Search TXNP
txnp temp ad

< More Funders and Foundations

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Share: facebooktwitterdigg

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Startup Act
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

December, 2011

Citing data from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) this morning introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at jumpstarting the economy through the creation and growth of new businesses.

"Kauffman research makes clear that there is a need for a major legislative jumpstart of our nation's entrepreneurial engine," said Carl Schramm, Kauffman Foundation president and CEO. "With virtually all net job creation coming from companies less than five years old, entrepreneurs are a critical force for U.S. economic growth."

Kauffman Senior Scholar Brink Lindsey joined a news conference where Senators Moran and Warner outlined their five-prong approach:
1)    reducing regulatory burdens;
2)    attracting business investment;
3)    accelerating the commercialization of university research;
4)    attracting and retaining entrepreneurial talent; and
5)    encouraging pro-growth state and local policies.

Earlier this year, the Kauffman Foundation presented a proposal of ideas it called the Startup Act that offered policy reforms that would make it easier for new firms to start and grow.

To read a full summary of the Senators' Startup Act, click here.

rss 

Your TXNP Weekly E-Newsletter is made possible by the generosity of:

FROST in many Texas cities
THE SID RICHARDSON FOUNDATION in Fort Worth


TXNP Professional Members Are Dedicated to Texas and Texans.

Aurora Grants & Consulting |Dawson Murray Teague Communications | ELITE Research | FOR THE PHILANTHROPIST | Graystone Consulting | J A Churchill Associates | John F. Lewis PC | McConnell & Jones LLC



Sign up for your personal TXNP E-Newsletter

at-t Meadows Foundation express news HOBLITZELLE FOUNDATION v greenly zachry foundation w b h b bank of america southwest airlines Sid W. Richardson Foundation forst