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Economic Development Administration

Gov't Agency Goes Way Too Far To Fight Hackers

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology

The U.S. Commerce Department destroyed more than $170,000 worth of desktops, printers, TVs, cameras and computer mice to remove from its network an in...

Hacking the Federal Log Jam: One Agency at a Time

Adam Levin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

Twelve weeks ago, the Economic Development Administration was the target of a sophisticated hack attack. What's shocking is not that it happened, it's that despite the return to pre-historic fax-machine technology, the EDA seems to be functioning fairly well, perhaps even better in some ways.

Paige Lavender

Democratic Senators Call For More Job Creation To Reduce Deficit

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leading Democratic senators called on Wednesday for a strengthened focus on job creation during the deficit reduction talks and asked th...

Elise Foley

Senate Republicans Oppose Jobs Program They Used To Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans filibustered a reauthorization bill Tuesday of a federal program that many had previously praised as a job creator, saying t...

U.S. Senate Must Act to Continue Support for Agency That Creates Jobs

James L. Oberstar | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
James L. Oberstar

The Economic Development Administration is the only federal agency with the exclusive mission of creating and retaining American jobs by leveraging private investment in the nation's economically distressed communities.