How Much Longer Can Donald Trump and John Legend Agree on Poverty?

December 03, 2019

Offering a decade of tax relief for funds invested in designated “opportunity zones,” the program is coaxing investment in nearly 9,000 communities in all 50 states, spanning neighborhoods with about 30 million Americans and spawning odd partnerships. Created by a Republican-controlled Congress and the Trump administration, the program has been championed by a lefty pop artist (John Legend), a liberal California governor (Gavin Newsom) and a Democratic presidential candidate, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.