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The Honorable John McCain
John McCain 2008
P.O. Box 16118
Arlington, VA 22215
The Honorable Barack Obama
Obama for America
P.O. Box 8102
Chicago, IL 60680
Dear Senators McCain and Obama:
In July 2005, 15 of America’s most prominent business organizations1 joined together to express their deep concern about the ability of the United States to sustain its scientific and technological leadership in a world where newly energized foreign competitors are investing in the capacity for innovation — the key driver of productivity and economic growth in advanced economies.
Now more than ever, the U.S. labor market needs young men and women with more than a high school education. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that 80 percent of the fastest-growing jobs in the United States require a post-secondary degree or tr
TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member McKeon, Members of the Committee. Good morning. I am John Castellani, President of Business Roundtable.