Opportunity Zones: State Strategies to Support Investments


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This recorded webinar, hosted by NCSL and The Pew Charitable Trusts foucses on Opportunity Zones, a federal tax credit designed to stimulate investment in distressed communities across the United States. While the program is administered by the federal government, states took the lead in nominating zones for designation and have a role to play in implementation.

Stephanie Copeland, CEO of The Governance Project, and Mark Wasky, Vice President and Counsel of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation discuss Opportunity Zones and state strategies to attract investment to these new areas. 

To listen to the recorded audio, please click on the link below. A PDF of the complete PowerPoint slide deck is available to download at the top left bar under "Resources."




  • Stephanie Copeland, chief executive officer, The Governance Project 
  • Mark Wasky, vice president and counsel, Indiana Economic Development Corportation 
This webinar was made possible with the generous support of The Pew Charitable Trusts.