Partial Government Shutdown: Impacts and Resources

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Partial Government Shutdown: Impacts and Resources

With the partial federal government shutdown approaching four-weeks in length, we have reached unchartered territory. We remain deeply concerned for the 800,000 federal employees who are either furloughed or working without pay and the many thousands of contractors who also find themselves without pay.

NARC Applauds 2018 Farm Bill Reauthorization

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) would like to thank congressional leadership, Farm Bill conference members, and the president for passing into law a bipartisan compromise on the 2018 Farm Bill reauthorization. We applaud the expansion of the Strategic Economic and Community Development Program, which will further incentivize regional collaboration by prioritizing funding for…

2018 End of Year Summary

In 2018, NARC advocated on your behalf on Capitol Hill and with the Administration, fostered innovative partnerships between members and with national organizations, and highlighted your daily successes. With active support from members like you, NARC has fostered better connections between members, increased our programming, and expanded our scope throughout the country.

What’s in the President’s Proposal to Reorganize the Federal Government?

On June 21, the president released his plan to reorganize certain parts of the executive branch. If adopted by Congress and implemented by the president, it would touch virtually every agency in the federal government and the way Americans receive government services.

Harvard Releases State of the Nation’s Housing Report

The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies recently released its 3oth annual housing report, The State of the Nation’s Housing 2018. Managing Director Chris Hebert said, “By many metrics, the U.S. housing market in 2018 is on sound footing. But a number of challenges highlighted in the first State of the Nation’s Housing report 30…

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