Joint Economic Committee Hearing on the Decline of Economic Opportunity in the United States: Causes and Consequences
On April 5th, John Lettieri, co-founder and senior director for policy and strategy at the Economic Innovation Group (EIG), testified before the Joint Economic Committee at its hearing on the state of entrepreneurship entitled, “The Decline of Economic Opportunity in the United States: Causes and Consequences.”
The Investing in Opportunity Act aims to make investing in struggling areas as simple as choosing any other asset class. After all, American investors have long put their money in funds that bet on foreign emerging markets. Shouldn’t they be able to do the same for American communities on the rise?
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping its anti-poverty legislation will become law this year as part of a broader push for a tax overhaul.
New legislation that will put billions of dollars in private investment to work in distressed communities throughout America
Sen. Tim Scott explains how the Investing in Opportunity Act will bring revitalize distressed communities
A diverse community of contributors who support this legislation and similar policies.
Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislators Offer Innovative Plan to Kickstart Revitalization of Economically Distressed Communities Across the Country