Before President Obama takes credit for the idea of “PROMISE ZONES” AND Senator Rand Paul for “ECONOMIC FREE ZONES,” they might want to ….click to read:

Jack Kemp

In 1980, then Congressman Jack Kemp (died in 2009) introduced a bill to create “enterprise zones.”  It called for tax breaks (income and business) for high poverty areas.  

All 3 programs (zones!) by each of these politicians have differences but are targeted economic programs for areas in deep economic trouble.