On Thursday, June 13, Business Forward welcomed former Deputy Secretary of Transportation John D. Porcari, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, and former Assistant Secretary of Transportation Carlos Monje for our second Solutions 2020 Infrastructure Working Group. On this working group call, policy experts and business leaders discussed the state of play on the $2 trillion infrastructure package being discussed in Washington and the different infrastructure proposals outlined by the 2020 presidential...
On Tuesday, June 4, Business Forward welcomed Christy Goldfuss, Senior Vice President of Energy and Environment Policy at the Center for American Progress, for a Solutions 2020 Policy Working group call on climate and clean energy.
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On Thursday, May 30, Business Forward welcomed Lanae Erickson, Senior Vice President for the Social Policy and Politics Program at Third Way, for a webinar on higher education. This is the first in our Solutions 2020 Education Policy Working Group series. This working group call discussed the cost of wasted taxpayer dollars at low-performing higher education institutions.
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On Wednesday, May 22, Business Forward welcomed Congressman Ron Kind (WI-03) and Phil Waldeck, President of Prudential Retirement, for a conference call on the bipartisan effort to increase access to retirement savings.
Business Forward welcomed Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01), for a conference call on protecting and supporting a health care system that reflects the needs of working women and their reproductive rights.
On Thursday, May 2, Business Forward welcomed Michael Barr, Dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and former Assistant Secretary of Treasury, and Marie Johns, Managing Member of Leftwich LLC, former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, for a conference call on small business policy.
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On Thursday, May 2, Business Forward welcomed Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23) for a conference call on technology policy. Congressman Gottheimer and Congressman Reed focused on their work with the Problem Solvers Caucus, as well as their work on technology and how business leaders can work to pass bipartisan net neutrality legislation.