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November 12, 2015

With today's Veterans Day commemoration, we note this positive development in the long-standing challenge of employing the men and women who served in the U.S. military.

From Military Times, "...

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veterans, Veterans Day
November 6, 2015

Following two consecutive months of sluggish performance, the U.S. labor market gained significant momentum in October. The economy added more jobs — 271,000 — than in any other month this year, the unemployment rate declined slightly, and wage growth accelerated. This month’s report suggests...

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November 5, 2015

Business Roundtable President John Engler appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, interviewed by Michelle Carusa-Cabrera on the major economic issues concerning U.S. business leaders. "Slow economy ... underperforming against trend," Engler said. How to address it? Tax reform is the place to...

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November 5, 2015

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Higher Education Act, legislation that cemented U.S. colleges and universities as a foundation for individual success, a dynamic economy and national prosperity.

Today, as Congress begins to consider renewing the law, one...

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Higher Education Act, Workforce, Workforce Competitiveness, community college
October 30, 2015

The economy grew by 1.5% in Q3 — significantly slower than the 3.9% growth experienced in Q2, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis "advance estimate" released Thursday. Solid growth in consumer spending,...

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The Top Line, GDP, GDP estimate


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Business leaders are committed to working with government to foster a healthy business climate that creates opportunity for everyone in the U.S. We have identified attainable targets that will produce real, sustainable growth for our country.