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America's New Business Plan

We have a bipartisan plan for policymakers that is focused on creating new jobs and rebuilding a more equitable economy.

The last 12 months have made even more visible the fundamental inequities of race, gender, and geography as America confronts the dual pandemics of both COVID-19 and racial injustice.

These dual pandemics have played out in interwoven and complex ways against the backdrop of an unequal American economy. In recent years, the American economy has been acceleratingly reshaped by trends that have consolidated wealth and limited opportunities for meaningful employment and upward mobility. Since the Great Recession, only the top 20% richest Americans gained wealth, while 80% of families fell behind. 

To build an economy that works for everyone and enables more entrepreneurship, policies must break down historic and systemic barriers so that all Americans, regardless of race, gender, and geography, can achieve economic stability, mobility, and prosperity.


The Four Pillars

America’s New Business Plan is a four-part bipartisan policy roadmap focused on creating new jobs and rebuilding an equitable economy that works for everyone.

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Federal Plan

Download a list of actionable steps for federal policymakers.

State Plan

Download a list of actionable steps for governors and state policymakers.

Local Plan

Download a list of actionable steps for local policymakers.

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