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Eau Claire Opportunity Zones move forward

/   Staff, Leader-Telegram

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last week approved the 120 Economic Opportunity Zone designations Gov. Scott Walker had proposed for Wisconsin, including three in Eau Claire. … Staff, Leader-Telegram Read the full article here.

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Governor Abbott discusses state of the economy affecting Deep East Texans

/   Khyati Patel, KTRE News

Injecting the economy with more jobs and expansion is a tall task for any governmental agency. … Khyati Patel, KTRE News Read the full article here.

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New ‘Opportunity Zones’ could turn struggling cities into millennial magnets

/   Matt Fagan and Rodrigo Torrejon, NewJersey.com

Local officials from Bergen and Passaic counties are optimistic that a new program that creates Opportunity Zones, which give investors federal tax breaks to reinvest in urban areas, will inject some vigor into their cities. … Matt Fagan and Rodrigo Torrejon, NewJersey.com Read the full article here.

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Local leadership is key for successful Opportunity Zones

/   Steve Glickman and John Lettieri, The Hill

State and local leaders nationwide were surprised to learn that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law at the end of 2017, delivered them the most ambitious economic development investment incentive enacted since the Clinton Administration. … Steve Glickman and John Lettieri, The Hill Read the full article here.

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Trump Economic Adviser Talks Policy at IOP

/   Paul Tamburro & Meena Venkataramanan, The Harvard Crimson

Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors Kevin A. Hassett expressed optimism about President Donald Trump’s economic policy and spoke about his work on economically challenged communities at an Institute of Politics event Thursday. … By Paul Tamburro & Meena Venkataramanan, The Harvard Crimson Read the full article here.

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