Open States' stated mission is to improve civic engagement.
To be true to that goal, we can not stand by and be silent when a large portion of Americans face systemic racism and other forms of oppression. That oppression has meant being excluded from civic participation at the ballot box, being called un-American for peaceful protests, and being denied justice for crimes committed against them.
A bill for an act relating to programs administered by the economic development authority, including tax credits for equity investments in qualifying businesses or innovation funds, tax incentives for eligible businesses in rural communities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HSB 84.)