The U.S. intelligence community is not exempt from the requirements of the Obama Administration’s December 8 Open Government Directive, and agency officials are now trying to figure out how to comply with it.
“As you can imagine, there is some scrambling going on,” one official said. “I think it’s a good sign.”
See “Open government could present a challenge to intelligence agencies” by Aliya Sternstein, NextGov, December 11, 2009.
Despite the uphill battle the country is facing, Dr. Schlaerth feels optimistic about the future possibilities of industrial decarbonization.
A supply-side tax credit (STC) could offer a tax incentive to material suppliers and professional service consultants that provide goods or services to affordable housing projects.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Department of Commerce, and Department of Transportation should jointly develop and manage a data resource—a Housing Production Dashboard—to track housing production within and across states.
Exempting affordable housing from volume caps would address the underlying issue and have the greatest impact in this housing emergency.