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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.

September 12, 2016

Business Roundtable released its third quarter 2016 CEO Economic Outlook Survey today, and the results show a continuation of an economy that's failing to live up to its potential. CEOs report lower expectations for sales...

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CEO Survey, CEO Economic Outlook Survey, Economy, Economic Growth
September 6, 2016

The labor market cooled somewhat in August after two consecutive months of robust growth, adding 151,000 jobs. (Bureau of Labor Statistics report.)

Payroll and wage growth moderated, weekly hours slipped, and the unemployment...

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Economy, Unemployment, labor market, The Top Line
August 31, 2016

A new “blacklisting” rule from the Department of Labor represents yet another regulatory overreach by the executive branch, bypassing Congress to multiply paperwork and costs for federal contractors – and by extension, the U.S. taxpayer.

The Department and the Federal Acquisition...

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Blacklisting, federal contracting, federal contractors, Department of Labor
August 26, 2016

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released its revised second quarter GDP estimate today, reporting that the economy grew just 1.1 percent (down from the previous estimate of 1.2 percent...

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The Top Line, GDP, Economy, Economic Growth
August 25, 2016

The Treasury Department’s white paper on European Union state aid investigations should be a wake-up call to the European Commission that it is well past time to stop its unprecedented and discriminatory state aid investigations against U.S. companies.  In a...

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Momentum for America

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.