My guiding principle as HUD Secretary is that where a child grows up should never dictate where she ends up. That’s why I’ve called HUD the Department of Opportunity. But equal opportunity needs protecting. Children need protecting.
…rak, and commuter bus hub. And it’s an anchor economic force for St. Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood. We’ve got a younger generation that wants to live in cities — and modern transportation hubs like this one will continue to attract them, and businesses.
Since then, I’m proud to say that this has been called the most successful economic recovery legislation since the New Deal. All told, it injected more than $800 billion into the economy. It brought tens of billions of dollars from private and local investors off the sidelines. And it was implemented wisely — considered one of the most efficiently administered economic programs in our history.