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Senators Alexander and Murray have produced a positive framework for reauthorizing ESEA that will continue moving our country forward in the effort to ensure all our children receive a quality education.

Business Roundtable members believe that Congress must focus on ensuring all students graduate from high school with the tools necessary to succeed in college and careers.

Such a long-term reauthorization is urgently needed to address growing uncertainty among U.S. companies, of all sizes, that rely on Ex-Im Bank to enable their exports.

Business Roundtable has long emphasized the need to carefully weigh the impact of new regulations on economic growth and job creation.

We write with respect to recent developments involving the shareholder proposal process and the significant disruptive effect these developments are having on companies, boards of directors and shareholders.

The United States has the highest statutory corporate income tax rate among developed nations and is the only developed country with both a high statutory corporate income tax rate and a worldwide system of taxation. These features of the US corporate income tax have disadvantaged US businesses in the global market for cross-border M&A.

2015 GDP of 2.8% -- Up Slightly, but Below Economy’s Full Potential; More Optimistic on Sales and Investment Next 6 Months. CEOs say Congressional Action on Trade Would Boost U.S. Jobs, Competitiveness, Economic Growth

On Thursday, February 26, the Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on a proposed rule that would attempt to use Title II of the 1934 Communications Act to maintain the open Internet that we all enjoy now. Business Roundtable urges you to correct this mistaken approach by introducing and committing to mark-up legislation tailored to the 21st century environment in which the Internet actually operates.

Business Roundtable CEOs, who lead companies operating in every sector of the economy, recognize that moving data across national borders is essential to economic growth, innovation and improving the quality of the life of people around the world.

I am writing to offer our views on H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which is scheduled to be marked up before the House Education and Workforce Committee on February 11, 2015.

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), first passed in 1965 and most recently reauthorized in 2001 under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), is the primary federal legislative funding source for U.S. K-12 public education. It is intended to address discrepancies in funding and academic outcomes between advantaged and disadvantaged students.

Dear Chairman Kline, Ranking Member Scott and Other Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce:

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