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NEW REPORT ON THE HOMEWORK GAP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2020 CONTACT:  Jana Plat jplat@businessfwd.org (202) 861-1270 Washington, DC — Today, Business Forward Foundation issued a report on tackling remote learning challenges that have arisen during COVID-19. “The Homework Gap” examines the various obstacles different groups of students have faced as a result of unequal…

NEW REPORT ON WHAT BUSINESS LEADERS SAY ABOUT THE HOMEWORK GAP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2020 CONTACT:  Jana Plat jplat@businessfwd.org (202) 861-1270 Washington, DC — Today, Business Forward Foundation issued a survey report featuring business leader comments on addressing remote learning challenges that have arisen during COVID-19. “Business Leaders on the Homework Gap” presents a range of business leader comments…

Why Coronavirus relief should include broadband investments

News reports suggest that Democratic and Republican leaders are struggling to find areas of agreement as they negotiate a multi-trillion dollar Coronavirus relief and economic stimulus bill. Having just witnessed our worst quarterly GDP decline in recorded history, Congress understands further gridlock could push us deeper into recession. So here’s…

Briefing: Biden Senior Policy Advisor Seema Sadanandan on Advancing Racial Equity

On Thursday, July 30, Business Forward and Small Business for America’s Future welcomed Biden for President Senior Policy Advisor Seema Sadanandan and Deputy National Coalitions Director Jason Rodriguez for a Solutions 2020: Real-world Recommendations for the Next President briefing focused on the Vice President’s plan for advancing racial equity in…

NEW REPORT ON THE REGIONAL GREENHOUSE GAS INITIATIVE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2020 CONTACT:  Jana Plat jplat@businessfwd.org (202) 861-1270 Washington, DC — Today, Business Forward Foundation issued a report on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a cap-and-invest program that incentivizes lower carbon emissions in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. RGGI began in 2008 and currently includes nine…

Briefing: John Bailey on Closing the Homework Gap during Covid-19

On Tuesday, July 28, Business Forward Foundation welcomed John Bailey, visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, for a briefing on steps Congress can take to close the homework gap. On this call, Bailey outlined the causes of the homework gap, its impact on students during Covid-19, policy options, prospects…

Briefing: Biden Policy Director Stef Feldman on the Caring Economy

On Wednesday, July 22, Business Forward and Small Business for America’s Future welcomed Biden for President Policy Director Stef Feldman and Deputy National Coalitions Director Jason Rodriguez for a Solutions 2020: Real-world Recommendations for the Next President briefing focused on the Vice President’s plan for building our caring economy. Our…

Briefing: Biden Policy Director Stef Feldman on Modernizing our Energy Economy

On Wednesday, July 15, Business Forward and Small Business for America’s Future welcomed Biden for President Policy Director Stef Feldman for a Solutions 2020: Real-world Recommendations for the Next President briefing focused on the Vice President’s plan for modernizing our energy economy and building a sustainable infrastructure.

Briefing: Biden Team Members Jake Sullivan and Jason Rodriguez on Economic Policy

On Thursday, July 9, Business Forward and Small Business for America’s Future welcomed Biden for President team members Jason Rodriguez, deputy national coalitions director, and Jake Sullivan, policy advisor, for a Solutions 2020: Real-world Recommendations for the Next President briefing focused on economic policy. Our guests from Biden for President…

Rule of Law Matters to Small Businesses, Too

For the past 18 months, we’ve been briefed by thousands of small businesses owners about how they define — and why they value — the “rule of law.” They tend to make one or more of three points. First, America’s reputation for reliable contracts, clear rules, and fair and efficient…