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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 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
September 17, 2015

President Obama's remarks at the Business Roundtable on Wednesday and the Q&A with CEOs that followed offered a long list of topics for the media to report on: The economy and budget showdown, China and the upcoming U.S. trip of President Xi Jinping, cybersecurity, trade and the Trans-...

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China, Cuba, Cybersecurity, hacking, carried interest, Tax Reform, federal budget
September 15, 2015
Carter Wood

Business Roundtable today's released its Q3 CEO Economic Outlook Survey, reporting lowered expectations for the economy over the next six months, including plans for hiring and capital investment. Projections for hiring also dropped compared to the Q2 survey...

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federal budget, sequestration, Debt Ceiling, 2015 Q3 CEO Survey, CEO Survey


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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.