Trump signs order aimed at revitalizing economically distressed communities

Daily News Article - December 13, 2018


1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. a) What is the Opportunity and Revitalization Council?
b) Who will lead the council?

3. What is the purpose of the council? - What will it do? Be specific.

4. On what law is President Trump’s executive order on the White House council based?

5. a) How many communities and people across the country will benefit from the opportunity zones?
b) How much private capital ($) does Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin expect will be invested in the zones?

6. Watch the video under “Resources” below the questions. What do you think of this program aimed at revitalizing economically distressed communities by giving incentive to businesses to open in these communities?