The undersigned associations, representing small and large businesses from all sectors of the economy across the country, have significant interest in ensuring the U.S. immigration system functions in a manner that allows for maximization of growth and innovation.
Statement of Gary Loveman, Ph.D.
Chair, Health and Retirement Committee
Business Roundtable and
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Hearing on
“Employer Wellness Programs: Better Health Outcomes and Lower Costs”
January 29, 2015
Business Roundtable President John Engler testified today before the Senate Finance Committee hearing, "Jobs and a Healthy Economy."
Business Roundtable President John Engler's oral testimony at the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing regarding "FAA Reauthorization: Issues in Modernizing and Operating the Nation’s Airspace."
Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers who lead companies that operate in every sector of the U.S. economy, appreciates the opportunity to submit this statement for consideration by the Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce.
Business Roundtable appreciates this opportunity to provide comments on the two staff discussion drafts released by Chairman Baucus of the Senate Finance Committee pertaining to international tax reform and cost recovery and tax accounting.
This letter provides comments in response to two separate notices of proposed rulemakings, published on September 9, 2013, which are the "Information Reporting of Minimum Essential Coverage" that involves reporting requirements under Section 6055 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC)
Chairman Rogers, I commend you, Ranking Member Ruppersberger, and the distinguished members of this Committee for your continued focus on our nation’s cybersecurity preparedness. We applaud you for reintroducing the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which the Business Roundtable supported last year. We highly encourage you to continue to work with your counterparts in the Senate, as well as with the Administration, to ensure this important legislation contains appropriate legal and privacy protections that will pass both chambers of Congress expeditiously and be signed by the President.
BRT is invested in addressing health care costs that hamper essential economic growth. For that reason, BRT has been critically engaged on the issue of health care reform and has an interest in seeing an implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that provides employers with the flexibility they need to continue providing critical benefits to employees and their families.
Pursuant to the Clerk's Order of October 22, 2012, Petitioners the National Association of Manufacturers, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, and Business Roundtable file this preliminary Statement of Issues:
On August 22, 2012, the SEC adopted Rule 13p-1 and Form SD, Conflict Minerals, 77 Fed. Reg 56,274 (Sept 12, 2012), which is one of the costliest rules ever issued by the SEC.
The Business Roundtable (BRT), the TransAtlantic Business Dialogue (TABD,) and the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) are submitting the following comments jointly in response to USTR’s request for comments in the above referenced matter. Our organizations represent chief executive officers and chairmen of leading U.S. and European companies.