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Jul 12, 2016, 07:15 ET Poll: Chicago Business Executives Concerned About City Government Ethics, Support Reform

 Today, a poll of Chicago business executives found serious concern about influence and corruption in city policies and politics. Among other...


Feb 08, 2016, 09:05 ET Poll: New Mexico Business Leaders Concerned About Ethical Behavior of Elected Officials and Support Solutions

 A poll of New Mexico business leaders  recently found widespread concern with the history of unethical behavior from New Mexico's elected...


Nov 19, 2015, 08:04 ET CED Issues Report on Reforming Selection of State Judges

 Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) unveiled a report detailing the consequences of state judicial...


Jun 25, 2015, 10:59 ET CED Provides Market-Based Health Care Solutions to Congress in Light of King v. Burwell

Today, in light of the King v. Burwell ruling upholding the federal subsidies in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Committee for Economic...


Apr 23, 2015, 07:00 ET CED Unveils Recommendations to Transform U.S. Health Care

As Congress debates health care reform, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released a new report on transforming...


Apr 22, 2015, 08:00 ET New Report Shows How U.S. Companies Boost Employee Education

Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released a report highlighting how companies in Detroit, Memphis, New...


Mar 02, 2015, 08:00 ET New Mexico Business Leaders Urge for More Campaign Finance Transparency in New Poll

 Today, a poll of New Mexico business leaders was released showing serious concern about the lack of transparency in our state's government...


Feb 21, 2014, 10:21 ET CED Supports Early Childhood Education

With legislation to improve and expand access to quality preschool now in deliberation by Congress, the Committee for Economic Development (CED),...


Jan 27, 2014, 13:21 ET Recent Polling of CED Trustees Reflects Impact of Government Uncertainty on Business

The Committee for Economic Development (CED), a nonpartisan, economic policy think tank, today released its most recent polling of Trustees. As...


Jan 14, 2014, 11:29 ET CED Announces Maggie Wilderotter as Next Co-Chair

Wilderotter Joins in May  The Committee for Economic Development (CED) is pleased to announce that Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of...


Dec 12, 2013, 14:02 ET Bipartisan Budget Act Just Begins to Breaks the Ice

The Bipartisan Budget Act, recently announced by Representative Ryan and Senator Murray, is a start but does little more than begin to chip away...


Oct 01, 2013, 09:28 ET CED Urges Congress to Swiftly Act on Budget, Deficit

 The Committee for Economic Development (CED), a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization, urges Members of Congress to...