Business Roundtable Statement on House Approval of the Senate Budget Resolution

October 26, 2017

Washington - Business Roundtable today released the following statement upon House approval of the Senate FY2018 budget resolution:

“Business leaders applaud the House for approving the Senate budget resolution, moving the legislative process forward for pro-growth tax reform,” said Joshua Bolten, President & CEO of Business Roundtable. “We stand ready to work with Congress and the Administration on this critical push to enact tax reform legislation that will support U.S. workers, encourage American investment, and drive job creation and economic growth.”

 

"Today’s budget resolution vote was a significant milestone toward advancing tax reform legislation to revitalize our nation's economy,” said Mark A. Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO of EY and Chair of the Business Roundtable Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee. “Business leaders are counting on tax reform so they can increase the investment and hiring that our country needs. Now is the time for Congress to deliver a modernized tax system that allows U.S. businesses and workers to succeed.”