The NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders) is a national network of pro-growth progressive state and local leaders working to expand opportunity for all Americans in the changing economy.

NewDEAL: Sharing Innovation, Promoting Progress

"In 2014, NewDEAL held its first New Ideas Challenge, recognizing the pro-growth, progressive policies and initiatives of state and local leaders. The awards highlighted the work of officials whose solutions are bringing positive, sustainable change to their communities and making government work smarter. Download this paper to read the inspiring profiles of the four winners."



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Ranker named top leader

Kevin Ranker was selected as one of the nineteen leaders from across the country to join the NewDEAL, a national network committed to highlighting innovative ideas from state and local elected leaders who are pro-growth progressives. Governor Jack Markell of Delaware and Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, Honorary Chairs of the NewDEAL, recognized Ranker’s efforts to grow his state’s economy and preserve its environment by investing in ways to make outdoor recreation an engine of economic opportunity.

 



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Ranker named one of nation's top 'pro-growth progressives'

Washington state Sen. Kevin Ranker was selected as one of 19 leaders from across the country to join the NewDEAL, a national network committed to highlighting innovative ideas from state and local elected leaders who are pro-growth progressives.

 



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McCarthy Vahey selected to join NewDEAL

Today, Cristin McCarthy Vahey was selected as one of the 19 leaders from across the country to join the NewDEAL, a national network that is committed to highlighting innovative ideas from state and local elected leaders who are progrowth progressives.



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Mayor Dan Drew recognized as nationally progressive leader

The city’s mayor was recognized as being one of the most pro-growth and progressive public officials in the nation Wednesday by NewDEAL, a network for leaders exemplifying those very same qualities.



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Sen. Eric Lesser recognized by progressive, pro-growth group

By: Shira Schoenberg

A national organization aimed at cultivating "pro-growth progressive" leaders has chosen state Sen. Eric Lesser, D-Longmeadow, as one of its up and coming state officials.



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