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U.S. House Committee Votes On BUILD Act

A new bill being introduced in Congress would allow the government to incentivize American businesses to invest in foreign countries, with the hope of reducing American government assistance. It’s called the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 (BUILD Act).

ONE Campaign is lobbying community members and Congress for the BUILD Act to be implemented. Worldview discusses the merits and potential drawbacks to the group lobbying for more corporate involvement in foreign development. Joining us is Kyle Deming, a Chicago-area business owner. He volunteers with ONE Campaign. We also hear from Jacqueline Quinones, senior director of U.S. Government Relations with ONE Campaign.



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