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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.

July 31, 2015

U.S. GDP expanded at a 2.3 percent annual rate in Q2 2015, while the Q1 GDP was revised upward from -0.2 percent to 0.6 percent, according to data released July 30 by the U.S. Department of Commerce. For more detail, see The Top Line analysis below.


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GDP, Economic Growth, The Top Line
July 30, 2015
Marian Hopkins

Bucking the Washington culture of gridlock and delay, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA)...

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Energy, energy policy, energy strategy
July 20, 2015
Wellness, prevention, health care, Affordable Care Act
June 12, 2015

Appearing on CNBC's Squawkbox this morning, Business Roundtable President John Engler cited numerous benefits of enacting Trade Promotion Authority, saying it will enable the Obama Administration to best possible trade agreement for America:

Trade’s a winner. There’s a lot of...

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Trade Promotion Authority, TPA, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, CNBC
June 8, 2015

Business Roundtable released its Q2 CEOs Economic Outlook Survey today, revealing lowered expectations for sales, capital spending and employment for the rest of 2015. The CEOs also lowered their estimates for GDP for the year, down to 2.5 percent from the previous quarter's projection.


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CEO Survey


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