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Worcester Chamber to Host Opportunity Zone Panel

The Worcester Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel discussion about Worcester's 6 designated Opportunity Zones on the morning of January 9. I'm excited to discuss the potential for Opportunity Zone Funds to impact Worcester's growth. The panel will be moderated by Christina Andreoti of Berkshire Bank, and I'll be joined ...

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LISC CEO to Congress: Here’s What Opportunity Zones Need To Succeed

Maurice A. Jones testified before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress this week, urging its members to implement Opportunity Zones in ways that will truly benefit Americans in underinvested communities. The policy can spur billions in private investment in the country’s most distressed census tracts and play a major role in closing the opportunity ...

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After SOTU, What’s Next for Policy?

Supporting programs that fuel economic opportunity and raise standards of living should be a bipartisan goal.  In the wake of the State of the Union address, LISC’s senior vice president for policy, Matt Josephs, looks at the policies that advance common goals, with a lasting impact on the quality of life for all Americans.