STATEMENT FROM JIM DOYLE REGARDING THE CLCPA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 19, 2019 CONTACT: Jana Plat JPlat@BusinessFwd.org (202) 861-1270 Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) signed the Climate Leadership & Community Protection Act. Jim Doyle, President of Business Forward, released the following statement: “Congratulations to the state of New York on passing the CLCPA. Their ambitious approach to transforming the energy economy positions New York as a leader on climate policy,” Doyle said,...

STATEMENT FROM JIM DOYLE REGARDING THE CLCPA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Jana Plat jplat@businessfwd.org (202) 861-1270 June 20, 2019, Washington, D.C. — The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) passed the New York state assembly this morning and was sent to Governor Cuomo who is expected to sign it into law. Jim Doyle, President of Business Forward, released the following statement: “The CLCPA will provide a framework for New York to tackle climate change by significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by...

STATEMENT FROM JIM DOYLE REGARDING THE CCPA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Jana Plat jplat@businessfwd.org (202) 861-1270 June 18, 2019, Washington, D.C. — New York lawmakers and Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) reached an agreement on the Climate & Community Protection Act, and final votes are expected this week. Jim Doyle, President of Business Forward, released the following statement: “CCPA establishes some of the most ambitious renewable goals in the country, but New York’s approach to achieving those standards is what stands...

Statement from Jim Doyle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Jana Plat jplat@businessfwd.org (202) 861-1270 May 23, 2019, Washington, DC—Jim Doyle, President of Business Forward, released the following statement after 47 House Democrats called for a bipartisan process to reach consensus on net neutrality legislation: “We’re encouraged to hear that so many House Democrats are working to finish the job on net neutrality. “The bill passed last month in the House was an important step forward, but the only way we’ll...

STATEMENT FROM JIM DOYLE, PRESIDENT, BUSINESS FORWARD REGARDING THE HOUSE PASSING THE “SAVE THE INTERNET ACT”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Jana Plat jplat@businessfwd.org (805) 207-5741 April 10, 2019, Washington, DC—Jim Doyle, President of Business Forward, released the following statement regarding the House passing the “Save the Internet Act:” Today, the House passed meaningful net neutrality legislation. It’s a big step forward and the result of a lot of hard work by Democrats. But a bill that can only pass one half of Congress isn’t a real solution. We need a bipartisan...

STATEMENT FROM JIM DOYLE, PRESIDENT, BUSINESS FORWARD ON HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE’S ADVANCEMENT OF NET NEUTRALITY LEGISLATION

March 26, 2019, Washington, DC—Jim Doyle, President of Business Forward, issued the following statement in response to the House Communications Subcommittee advancement today of the Save the Internet Act of 2019. “Business Forward has done hundreds of briefings on technology issues with business leaders across the country, and one thing is clear: outside of Washington, net neutrality isn’t a partisan issue. Just about everyone supports rules to prevent blocking, throttling, and...

Business Leaders to politicians “Respect the rule of law”

New report shows business leaders’ concerns over attacks President Trump and Congress have leveled at America’s courts Washington, DC, March 7, 2019 – Business Forward today released a report, Business Leaders on an Independent Judiciary, outlining concerns from business leaders across the country about attacks on the judiciary by President Trump and some in Congress. “The President has attacked individual judges, the 9th Circuit, the principal of judicial oversight, the...

STATEMENT FROM JIM DOYLE, PRESIDENT, BUSINESS FORWARD ON NEWLY INTRODUCED NET NEUTRALITY LEGISLATION

March 6, 2019, Washington, DC—Jim Doyle, President of Business Forward, issued the following statement in response to today’s introduction of the Save the Internet Act of 2019. “I commend Chairman Pallone and his Committee for taking this step. Net neutrality affects everyone, but it is critical to small businesses and start-ups. To pass their bill, the Bill’s sponsors will need Republican votes. To win Republican votes, they may need to make some changes, particularly to Title II....

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...

Statement by Business Forward President Jim Doyle in Response to the State of the Union Address

Washington, DC—Business Forward President Jim Doyle released the following statement after President Trump’s State of the Union Address: “President Trump tonight claimed credit for America’s job growth, but his misguided steel tariffs raised prices for American manufacturers and the Americans who buy their products. While we absolutely need to end unfair trade practices, the current tariffs are hurting U.S. exports. When our trading partners retaliated with tariffs...