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Trump Signs Executive Order To Promote “Opportunity Zones.”


The Washington Times (12/12, Boyer) reported President Trump has signed an executive order “to create a new White House council for promoting private investment in ‘opportunity zones’ in more than 8,700 distressed communities” across the US, to be chaired by HUD Secretary Carson. The President said, “Our goal is to ensure that America’s great new prosperity is broadly shared by all of our citizens. We are drawing investment into neglected and underserved communities of America so that all Americans, regardless of zip code, have access to the American Dream.”

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