Motion to proceed to consideration of S. 744, #immigration bill, passes Senate by 84-15. Getting right into amendments.
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Posted: May 28, 2009 in News & Press Releases
As providers of health care coverage to more than 35 million Americans, the member companies of Business Roundtable laud President Obama’s appointment, and Congress’ confirmation, of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to the post of Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. With Americans facing the loss of jobs, reduced savings and tight budgets, now, more than ever, we need to focus on helping every individual gain access to affordable health care.
Posted: May 21, 2009 in News & Press Releases
Business Roundtable, an association of Chief Executive Officers whose companies represent nearly 10 million U.S. employees, today issued their “Principles for Responding to the Financial Markets Crisis.”
Posted: May 20, 2009 in News & Press Releases
This is an unprecedented preemption of state corporate law—the bedrock of corporate governance—that will turn the boards of more than 15,000 publicly-traded companies into political bodies and threaten their ability to function.
Posted: May 12, 2009 in Hearings & Letters
Posted: May 11, 2009 in News & Press Releases
The proposed tax increases on U.S. companies by the Treasury threaten the jobs of tens of millions of U.S. workers and our future economic growth. These unprecedented tax increases could not come at a worse time for struggling U.S. workers and businesses. We urge Congress to reject these proposals.