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10 big things: America’s polarized politics

/   Staff, Axios

A large portion of the country is being left behind by today’s economy, according to a county-by-county report by the Economic Innovation Group. This was a major election theme that helped Trump win the White House. … By: Staff, Axios Read the full article here.

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Heavily Latino City Among Worst in U.S. with Income Inequality

/   Eric Moreno, Salud America

The Economic Innovation Group (EIG), a a bipartisan public policy organization created to advancing solutions that empower entrepreneurs and investors to forge a more dynamic economy in the U.S., recently completed a study that determined that San Antonio, Texas (64.34% Latino population), has one of the worst income inequalities in the country. … By: Eric…

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New welding school provides jobs, new starts

/   Graig Graziosi, The Vindicator

Centered in one of the most economically distressed areas of the city, Flying HIGH Inc.’s new welding school hopes to play a part in improving the area. […] Magada said he chose the North Side location after reading an Economic Innovation Group report on the most economically distressed areas of the country, which mentioned the city’s…

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Your Turn: November 17

/   John Lettieri and Steve Glickman, My San Antonio

Many Americans still feel left behind by the economic recovery. Our research shows these anxieties are not misplaced. Economic well-being varies drastically between communities, often blocks apart from one another. One in 6 Americans lives in a distressed community. … By: Steve Glickman and John Lettieri, My San Antonio Read the full article here.

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Encouraging Entrepreneurship: GIPC Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month

/   Courtney Paul, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center

Fortunately, American entrepreneurial growth doesn’t seem to be slowing any time soon. A survey published by EY and Economic Innovation Group estimated that 62 percent of millennials have considered starting their own business. And even more encouraging is that 72 percent of millennials feel entrepreneurship is “essential” for economic growth and job creation. With sentiments…

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