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EIG Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Limit Non-Compete Agreements, Boost Worker Mobility

Washington, D.C. –  The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) applauds Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) for introducing the bipartisan Workforce Mobility Act to reform the use of non-compete agreements by U.S. employers. Earlier this year, EIG released a report exploring the proliferation of non-compete and no-poach agreements and their detrimental effects on workers…

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Testimony Before the House Committee on Small Business: “Can Opportunity Zones Address Concerns in the Small Business Economy?”

Watch the Full Testimony By: John W. Lettieri, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) Introduction[1] Chairman Kim, Ranking Member Hern, and members of the Committee: Thank you for inviting me to testify regarding how the Opportunity Zones tax benefit can be used to support new and growing businesses in struggling…

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EIG’s OZ Webinar Series: What You Need to Know About Opportunity Zones and Operating Businesses

On September 24th, the Economic Innovation Group hosted a webinar to share emerging efforts to support new and growing operating businesses in Opportunity Zones.  Presenters covered a host of topics; from structuring and managing Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOFs), to becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone Business (QOZBs), to real-time insights on raising capital from Opportunity Zone…

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OZ Webinar Series: Anchor Institutions as Opportunity Zones Early Adopters and Agents for Change

Large institutions like universities, hospitals, major employers, and faith-based organizations can have an outsized impact on the prosperity of their local communities and residents. Once established, they tend to remain in the same location for decades, and are thus often referred to as “anchor institutions.” Many wield tremendous social and...

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OZ Webinar Series: What You Need to Know About Opportunity Zones and Operating Businesses

In this installment of EIG’s Opportunity Zones webinar series, we are discussing the latest on Opportunity Zone investments in operating businesses. Since Treasury delivered its second set of proposed regulations in April, there has been a significant uptick in interest and activity to support new and growing operating businesses due...

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OZ Webinar Series: Erie, PA – A City Comes Together to Unlock its Potential  

Erie is the quintessential example of an American legacy city harnessing the power of Opportunity Zones to share its vision of transformation with the nation. Many cities throughout the Heartland are at an inflection point as they navigate transitioning economies, shrinking populations, and reduced budgets. While working to reinvest in...

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