 Million to Chicago: Chicago was designated an Empowerment Zone in December 1994 and was awarded $100 million to create more jobs, housing, and economic opportunity for city , residents. As part of this project; First
  • ' crinle prevention to empowerment zones, is designed to provide. increased opportunities for young people and to give the!ll something to say 'yes' to. If our youth do not have access to educatioQ. health services, jobs, or safe places to go after school
  • enterprise zones. SUBSTANTIAL ACCOMPLISHMENT President Clinton proposed and signed into law legislation for empowerment zones in August 1993 that will award $3.8 billion to 104 empowerment zones and enterprise communities. President Clinton announced
  • __---..---.-.-.-.--.. .-~M-.-.---"--.---- ..-.---..._..~ --­ .....,..,......... City of East Prait~$ -..... Enterprise Community _------'" cv ....... .---.-~. f$ 'l' TO: Julie Demeo, Special Assistant for Domestic Policy FROM
  • ' DEVELOPMENT BANKING ThllU!ITRY Many enterprising communities bave come up with their own ways Co fiJI the void in conummity de1.:elopment and banking services and serve liS a catalyst for the economic tevitaHzaHon of the cornmunilies the)' serve A variety
  • , for those of you who don't think we can do that, look at what's been done in the empowerment zones that have been created. Look at what's happened in Detroit, where, when they became one of our empowerment zone cities, they raised $2 billion in private
  • THIS prise or empowerment zone, CASE OF TARGETED AREA RESIDENCES, E T C . — 18 "(A) IN QENBUAJi.—For purposes of ap- 19 plying section 47(c)(2)(C) under this section 20 with respect to the rehabilitation of a building 21 to which this paragraph
  • proposals on ideas.for revitalization. Applications for empowerment zone/entecprise· community designation require coriununitywide, comprehensiye plans ·that address the economic and ·hl.rman development needs of a .. co minunity as well provide tools
  • million in this flexible funding for the next round of Empowerment Zones and 20 new rural Enterprise Communities. • Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Expansion. The Administration requested a major expansion of the CDFI program
  • and Williams Associates, Inc. to construct a • new 10-screen, state-of-the-art theater in Calexico, CA, in the Imperial Valley Enterprise Community. Also in Calexico, USDA loaned over $1.89 million to the Garcia Family Trust for real estate refinancing, saving
  • investment incentives created in the 1993 OBRA.ln fact, during the debate on empowerment zones, Tribes and the National Congress of American Indians sought provisions for all of Indian Country, rather than selecting a smali number of Reservations
  • the s.trategic plan that the area was required to agree to as part of the empowerment zone (or enterprise community) designation process. Ifwe wanted this proposed credit also to be available for sponsorship of public schools or . technology centers outside
  • for Urban Empowennent Zones and $15 million for Rural Enterprise Zones and Enterprise Communities. . ./ Continuing Build a Network Of Community Development Banks Across the Nation: The final budget includes $95 million for the Community Development
  • , increasing the maximum Pell Grant award from $3,000 to $3,125 -- that's the largest maximum award ever, 36-percent higher than it was in 1994. This year, approximately 4 million students will receive Pell Grant awards. • 125 Empowerment Zones and Enterprise
  • ::teviewingover 3,000 requests for assistance, and look forward to making announcements of funding awards in June.' "These announcements are exciting because they include projects utilizing National Service volunteers and benefit people in Empowerment Zones
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  • ,/ The Compact bears some similarities to the tiny Comprehensive School Retorm Demonstration Program (also known as Obev~Porter: S145 mlJlion in FY 1999), and is very similar iO Our • unsuccessful Education Empowerment Zones proposaL By comparison, the Compact
  • million subordinatedlban from the Empowerment Zone. It will generate around S180 million in retail sales[ According to one study, 60 percent of retail spending leaves the community - equall to almost Sl billion annually. And it should produce approximately
  • p'atterned roug/zly after tIll! Administration's IdgM), successful empowerment zone program. , 2. Eusure that the federal governme1lt e:'«,m:ises leadersllip in the use 0/j1rodtJctit'e leamillg techllologies iufederal programs .. technology should
  • , Seniors, Graduate Students and for Working Americans pursuing Lifelong Learning to upgrade their skills Critical Long-Term Entitlement Reforms - Extends Solvency of Medicare Trust Fund for at Least a Decade. Brownfields and Empowerment Zones Tax
  • Round benefits include a blend of tax incentives, including a wage tax credit, and grants ranging from $100 million for Empowerment Zones (EZs) to $3 million for Enterprise Communities (ECs). Second Round benefits include a blend of tax incentives, e.g
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  • , crimefightingand crime reduction measures, environmental safety, empowerment zones and enterprise communities, welfare reform and job training, new drug 14 fighting initiatives, protection of the Medicare and Medicaid and Social Security system, health care
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  • of these efforts been targeted mainly at cities? Actually many people may not realize how much these programs involve rural areas as well. For instance the EZ/EC program-- the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community program-- includes 30 rural Enterprise Communities
  • could be offered and what sort of arrangements would be most appropriate. Connections to other initiatives How do these new Zones. differ from Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities? The Education Opportunity Zones initiative and the EZ/EC
  • : COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT A. B. Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities Creating a National Network of Community Development Banks and Financial Institutions BRIEFING PAPER 8: HEALTH CARE A. B. · C. D. E. Health Care Reform Special Supplemental
  • on Wednesday ,for agencies to review the: bill and raise final objections so that remaining ,differences can be resolve. The legislation should be ready for transmittal to the Hill shortly. I , I Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities i o The Vice
  • Communities Enlisted all federal agencies in supporting American values and fighting drugs by creating 9 Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities that will revitalize and strengthen distressed neighborhoods and fight drugs .. • Signed the National
  • with a new child. We have opened the doors of higher education for every American. Together, we created more than 100 empowerment zones and enterprise communities, because, as Rev. Jackson says, the best investment for America is America. Together, we shaped
  • 34 Clinton Gives $2.3 B i l l i o n In Grants For Empowerment Zones Tom Brokaw New York 0:15 35 Fed Grant Excites Community; Hope I t Creates New Jobs, Business Jim Cummins Waco, TX. 1:40 36 More Than 12,000 Line Up For Groceries At Shelter Tom Brokaw
  • SUBJECf: Community Empowerment Objectives The Building Blocks -- Jobs , The core objective' for empowerment zones and enterprise communities must be the creation of jobs. If the zones and communities do not create jobs) the program will be billed
  • and . the Retired and Senior Volunteer Pro­ almost all were reading at their appro­ gram, the Foster Grandparent Program, priategrade level by the end of the year, and the Senior Companion Program, ena-. bling nearly 600,000 older Americans to Empowerment Zones (EZs
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  • themselves by designing initiatives like the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities and The Community Development Banking and Financial Institutions Act. Discouraging Repeat Pregnancies for Teen-Parents And Getting On The Road To Economic Independence
  • . The Clinton administration is also working through the development of empowerment zones and enterprise areas to encourage lnnova~lons In'unltylng case management ana snarlng lntorma~lon. Tnrougn these and other demonstrations, coordinated case reviews could
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  • you ~ much for remembering me with the holiday greeting. I really appreciated it. I also was glad to receive the AJLI 92-93 Annual Report you sent. In reading the Executive "Message I thought immediately of the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise' Community
  • of the President's Empowerment Zones ' and Enterprise Communities program; , • RDA ;also instituted a new program to assist with the diversification of businesses in! traditiom111y agricultural-based communities; • Rural Efectrification Administration (REA
  • Empowerment Zones and Enterprise, Communities. We awarded tax, incentives and grants to spur economic growth. We waived rules that were blocking progress. We did our part. And you did yours. You' c~me up with strategies tailored to your cities. 13 i
  • steps forward by giving communities the tools to become stronger through federal/state ,and federal/local partnerships -- such as in the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities. And while we have as a nation made some progress, we still have a long
  • . AND FAMILY AND YOUTH SERVICES. • THE NEW EMPOWERMENT ZONE AND ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY PROGRAM~ILL PROVIDE AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIMENT WITH DIVERSE LOW-INCOME HOMEOWNERSHIP STRATEGIES. • FINALLY. CONGRESS AUTHORIZED AND APPROPRIATED $20 MILLION
  • Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities? The Education Opportunity Zones initiative and the EZIEC initiative support one another, but are distinct. Education Opportunity Zones will consist of entire school districts or consortia of school districts
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  • leadership to this effort in the Department. USDA plans to have its work on Phase II of the NPR completed by April 1. National Service During his visit to 'the Kentucky Highlands Empowerment Zone on January 13, Vice President Gore recognized the work of six
  • -memberevaluation team for empowerment zone and enterprise community applications. PRESS , Public Affairs Division staff faxed the text of your remarks on diversity to ,local minority media outlets Including BET and Johnson Publications. W e ' anticipate limited
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  • Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities which provide urban and rural communities with grants and tax incentives that are spurring economic growth, attracting businesses, and creating jobs for mi11ions of Americans. • Helping more Hispanic-Americans
  • /07/97 • 11m 13:41 FAX 202 307 2093 OJJDP a strong p3.rtnership between State child welfare and justice systems, as well as an established system of addressing issues in a multidisciplinary approach. Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities
  • and Regulatory Improvement Act, we're steering billions of dollars in private investment to the places people need it the most. And very soon, we'll announce the winners of our empowerment zones and enterprise communities. We're helping Americans to rebuild
  • and everyone wi11leave in a is passenger van for a tour of the Empowerment Zone and two of the key projects the City has going in the area. In the van will be: Ms. Rasco; Gaynor McCowan; Mayor Katz; Carol-Linda Casson, the City's chief liaison for empowerment
  • national school readiness goal. A second approach is to connect welfare reform with community revitalization efforts, specifically with respect to development of enterprise communities and empowerment zones. The following materials represent initial
  • /95 . 4/6/95 4/6/95 4/6/95 4/7/95 4/7/95 4/7 /95 4/7/95 4110/95 411 0/95 4111/95 4111195 4111/94 4111/95 4112/95 4112/95 4112/95 4117/95 4119/95 4119/95 File: NGA Winter Meeting Comprehensive Strategy Meeting Empowerment Zones II: Decision Meeting
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  • budget provides $50 million for a Regional Empowerment Zone Program to assist urban Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities (EZIECs) in linking their economic development strategies to their broader metropolitan regional economies in order
  • System 32, 33 Elkton, Virginia 41 Empowerment Zones (Ezs) 48,49-51 Energy, Dept. 17 Enterprise Communities (Ecs) 49-50 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 17, 20, 29, 40, 46, SO, 55 Executive Orders 12 Setting Customer Service Standards 12862 25 Export
  • cities. We've created already 105 empowerment zones and enterprise communities, which provide a common combination of tax incentives and freedom from government red tape for you to attract new investment. And we are establishing a network of community
  • briefing book first thind "Mona.m " " 9:30a Conference Call 1:00p I :3Op Arriv~ Hamilton' Hill Employment Center, view Jobs, etc. program 2:30p Depart to Albany 3:00p DriveIWiridow tour of Albany Enterprise Community ~eighborhoods 3:30p
  • to high-poverty areas, including Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities, to provide comprehensive services designed to increase employment and school completion rates for disadvantaged youth. The President's FY99 budget included $250 million
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  • . .................................. . Empowerment zones ..................................... . Extend jobs and education aids ..................... Alternative minimum tax depreciation ............ EITC revenueS ................................................. Expensing for smail business (Sec
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  • 0000000000000000000000011202002400A1000000A10000000AOO0000F60106004400F7010100 1700F80103004400F90101000200FA0101000200FB010200COOOFC010400COOOFD010200A300FE Automated Records Management Sjstem Hex-Dump Conversion FACT SHEET: ROUND II • The application process for Round II Empowerment Zone designation was highly
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  • priority for communities across the nation." [Letter to Chrnn. Archer, 6/11197] CREATES NEW EMPOWERMENT ZONES. Under the President's 1993 Empowennent Zones and Enterprise Communities initiative, participating communities develop a strategic plan to spur
  • in . FY99 to $125 million in FY2000 -- a $30 million increase. V' Flexible Funding for Empowerment Zones. In January 1999, the Administration announced 20 new Empowerment Zones from the more than 268 communities that applied. The 2000 Budget proposes
  • loan~, or grants to rural businesses and cooperatives. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture. • Rural Empowerment Zones. Invested more than $60 nlillion in the nation's three rural Empowerment Zones and 33 rural Enterprise Communities. As a result
  • and Enterprise Communities have been created, programs that are spurring economic development in distressed communities. And the President's FY99 budget provides $150 million a year for 10 years to fund 15 new urban Empowerment Zones (EZs) and $20 million a year
  • the Albany Schenectady policy advisor Carol Rasco. Outreach Program Coordinator Gladys Rivera. Spanish Troy Enterprise Community Program. . translator and G.E.D. instructor Ruth Melendez and Taylor Apartments resident Sonia The ambitious economic development
  • fmancial 21 institutions, and other factors that the Fund determines to be appropriate; or 22 (2) is located in an empowerment zone or enterprise community ~ection 1391 of the Internal Revenue Code of 198(j. 23 designated under 24 (i) QUALIFIED
  • through creation ofthe empowerment zone/enterprise community program to build partnerships' \ for economic opportunity and sustainable community, Funding for Head Start has been expanded and the Earned Income Tax Credit has been strengthened to make work
  • restored the primacy of family and community to our work with initiatives like family and medical leave, the dramatic expansion of the earned income tax credit, the empowerment zones for distressed areas in our inner cities, AmeriCorps, the national service
  • billion over five years. • Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities: Mandatory funding for each of the next ten years: $150 million for urban EZs and Strategic Planning Communities; $10 million for rural EZs; and $5 million for rural ECs
  • and Children Pr~graDl (WIC) on a full-funding path. CREATING 'OPPORTUNITY IN AMERICA'S COMMUNITIES " • Created nine Economic 'Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities. • ' ',Signed the Community Developme,nt ,Banking Bill, September 23,1994: • Made
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  • a blend of tax incentives, including a wage tax credit, and grants ranging from $100 million for Empowerment Zones (EZs) to $3 million for Enterprise Communities (ECs). Second Round benefits include a blend of tax incentives, such as brownfields expensing
  • the availability of dangerous drugs are simply wrong. We cannot make our neighborhoods safe and secure if drugs are readily available. The Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Communities program will reach out to those communities hardest hit by the ravages of drug
  • businesses and cooperatives. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture. • Rural Empowerment Zones. Invested more than $60 million in the nation's three rural Empowerment Zones and 33 rural Enterprise Communities. As a result of these efforts, over 7,000 jobs
  • and to define the responsibility of each agency involved. . , In addition, our empowerment zone/enterpris,e community . initiative has called on . , ' local governments to work together across ail kinds of jurisdictional lines to develop proposals
  • for Funding $50 Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and $50 Enterprise Zones Sun 1:00- 5:00 Sun 1:00- 5:00 Wed 1:30- 4:30 $ $ $ Wed 1:30- 4:30 $ $35 Tue Noon - 2:00 $ $15 $15 $15 $15 Tue 7:15- 8:45 Tue 7:15 - 8:45 Mon 7:15- 8:45 Mon 7:15- 8:45
  • comprehensive strategies that include , drug prevention curricula and programs linking schools and communities. • The Empowerment Zone/Enterprise administered'by the Departments Development and Agriculture, is Administration's most ambitious Community
  • framework for long term growth and worker prosperity. Issues would include empowerment zones, export promotion and trade, defense conversion, small business development, and reinvented government. (Administration Participants: Brown, Kantor, Lader, Spero
  • in every empowerment-zone high school that wants one. These academies provide students with the skills they need to get certified for a job in information technology. It's like giving a student afirst-classticket to a high-skill, high-wage job. Not every
  • Zones and Enterprise Communities. The Housing and Urban Development's Economic Development Initiative Low Income Housing Tax Credit. ; PRESIDENT CLINTON'S NOVEMBER NEW MARKETS TRIP President Clinton & Speaker Hastert Announce Bipartisan Agreement
  • . Empowerment ZODes Round 2. Build on the President's communll,y empowerment efforts by creating greate opportunity and private-seclor investment in additional dis.tress~ communities: :0 additional Empowerment Zones OS urban, 5 rural or Indian nation) and 80
  • Connecticut and its communities. o The single point of contact (from HUD) will serve as convener on interagency issues. o Through the Emp()\\erment Zone/Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) Task Force. the HUD lead will notil~' !)ther agencies of waiver/barrier
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  • wanted to highlight the tools that have already been put in place, to encourage more people to invest in those communities: the empowerment zones and the enterprise communities which Vice President Gore has so ably led for 6 years now; the community
  • of adoptions to mark National Adoption Month. There will be about 20 new adoptive families from D.C. at the event.
  • and non-sworn officers. These include: the recently enacted National Service legislation; the Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities program, which passed as part of the President's budget; the emergency Safe Schools initiative proposed
  • areas where there aren't enough jobs of any Metnber:) kind, in the inner cities and the rural areas, In accordance with the provisions of secis an important part of it. That's what our tion 490(h) of the Foreign Assistance Act of empowerment zone meeting
  • to help entrepreneurs.who traQsform their small businesses and great ideas into thriving companies~ · · Expanding Investment in Urban and Rural Areas:.The Clinton-Gore Administration has created 31 Empowerment Zones and more than 100 Enterprise Co
  • Brown, FBI); responding publicly to loeal crime events; doing high-profile announcement when awarding our policing monies; focusing on empowerment zone~:. -7­ B. Other Crime OptioDS There are several other options we can pursue immediately
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  • exampl~ of the new partnership my Administration. has forged 'between Washington, the private sectOr, and local commuriities .. Through these orders -- and other community empowerment initiatiyes .like our Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities
  • , is schedtil~d for August 12 ~ , ' • Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities (E~jEC)'-'- Drafte? memorandum for 'Carol Rasco for First Lady. ,Held,meetings with NEC and OVP' on variety' of is~ues." " , • Interstate Banking ~- A,t.request of Phil Lader met
  • . It is in good shape, although we are still working on the theme. • • Empowerment Zones Preparing a memorandum for the Vice President on Senator Hatfield's bill on increasing waiver authority for the Executive Branch (Local Flexibility and Empowerment Act
  • : Created nine Economic Empowerment Zones and 95 Enterprise Communities which uses tax incentives and flexible grants to promote economic empowerment and private-sector job creation in 104 distressed communities across America. Creating a network
  • plan to fund a second round of Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities for dis­ tressed communities includes $50 million. for the Labor Department to support a "Jobs for Residents" component. (For more informa­ tion On the Empowerment Zones
  • enough drop in child poverty, we have to recognize that there are still lots of people in places this economic recovery has left behind. That's why I want to expand the number of empowerment zones and enterprise communities and give people more incentives
  • oommunities. • • • EMPOWERMEl'o'T ZONES A.'IID ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES: Program Overview The Empowerment Zones (EZ) and Enterprise Community (EC) program is designed to empower people and communities all across the nation by inspiring Americans
  • incentives to build on the Administration's Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community programs. Fourtb. the plan wilt draw on Federal technical expertise to help make the city goverrut1ent more effective in such areas as income tax collection. education
  • 5 SPEARHEADING URBAN RENEWAL EFFORTS • Revitalizing Michigan's Communities: Detroit was designated an Empowerment Zone in • December, 1994 and was awarded $100 million to create more jobs, housing, and economic opportunity. Similarly in 1994
  • the Empowerment Zone Enterprise Community program designed to give people incentives to invest their money in putting Americans to work. Not just incentives to invest money overseas, incentives to invest money here at home, where people aren't working. The program
  • exports. Congress should move quickly to approve these initiatives. • Increasing Access to Capital in Rural America. The Clinton Administration has invested more than $175 million in the nation's three rural empowerment zones and 33 rural enterprise
  • Zones and Enterprise Communities effort is the embodiment of our approach to create opportunity while we shrink bureaucracy and demand responsibility. We said to distressed communities: Give us a comprehensive plan to create.jobs and revitalize
  • the Vice President and Secretary Cisneros for the work they've done on empowerment zones and the enterprise communities. We are trying to find ways to take the lessons we learned there and apply them to other communities. And as we work through this budget
  • and local governme~ts to use IDEA funds for th:i,s·purpose.· In addition, our empowerment zone/enterprise community initiat . has called. on local governmepts to work together across all kinds· of j·urisd~c~i(;mal communities. li'nes to develop
  • and their children. i . "A continuing Head Start expansion Crime and Safety programs .' : . i e' I, Empowerment, Zone I Enterprise Communities ,The institutionalization of Goals 2000 and other I ~ , education reform. But I want to mention to ,y'ou what I
  • across the country will be awarded U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) One Stop capital Shop (OSCS) locations as part of the clinton Administration's Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community initiative. SBA Administrator Philip Lader announced today
  • that teachers can focus on the classroom. We -would ask states to establish a mechanism for interagency coordination and to define the responsibility of each agency involved. 22 In addition, our empowerment zone/enterprise community initiative has called
  • , and social services by lowing states and local governments to use IDEA funds for this purpose. In addition, our empowerment zone/enterprise community initiative has called on local governments to work together across all kinds of jurisdict lines
  • in some national policy organizations, he brought Betty from whatever job she had at that time. Doug and Casey Foundation have shown great interest in supporting the work of the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community program. Lauren Cook of Council
  • and rural areas, including designated empowerment zones and enterprise communities. Serves More Than 6 0 0 , 0 0 0 Dislocated Workers. The bill provides an increase of $65 million for dislocated workers - bringing the total clients served to more than double