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Tucked Into the Tax Bill, A Plan to Help Distressed America

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Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America

/   Jim Tankersley, The New York Times

WASHINGTON — A little-noticed section in the $1.5 trillion tax cut that President Trump signed into law late last month is drawing attention from venture capitalists, state government officials and mayors across America. … By Jim Tankersley, The New York Times Read the full article here.

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Booming city economies push middle class out

/   Reid Wilson, The Hill

An explosion of job growth in the hearts of America’s largest cities has driven the recovery from the worst economic recession in modern history, sending wages soaring and unemployment rates plummeting. … By Reid Wilson, The Hill Read the full article here.

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It’s time we start using ‘The Investing in Opportunity Act’

/   Stacey Kirsch, The Hill

The recently passed tax bill contains special provisions as it relates to affordable housing. Included with the new tax package is the Investing in Opportunity Act which intends to draw private capital back into distressed communities by providing tax advantages to investors. … By Stacey Kirsch, The Hill Read the full article here.

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Sorenson Impact 2018 Winter Innovation Summit

David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

The Winter Innovation Summit is the premier cross-industry event in social impact, innovation, and investing. The 2018 Summit brought together policymakers, funders, nonprofits, and social entrepreneurs to explore the future of social innovation across the globe. EIG joined this exciting cadre of thinkers to explore the latest breakthroughs in social...

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The 7th Annual Summit on the Economy

Capital Hilton

Event Overview The Economic Innovation Group and The Governor’s Woods Foundation co-hosted the 7th Annual Summit on the Economy with Steve Clemons from The Atlantic at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. Over 400 attendees heard from a diverse array of 33 economic thinkers, innovators, policymakers, business leaders, and media commentators who wrestled through the...

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Startups and Entrepreneurship: Creating Jobs and Revitalizing Communities

North Auditorium at the Capitol Visitors Center

Join the Economic Innovation Group, New Democrat Coalition, 1776, Venture for America, and GENERATION STARTUP for an honest, in-the-trenches look at what it takes to launch a startup and a discussion about empowering startups and building thriving communities. John Lettieri, Co-founder and Senior Director for Policy and Strategy at Economic Innovation Group,...

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