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October 28, 2015

It’s the Republicans’ turn for a presidential debate tonight, and as 10 candidates take the stage in Boulder to discuss the economy, business leaders have this message for them: The ceiling is high for presidential candidates with a plan for economic growth.

Several of the GOP candidates...

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Presidential, Debate, Growth Agenda, GOP, Republican
October 21, 2015
A new public opinion survey reports that three-quarters of the public worries that the pending 40 percent tax on some employer-sponsored health benefits will hurt their access to health care services, a concern shared by America’s largest employers.
 
Business Roundtable...
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40 percent tax, health benefits, employer-based health benefits, health care, Affordable Care Act
October 13, 2015

The willingness to compromise on politically charged issues in Washington will be critical to producing stronger economic growth and employment, Business Roundtable President Engler said in interviews from Manchester, N.H., in conjunction with the...

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Economy, Economic Growth
October 5, 2015
Business Roundtable President John Engler was the keynote speaker last Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Fourth Annual Trade and International Affairs Symposium sponsored by the Congressional Hispanic Leadership...
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Trade, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP
October 2, 2015

The U.S. labor market lost momentum in September. Payrolls and wages were softer than expected, while the unemployment rate held steady. This month’s report suggests that the U.S. economy’s resilience to the slowdown in global growth may be fading, and raises questions regarding whether the Fed...

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Employment, Unemployment

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