Ed Royce

Cooperating for a better tomorrow

Cooperating for a better tomorrow

By Congressional Representatives Ed Royce and Mark Pocan

At a time when the American economy is recovering from the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, the ugly truth is that we’re experiencing a persistent hurdle to spreading economic opportunity in the most impoverished communities across our country. As co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus (CCBC), we firmly believe that there is one tool that has proven time and time again to be an effective resource in providing for economic growth for all: cooperatives, or co-ops for short.