Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Congress articles below.
In response to COVID-19, governors are requesting $150 billion in immediate direct aid to states, and an increase in the federal share of Medicaid funding for states.
A new survey from Paychex found 19 percent of business owners said the government shutdown had a negative impact on their business outlook, 68 percent said they were unaffected, and 13 percent reported a positive impact.
Congressional reauthorization of the EB-5 investment program needs to happen before it expires on September 30, and should include measures to improve the program's transparency and accountability, according to The Real Estate Roundtable.