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EIG Releases New Report on The Flipped Counties of 2016

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Economic Innovation Group CEO to Testify at IRS Hearing on Opportunity Zones Regulations

Washington, D.C. – Today, John Lettieri, President and CEO of the Economic Innovation Group (EIG), will testify at a public hearing before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of a broad coalition of stakeholders. Lettieri’s remarks will address the comment letter the coalition submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS…

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EIG Webinar on Strategies for Community-led Opportunity Zone Investment

On June 25th, the Economic Innovation Group hosted a webinar on strategies for community-led Opportunity Zones investments, with representatives from the Washington State Department of Commerce, the National Development Council (NDC), the Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone, and the North Star Opportunity Zone. A recording of the webinar can be found here, with the slides here. EIG’s…

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Analysis Shows Counties That Flipped to Trump Still Lagging Behind Economically

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) released a progress report measuring economic growth in the “flipped” counties — which Barack Obama carried in 2008 and 2012 — whose turns were decisive in President Donald Trump’s victory in 2016. EIG’s analysis reveals that these counties experienced slower growth in employment, a slower rise…

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OZ Webinar Series: Strategies for Community-led Opportunity Zone Investments

Rural and tribal communities in Washington state are working with state officials and national organizations to identify local priorities in their Opportunity Zones and attract the investment needed to bring their vision to life. In this webinar, representatives from the Washington State Department of Commerce will discuss their approach to...

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2019 Forbes Opportunity Zones Summit: Investing for Impact

Newark Museum

About The Event Unlocking Potential for Investors & Communities The inaugural Forbes Opportunity Zones Summit: Investing for Impact will convene visionary investors and leaders in government, finance, real estate, economic development, and philanthropy to explore and accelerate the implementation of OZ best practices and strategies to unlock transformative economic potential...

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The 8th Annual Summit on the Economy

Capital Hilton

Event Overview The 8th Annual Summit on the Economy, organized by the Governor’s Woods Foundation and the Economic Innovation Group, assembled a diverse array of economic thinkers, innovators, policymakers, technologists, business leaders, and media commentators who wrestled through the questions of how to best understand and tackle the vast challenges...

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