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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.

November 25, 2015

According to the latest GDP estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S. economy advanced at a 2.1percent clip in Q3 2015, faster than previously estimated but significantly slower than the 3.9 percent...

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The Top Line, Economy, GDP
November 23, 2015
John Engler

Opponents of Common Core have been pointing to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal as evidence that Common Core State Standards are on the decline. “After 45 states adopt...

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Common Core, high state standards, Common Core State Standards
November 18, 2015
Dane Linn

Every day, we hear from America’s business leaders on challenges of all shapes and sizes – but one issue remains a top priority: the skills gap. Our CEOs know that the health of their companies and, ultimately, of the economy relies on a workforce equipped with the skills and competencies...

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work and learn, workforce development, Workforce
November 12, 2015

With today's Veterans Day commemoration, we note this positive development in the long-standing challenge of employing the men and women who served in the U.S. military.

From Military Times, "...

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veterans, Veterans Day
November 6, 2015
Carter Wood

Following two consecutive months of sluggish performance, the U.S. labor market gained significant momentum in October. The economy added more jobs — 271,000 — than in any other month this year, the unemployment rate declined slightly, and wage growth accelerated. This month’s report suggests...

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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.