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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.  

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

Conference Call with Congressman Derek Kilmer

On Monday, November 12, Business Forward welcomed Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-6), Policy Vice-Chair of the New Democrat Coalition, for a conference call on what the election results might mean for the new Congress. Congressman Kilmer discussed the moderate path forward on health care, international trade, government reform, education, and other issues.  

Conference Call with Dr. Marc Busch

On Tuesday, October 30, Business Forward welcomed Dr. Marc Busch, Karl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy at Georgetown University, for a conference call on international trade. He is also a co-host of the bi-weekly podcast "TradeCraft." Dr. Busch discussed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, steel tariffs, and other current trade issues.  

Webinar: Arielle Kane on the State of Health Care Access in America

Arielle Kane Health Care Update from businessforward On Wednesday, October 24 Business Forward welcomed Arielle Kane, Director of Health Care at the Progressive Policy Institute, for a discussion on the current state of health care access in America. Kane discussed how improvements to the ACA are more beneficial than repealing the law and moving to a single-payer system.

Webinar: Defending America’s Courts

On Thursday, October 11, Business Forward welcomed Tara Leigh Grove, Professor of Law at William and Mary Law School, and Sarah Turberville, Director of the Constitution Project at the Project on Government Oversight, for a discussion on America's court system. Grove and Turberville discussed the importance of an independent court system that operates without political interference and how America's economy and standing in the world could be affected if our courts are compromised.

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