Several Business Roundtable CEOs are anticipating stronger economic growth in 2014, according to recent media reports. Business Roundtable will release its First Quarter 2014 CEO Survey next Tuesday, giving us a better sense of expectations for capital investment, hiring, sales and GDP growth... Continue Reading
A federal judge's ruling that a U.S. trial lawyer led a conspiracy again Chevron over alleged oil pollution in Ecuador sends a powerful message to plaintiffs' attorneys everywhere: Legal shakedowns do not always work, and fraud has consequences.
The blistering... Continue Reading
A new national poll shows strong public support for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, yet another argument for the project to bring Canadian oil south to U.S. refineries.
The results should certainly ease any White House concerns about the political consequences of approving the... Continue Reading
Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp's tax reform plan released Wednesday is a "significant step forward" toward comprehensive reform, Business Roundtable President John Engler says, but more work needs to be done to improve U.S. competitiveness.
In... Continue Reading