Posted on April 19, 2019
Timothy S. Wachter, lead for Knox Law Public Strategies, Senator Dan Laughlin (R-49th), and Matt Wachter, VP Finance & Development at the Erie Downtown Development Corporation (EDDC) represented Erie at Wednesday's Opportunity Zone Conference in Washington, D.C.
Participants from the White House included President Donald Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Assistant to the President & Director, National Economic Council Larry Kudlow, and Department of Housing & Urban Secretary Ben Carson, who highlighted Erie as a model for developing Opportunity Zone and Fund plans.
Local news agencies covered the conference, highlighting the unique tax incentive program and its potential for downtown Erie.
Attorney Tim Wachter is recognized as a national thought leader in Federal Opportunity Zone Development and regularly advises businesses and stakeholders regarding Opportunity Zone investments.
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