Convergence Partnership Newsletters

2016 and 2015 Newsletters

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February 23, 2016

President Obama Releases FY 2017 Budget Proposal Earlier this month, President Obama issued the final annual budget proposal of...
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January 25, 2016

Congress Passes Spending Plan for 2016 Following the enactment of a two-year bipartisan budget deal that raises the debt limit...
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December 22, 2015

Congress Approves Five-Year Transportation Bill America’s new five-year, $305 billion transportation bill, dubbed the FAST...
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November 24, 2015

Congress Buys More Time to Pass a Transportation Bill   The Senate has approved a measure to extend federal...
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September 18, 2015

Federal Transit Administration Announces Cities for Transit-Oriented Development Program The Federal Transit Administration and...
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August 24, 2015

Convergence Partnership Welcomes the MacArthur Foundation to the National Steering Committee  In July 2015, the John D. and...
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    July 2015

    Obama Administration Announces Actions to Protect Communities from the Health Impacts of Climate Change

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    June 2015

    USDA to Give Priority Funding to Regional Economic Development Projects

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    May 2015

    Second Round of Promise Zones Designees Announced; White House Launches Rural Impact Effort to Help Children and Families Succeed
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    April 2015

    U.S. Surgeon General Identifies Health Equity as a Civil Rights Issue; The USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods
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    March 2015

    US DOT to Explore New Ways for States to Hire Local Residents for Transportation Projects; Latest Challenge to the Affordable Care Act Could Impact Millions
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    February 2015

    The House of Representatives Zeros in on the Affordable Care Act; IRS Publishes Final Rules for Charitable Hospitals under the Affordable Care Act