Black businesses serve as centers for innovation, entrepreneurship, job creation, and community in America. They create billions in economic activity in the United States and ­– if barriers to equitable business opportunities were eliminated — would add an additional $290 billion in business equity for Black business owners. The New…


This past year has shown us that now, more than ever, our nation’s caregiving services are crucial. Our caregivers defined the pandemic from childcare to eldercare. Investing in caregiving is critical to get our economy moving again. …


Make expanded Child Tax Credit a permanent benefit

Thursday will be a historic day for American families as we recover from this pandemic. Parents will start receiving monthly payments of up to $300 per child thanks to the expansion of the Child Tax Credit.

I know taxes and tax credits can be confusing, but what the Child Tax…


Every child deserves a fair shot at success.

Child poverty has been a pervasive issue in the United States as nearly 11 million children are considered poor. That’s one in seven children. …


NDC Members –

I’m really grateful to have had the opportunity to lead the New Democrat Coalition over the past two years.

Let’s be honest the waters were pretty turbulent these past two years (impeachment, pandemic, recession … murder hornets!), …


NDC Chair Derek Kilmer, Vice Chair Suzan DelBene, and NDC Reps. Denny Heck, Rick Larsen, and Kim Schrier hosted a virtual roundtable discussion

Black entrepreneurship is a driving force in our nation’s economy. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, Black-owned employer businesses and sole proprietorships accounted for 1.1 million businesses in the United States, employing over 1.2 million American workers, and generated $127.9Bn in revenue. …


From retail and health care to education and entertainment, startups are a crucial source of economic growth and opportunity. Startups create millions of jobs throughout the nation each year and help position the United States as the global leader in innovation and technology. …


‘To get this right, we first need to dramatically reduce community spread.’

(Photo by Jeremy Hogan / SOPA Images / Sipa USA) (Sipa via AP Images)

The question on every parent’s mind right now is whether children can safely go back to school this fall. …


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Unemployment claims have been more than twice the worst week of the Great Recession for 18 consecutive weeks.

Congressional Republicans are holding 34 million unemployed Americans hostage, threatening to the $600 in enhanced unemployment benefits that is helping distraught families survive the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression. …


Automatic stabilizers can help provide some certainty during uncertain times

Posted May 12, 2020 at 7:32pm

(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Most of us remember that terrifying scene from “Jaws.

Brody, played by Roy Scheider, leans over the boat and sees the shark that’s terrorizing the local summer resort town for the first time, and is blown away by its size. …

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