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Solutions 2020 conference call: Brief Congressman John Delaney

Solutions 2020 conference call: Brief Congressman John Delaney On Thursday, February 14, Business Forward welcomed Congressman John Delaney, for our first Solutions 2020: Real-world Recommendations for the New Congress and the Next President conference call. Congressman Delaney focused on his 2020 agenda for growing our economy and improving economic opportunity. Business leaders like you understand the importance of a business-minded approach to policy and can provide workable solutions...

Conference Call: Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05) on Health Care Reform

On Tuesday, February 5, Business Forward welcomed Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05), for a conference call on health care reform and the path forward in the new Congress. He discussed suggested reforms to the Affordable Care Act, as well as his work on expanding health insurance coverage to more people.  

Business Forward hosted a briefing in Hartford, CT with Senator Richard Blumenthal

Business Forward hosted a briefing in Hartford, CT with Senator Richard Blumenthal. Senator Blumenthal and small business owners discuss how to leverage technology and internet platforms to reach new markets, lower operating costs, and identify workers with hard-to-find skills. The discussion also covered how businesses, government, and community groups can work together to ensure all Connecticut businesses have the resources and opportunities they need to fully harness the power of technology.

Webinar: Attracting Immigrants and Growing Local Economies

On Wednesday, January 16, Business Forward welcomed Steve Tobocman, Co-Chair of the Welcoming Economies Global Network and Director of Global Detroit, for a webinar on the importance of immigrants in stimulating business and making local economies competitive. He will discuss the best practices for attracting, retaining, and integrating their talent, as well as talk about how business leaders can help lead on these issues in their own communities.  

Conference Call: Bipartisan Solutions for Health Care Reform

On Thursday, January 10, Business Forward welcomed Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), for a discussion on health care reform and the path forward in the new Congress. He discussed bipartisan solutions on how to stabilize the individual market, improve access to high-quality care, and lower prescription drug costs.  

Webinar: High School and the Future of Work

On Tuesday, December 11, Business Forward welcomed Carmel Martin, Managing Director of State and Local Partnerships at the XQ Institute, for a discussion on the future of work and how high school redesign can help students and their employers compete. Carmel Martin on the Future of Work from Business Forward on Vimeo.   Webinar: Carmel Martin on the Future of Work from businessforward

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