Revitalizing distressed communities through private investment
Supporting entrepreneurship and the growth of new business
Future of the Economy
Championing a more innovative and accessible U.S. economy
Opportunity Zones: The Map Comes Into Focus
In one of the country’s boldest recent experiments in federalism, Congress called on the chief executives of every state and territory to nominate up to a quarter of the low-income communities in their jurisdictions as Opportunity Zones.
The economies of the United States and West Virginia are both showing improvement. The U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter, while in West Virginia revenue collections are running substantially ahead of estimates.
A new federal program implemented last year is starting to take shape, and it has win-win implications both for the country’s poorest residents as well as commercial real estate investors and developers.
The National Association of Counties Legislative Conference, held annually in Washington, D.C., brings together over 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents. The 2018 Legislative Conference was a can’t-miss event, serving to elevate the county voice at the national...
Since 2014, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest tour has traveled 8,000 miles to 33 cities and invested in local startups across the country. At each stop, ROTR hosts a pitch competition, showcasing the best startups in each city — the winner takes home a $100,000 investment from the Rise of...
National Governors’ Association 2017 Policy Institute for Governors’ Economic Advisors
Governor Calvert House, Annapolis, MD
The 2017 Institute for Governors’ Economic Policy Advisors brought together governors’ top economic development staff to network, learn from each other, and hear from experts who follow economic development trends across the states. The discussion topics included: entrepreneurship; model capital access programs for small business; venture capital in states; technology...