Columbus Regional Energy Action Plan Released by NARC and MORPC: Plan provides Assessment of Economic, Social, and Policy Energy Realities of Region

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Columbus Regional Energy Action Plan Released by NARC and MORPC: Plan provides Assessment of Economic, Social, and Policy Energy Realities of Region

Washington, DC (July 14, 2014) – Today, the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) and the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) released the first-of-its-kind Regional Energy Action Plan. Made possible through the support and guidance provided by The Energy Foundation, the Regional Energy Action Plan provides an assessment of the economic, social, and policy realities […]

NARC Thanks House For Overwhelming Support of Workforce Legislation

Washington, DC (July 10, 2014) – The National Association of Regional Councils’ (NARC) President-Elect Byron Ryder, Judge, Leon County, TX today released the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA, amended HR 803), a bipartisan bill that reauthorizes the Workforce Investment Act (WIA): “NARC applauds […]

NARC Urges House to Pass WIA Reauthorization

NARC, along with The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), the National Association of Counties (NACo), the National League of Cities (NLC), the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), and the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) sent a letter to House leadership supporting the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA, H.R. 803, as passed […]

NARC Sends Letter to Senate Finance Committee Regarding PATH Act

In advance of consideration of the Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners (PATH) Act today in Senate Finance Committee – which will provide a patch until the end of 2014 for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) – NARC sent a letter to the committee stressing the importance of keeping the HTF solvent, encouraging action on ensuring […]

NARC Applauds Senate Passage of Critical Workforce Legislation; Calls on Swift House Action

NARC Executive Director Joanna Turner today released the following statement regarding the Senate passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA, amended HR 803), a bipartisan bill that reauthorizes the Workforce Investment Act (WIA): “NARC applauds the Senate’s passage of [WIOA] this vital workforce bill, which will bolster job opportunities and economic activity throughout […]

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