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Brownfields (Item)
  • -'Wnfields legislative proposals, including the Brownfields tax incentive/~ the Vice President said. "Our communities demand it. And Our children deserve it." The Brownfields Partnership -- which includes a $300 million Federal investment in Brownfields
  • Brownfields
  • for in the Administratio11's current brownfields.tax incentive proposal. The estimated cost of this pro~ision is $2 billion over 7 years. • If enacted, this tax incentive would result in the cleanup and redevelopment of 12,000 to 15,000 brownfields sites.
  • Brownfield's Revitalization Initiative
  • : To: .. '. - . Record Elena Kagan/OPD/EOP cc: Diane C. Regas/OPD/EOP Subject: Brownfields Status of Brownfields -• • Administration is resubmitting legislation to create a tax incentive and new grant programs to encourage the cleanup and redevelopment of urban
College (Item)
  • million homeowners. II. TAX INCENTIVES FOR DISTRESSED AREAS ($2.4 billion) • "Brownfields" Initiative Allow immediate expensing of qualified environmental remediation costs, to encourage companies to clean up abandoned, contaminated industrial
  • . HAROLD ICKES ERSKINE BOWLES MARCIA HALE PAT GRIFFIN CAROL RASCO JACK QUINN " BOCUTTER GENE SPERLING BRUCE REED GEORGESTEPHANOPOULOS ELAINE KAMARCK " FROM: LAURA D'ANDREA TYSON SUBJECT: Urban Eco~omic Development Tax Incentives The President and Vice
  • [Loose Material – HSA [Health Security Act] Draft/Tax Incentives for Individuals with Disabilities Who Work]
  • [Loose Material – HSA [Health Security Act] Draft/Tax Incentives for Individuals with Disabilities Who Work]
  • U.S. Department of Justice “Tax Incentives Packet on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)” Fact Sheet 4
  • to leverage up to $400 million in additional guaranteed loan fiTvnnHng through HUD's Section 10$ loan guarantee program. i New EPA worker training initiaiives for jobs in local remediation projects. j Crestmg Brownfields Tax Incentive. \ The President
  • brownfields grants ($88 million for EPA and $25 million for HUD) to help accelerate investment in job-creating projects. We hope' that these grants will be funded by the Congress. In addition, we support the brownfields tax incentive--which is also included
  • . St. Stephens would retain ownership of the propeny, Mechanicsville has been designated pan of the city's Empowerment Zone, making new businesses that locate there eligible for tax incentives. propel"!)' tax relief and job tax credits
  • that were included in the budget agreement. For example, the Nation's mayors and urban and rural communities have been extremely 'supportive of the President's brownfields provision, which provides a tax incentive for environmental cleanup and encourages
  • of the Brownfields program, highlights the Administration"s tax incentive proposal and charts the future direction of the program. The conference is sponsored by nPA, the t JS Conference of¥ayors, American Bar Association, International City/County Management
Jobs Program (Item)
  • a Brownfields tax incentive which would provide incentives to businesses to clean up abandoned, contaminated industrial properties in distressed communities. WELFARE-TO-WORK JOBS INITIATIVE. President Clinton's Welfare-To-Work Jobs Initiative is designed
  • 5 years to attract investments to qualifying low- and 31 4/ 51 61 71 moderate-income areas. The Budget also reproposes enhancements to the existing tax incentives for Specialized (minority-owned) Small Business Investment Companies. Funds
  • includes approximately $1 billion for tax incentives, such as a Brownfields tax incentive for the targeted EZ/EC area and nearby industrial acreage, and incentives for business expansion and investment. It also includes $1 billion for direct grants, over
Mayors [2] (Item)
  • expand this effort by creating a second round of empowerment zones, as well as a new $2 billion tax incentive to encourage the cleanup and redevelopment of abandoned industrial 2 -- - -------------------------------------- sights, or Brownfields
  • at numerous sites by removing over 30,000 sUes from CERCUS and awarding 227 Brownfield Pilot grants; • Removed 18.000 small contributors from lhe Superfund liability system; and • Partnered with various stakeholders to address Superfund concerns
  • tax incentives to encourage businesses to hire people off of welfare, so we can continue to move millions from welfare to work. It also will provide tax cuts to businesses that clean up urban toxic waste sites, known as "brownfields," and converts
  • money and infrastructure/ports tax incentives. POLICY PROBLEMS There are lot, of them. What is the market lure our nation's ports and surrounding communities that provides rationale for the tax incentive? How can we propose,a new round when we have
Tax Plan (Item)
  • otherwise indieated) Education Tax Cut:i': 10 Years (S-billion) . , HOPE ScholarslJip and 20% Tuition Credit 34.5 94.1 I.J 6.0 Tax Incentives for School Com'truction 2.9 7.6 Employer-Provided Education Benefits 3.8 8.5 Student Loan Interest
  • • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Triples the Number of Empowerment Zones (EZs) -- The President won inclusion of 20 new EZs in the balanced budget -- 15 urban and 5 rural. These new EZs will be eligible for the Brownfields tax incentive, special expensing of business
  • Opportunity Tax Credit Welfare to Work Tax Credit D.C. First time Homebuyer Tax Credit Tax incentives for SSBICS Wage credit for supplemental EZ extension • Environment Better America Bonds Brownfields Tax credit for energy efficient building equipment Tax
  • people for specific jobs. We must build on our success. That is why I have proposed that Congress help us expand this effort by creating a second round of empowerment zones, as well as a new $2 billion tax incentive to encourage the cleanup
  • incentive later in the week. As you know, .in his State of the Union Address last February, the President proposed a targeted tax incentive to provide a financial incentive to restore Brownfields .;. . . abandoned, lightly contaminated pieces of land
  • ) Enterprise Communities. The newly designated zones would have different available tax incentives than existing zones. The current law wage credit would not be available. The brownfields incentives would be available as would special expensing of business
  • '$ proposed Brownfields tax incentive. ... *' Th6 GOAL: cleanup and redevelopment ofup to 33,000 l>rowimeld contaminated sites in 300 citi.. ""'oss the counlly by tb
  • be a streamlined version of Interior's proposal that draws as well on other agencies' resources and incorporates targeted tax incentives. Each element would cultivate positive connections between people and the land, for instance by promoting sustainable forestry
  • on Empowerment Zones and called for second round of EZ's. (2/22/96) Promoting tax incentives. REINVENTING GOVERNMENT Congress should not shut down the government again. Pass clean extension of debt limit. Percentage of challenges/Proposals addressed through
Race [2] (Item)
  • ~. ~? Communities, and Brownfields tax incentives These · • I initiatives are essential to the health of our citie . ~
  • EZs. The new EZs will benefit from a different blend of tax credits from the first-round EZs. They will be eligible for the Brownfields tax incentive, special expensing of business assets, and qualification for private-activity bonds. The legislation
  • EZs will benefit from a different blend of tax credits from the first-round EZs. They will be eligible for the Brownfields tax incentive, special expensing of business assets, and qualification for private-activity bonds. The legislation also includes
  • with Congress last month expanded Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and Brownfields tax incentives. These initiatives are essential to the health of our cities. But the tax plans put together by the House and Senate fail to live up to this deal
  • targeted tax incentive that would allow businesses in certain economically distressed urban and rural areas to write off cleanup costs in the year incurred in order to spur development of brownfields sites. ISTEA Qntermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency
  • to our urban areas in the final budget 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
  • AND REDEVELOPMENT OF BROWNFIELDS (cost: $400 million) Numbers reflect combined impacts of a new EPA initiative and the President'S proposed Brownfields tax incentive. OVERVIEW: This initiative would clean up and redevelop up to 30.000 contaminated brownfield
  • tax incentives. Thank you for writing. We always appreciate hearing from you. Sincerely, Bruce N. Reed Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy 514 CANNON BUILDING SILVESTRE REYES WASHINGTON, DC 20515 16TH DISTRICT, TEXAS (202) 225-483.1
  • Activity Bonds which provide tax incentives to finance purchases of business property and land in Enterprise Communities. • Special consideration in competition for funding under numerous Federal programs offered by the Departments of Housing and Urban
  • 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
  • Compact, '. "SUBOI"ITON DB -- funding Job Creation Througb,Tlridncentl.... -. h . ' . .' ' " ,. ' , ,', I . ' '. ' • Two ideas' bave, been offered for lIying to achieve the job creation goal through tax inCentives. " . ... follows
  • Act; completing more than three times the number of cleanups of the nation's worst hazardous waste sites than in the previous twelve years combined; creating the Brownfields program; securing passage of the Food Quality Protection Act and implementing
  • /Events Announcement of Executive Order to deny federal· contacts to businesses that hire illegal immigrants. I • Signed Executive Order. (2/13/96) PROVIDING OPPORTUNITY IN AMERICA'S COMMUNITIES Promoting tax incentives. • Launched a Brownfields
  • into productive assets. When I reached our historic bipartisan budget agreement with the leaders of Congress, they pledged to work with us to expand Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and Brownfields tax incentives. These initiatives are essential
  • passage of the Line-Item Veto Act. Economic Development Brownfields (paul Weinstein). Worked with NEC to draft and introduce the Brownfields Tax incentive legislation. Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Tax Incentive Legislation (Paul
Budget 1997 (Item)
  • for over 60 million homeowners. TAX INCENTIVES FOR DISTRESSED AREAS ($2.4 BILLION) • "Brownfields" Initiative: Allow immediate expensing of certain costs to encourage firms to clean up abandoned, contaminated industrial properties in distressed urban
  • will be used to invest in a wide-range of growth-enhancing activities in the Empowerment Zone. Encourage Environmental Remediation of Brownfields. Current law lowers the cost of cleaning up and developing brownfields through targeted tax incentives
  • thousands of new jobs and generating substantial new sources of sustainable growth • $2 billion tax incentive -- immediate expensing ".:.- to all firms that clean up brownfields loCated in distressed communities • $250 million in EPA grants and loans
New Markets (Item)
  • Tax Incentive. to clean up and redevelop Brownfields sites. In total, the Bro'l.'
  • billion in FY 1999 to $4.775 billion in FY 2000, a $25 million expansion this year. Cleaning Up the Urban Environment. The Clinton Administration has launched a landmark effort, including the Brownfields Tax Incentive, to clean up and redevelop
  • List for Roundtable - Background Materials - Brownfield's Tax Incentive: included is .a copy' of back up material on tax incentive that was used for the President's. briefing in March. "",." , -,f .10. Michigan Background Materials . - State
  • from thefirst-roundEZs. They will be eligible for the Brownfields tax incentive, special expensing of business assets, and qualification for private-activity bonds. The budget also includes an additional two EZs that have the same tax credits
Enviro-Event (Item)
  • for permanent funding to build on our already successful efforts to combat fraud. The Congressional Budget Office conservatively estimates that these provisions will save over $3 billion. Provided tax incentives for private long-term care policies and consumer
  • REDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE • . Tax Incentives for Distressed Areas. The President's Brownfields Initiative helps communities cleanup and redevelop contaminated areas with grants and targeted tax incentives, creating jobS and protecting public health. V
  • ZONES AND 100 ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES: A total of 110 zones and neighborhoods will be chosen through the empowerment challenge grant process. All 110 will be eligible for empowerment tax incentives and given special priority at many innovative federal
  • to negotiating 1. WOTC -- enable non-profits who hire eligible recipients to sell the tax credit to corporations. This would do three good things: (1) put whatever power there is in the tax incentive for employment into the hands of non-profit as well
[07/29/1997] (Item)
  • for Children Since 1965. A $500 Per Child Tax Credit for Approximately 27 Million Families. Critical Long-Term Entitlement Reforms -- Extends Solvency of Medicare Trust Fund for at Least a Decade. Brownfields and Empowerment Zones Tax Incentives to Revitalize
  • a point of pride, thanks to dose cooperation between the City Commerce Office, the Department of Public Works, and the Division of Inspections. The new Office for the Environment enables the city to redevelop brownfields once written off as unusable
  • in Michigan Over the Nat 5 vears: Last year, the President and Vice President pushed for a 40-percent expansion in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. This year, the President and Vice President will try again to enact tax incentives to develop affordable
  • be provided under the budget agreement approach. PROMOTING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT • The Republican leadership pledged to seek to include the President's brownfield tax incentives. As Mayor Richard Daley, President of the U.S
  • have different available tax incentives than existing zones. The current law wage credit would not be available. The brownfields incentives would be available as would special expensing of business assets and qualification for private-activity bonds
  • % Expansion of Community Development Banks Brownfields Tax Incentive Will Redevelop 14,000 Contaminated Sites FOREIGN POLICY: Ratified The Chemical Weapons Convention Secured Passage Of China MFN, Hosted First US--Sino Summit In 8 Years NATO Expansion WHERE WE
  • have put progress above partisanship, and I urge Congress to do the same. At stake is more than jobs and tax incentives. At stake is the kind of cominunities we want to live in, and the kind we want our children to live in. Again, I congratulate you
  • . A new set of proposals to cleanup and re-develop "Brownfields" to complement the Administration's previously announced tax incentive. (cost: ($400 million) 3.Safe drinking water for all Americans' communities through implementation of the recently
  • , CDFis,/$-3'hillion welfare to work challenge grants, passage of a landmark public housing reform bill and funding for urban environmental cleanup of toxic "brownfield" sites. This report also makes clear the continued need for reform of the way
  • the District; $1.2 billion in new tax incentives for businesses and homeowners. $25 million to build the New York Avenue Metro Station. $110 million worth of new and better public housing in Anacostia. $17 million for the DC College Access Act, helping DC's
  • the Welfare Reform Act of 1996. , , " , , I I .,' I TAX INCENTIVES FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: PRESIDENT CLINTON'S CDFI INVESTMENT INITIATIVE PRESIDENT CUNTON ANNOm;CES NEW TAX INCENTIVES TO INCREASE INVESTMENT IN DISTRESSED AREAS. In his current
  • . Our Brownfields initiative encourages businesses and communities to tum urban toxic waste sites into homes for safe, sustainable businesses. It is a success ~ and we must build on it. So just as we will speed up Superfund, we will accelerate
Pillars [1] (Item)
  • in our most distresSed inner cities and rural commWlities. TIMELINE First RoWld began in December 1994. 10 year award. The second authorized August 1997, we propose making awardsJuly,l998. BENEFITS First RoWld benefits include a blend of tax incentives
  • in distressed areas ofour nation's cities. This budget reflects the President's agenda: ,A New Tax Cut Plan Helps to Clean Up and Redevelop Brownfields. The 3-year Brownfields tax incentive will reduce the cost of cleaning up thousands of contaminated, abandoned
  • equal .lC? 20 percent/ .and gual¥ied enterprise zone facility bonds. Somebody bad to do something." · ·~. · -·, :of gross:":'a~e ·~nd trairii~g ·expe?ses forf :This tax incentive w.ill be;.a~a.ilable.to. So far, MacNealy estimates be h.as ..~each
  • 108 Loan Guarantee Program, the Empowerment Zo~es and Enterprise Communities, and the Brownfields Tax Incentive. TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT BUILDS ON PRESIDENT CLINTON AND VICE PRESIDENT GORE'S SIX-YEAR RECORD OF PROMOTING GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY
Budget '99 (Item)
  • PEOPLE FROM WELFARE TO WORK AND·ENCOURAGE RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTATION: • • • Expensing of Brownfields Remediation Costs. The budget would make permanent this tax incentive that allows certain environmental remediation costs to be immediately deducted
  • and opportunity to some of the most economically distressed communities in our nation. We have also passed a brownfields tax incentive to help clean up nearly 11,000 environmentally contaminated sites in our inner cities and rural areas, and bring them back
  • over fiveyc'ars. EXTENDING KEY TAX INCENTIVES TO HELP CLEAN UP COMMUNITIES, MOVE PEOPLE FROM WELFARE TO WORK AND RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTA TION: DISTRESSED ENCOURAGE Expensing of Brownfields Remediation Costs. The budget would make permanent this tax
  • exclusion for land sold to conserv.ation organizations Expansion of Brownfield tax incentives Modify estate tax conservation easement rules Children's savings accounts Section 415 Tax exempUons for civil rights awards Modifying the allocation on Better
  • , including: -- $500 per child tax credit -- The welfare-to-work tax credit -- Capital gains tax relief for home sales -- The Administration's EZIEC proposals -- Tax relief for brownfields legislation -- Tax relieffor FSC software -- Tax incentives to spur DC
  • -year program that provides federal aid and tax incentives ,to revitalize distressed communities. T~e agency reported progress in f~ve of ~he six Empowerment Zones and in 62 of the 66 Enterprise Communities, and warned. five communicies that they were
  • for revolving loans to finance brownfields tleanup efforts at the local level. In his 1996 State of the Union, President Clinton challenged Congress to enact a Brown fields tax incentive which would provide incentives to businesses to clean up abandoned
  • the next century in healthier neighborhoods. V' A $650 million increase over 1997 for Superfund, bringing total funding to $2.1 billion in 1998. EXPAND BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE • . Tax Incentives for Distressed Areas. The President's
  • round ofempowerment zones, full funding of Head Start, CDFis, $3 billion welfare to work challenge grants, passage of a landmark public housing reform bill· and funding for urban environmental cleanup of toxic "brownfield" sites. This report also makes
  • with tax incentives to businesses, by allowing employers a 50% credit on the first $10,000 of annual wages that they pay to long-term welfare recipients. • And tax incentives to boost investment in distressed areas and promote hiring of the economically
  • welfare recipients. 23 This three-part initiative includes a. targeted welfareto-work tax credit, tax incentives to increase investment in distressed areas, and a major welfareto-work jobs initiative .. We have provided information on this challenge
  • : Tripled The Number Of Empowerment Zones 63% Expansion of Community Development Banks Brownfields Tax Incentive Will Redevelop 14,000 Contaminated Sites FOREIGN POLICY: Ratified The Chemical Weapons Convention Secured Passage Of China MFN, Hosted First US
  • Enterprise Communities (?O urban. 30 rural o~ Indian nahon') • Brownfil!lds Empowerment Coruracting. Of'fer new purchasers ana other businesses that redevelop brownfields. 3: new targeted tAX incentive to recover the cost of clean-up in distressed
  • ~ The' second round and gradual" increases each year to bring would build on the President's "brownfields" the five-year total to $1 billion by 2002. tax incentive, which wo~ld encourage busi­ Private sector interest in the progr~ has nesses 'to clean up
  • "Brownfields" to complement the Administration's previously announced tax incentive. (cost: ($400 million) 3. Safe drinking water for all Americans' communities through implementation of the recently enacted Safe Drinking Water Act reauthorization
  • to expand the Empowerment Zones initiative with EDI funds, many worthy cities were not designated EZs and no additional rural areas were designated. Your FY 1996 budget did, however,. include a proposal to give the EZ tax incentives to two additional urban
  • . These include tax incentives for public school repair, renovation, and educational enhancement in poor neighborhoods through Education Zone Academy Bonds; student-loan forgiveness exemptions similar to those that I have previously proposed; tax incentives
  • contaminated land. The President is proposing to offer new purchasers and other businesses that will redevelop brownfields a new targeted tax incentive to recover the cost of clean-up in distressed communities over a shorter period of time. This initiative
  • - - " > Y - " ' . ' •. __ . ..:."...-.. •._-_._... __ .._' ~ ••.. _ .......,., •. _ ._~ .•... ____ Tuesd"ay April 16, 1996 9:40a-l O:OOa Driver will pick up CHR & jBA:ih hotel lobby: drive'to Brownfield s,ite, """CFIK"&--crnArieecI to check o
  • credit -- The welfare-to-work tax credit -- Capital gains tax relief for home sales -- The Administration's EZIEC proposals -- Tax relief for brownfields legislation -- Tax relief for FSC software -- Tax incentives to spur DC growth ENTITLEMENT SA VINGS
  • challenges. . . The President propose. to offer a targeted tax incentive to clean up "brownfield." -­ older, contaminated industrial sites in distressed urban and rural communities. This incentive would spur the private seeIor to create jobs, retum land
  • community development. Designated communities are receiving $1.5 billion in performance grants and more than $2.5 billion in tax incentives .. Red tape and regulations are considered for cutting or modification to achieve revitalization ~ results. EZ/EC have
  • Tax Credits, a Second Round of Empowerment Zones, the Brownfields Initiative, and the Bridges to Work Initiative. Finding #2: Over the past few decades, America's poor have grown more socially and economically isolated and more physically concentrated
  • . The Administration will also resubmit legislation creating a new tax incentive and grant program to encourage the redevelopment of Brownfields. Right-to-know law: EPA should be ready in about two months to issue a rule extending disclosure obligations under the right
  • ' resources and incorporates targeted tax incentives. Each element would cultivate positive connections between people and the land, for instance by promoting sustainable forestry on private lands, protecting farmland from development, supporting efforts
  • .""( breaks to help families pay for care; tax incentives to help businesses create or expand child care facilities; direct subsidies for over two mil!ion poor or near-poor children; increased funding for before* and after-school programs; and funds to help
Budget - Tax (Item)
  • ,ontaill3 a complete set ofFY98 Budget initiatives, including the explUlSion ofEZ. and Ee., Brownfield$, COFI and tbe welfare-la-work lax c,redit and tax: incentives for PSC software. D.C., and Puerto IDeo, and the equitable wiling provision. It c:x;tends
Cisneros (Item)
  • community leaders, public and private sector representatives and the federal government create the essential base from which sustainable economic growth can occur. Partners are using tax incentives, grants and loans, flexible use of existing federal programs
  • wealth to meet their retirement needs. Elements of this powerful new tax incentive -- the USA account --could, for example, inClude: til Automatic flat annual contributions for low and moderate working Anlericans; v', An additional tax incentive
  • Community (EZIBC) Programs. Renewal Communities would be eUgible for numerous tax incentives including zero percent capital gains. commercial revitalization tax credits, ""Jl"llSing for small businesses and Brownfield., expansion of the work opportunity tax
  • for college. The budget proposes to create more Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities that offer tax incentives and direct spending to encourage the kind of private investment that creates jobs, and to provide more capital for lending through
  • to demonstrate his commitment to passing a Brownfields bill this year. Brownfields redevelopment is one of the USCM's.highest priorities. It has also been one of the President's priorities. This opportunity would serve as an excellent time for the President
Environment (Item)
  • The President's new Brownfields Tax Incentive proposal for developers who clean up and redevelop these properties will make available $2 billiol) over seven years, and is expected to spur some $10 billion in private cleanups, and return to productive use as many
  • more effective. -Expand and Rationalize Employer-Side Tax Incentives. This includes EZs, Welfare to Work, WOTC, DCJobs Credit. ,. oWorking Ventures Fund. ' Fund one or more,national non-profits to fund, evaluate, share best practices, develop networks
  • and redevelop contaminated abandoned properties. A $2 billion tax incentive targeted specifically to areas where the poverty rate is 20 percent or higher, to make it possible for Brownfield investors to deduct their cleanup expenses immediately and cut the cost
  • with Ee's and other agencies Special Projects \ • Ed Tech • Detennine Tax Incentive Impacts • Treasury . IRS ~ - Designees • WOTC - Special EZ/EC infmmatlo.fi inhiatives - Generalist events and reponing . - Coordination with Labor ~ Additiona1
  • investment drive for mainstream institutions investing in CDBanmks and and in poor communities -- to make sure that the lifeblood of free. enterpise -- capital, equity and loans -flows effectlively to every community. [There may also be a tax incentive
Health Care (Item)
  • private. State, and local funds in support of effons to redevelop the cleaned-up sites and create jobs for the surrounding communities. The President is also calling upon Congress to enact his brownfields tax incentive proposal before adjournment. Getting
  • became law. The President's initiative includes $2.5 billion in tax incentives and $1.3- billion in flexible grants , for 105 communities in· 42 states. The program is designed to create jobs, support families, . . and help communities to rebuild
[08/05/1997] (Item)
[09/30/1998] (Item)
  • administrations did in twelve. The Brownfields tax incentives have leveraged nearly $1 billion for redevelopment of industrial sites and created over 2,000 jobs. Providing Safe Drinking Water -- proposed and signed legislation to strengthen the Safe Drinking Water
[09/30/1998] (Item)
  • Sites and Redeveloping Brownfields -- cleaned up twice as many Superfund sites in less than six years as previous administrations did in twelve. The Brownfields tax incentives have leveraged nearly $1 billion for redevelopment of industrial sites
  • brownfields a new targeted tax incentive to recover the cost of clean-up in distressed communities over a shorter period of time. This initiative will spur the private sector to create jobs, return land to productive use, and clean up the environment. As part
  • billion over 10 years and Expanding Empowerment Zone Tax Incentives at a cost of $4 billion. • Alternative Minimum Tax Relief: The President will propose in his budget a $33 billion proposal over 10 years to correct serious design flaws in the individual
  • estate development and economic viability, and historic buildings must be used in order to be preserved. Since 1976. when Congress first created tax incentives tor the rehabilitation ot historic commercial properties, preservationists have had
  • are making inadequate investment in environmental remediation. • The tax credit bond is essentially a grant disguised as. a tax incentive. There is no economic rationale for providing grants this way. Home ownership tax credit This proposal aims
[08/25/1997] (Item)
  • 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
[08/25/1997] (Item)
  • . Whether it's putting more police officers on the streets to fight crime or offering tax incentives to lure businesses back to abandoned downtowns or providing small business loans to inner-city residents, our goal has been to empower people with the tools
  • . Approve, Chemical Weapons Convention. , Pass Anti-Terrorism Bill,to give law enforcement,' greater power to fight terrorism at home 'and abroad. , . Appoint General McC3:ffrey • 0 • Brownfields Initiative to clean up contaminated sites in distressed
  • 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
  • . • New Brownfields Initiative: targeted tax incentives to clean up waste sites in distressed communities, spur private sector job creation and return land to productive uses. • New Everglades Initiative: $1.5 billion over 7 years to restore the Florida
  • the Child Tax Credit, from $500 per child to $1,000, for parents of children aged o to three. ' _~....J""" 6. Home Office Tax Deduction. Expand the allowable expenses for those who work out of their home. C\ :>"'' . 7. Flex-Time. Offer tax incentives
  • resubmit legislation creating a new tax incentive and grant program to encourage the redevelopment of Brownfields. 2. Right-to-know law: EPA should be ready in about two months to issue a rule extending disclosure obligations under the right-to-know law
  • by giving tax incentives to those who will buy an clean them up. We want to clear away regulatory burdens. We want to do whatever we can to support you. But I know that the mayors have been on this issue, and 8 I just want to assure you that we want
  • for each Urban Zone and $2 million for each Rural Zone. The Clinton Administration has already won Congressional approval of $2.2 billion in tax-exempt bonding authority for the group of20 Zones announced today, along with other tax incentives over the next
  • Clinton launched the Climate Change Technology Initiative, a comprehensive program of research investments and targeted tax incentives. Over the past two years, the President has secured more than $2 billion to research and develop clean energy
[02/28/1997] (Item)
  • Robertson, chief of staff of EPA, regarding their action-agenda. As you are aware, the Admininstration currently has a three-pronged agenda regarding brownfields. 1. Tax Incentives -- the key component is the establishment of a new tax incentive (immediate
  • protecting green areas outside our cities. Leveraged over $1.6 billion in private sector investment for brownfields redevelopment. Secured a tax incentive that allows businesses to fully deduct certain brownfields cleanup costs in targeted areas through 2001
  • to a number of independent analyses. EZ funds and tax incentives are attracting notable private investment, generating job growth, stimulating business operations and expansions, constructing housing, expanding homeownership opportunities, and stabilizing
  • Crime Guns Recovered by Law Enforcement Agencies . . . . . . 22. Mayors as .. . .. . . ... . . . 51 54 55 56 59 ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT 27 .. Expanding the Brownfields Tax Incentive . . . . . . . 28. Expanding the Mission of U.S
  • a combination of tax incentives and liability relief to encourage cities and the private sector to develop abandoned industrial and commercial property. This proposal combines economic development and environmental cleanup in a way that appeals to suburbanites
  • competitive and attractive to businesses to reduce their move out of the cities. Create tax incentives and enterprise zones that make the inner cities more attractive to businesses. Create urban zones where cities restrict the growth of businesses outside
  • ,(Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Bill) . Brownfields Senators Lieberman and Abrahams have introduced a targeted brownfields tax incentive for existing EZs and ECs. ope continues to work with' NEC, EPA, and Treasury on a broader pToposal. We have drafted
  • will use these approaches ~ including $ $ ^ ^ ^ private sector tax incentives - to renew this great capital city, so it is once again the proud face ^ ^ America shows the world. In the fight for strong communities, nothing is more important than the fight
  • into environmental cleanup. Most people don't ever think about this as an economic development issue. But one of the things that has retarded the comeback of many areas in our cities are so-called brownfields, areas that have been subject to some measure
Path 5/4/98 (Item)
  • Billion for research and tax incentives to mobilize cutting-edge energy technologies. In fact, some of incentives I have proposed ~ such as tax credits for energy-efficient homes and solar panels - are designed specifically to promote the PATH goals I've
  • FS4B7B290AE049F7F6FC081FF86092703957CB7C122E60DCB53C46F47CBD3BF92523D522009988 2EA185845F7191866BC1699494EOF6765AB580AD3AD7DCE603AFE6FA5EE36E563FC8BC3BC99F88 .,. COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVES Access to Capital and Credit 1. CDFI Tax Credit. We are looking at a proposal to extend tax incentives to encourage investment
  • ~ strntegic plan(s) and to catalyze the on-going effort should include a majority of local private citizens, as well as city and federnlofficials. There should itlso be some review of the ptopOSed tax incentives and any othet investments to make sure
  • communities, to expand the brownfields tax incentives. Furthermore, they also agreed to funds necessary to clean up 500 more toxic waste sites, to more . than double the amount of investment in the community development financial inst~tutions, to provide
  • of Brownfields plan ^ Eat included in draft: r C ^ € ^ ^ { 0 I T ^ ^American heritage rivers designation) ^Children's health executive Older ' tEvpansinn of right tn liuiny imiiliiri liihHin£; Included in draft: CNJ (L ^ F W t ^ O — % Round two
  • · Information highways (DOC) .••·.~······································--····-·· · . ff.gh-speed raiJ bonds (tax incentive): ......•..........;:......••.... _ .......~ Environment .Drinking water state revolving funds (EPA
  • ' ., t*', -" ' ........ • • Brownfields Redevelopment: President Clinton launched a Brownfields 'Initiative to return land to productive use by .providing tax incentives to clean up old industrial waSte sites~ A new $2 billion Brownfields tax
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  • -free savings for education through combined use of the tuition tax deduction and education IRA); • Buy and sell their homes by the exclusion of $500,000 of capital gains on the sale of the home, • Move from welfare to work with tax incentives
  • a major diftBrenca. 2) Everyone believed that tax incentives by themselves would not be effective, end that we must move further 1n the direction Of the comprehensive approach you spoke of during the campaign. 3) Everyone believed that we must eleo include
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  • brownfields tax incentive for distressed areas; to implement the local assessment and cleanup funding commitments announced at Kalamazoo; and to reform Superfund where current law may impede brownfields cleanup and redevelopment. Family Right-to-Know
  • of tax incentives and research investment would reduce greenhouse gas pollution through energy efficiency and clean energy technol,ogies. 'Protecting Our Natura,l Treasures. Preserving millions of acres of scenic park land and defending precious natural
  • 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
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  • welfare to work with tax incentives to businesses, by allowing employers a 50% credit on the first $10,000 of annual wages that they pay to long-term welfare recipients. • And tax incentives to boost investment in distressed areas and promote hiring
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  • that Katie called Briuce the minute she saw your announcement of the meeting. As I am sure you know, CEQ is the lead on brownfields. You guys had a very early role because of the tax incentive. But Katie wants to make sure that Bruce is clear in the meeting
  • loans forgiven by ~D c:haritable or educational institutions in return for community se:viee; repeals the SISO million cap for tax-free bonds issued by private higher education ~tutions and certain other charitable institutions; . provides tax incentives
  • . Findings; purposes. TITLE I—MANAGED COMPETITION IN EMPLOYER-BASED HEALTH PLANS: INCENTIVES TO CONTROL COSTS Subtitle A—Use of Tax Incentives to Purchase Cost-Effective Plans
  • are looking at a proposal to extend tax incentives to encourage investment in CDFis, which would leverage additional private investment in distressed areas and stimulate the economic revitalization of those 'areas. Under the proposal, $100 million
  • the best opportunity here is in how we target the needs of minorities with respect to the welfare jobs initiative. However, additional opportunities exist to use the EZs, HUD CDBG funds, CDFls, Brownfields and other ongoing Administration initiatives
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  • those areas of the country that are currently eligible for the EZ/EC program, t_he CDFI Fund, and the Administration's proposed Brownfields tax incentive. Specifically, the Order defines an "area:of general economic distress" as any census . tract
  • efficient; we must promote economic redevelopment in our communities; less money should go to lawyers and more money should go to. cleanups; and the polluter should pay . 9-10 • Case Study:· EPA's Brownfields Program -~ Bill Robi.nson "Poor neighborhoods
  • and buildings to productive use. And we, together, must pledge tonight that we will use this empowerment approach ~ including private sector tax incentives ~ to renew this great capital city, so it is once again the proud face America shows the world. As we
  • to providG grei1ter tax incentives Ear long-term savings for retirement and other important purposes. I am pleased that, consistent with my budget proposals, i1.l\. 2014 pennits penalty-free withdrawals from e:dsLing IRAs to finance Iligner education e
  • and Redeveloping Brownfields -- cleaned up more toxic waste dumps in President Clinton's first four years than were completed in the previous twelve. The Brownfields tax incentive will help . redevelop more than 10,000 industrial sites. Signed the Safe Drinking
  • also' signed into law a second round ofEZs -- 15 new urban and 5 new rural zones -- which will include tax incentives,' small business expensing, and private activity bonds. In FY99, President Clinton and Congress provided first-year funding of$55
  • in the president's urban plan are already disparate elements of the budget agreement. such as the nearly $2 billion in proposed tax incentives for businesses that agree to ~lean up old industrial sites known as "brownfields." Among the other components
  • to come up with grant money to complement the tax incentives.) • Housing Portability -- Announce package of proposals including expanding the number of Regional Opportunity Counseling sites and Homeownership Zones, encouraging the use of exception rents
  • ). • Brownfields Empowerment Contracting. Offer new purchasers and other businesses that redevelop brownfields a new targeted tax incentive to recover the cost of clean-up in distressed communities over a shorter period of time. • Small Business Training. Provide
  • provides tax incentives to encourage businesses to hire long-term' welfare recipients. The President's Access to Jobs initiative helps communities design innovative transportation solutions, such as van services, to help former welfare recipients and other
  • RHODE ISLAND fining his proposals as the facts on the ground and the terms of letter to BiU.Clinton in early 1993, "Refining this theory so that itai j much thought and creativity/' In November 1991, Chafee came' care paclcage, with tax incentives
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  • think we have a reasonably good chance to get a· bipartisan big vote for the legislation that would provide some greater tax incentive~ and some eligibility for lower interest loans to go with the equity in some of these really dis~ressed areas this year
  • , as a catalyst that helps create the climate for opportunity and investment. That is the philosophy behind my New Markets Initiative: using tax incentives to leverage private-sector investment, to get capital flowing to people and neighborhoods it might otherwise
  • some of Kemp's more adventurous proposals. The latest iteration of bleeding heart conservatism is a set of proposals by Bennett and Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) to use federal money and tax incentives to strengthen the institutions of civil society -- a very
  • mQr.e_communiti€8-pt:o:v-ide-after-=SchooLpm ams for kids to keep them out of trouble and to keep them kaming. We have a lot to do. . We still have brownfields to clean up. We still have toxic waste dumps to clean up. We still have work to do. We want to expand
  • proposes tax incentives to create new job opportunities for long-term welfare recipients. It would create a mUCh-enhanced credit targeted at those who need help most --long-term welfare recipients. The new credit would give employers a 50% credit
  • to $0.4 biJlion (32 percent Over the FY 1996 Conference level), and a new EPA "brovrofields" initiative is also included at $25 T?illion (in addition to a related brownfields tax incentive being developed by Treasury, EPA, and OMB). • The FY 1997 budget
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  • . • Rewrote wetlands and endangered species laws to lessen any adverse impact on homeowners. • Launched a Brownfields Initiative to return land to productive use by providing tax incentives to clean-up old industrial waste sites. Sixth Challenge: To Maintain
  • poorest city neighborhoods and rural communities. w4.- will And we must pledge tonight that all 8fM~ teen; i¥i+l work together to use these approaches -- including tax incentives to business -- to meet the challenges of this great capital city, so
  • BusinessLINC partnerships at the national and local leveL 8. Specialized Small Business Investment Companies (SSBICs) - The President's budget will expand current tax incentives to increase the amount of e.quity capital available to economically
  • sector tax incentives ~ we will renew this great capital city, so it is once again the proud face America shows the world. As we strengthen our communities we must protect our environment and preserve our natural heritage. We cleaned up as many toxic
  • will use this empowerment approach including private sector tax incentives — to renew this great capital city, so that Washington, D.C. is once again the proud face America shows the world. We must protect our environment in every community. In the last
  • grants, and flexible funding and program deregulation to 12 regions. Low-Budget Options for EZ/EC Round II. Low-cost tax incentives or building on the PACT process to reward EZIEC applicants that do not win EZIEC designations. (See also non-budgetary
  • effective. -Expand and Rationalize Employer-Side Tax Incentives. This includes EZs, Welfare to Work, WOTC, DC Jobs Credit. - Working Ventures Fund. Fund one or more national non-profits to fund, evaluate, share best practices, develop networks, and link non
  • 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
  • these approaches - including private sector tax incentives ~ to meet the challenges of this great capital city, so it is once again the proud face America shows the world. In the fight for strong communities, nothing is more important than the fight against crime
  • properties to productive use. And we, together, must pledge tonight that we will use this empowerment approach ~ including private sector tax incentives ~ to renew this great capital city, so it is once again the proud face America shows the world. As we
  • initiative to restore contaminated properties to productive use. And we, together, must pledge tonight that with this approach — including private sector tax incentives — we will renew this great capital city, so it is once again the proud face America shows
  • of middle-class American families who provide long-term care for family members at home - frequently at enormous costs - should get some assistance through tax incentives and expanded State-administered programs. In the current system, only 8-7 the poor
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  • Scholarships For Top. 5% Students At Every High School. Scholarships rewarding excellence and achievement to help more ·students afford a college .education. . · . '··· : * ·Brownfields Common Sense Environmental Cleanups. Tax incentives to businesses
  • , including the Hope Scholarship and the $10,000 tax deduction Increases maximum PelI grant award to $3,000 FulIy funds the President's America Reads initiative Environment Full funding for the President's priority areas, including Superfund and brownfields
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  • , giving more AmericallS the chance to serve their country and help solve problems n1 the local level while earning money for college. llle budget proposes to create more Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities that offer tax incentives and direct
  • ., brownfields expensing, Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), and a grant award to be determined after FY 1998 appropriations process. Costs of both rounds are $6+ billion over ten years in tax incentives and grants. The flTst Round is in place, and we
  • and enhancing community development. Launched a Brownfields Initiative to return land to productive use by providing tax incentives to clean-up old industrial waste sites. Completed nearly as many toxic waste site clean ups in each of the past two dumps
[08/13/1997] (Item)
  • , including a wage tax credit, and grants ranging from $100 million for Empowerment Zones to $3 million for ECs. Second Round benefits include a blend of tax incentives, such as brownfields expensing and the WOTC, and a grant award to be determined after
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  • , such as brownfields expensing and the WOTC, and a grant award to be determined after appropriations. COSTS/FEASIBILITY Costs of both rounds is $6+ billion over ten years in tax incentive::;. and grants. Feasibility --the First Round is in place and we are moving
  • to send every consumer an annual statement showing test results of the quality of water in their tap and any health concerns about drinking it? 3) Are we expanding Brownfields? 1) EPA is in the middle of implementing the three phases of right to know
  • their retirement needs. Elements of this powerful new tax incentive -- the USA account -- could, for example, include: V' V' Automatic flat annual contributions for low and moderate working Americans; An additional tax incentive to match a portion of each dollar
  • . CDFI Tax Credit. We are looking at a proposal to extend tax incentives to encourage investment in CDFIs, which would leverage additional private investment in distressed areas and stimulate the economic revitalization of those areas. Under the proposal
  • /Families Win' Grants Helping Long-Term Recipients Move from Welfare to Work Second Chance Homes . Helping Low-Income Families Afford Child Care Assisting 8 Million Families with Child Care Expenses Creating New Child Care Tax Incentives for Businesses
  • the network of community development banks. We 15 should enact the brownfields initiative to restore contaminated properties to productive use. And we, together, must pledge tonight that with this approach ~ including private sector tax incentives - we
  • that work/or workers: Make child care more accessible by providing tax incentives to employers to create on-site day care centers, or help subsidize employees' off-site arrangements. (Dodd) (KohllHatch) Allow unpaid leave for school or medical appointments
  • initiatives: $10 million in grants to school districts and tax incentives for employers for the establishment ofwork-sjte schools; $10 million to supportinterdistrict choice within the magnet school program, and $10 million to establish high schools
  • a targeted $2 billion tax incentive, expected to leverage $10 billion in private sector brownfields investment. Expanded commitment to redevelopment at some 5,000 additional brownfield sites, with a $300 million federal investment in communities and $165
  • oflnterior's proposal that draws as well on other agencies' resources and incorporates targeted tax incentives. Each element would cultivate positive connections between people and the land, for instance by promoting sustainable forestry on private lands
  • Scored Vaccines Exclusion for telecommuting expenses Telecom taxes Excluding teacher pay from gross income ­ Reforestation incentives 50% capital gains exclusion for land sold to conservation organizations Expansion of Brownfield tax incentives Modify
  • Communities, which were designed by J.C. Watts, James Talent, and Danny Davis, will operate much like our EZs, although with slightly different tax incentives. When I first started this process, I pledged to find the best ideas from both parties
  • 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
  • to increase productivity and earnings. And I do have a plan to give tax incentives or impose payments
  • : 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
  • burden in more than 20 years. Another Factoid For a student attending the average 4-year college, the education tax incentives we have put in place will provide tax savings of up to $5,000. 3. NOW AND THEN ON EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY Schools connected
  • . And we, together, must pledge tonight that we will use this empowerment approach-including private sector tax incentives -- to renew this great capital city, so it is once again the proud face America shows the world. As we strengthen our communities we
  • about food stamps. 1 • President Clinton's Welfare-to,. Work Tax Credit provides tax incentives to encourage businesses to hire long-term welfare recipients. Increased Child Support Collections • President Clinton fought for and signed into law
  • -- cleaned up more toxic waste dumps in President Clinton's first four years than were completed in the previous twelve. The Brownfields tax incentive will help redevelop more than 10,000 industrial sites. Signed the Safe Drinking Water Act -- ensuring clean
  • , but with more opportunities. Through our successful Empowerment Zones and Community. Development Banks,· we are helping people to ·find jobs, to start businesses. And with tax incentives for companies that clean up abandon·ed industrial property, we can bring
  • information becomes available. However, they do represent the most likely priorities for the budget deliberations. · The tax incentive provisions and the spendin.g initiatives from last years budget are in fairly good shape in terms of scoring. It will take
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  • to help train and place people for specific jobs. We must build on our success. That is why I have proposed that Congress help us expand this effort by creating a second round of empowerment zones, as well as a new $2 billion tax incentive to encourage
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  • --The Administration's EZ/EC proposals --Tax relief for brownfields legislation --Tax relief for FSC software --Tax incentives to spur DC growth ENTITLEMENT SAVINGS • Extends life of Medicare Trust Fund for more than a decade. Contains Medicare savings of $115 billion
  • for . "qualified zone businesses". ; I 3. Enterprise Community Incentives -- also: available to EZs e • • • • • • eligibility for the new Brownfields tax incentive for the costs of cleaning up environmentally contaminated sites; . a total of $3 million
  • to fight the sprawl that threatens so many Americans' quality of +U~·~·"•""'eba~ i!~l'f!,."w!ll!i~ ··~ lift::,:=:s:,ve helped hundreds of communities tum dangerous brownfields deserted by industry into safe, productive space. And with the strongest
[08/11/1997] (Item)
  • , will be eligible in the main for the full tax incentives offered to first-round EZ designees. This includes increased section 179 expensing, tax-exempt bond financing for capital costs and investment, and a wage tax credit (phasing out between the years 2005
  • to address current tax inequity. Not . necessarily a coverage provision, it address the lack of tax incentive t6 purchase individual health insurance. THE WHITE HOUSE WASH I NGTON November 24. 1999 MEMORMTIU1v1 FOR MARlA ECHAVESTE FROM: GENE B
  • national parks and other sensitive resources; and provide tax incentives to encourage companies to clean up "brownfields" - abandoned, contaminated industrial properties in distressed areas. The budget would put 17,000 more police on the street, bringing
[05/06/1997] (Item)
  • , Jordan and Kelly 35 Boston 24, 30, 46 Brooks Act 11 Brown, Ann 44 Brown, Jesse 16 Browner, Carol SO, 55 Brownfields 50-51 Bureau of Labor Statistics 29 Bureau of Land Management 30 Business Anit-Smuggling Coalition (BASC) 47 Business Week Magazine 19, 25
  • contains a complete set ofFY98 Budget initiatives, including the expans,ion ofEZs and ECs, Brownfields, CDFI and the welfare-to-work tax credit and tax incentives for FSC software, D.C., and Puerto Rico, and the equitable tolling provision. It extends
  • programs. EPA has been working with DPC, CEQ, NEC, Treasury and others on a broad strategy to issue bonds to local govemments with plans to preserve open space, redevelop brownfields sites, ensure clean water, promote contiguous and compact growth
  • ]~'~· , . ' .. . is . . ' . . . . Transportatiolll Tax: Incentives.· Incre~e the limit on ¢e mcome exclusion of public trarlsportation and varip,:>ol benefits to $175 per month. The proposal would eliminate the discrepanCY between·parking benefits and transit benefits. Effective date: taxable
  • ) or any other account-based asset subsidy should, therefor~, be "democratized~' - savings incentives and tax benefits must also be made available to poor and working­ poor Americans. This democratization can be achieved by: • Making these tax incentives
  • ~acted to fund this. (Diane to send brownfields tax incentive materials.) In our meeting with the EZ questions/comments. ? boa~d members, I cam out with 6 The project needs federal models that'the city could use iri' setting ~p' the roles
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  • to support mainstream financial institutions, and others, that invest in distressed communities: might include combinations of credit subsidy, insurance, and tax incentives both to attract new sources of capital and to create secondary markets, all analogous
  • investment to go with our tax incentives and cash grants, and the unemployment rate in three years in Detroit Detroit, a city I used to hear was gone ~ had dropped from 8.5 percent to less than 4 percent in Detroit, Michigan. We can do this, folks. We can tum
  • for our people. I want to thank the high-tech companies that already are doing so much in this area. I hope the new tax incentives I have proposed will get all the rest of them to join us. This is a national crusade. We have got to do this, and do
  • child to $1000, for parents of children aged 0 to three. 6. Home Office Tax Deduction. Expand the allowable expenses for those who work out of their home. 7. Flex-Time. Offer tax incentives for companies that offer flexible work hours for their employees
  • - cleaned up twice as many Superfund sites in less than six years as previous administrations did in twelve. The Brownfields tax incentives have leveraged nearly $1 billion for redevelopment of industrial sites and created over 2,000 jobs. Providing Safe
  • this empowerment approach -including private sector tax incentives-- to renew this great capital city, so that Washington, D.C. is once again the proud face America shows to the world. We must protect our environment in every community. In the last four years, we
  • RAMIFICATIONS PRESIDENTIAL TIME COMMITMENT Brownfields Implement new tax incentive to encourage the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated and abandoned sites. Signed into law this August. The incentive sunsets in three years. Allows immediate expensing
  • 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
  • economic growth: Paul Weinstein has been working with NEC, EPA, and Treasury on a Brownfields initiative that would provide a combination of tax incentives and liability relief to encourage cities and the private sector to develop abandoned industrial
  • : Head Start/DrugTreatmenl HUD: I1omcownershlplCDBGIHOIVlElHomcless DOL: J1PA EPA: Brownfield, to Greenfield, . ? MIA-l',fl METRO· DADE EMPOWERMENT ZOI>'E City Population, 358.548 Zone Population: 49.616 Zone Size: 13.1 square miles Poverty Rate: 2.5
  • ............................................................................. Automatic Rollover to Preserve Retirement Savings ......................................... 128 130 131 131 132 II. IV. Providing Tax Incentives to Promote Community Renewal and Individual Empowerment
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  • -Strike·and-You'~Out" in Public Housing: Appoint General McCaffrey as Drug Czar. CHALLENGE ON THE ENVIRONMENT Brownfields initiative to clean up contaminated sites in distreSsed areas. Project XL- Challenge businesses to find cheaper ways to meet tougher
  • and in the House, Rep. Nita Lowery has introduced it as H.R 1140. The latter bill has been cosponsored by almost 100 other Members. Also, the President has included tax incentives for school construction in his recently announced tax package. Under this proposal
  • into productive assets. The historic bipartisan budget agreement we reached with Congress last month expanded Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and Brownfields tax incentives. These initiatives are essential to the health of our cities. But the tax plans
  • and tax incentives for private long-term care insurance. Making long-term care more affordable by guaranteeing that employer sponsored long-term care insurance will receive the same tax treatment as health insurance and implemented new consumer protections
  • . And we, together, must pledge tonight that we will use these approaches — including private sector tax incentives — to renew this great capital city, so it is once again the proud face America shows the world. In the fight for strong communities, nothing
  • of employment. and 50% of the first $10.000 in wages in the second year. paid to new hires who have received welfare for an extended period. The credit is for two years per worker to encourage not only hiring. but also retention. Brownfields Tax Incentive
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  • -including private sector tax incentives --to renew this great capital city, so it is once again the proud face America shows the world. As we strengthen our communities we must protect our environment and preserve our natural heritage for the 21st century
  • out of their home. 7. Flex-Time. Offer tax incentives for companies that offer flexible work hours for their employees, compressed work weeks, part-time work with benefits, job sharing, career sequencing, and extended parental leave. 8. After-School
  • /or workers: Make £hili~ mOre accessible by providing tax incentives to employers to create on-site day care centers, or help subsidize employees' off-site arnngements. (Dodd) (Koh1lHateh) Allow unpaid leave for scbool or medjcal i!.Ppointments. (Murray
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  • software -- Tax incentives to spur DC growth ENTITLEMENT SA VINGS • Extends life of Medicare Trust Fund for more than a decade. Contains Medicare savings of $115 billion over 5 years including payment reductions and long overdue structural reforms
  • -to-work tax credit -- Capital gains tax relief for home sales -- The Administration's EZ/EC proposals -- Tax relief for brownfields legislation -- Tax relief for FSC software -- Tax incentives to spur DC growth ENTITLEMENT SA VINGS • Extends
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  • development. we passed a brownfields tax incentive to encourage private sector help in cleaning up nearly 11,000 environmentally contaminated siles in our inner cities and rural areas, and bring-them back to life - and we asked Congress to make this incentive
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  • to emphasize two or three things here. First of all, we do propose to do something that I discussed with the Mayors a few months ago, or several weeks ago, and that is to focus the limited money we have to spend here in terms of tax incentives and investments
  • to their fullest potential. To increase private-secter involvement in bridging the digital divide, the Administration proposes $2 billion over 10 years in tax incentives to encourage private-sector dopa-tion of cQmpute.nl~ sponsorship of community technology
  • a Brownfields· grant application and the MUSC Education Committee is forming one to two interdisciplinary' p'iimary health '
  • reductions would also be needed in EPA's Brownfields program, ongoing Superfund cleanups, oversight.of private party-led cleanups, or emergency response actions. • Shutting Down National Parks - Cuts to the National Park Service would reduce services
  • this initiatives going -- to expand the empowerment zones, to expand the enterprise communities, to expand the brownfields tax incentives. Furthermore, they also agreed to funds necessary to clean up 500 more toxic waste sites, to more than double the amount
  • and pride of work. And we must do mor to clean up and redevelop abandoned industrial sites. My balanced budget will propose a new Abandoned Buildings initiative so that brownfields can stop being eyesores and start being places of opportunity. Every one
  • . (Applause.) My state only has 2.4 million people, but we spend as much money on adult education as our neighbors in Texas do next door, and we do it because we believe it will help us to increase productivity and earnings. And I do have a plan to give tax
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  • , must pledge tonight that we will use this empowerment approach including private sector tax incentives - to renew this great capital city, so that Washington, D.C. is once again the proud face America shows the world. We must protect our environment
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  • , outmigration may be taken into account in designating a limited number of new rural communities.) The President's FY 1997 budget includes approximately $1 billion for tax incentives, such as a brownfields tax incentive for the targeted EZ/EC area and nearby
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  • with approximately $4 billion in ~ tax incentives On empowerment ZOneS and enterprise communities. I. Enterpris. Granls -- a total of 5513,500,000 is authorized for FY 1993 and 1994 for enterprise grants, • Amount of GI'lIDts in Empowerment Zones: up to 530
  • troubled by the small number of zones and small capital costs incentives Foley: The 110 zones rpresents a carefully targeted limited amount of resources. Cuomo: Tax incentives along are not enough; $30 million per empowerment zones for up to 200.000
  • $100 million in social services block grants and approximately $250 million in tax incentives for zone' businesses. The zone covers neighborhoods in the Pilsen/Little Village, Southside, and Westside/Garfield Park areas. On June 27, Department of Labor
  • with proper housing could be · jeopardized. • A cut of9 percent to HUD's Brownfields funding could severely slow the efforts in cities to revitalize vacant, abandoned, or underutilized commercial and industrial sites. In turn, this could hamper efforts
  • , and the national government must help. " . . . ' . , That is why I have proposed new tax incentives to help communities modernize and build more ,than 5,000 new schools. And I urge Congress once again to do the right thing, and pass this important legislation
  • stakeholders. Several partnerships are being developed to take advantage of Newark's regional location including: the LISC housing partnership, the City of Elizabeth's tax incentive program, and the Port Authority ofNewYork and New Jefsey industrial development
  • a combination of tax incentives and liability relief to encourage cities and the private sector to develop abandoned industrial and commercial property. This proposal combines economic development and environmental cleanup in a way that appeals to suburbanites
  • enact the brownfields initiative to restore contaminated properties to productive use. And we, together, must pledge tonight that we will use this^mpowermen): approach ~ including private sector tax incentives ~ to renew this great capital city, so
  • . To accomplish that, our goal is to responsibly and effectively empower impoverished communities with new equity capital, tax incentives, and other tools needed to address these problems within their neighborhoods, nurturing new enterprises while providing
  • to promote job creation, economic opportunities, and revitalization of these distressed neighborhoods in America's uIban centers. The Brownfields Tax Incentive was also enacted in the recent tax legislation. The requested appropriation of $25 million
  • . Accelerated the cleanup ofbrownfields, clearing the way for local redevelopment while protectinggreen areas outside our cities. Leveraged over $1.6 billion in private sector investment for brownfields redevelopment. Secured a tax incentive that allows
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  • Relations SBA 8(a)-concem that 8(a) is being folded into procurement reform. NEXTEA-concems about maintaining commitment to DBEs. *Who is the White House point person on affirmative action? RangeIlOwenslFordlBrown-Budget K-12 Education-need tax incentives
  • (and statements from the Vice President on May 7, March 26, and March 20) support the use of ethanol, popular with com growers, and the Federal tax incentive for ethanol production. Secs. Rubin, Glickman and Slater similarly wrote in support of ethanol on April 28
  • (e.g., the wel£a:ce-to-work tax credit, capital gains tax relief for home sales, the Administration"s EZIEC proposals, brownfieldslegislanon, FSC software. and tax incentives designed to spu:c economic growth in the Districl of Columbia), as well
  • -- which will include tax incentives, . . . small business expensing, and private-activity bonds~ In FY 99, President Clinton and Congress provided first-year funding of $55 million for the new EZs, and $5 milliqn in first-year funding for 20 new iural
  • Scholarships For Top 5% of High School Students. Scholarships rewarding excellence and achievement to help more students afford a college education. • Brownfields Common Sense Envir~nmental Cleanups! Tax .incentives to businesses that redevelop brownfields
  • students afford a college education. • Brownfields Common Sense Environmental Cleanups. Tax incentives to businesses that redevelop brownfields in distressed communities over a shorter period of time. This will spur the private sector to create jobs
  • . Direct FBI to wage war on gangs that involve juveniles in violent cri!11e. , , "One-Strike-and-You 're-O!.!t" in Public Housing. Appoint General 'McCaffrey as Drug Czar. CHALLENGE ON THE ENVIRONMENT Brownfields Initiative to clean up contaminated sites
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  • Units in Colorado Over the Next 5 Years: Last year, the President and Vice President pushed for a 40-percent expansion in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. This year, the President and Vice President will try again to enact tax incentives to develop
  • into law August 10, 1993, authorizing $2.5. billion in tax incentives and $1 billion in Title XX block grants to revitalize distressed urban:and r}lfal communities~ An interagency task force led by Vice President Gore, called the Community' Enterprise Board
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  • , and passing the "Brownfields" initiative. Legislative Priorities 1. Passage of Campaign Finance Reform Legislation -- In coordination with Rahm Emanuel, Legislative Affairs, and White Counsel's Office, we are seeking a vote in the Senate in September
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  • of the zones. that's a good idea. Both Republicans and Democrats are backing bills to expand the existing "brownfields" initiative into zones. These measures give local and state governments tax-exempt fi· nancing to clean up abandoned industrial sites in zones
  • tax incentives for investment -- Secs. 936 and 30A-- but we are considering including territories when those incentives expire. Medicaid • The budget does not propose lifting the cap on Medicaid
  • private' insurance option Managed care for long-term care Tax incentive Coverage of patient care costs associated with. certain cancer clinical trials 1 ;. . IIS0U·RC·ES,,-,---~.- -. I Anti-Fraud Income-Related Premium Variable ($0.5 to 4 b) -c
  • /NEC) Extend tax incentives to encourage investment in CDFIs; leverage additional private investment in distressed areas and stimulate the economic revitalization of those areas. (SIOOM in nonrefundable tax credits would be made available to the CDFI
  • : 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
  • Ctntury Accelerating l'(});1t; Cleanups and Brownfield.!: Redevelopment -~ cleaned up nearly three tlmes as many Superfund sites in six ycars as the previous administrations did in twelve. Leveraged nearly $1 billion in private sector investment
  • 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
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  • ----·--------------------------------------------.:w . . ..,: WCER-Am 4537 22nd Street, NW Canton, OH 44708 (216) 478-6666 "The Berry Brownfield Show" Host: Berry Brownfield Mon-Fri 5am-6am SOUTH CAROLINA KKHT-FM 6161 savoy st Suite 1100 Houston, TX 77036 (713) :206-3600 (713) 206-3628(fax
  • the President's participation: Announcement of New Brownfields sites: To be announced by Vice President at Empowerment Zone Conference, April15-16 -3- . ... Victims' Rights report (in response to executive order): To be selectively released. to press during
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  • years than were completed in the previous twelve. The Brownfields tax incentive will help redevelop more than 10,000 industrial sites. Signed the Safe Drinking Water Act -- ensuring clean drinking water for our families by protecting against contaminants
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  • zones and community development banks t help eople in urban and rural areas find jobs and start businesses. · And with tax incentives or companies that clean up· abandop.ed ·industrial property, bringing jobs back to the places that desperately need them
  • fundamental ways: One, it makes reinventing government a centerpiece of the entire proposaL Two, it seeks to concentrate a combination of resources (tax incentives and public investment grants) in 10 economic empowerment zones, while having a second tier
  • are looking at a proposal to extend tax. incentives to encourage investment in eDFIs, which would leverage additional private investment in distressed areas and stimulate the economic revitalization of those areas. Under the proposal, $100 million in non­
  • will do its part. First, the balanced budget agreement we reached with Congress in May provides $3 billion for welfare-to-work efforts all over the country. It gives private employers tax incentives to hire long term welfare recipients. [And I believe
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  • ~ CLINTON LIBRARY PHOTOCOPY • (;5f\-~_s­ -~~ {'Il~Mr~ . . hDr- ll, ~~ = ! I I /' TAx INCENTIVES FOR EXPAN'SION OF STtmENT LOAN FORGIVENESS I . Current Law Generally, a taxpayer has income when all or part of a loan made to the'taxpayer
  • ) 1. Climate Change ($400 million): To support our broader climate change initiative (including tax incentives), this funding will go to a number of departments in accord with PCAST's recommendations. 2. Second Generation Clean Water ($450 million
  • ~ including private sector tax incentives — to renew our Capital City, so that Washington is a great place to work and live, and once again the proud face America shows to world. (Applause.) We must protect our environment in every community. In the last four
  • , Brownfields, GEAR-UP, Youth Opportunity Grants, and Individual Development Accounts. Other programs that disproportionately target low-income Americans include the. Reading Excellence program and the Technology Literacy Challenge. 7 IV. BURDEN OF FISCAL
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  • is "dirty" sites with environmental problems. So called "brownfields" reclaim commercial property, but do nothing to expand rcsldential sites. HUD is proposing a new federal initiative to attack the primary cause of blight m urban neighborhoods: abandoned
  • of dependency, bringing the American underclass into the mainstream and truly making welfare what it was meant to be: a second chance, not a way of life. Maximum Attainable: Move one million people from welfare to work through a combination of tax incentives
  • which provide job search assistance or emergency cash grants to help prevent people from going on welfare. Several states (Maryland, Pennsylvania, Florida) provide tax incentives to companies that hire welfare recipients. In many states, the governor
  • money to support job creation and placement initiatives, targeted to the hardest o -to o -place welfare recipients. This three o -part initiative includes a targeted welfare o -to o -work tax credit, tax incentives to increase investment
  • gone as far as we could also in discussing what the components are. You know the things the Republicans want in it. You know we want an education tax cut as well as some environmental relief for brownfields and·some other very specific things, and we
  • for this, to fund local, national, and international efforts to reduce greenhouse gases, to fund clean technologies, to provide tax incentives for those who produce and those who purchase these kinds of products. ., Now, before I sign a proclamation, let me just
  • initiative~, targeted to the hardest-to­ place welfare recipients. This three-part initiative includes a targeted welfare-to-work tax credit, tax incentives to increase investment in distressed areas,and a major welfare-to-work jobs initiative. We have
  • ) would include the'President's Brownfields tax incentive; reauthorization . -of the Superfund tax; and. other ' liability and'remedy reforms. . :. ' 1 ·1 ft • Conferees have not b,een selected on'the Safe Drinking Water bill. The House continues
  • 19~3 Admj,niBtration initiat_ive that reduces tax incentive" for U;£L companies to move jobs and operations abroad. As stated :i.n the President's veto message on the Balanced Budget Act of 1995, which jncluded this provisjon, the provision would
  • proposal includes a comprebensive approach to public and private investment and . coordinated provision of government services. a mix of taX targeted tax incentives and Enterprise grants. and a major emphasis on safe streets. We also have ·included drug
  • appropnatIOns. r "--,1 ~'~-V': ~£fu-fuJ ~ ~ ~rta..dA 8NI~I~MON~H ~rM AdO~O~OHd .. .,.. .. . fHIE pr~~Sma1Jl I;f~$ ~f.H\ 1"2.-1-"11 7 Climate Change ~. Tax Incentive and R&D Package: You already have committed to a $5 billion package over five years
  • and concerns recently raised by Labor's report we believe that a viable option is that an extension of the credit not be proposed at this time and that a study of the TJTC be undertaken during 1994. In addition, Labor is interested in developing tax incentives
  • Board, assisted by advisory panels, would review the plans and competitively select a dozen Metropolitan Empowermem Zones (MHZs). Each MEZ would receive a share of a pot of flexihle new gr~nt funds.over several years, perhaps some specialized tax
  • and tax incentives for private long-term care insurance. Making long-term care more affordable by guaranteeing that employer sponsored long-term care insurance will receive the same tax treatment as health insurance and implemented new consumer protections
  • $2B private investment to go w/tax incentives and cash grants. AffirmAction: Mend it, don't end it. Church burnings: protecting our houses of worship and the right of all to worship without fear. America is on the_right track to the 21 stC. But more
  • of federal resources - and place them at the disposal of communities who can use them to craft individualized redevelopment strategies. * Key program components: $2.5 Billion in new tax incentives to help spur private sector investment in distressed
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  • fmancial problems. Permitting employers greater freedom to withdraw pension assets also raises tax policy concerns, because it allows companies to use retirement savings tax incentives for unrelated purposes. One of the main tax advantages conferred
  • from the manufacturers and/or electric utilities; (3) federal financial incentives, which could take the form of tax incentives or rebates. Rough estimates suggest that for a cost of around $1 billion annually, the federal government could provide
  • on financing housing and tax incentive . 6.1 BENCHMARK ACTIVITY: Within two years evaluate present and future housing needs to initiate a comprehensive development plan for new development and housing rehabilitation. 6. I a Survey and develop housing data base
  • -abiding immigrants -- something that the president had promised to do prior to the beginning of this year. We also took concrete steps forward to preserve the environment, to clean up over 500 toxic waste dumps, and with our Brownfields tax initiatives
  • regulatory requirements to promote investments in targeted communities. We're also going to expand the tax incentives for the SBA license, specialized small business investment companies. Their job is to channel capital to small businesses owned
  • health insurance at $53.30, with the employee contribution set at 75% and tax incentives. Reaction This program did not significantly help move the insurance program forward. From April 1989 to January 1993, only 5,130 employers and 18,843 individuals
  • for achieving meaningful ^effiisaifins reductions, the Adminsitration proposes to create a domestic system for trading carbon emissions permits. i V. Tax Incentives - To spur energy efficiency and to encourage the development and dissemination of lower-carbon
  • it They asked for more flexibility to try novel approaches to problems. They said tax incentives weren'{ enough to lu.rt: businesses, Ginton's plan, announced last week. wisely tries to give them a chance to prove they're right. It improves upon a long~touted
Homeownership (Item)
  • the Second Round Empowerment Zones designees. ([here is some interagency dispute about timing of this proposal, given our inability to come up with grant money to complernefl,t the tax incentives.) the Housing Portability -- Announce package of proposals
  • together center cities with surrounding suburbs and rural areas to create regional partnerships to clean up brownfields, reduce traffic congestion, move people from welfare to work, prevent crime, preserve prime farmland, curb urban sprawl, etc. The task
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  • property through condemnation by eminent domain in the name of the District of Columbia and furtherance of its statutory objectives. Second, the Federal government will provide $250 million in tax incentives to encourage business investment both downtown
  • expanding government, Mr Gore will propose tax incentives for an endless list of worthwhile pursuits, with the result that even accountants cease to keep track of the new loopholes in the system. This danger is, unfortunately, real: Mr GoreD,s advisers
  • : , ........... , .. facilities """"""'"'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' D. Tax Incentives to Revitalize Communities 1. Increase low-income housing tax credit per capita .......... , .... , .. cap to $1.75 ........................................... 2. Tax credits
  • Cigarette Tax Tax Incentives for Long-term Care Expanded Deduction for Self-Employed Effects on Other Taxes of the Mandate :: :: ; • : 'i'-;-36 ••p::-:::: -22 113 1 84 74 -3 -5 18 79 -7 -10 51 -69 3 -44 -14 -3 -22 -48 Deficit -11 -135 (a) From Urban
  • was required to engage in extensive community planning to develop a strategic plan for its EZ/EC application. The communities received Health and Human Services Social Security block grants, and Empowerment Zone employers gained a nwnber of tax incentives, 3
  • and energy efficient homes, buildings and equipment. I am proposing a comprehensive package of tax incentives to support domestic oil production, to improve the energy efficiency of our society and to promote the use of alternative fuels. I call on Congress
  • ..,.. 15 new urban and 5 new rural zones - which will include tax incentives, small business expensing, and private activity bonds. In FY 99, President Clinton and Congress provided first-year funding of $55 million for the new EZs, and $5 million in first
  • got two of them actually passed to provide some funds for my so-called New Market Initiative. But what I'm trying to do is to get money, tax credits and tax incentives basically so that I can say to anybody in American, we think you should have
  • is proposing afive-year$6.3 billion package of tax incentives and research and development to spur energy efficiency and clean energy technologies. Measures include tax breaks for highly energy-efficient cars and homes, solar rooftop panels, and energy-saving
  • legislation establishes and expands tax incentives to help states and local school districts address school modernization backlogs. Under the bill, the federal government will subsidize a total of $9.7 billion per year in qualified school modernization bonds
  • ), and the conversion of brownfields to lush greenery all along the riverfront. Rio Grande River Laguna Atascosa, a wildlife refuge mainly for waterfowl, is the number one bird watching site in the country. The Rio Grande River Valley features more than 400 species
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  • , The George Washington University, June 1994 r TAX INCENTIVES AND MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS Tax Incentives Medical Savings Account Tax Incentive S o u r c e : I n t e r g o v e r n m e n t a l H e a l t h Policy P r o j e c t , The George W a s h i
  • of the tax incentives and .\ smaller amount of Enterprise Block Grant. funding, in addition to participating in the c~ni~y policing, co~~u~i~y ~ending and reinventing 90vernmen~-deregulation initiatives f'ourty percent of the zones would be reserved fer rural
  • these incentives can attract businesses and create new jobs for people in our distressed inner cities and small towns. I believe they will. We're offering bold, new tax incentives for businesses to create jobs and asking each of you to create a strategy to rebuild
  • tax incentives and investments to support domestic oil producers and to promote the use of alternative and more efficient energy technologies. 2 This is one bit of good news, but the Congress has an opportunity and a responsibility to make progress
  • for all the things we heard about this evening--strong schools and modern classrooms for our children-raising the minimum wage-tax incentives to invest in new markets and bring new jobs and businesses to places that have been left behind--a real Medicare
  • approach to revitalization of communities. I Empowerment zones have one major distinction from enterprize zones in that they provide tax incentives only where the company actually employs people who reside in the zone. 'I believe that I have a better idea
  • security, including new tax incentives and investments to support domestic oil producers and to promote the use of alternative and more efficient energy technologies. tJ....c Lv~ u-P. A,t ~ d This is one bit of good news, but the Congress has
  • created through cleaning up and rebuilding communities. Creation of jobs ' through environmental clean up, such as under Brownfields programs. and resulting economic development; EZIEC incentives for new job creation in high poverty areas~ and housing