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Today, NewDEAL Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Jack Markell of Delaware and U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia announced that eight state and local elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders. The NewDEAL is a national network committed to highlighting pro-growth progressive state and local elected leaders from across the country with innovative ideas to build broadly-earned, sustainable economic growth. Since its launch in 2011, the network has grown from 10 leaders to over 150 state and local leaders, and launched an interactive ideas portal highlighting dozens of state and local ideas to grow the economy, expand opportunity for all and make government work better.
Today, the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders) Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Jack Markell of Delaware and U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia announced that 13 state and local elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders.
Today at an awards ceremony in Washington DC, the 2015 winners of the NewDEAL New Ideas Challenge were announced and praised for their innovative policy solutions. NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders) is a national network of pro-growth progressive state and local elected officials working to expand opportunity in the changing economy. The winners --- whose ideas were chosen from a competitive field of over 70 submissions – are: South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Cook County, Illinois Commissioner Bridget Gainer; California State Senator Robert Hertzberg; Texas Representative Eric Johnson; Maryland Delegate Andrew Platt; and Arkansas Representative Warwick Sabin.