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Statement On The Introduction Of The Startup Act

Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the introduction of the Startup Act by Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Mark Warner (D-VA):

“The internet industry applauds Senators Moran and Warner for their bipartisan leadership in fostering innovation and American jobs and supports the introduction of The Startup Act. This legislation will enable growing businesses in the U.S. to acquire the highly-skilled talent they need to continue succeed and create jobs in America. It will also allow STEM and computer science graduates trained in the U.S. to remain here and contribute to our economy instead of creating jobs and businesses abroad.”

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