President Obama to unveil first five promise zones

Jan 9, 2014 7:40 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Today President Barack Obama will unveil the first five areas in the country where the government will help tackle poverty with tax incentives and grants.

Obama will also talk about "Promise Zones" this month in his State of the Union address.

The first zones selected are in San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, southeastern Kentucky and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.


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