WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama will discuss the first "Promise Zone" partnerships with local communities and business across the nation Thursday, the White House said.
The daily schedule indicated Obama will:
-- Meet with Biden and lawmakers to discuss the administration's review of signals intelligence programs.
-- Speak about the first five "Promise Zones" in San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The White House said the initiative is a partnership with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, improve public safety and expand access to educational opportunities and affordable housing.
-- Meet with Biden and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.