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What is Business Roundtable

Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

More Than Leaders. Leadership.

Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.

About BRT

Overly complex and costly federal regulations are holding America’s economy back, throttling business investment and slowing job growth. In fact, more than half of Business Roundtable CEOs say that pending regulations will negatively affect their hiring and capital spending in the short term. In the long term, almost two-thirds believe they will be negatively affected.

Business Roundtable supports legislative and administrative actions that would make the federal regulatory process more transparent and open to public engagement, improve the quality of information used in the rulemaking process, require more objective cost-benefit analysis, extend that requirement to so-called independent agencies, and modernize the federal permitting process.

Making the federal regulatory system more efficient and effective will reduce the economic burden of regulation while protecting health, safety and environmental quality.

Recent Activities in Smart Regulation

February 24, 2017
News Release

America’s business leaders welcome President Trump’s directive requiring federal agencies to roll up their sleeves and identify existing regulations for reform or elimination.

February 23, 2017
News Release

Business Roundtable delivered a letter to the White House underscoring the “Top Regulations of Concern” identified by CEOs.

February 23, 2017
Letter

Business Roundtable delivered a letter to the White House underscoring the “Top Regulations of Concern” identified by CEOs along with recommendations for minimizing their economic impact.

January 11, 2017
News Release

America’s business leaders welcome House passage of the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 because it will help accelerate job creation, while making the U.S. regulatory system more transparent, accountable and effective.

January 9, 2017
Letter

The Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 would make the U.S. regulatory system more transparent, accountable and effective.

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Committee Spotlight

A smarter regulatory system and a modernized federal permitting process will help drive increased business investment, economic growth and job creation.

Growth Agenda

A Growth Plan for the U.S.

Business leaders are committed to working with government to foster a healthy business climate that creates opportunity for everyone in the U.S. We have identified attainable targets that will produce real, sustainable growth for our country.

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