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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.

May 20, 2016

Infrastructure Week is underway across America – and Business Roundtable is driving the national conversation on rebuilding the backbone of America. 

As the CEOs of Business Roundtable made the case last year in...

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Infrastructure, jacque hinman, mike burke
May 6, 2016

The labor market showed signs of cooling in April after three quarters of subdued economic growth. Non-farm payrolls added 160,000 jobs and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.0 percent while labor force participation slipped from 63 percent to 62.8 percent, the...

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The Top Line, Employment, Unemployment, Economy
April 29, 2016

The U.S. economy grew by just 0.5 percent in Q1 after expanding by 1.4% in the final quarter of 2015, marking the third consecutive year with disappointing first quarter growth. A sharp decline in business investment and negative net exports nearly offset modest gains in consumer spending and...

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April 5, 2016
In a few weeks, young people across the country will be walking the stage to receive their high school diplomas. The good news is that an all-time high number of students will be graduating. The bad news is that only a very small percentage of them will have taken a full college- and career-...
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high school, high school graduation
April 1, 2016

The labor market showed resiliency in March despite continued global headwinds, according to the Bureau of Labor Analysis' economic situation summary released today. Non-farm payrolls added 215,000 jobs, while the average hourly...

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The Top Line, Jobs, Employment, GDP, Economy, Economic Growth

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Solutions to Expand Jobs & 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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