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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.

October 13, 2015

The willingness to compromise on politically charged issues in Washington will be critical to producing stronger economic growth and employment, Business Roundtable President Engler said in interviews from Manchester, N.H., in conjunction with the...

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Economy, Economic Growth
October 5, 2015
Business Roundtable President John Engler was the keynote speaker last Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Fourth Annual Trade and International Affairs Symposium sponsored by the Congressional Hispanic Leadership...
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Trade, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP
October 2, 2015

The U.S. labor market lost momentum in September. Payrolls and wages were softer than expected, while the unemployment rate held steady. This month’s report suggests that the U.S. economy’s resilience to the slowdown in global growth may be fading, and raises questions regarding whether the Fed...

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Employment, Unemployment
September 21, 2015
Matt Sonnesyn

America’s leading CEOs are concerned about the future of our nation’s transportation infrastructure. 

In an op-ed on CNBC, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman writes, “Infrastructure...

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transportation, Infrastructure, highways
September 18, 2015

Michigan suffers from a "preparation gap," with 35 percent of graduating high school students who enter college unprepared for freshmen level coursework, write Business Roundtable President John Engler and Daniel Hurley, CEO of the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan, in The...

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K-12 Education, standards, assessments


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Achieving America's Full Potential

The CEO members of Business Roundtable believe

that realizing America’s full potential to create more high-wage jobs for U.S. workers and greater opportunity for middle-class families should be the nation’s top priority. America’s business leaders have identified six priorities for action by Congress and the Administration.