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National Nonprofit Meets Growing Demand for Worker Ownership

/   Steve Dubb, Nonprofit Quarterly

“As banks have consolidated, capital for small businesses has grown scarce,” Anzilotti notes. In making this statement, Anzilotti was referred to a report released last year by the Washington, DC-based Economic Innovation Group, which found that more small businesses were closing than opening, “revealing a stark reversal from decades of growth,” according to Mike Maciag…

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Rep. Erik Paulsen: How tax reform brings opportunity to poor neighborhoods

/   Rep. Erik Paulsen, The Washington Examiner

America’s new economy is finally taking off. In January 2017, prior to tax reform and regulatory reforms, the Congressional Budget Office projected only 1.9 percent growth for 2018. CBO now projects 3.3 percent growth for 2018, the highest annual growth rate since 2005

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Opportunity Zones Good Result From TCJA, Sen. Booker Says

/   Joshua Rosenberg, Law 360

The “opportunity zones” created by the recent federal tax overhaul are Washington, D.C.’s best-kept secret and could be a game changer for low-income communities, New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker told Law360 Monday. … Joshua Rosenberg, Law 360 Read more here.

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Amid skeptics, CT bets ‘Opportunity Zones’ spur economic development

/   Staff, Hartford Business

Connecticut rarely misses a chance to avail itself of state and federal initiatives aimed at benefiting the most economically distressed communities and neighborhoods among its 169 cities and towns. … Staff, Hartford Business Read more here.

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Facilitating Economic Revitalization in Milwaukee

/   Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Press Release

Following the designation of 36 opportunity zones in Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: … Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Press Release Read more here.

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