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As chair of the new Diversity and Equity Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee, Rep. Joyce Beatty is tackling the structural barriers against access to capital. In a June hearing, she discovered that only $1 billion of $50 billion in pledges made after the George Floyd murder had actually been allocated. Like similar legislation in Maryland, her new bill would require publicly-listed firms to undergo a racial equity audit every two years.
Ohio No. 5: Beatty pushing for transparency, results
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