This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Summer recess, conventions and campaigning (Part 2)

Editor’s note: This post was republished with permission from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s Policy Dialogue blog.


Congress has adjourned for a two-month recess that will be filled with campaigning ahead of the general election in November. Members have left Washington for their home districts — and the Republican National Convention is already behind us. This week, attention turns to Philadelphia and the beginning of the Democratic National Convention.

While Hillary Clinton released her technology and innovation agenda last month, the focus this week will likely be on smoothing the rift between the Clinton campaign and Sanders followers — whether that be directly in the media or indirectly through the scheduled speakers and agenda.


Mark Marich, executive vice president of Global Entrepreneurship Week | Courtesy of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Mark Marich

Mark Marich is the executive vice president of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Since 1998, Marich has provided communications leadership on several national initiatives and more than 100 public forums covering a wide range of policy issues, including: entrepreneurial growth and economic development, health care, renewable energy, telecommunications, regulatory reform and workforce development.

He is a regular contributor to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s blogs, which are syndicated by Missouri Business Alert.

Find Marich on Twitter: @markmarich.


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