Motion to proceed to consideration of S. 744, #immigration bill, passes Senate by 84-15. Getting right into amendments.
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Posted: April 16, 2013 in News & Press Releases
Business Roundtable, representing CEOs of leading U.S. companies from every sector of the economy, today praised the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013” as a critical first step in advancing top-to-bottom reform of the U.S. immigration system, but expressed concern about overly restrictive provisions related to temporary high-skilled visas that may impede U.S. employers’ ability to hire highly sought after top world talent.
Posted: April 16, 2013 in Blogs
Posted: April 15, 2013 in News & Press Releases
Washington – Renewing its call for fiscally responsible and revenue neutral corporate tax reform, Business Roundtable (BRT) today released Corporate Tax Reform – The Time Is Now to the House Ways and Means Working Groups on Tax Reform. The report provides in-depth data and up-to-date analysis from a wide array of resources supporting the need for corporate tax reform to enhance and sustain economic growth and job creation.
Posted: April 12, 2013 in News & Press Releases
Business Roundtable welcomed today’s announcement by Acting U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis that the United States supports Japan’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. Doug Oberhelman, Chairman & CEO, Caterpillar Inc., and Chair of Business Roundtable’s International Engagement Committee,…
Posted: April 11, 2013 in Hearings & Letters
When you spoke to Business Roundtable’s meeting on December 5, 2012, you offered to work to improve the effectiveness of federal regulations if we identified specific regulations of concern for review by your Administration. One serious example I want to…