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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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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 

These principles reflect the input of 12 national organizations from across the business and workforce development communities, including: The Aspen Institute’s Skills for America’s Future; Business Roundtable; CAEL; Center for Law and Social Policy; Committee for Economic Development; HR Policy Association; Jobs for the Future; National Associa

The Business Roundtable Q4 CEO Economic Outlook Index increased to 96.8 for the fourth quarter of 2017, up from 94.5 in the third quarter.

The Higher Education Act (HEA) is the primary source of federal funding to support students pursuing a postsecondary education. It was first enacted in 1965, and was most recently reauthorized in 2008, under the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Its authorization expired in 2014. HEA currently provides roughly $140 billion in financial assistance to 15 million students annually. It also provides approximately $2.3 billion for multiple institutional aid programs each year.

Business Roundtable sent the following letter to all Members of the Senate urging support of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

On November 20, Business Roundtable filed comments in response to EPA’s request for comments regarding whether and to the extent to which any of the best practices recommended in the annual report of the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council established by FAST-41 should be applicable to states that have accepted delegated authority to administer permit programs in lieu of EPA.