Investing in Opportunity Act

New legislation that will put billions of dollars in private investment to work in distressed communities throughout America

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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.”

New bill does hard job of injecting capital into needy communities

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?

Bipartisan Group Eyes Tax Overhaul for Anti-Poverty Push

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.

The Economic Innovation Group Applauds Reintroduction of the Investing in Opportunity Act

New legislation that will put billions of dollars in private investment to work in distressed communities throughout America

IIOA Explainer Video by Sen. Tim Scott

Sen. Tim Scott explains how the Investing in Opportunity Act will bring revitalize distressed communities

The Investing in Opportunity Act Medium Publication

A diverse community of contributors who support this legislation and similar policies.

The Economic Innovation Group Applauds Introduction Of the “Investing In Opportunity Act”

Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislators Offer Innovative Plan to Kickstart Revitalization of Economically Distressed Communities Across the Country

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