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We, the undersigned businesses and organizations, write to urge the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to take swift, bipartisan action on reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. An update to this legislation is crucial to helping our nation’s students acquire the skills needed to be successful in today’s workplace.

Following a record-high CEO outlook in the first quarter of 2018, the results of the Business Roundtable second quarter CEO Economic Outlook Survey released today show strong CEO plans for the coming months, but a modest decline in the overall economic outlook — amid increased uncertainty surrounding government policies, particularly the direction of U.S. trade policy.

The undersigned organizations write ahead of this week’s markups to express our support for the respective managers’ amendments that will be offered to the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA)

Business Roundtable appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the U.S. Government’s section 301 proposal.

Dear President Trump, Secretary Ross, Secretary Pompeo, Secretary Mnuchin, Ambassador Lighthizer and NEC Director Kudlow: We support your efforts to modernize NAFTA to grow the U.S. economy and support American jobs.

On behalf of Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, I am writing to express our views on the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act, which the Education and the Workforce Committee recently passed to reauthorize and reform the Higher Education Act (HEA).

The Business Roundtable Q1 2018 CEO Economic Outlook Index increased to 118.6 in the first quarter of 2018, the highest level since the survey began in the fourth quarter of 2002.

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Re: Comments on Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.1 Draft 2

Business Roundtable appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (the “Commission” or “SEC”) proposed rule—FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K (the “Proposed Rule”).

As the nation’s leading organization of CEOs, Business Roundtable strongly endorses the conference report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017. We urge the House to pass this legislation quickly.

Below are six insights we've gathered about the benefits of trade with South Korea, America's seventh largest export market, including those enjoyed under the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS). To expand on those benefits, we continue to urge the U.S. and Korean governments to address implementation issues under KORUS and market access issues that U.S. companies face.

New Tariffs or Taxes Canada and Mexico Could Have Charged U.S. Exports Without the North American Free Trade Agreement