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Latest News

Taking the Pulse of America’s Small Business Sector: February 26th

By Kennedy O’Dell The U.S. Census Bureau’s Small Business Pulse Survey provides weekly insight into the condition of the country’s small business sector as this unprecedented economic crisis unfolds. This analysis covers data from the week of February 15th to February 21st. Here are five things we learned about the small business economy last week:…

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The Case for Non-compete Reform: How the Workforce Mobility Act Would Support Workers and Spur Entrepreneurship

By Jimmy O’Donnell Introduction Today, Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT), Todd Young (R-IN), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Representatives Scott Peters (D-CA), Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), and Peter Meijer (R-MI-03) reintroduced the Workforce Mobility Act in Congress. This bipartisan bill, which was originally introduced in the Senate in 2019 and the…

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EIG Applauds Reintroduction of Bipartisan Bill to Reform Non-Compete Agreements

Washington, D.C. – The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) commends Senators Todd Young (R-IN), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), and Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Representatives Scott Peters (D-CA-52), Mike Gallagher (R-WI-8), Anna Eshoo (D-CA-18), and Peter Meijer (R-MI-03) for reintroducing the Workforce Mobility Act. This bipartisan legislation would limit the use of non-compete agreements by…

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Events

OZ Webinar Series | Expanding Access to Broadband and Digital Opportunity in Opportunity Zones

Join the Economic Innovation Group on Tuesday, March 2, for a discussion on expanding access to broadband and digital opportunity in some of the nation’s most distressed communities. On average, 27 percent of Opportunity Zones (OZ) residents live in a home without access to a computer and broadband internet, disconnecting...

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OZ Webinar Series | Tapping Opportunity Zones Financing for Community Development Tax Credit Deals

Join the Economic Innovation Group and guest speakers on Thursday, February 4, for a discussion with community development experts on leveraging Opportunity Zones (OZ) equity to support tax credit deals, like the Willkommen located in Cincinnati, OH.   The OZ incentive is an important economic development tool that can help to...

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OZ Webinar Series | Election Analysis: What Lies Ahead for Opportunity Zones

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Join the Economic Innovation Group and guest speakers on Monday, November 16 for expert insights on how the Opportunity Zones policy may be shaped by the Biden Administration and future Congressional action....

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