Tag: special

Putting a Face on the Budget Cuts

“When you have a key that you can put in the door, it gives you the chance to control your destiny” says Almon Hubbard,...

Unpopular Budget Cuts Could Create an Opening for Advocates

As the recession continues and new members of Congress take their seats following the midterm election, it is clear our new lawmakers are taking...

Breaking Down Walls: Who’s on First on the Banking Committees?

This entry is the third in a series of attempting to demystify the “new” Congress. My last two entries looked at the membership of...

The Impact of the 2010 Mid-term Elections in Georgia: An Atlanta...

The election returns last November generated a bit of discussion among community developers in Georgia last fall for a few reasons. There were...

Reckless Budget Targets Our Most Vulnerable Neighbors

There are few greater obligations that we share as a nation than to support our servicemen and women when they come home “to care...

Breaking Down Walls: Senate Appropriators

Last week we looked at the House appropriators, this week we are moving across the Hill to the Senate appropriators who oversee funds made...

Congress: Breaking Down the Walls

Washington is a really confusing town in good times and an almost indecipherable town in surreal times like these. In order to make sense...

Five Hidden Opportunities in the 2010 Election Results

The 2010 midterm elections have certainly made many community developers anxious for our communities and our field — and with good reason. The Republican...