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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…

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…

Business Forward Report on Higher Education Cites Negative Impact of Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

January 31, 2019 CONTACT: Tony Baker tbaker@businessfwd.org 310-593-3680 Business Forward Report on Higher Education Cites Negative Impact of Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Washington, DC – Business Forward Foundation released an updated report, The “Trump Slump” in Higher Ed,  that demonstrates how the Trump administration’s cuts to work visa programs and negative rhetoric…