Recap: Solutions 2020 Briefing with Senator Kamala Harris

Business Forward conducted its briefing with Senator Kamala Harris on February 27, 2019. This is our second briefing in the Solutions 2020 series. Senator Harris focused on promoting a robust economy that works for everyone starting with a middle class tax cut for every family earning less than $100,000 per year; equal pay by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act; and affordable child care. Business leaders addressed their comments, suggestions, and questions on issues ranging from small business...

Recap: Solutions 2020 Briefing with Congressman John Delaney

Business Forward launched Solutions 2020: Real World Recommendations for the New Congress and Next President by briefing with Congressman John Delaney, the first Democratic candidate to announce his campaign for president. Congressman Delaney, a business entrepreneur who started two highly successful businesses before running for Congress, focused on the over-concentration of economic opportunity in the U.S. He pointed out that last year 80% of venture capital funding was invested in 50...

Business Forward Launches Solutions 2020 Initiative

100,000+ local business leaders to brief presidential candidates on ways to grow the U.S. economy and expand economic opportunity. CONTACT Jana Plat, jplat@businessfwd.org, (805) 207-5741 Tony Baker, tbaker@businessfwd.org, (310) 593-3680 Washington, D.C. (February 14, 2019) – Business Forward today launched its Solutions 2020 program, an ambitious effort to help local business leaders brief presidential candidates, their campaign staff, and policymakers likely to shape the 2020...