Entrepreneurship

Startups and high growth businesses are the engines that drive our economy and the entrepreneurs who start them help spur growth that makes everyone more prosperous. More new businesses mean new ideas and more opportunities for consumers to purchase the goods and services they need. New Democrats support policies to make it easier for entrepreneurs to raise capital, get access to a high skilled workforce, and navigate the regulatory environment in order to grow our economy and create jobs.

More on Entrepreneurship

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the Senate Amendment to the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which reauthorizes and amends the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. This vital piece of bipartisan legislation strengthens and improves career and technical education (CTE).

Jun 28, 2018 In the News

Financial Times Opinion: The US must get back in the game on personal data protection

Unless America steps up with its own rules, GDPR will become the global norm

By New Democrat Coalition Vice Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) 

May 31, 2018 Press Release

The New Democrat Coalition, through the leadership of the NDC Chair Jim Himes and the Future of Work Task Force Co-Chairs Bill Foster, Seth Moulton, and Jared Polis, unveiled the Economic Opportunity Agenda: A Future that Works, which lays out policy priorities that will help make sure our workers are prepared for the jobs of the future.

May 31, 2018 Press Release

Today, the New Democrat Coalition released Closing the Skills and Opportunity Gaps, the first report in the Coalition’s A Future that Works series focused on expanding opportunities in the changing economy.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

New Democrat Coalition Lays Out New Economic Opportunity Agenda: A Future that Works

New Democrat Coalition announces policy priorities that will help make sure our workers are prepared for the jobs of the future

Oct 27, 2017 Press Release

Yesterday, the New Democrat Coalition, through the leadership of New Democrat Coalition Cybersecurity Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Derek Kilmer, Kathleen Rice, Josh Gottheimer, unveiled a robust cyber policy plan. Recent high-profile cyber incidents and the rise of Ransomware have shown the very real consequences of cyber threats.  Cyber threats have evolved alongside new innovations so Congress must do more to secure our nation, families and businesses.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

Today the New Democrat Coalition, through the leadership of New Democrat Coalition Cybersecurity Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Derek Kilmer, Kathleen Rice, Josh Gottheimer, unveiled a robust cyber policy plan. Recent high-profile cyber incidents and the rise of Ransomware have shown the very real consequences of cyber threats.  Cyber threats have evolved alongside new innovations so Congress must do more to secure our nation, families and businesses.

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

As it stands, the Current Population Survey does not adequately calculate data for the transforming economy

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) condemned the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, 48 Members of the New Democrat Coalition sent a letter to President Trump calling for a robust commitment to apprenticeship programs. The letter, led by Reps. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Terri Sewell (AL-07), Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01), outlines the importance of apprenticeships and urges the administration to maintain strong levels of funding for apprenticeship initiatives across the country.