- June 25, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Today, Senior Advisor and Director of the Office of Public Engagement Cedric Richmond hosted a virtual roundtable with key business groups, including those representing Black, LGBTQ+, Hispanic, AAPI, women and small business leaders. Director Richmond discussed the historic investments proposed in President Biden’s American Jobs Plan and updated business leaders on the status of the negotiations with the bipartisan group of Senators. He also reiterated the President’s commitment to not raise taxes on people making less than $400,000 a year and thanked the business leaders for their leadership and support.
The business leaders spoke of the urgent need for investments in infrastructure, including roads, bridges, ports, seaports and broadband. They also emphasized their support for programs to help businesses recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic and expanding federal contracting opportunities for small businesses. The group…