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The Investing in Opportunity Act Factsheet

“Too many American communities have been left behind by widening geographic disparities and increasingly uneven economic growth. We come from different parties and regions, but share the common conviction that all Americans should have access to economic opportunity regardless of their zip code.” -Senators Scott and Booker & Congressmen Tiberi and Kind joint statement, 2/2/2017…

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The Investing in Opportunity Act: What They’re Saying…

EIG is Proud to Lead a Diverse Group Supporting the Investing in Opportunity Act Today, Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representatives Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Congressman Ron Kind(D-WI), reintroduced the Investing in Opportunity Act. This bipartisan legislation will incentivize the private sector to make long-term investments to revitalize distressed communities…

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The Investing in Opportunity Act: What They’re Saying…

EIG is Proud to Lead a Diverse Group Supporting the Investing in Opportunity Act Today, Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representatives Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Congressman Ron Kind(D-WI), reintroduced the Investing in Opportunity Act. This bipartisan legislation will incentivize the private sector to make long-term investments to revitalize distressed communities…

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How Struggling Local Economies Helped Decide the 2016 Election

Tomorrow, Donald Trump will be sworn in as America’s 45th president. While there is much speculation about the coming Administration’s approach to the economy, conventional wisdom has coalesced around the idea that deep-seated economic anxiety was a driving force on election day. Is the conventional wisdom actually correct? In many ways, the story of the…

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What a Year! EIG’s 2016 in Review.

When the Economic Innovation Group launched in March 2015, we were a tiny organization with a simple premise: offer a new, bipartisan paradigm for policies that leverage American entrepreneurs and investors in solving urgent economic challenges. Our founders, advisors, and staff were motivated by the idea of combining innovative research and data-driven, “free agent” advocacy…

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