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Solutions 2020: Education Policy Working Group Webinar

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. Read the brief below or by clicking here. [pdf-embedder...

Solutions 2020 Conference Call: Small Business Policy Working Group

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.     Read the recap here.  

Conference Call: Congressman Josh Gottheimer and Congressman Tom Reed on Tech Policy

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.

Solutions 2020 conference call: Foreign Policy Working Group

On Tuesday, April 30, Business Forward welcomed Jake Sullivan, Co-Chair at National Security Action for a conference call on foreign policy. Read our issue brief:   Solutions 2020: Foreign Policy Working Group clip 1 from Business Forward on Vimeo. Solutions 2020: Foreign Policy Working Group clip 2 from Business Forward on Vimeo. Solutions 2020: Foreign Policy Working Group clip 3 from Business Forward on Vimeo. Solutions 2020: Foreign Policy...

Solutions 2020: Policy Working Group, Infrastructure

On Thursday, April 18, Business Forward welcomed former Deputy Secretary of Transportation John D. Porcari, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, and former Assistant Secretary of Transportation Carlos Monje for a conference call to kick off the Solutions 2020 Infrastructure Working Group. On this first working group call, policy experts and business leaders outlined the infrastructure challenges facing our country and began discussing policy solutions. Read the recap here.

Solutions 2020 conference call: Brief U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar

On Wednesday, April 3, Business Forward welcomed Senator Amy Klobuchar for our fifth Solutions 2020: Real-world Recommendations for the Next President conference call. Senator Klobuchar discussed her new comprehensive trillion-dollar infrastructure plan to create millions of jobs by fixing our nation’s crumbling roads, bridges, rails and more. This plan is part of her 2020 agenda for growing our economy and improving economic opportunity. She is eager to hear from business leaders...

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