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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.

February 5, 2016

After three consecutive months of strong job growth, the pace of hiring slowed in January. Despite the slowdown, the unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent, average weekly hours ticked up, and wage growth accelerated. The report suggests that the U.S. jobs market has remained relatively steady...

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February 1, 2016

When a number of U.S. Senators began looking for ways to boost economic growth while making the federal government more efficient, they identified a promising area for bipartisan action: regulation.

Members of Congress have debated scores of regulatory reform bills over the years – many...

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regulation, Regulatory Reform, Regulatory Improvement Act
January 29, 2016

The U.S. economy grew by 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, below expectations and down from 2 percent in the third quarter, according to the "advance estimate" released today by the Bureau of Economic...

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The Top Line, GDP, Economic Growth
January 21, 2016

Uncertain prospects for the global economy this year is clearly on the minds of U.S. business leaders surveyed in PwC's 2016 CEO Survey, released this week by the company's CEO Dennis Nally at the...

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technology, Davos, Economy
January 19, 2016

To tackle youth unemployment, students and their families need to know more about all educational opportunities, not just four-year universities and colleges, write Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, joining Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan...

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skills, STEM, National Network, JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon

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Solutions to Expand Jobs and Grow the U.S. Economy

In 2016, Business Roundtable will focus its efforts on greater job expansion and economic growth – national priorities that are inextricably linked. Informing our plan is our collective business experience as CEOs of America’s leading companies, experience that tells us what it takes to build momentum for the United States in in 2016 and beyond.

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