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16 Mar, 2017, 07:30 ET CED Report Shows Substantial Economic Impact from U.S. Food and Beverage Industry

Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released a report detailing the U.S. food and beverage industry's...


28 Feb, 2017, 10:21 ET CED Report Details Market-Based Plan for Health Care Reform

The Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) has issued a multi-part proposal to transform the Affordable Care Act. The...


09 Feb, 2017, 09:30 ET Poll: New Mexico Business Leaders Deeply Concerned About Government Favoritism & Influence

Today, a poll of New Mexico business leaders found that less than one in five of them think the state is headed in the right direction. Executives...


09 Feb, 2017, 09:30 ET Poll: New Mexico Business Leaders Deeply Concerned About Government Favoritism & Influence

Today, a poll of New Mexico business leaders found that less than one in five of them think the state is headed in the right direction. Executives...


09 Feb, 2017, 09:30 ET Poll: New Mexico Business Leaders Deeply Concerned About Government Favoritism & Influence

Today, a poll of New Mexico business leaders found that less than one in five of them think the state is headed in the right direction. Executives...


02 Nov, 2016, 11:00 ET Election Spending Data at Odds with Citizens United's Projected Impact

Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released data indicating that, following Citizens United, corporations...


12 Jul, 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...


08 Feb, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


15 Oct, 2015, 05:00 ET CED Unveils Report on Crony Capitalism in America

Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released a report highlighting concerns about crony capitalism along...


09 Dec, 2014, 17:45 ET The Business Council Of Westchester Hosts Forum On Business Engagement In Education

The Business Council of Westchester, in partnership with the Public Policy Institute of New York State (PPI) and the Committee for...


13 Nov, 2014, 09:00 ET CED Unveils "Every Other One" Initiative

 Tomorrow, at its Fall Policy Conference, the Committee for Economic Development (CED) will launch "Every Other One: More Women on Corporate...


12 Nov, 2014, 09:00 ET CED Mobilizes Business Community in Support of High-Quality College- and Career-Ready Standards

 The Committee for Economic Development (CED) is leading an effort for business leaders, with a set of materials to assist them, to support...


02 Sep, 2014, 16:45 ET Greater Utica Chamber Hosts Forum on Business Engagement in Education

Tomorrow, the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Public Policy Institute of New York State (PPI) and the Committee for...


24 Jun, 2014, 12:13 ET Corning Chamber of Commerce hosts forum on business engagement in education

The Corning Chamber of Commerce will host a session today with The Public Policy Institute of New York State and the Committee for Economic...


21 Feb, 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),...


27 Jan, 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...


14 Jan, 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...


12 Dec, 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...


26 Nov, 2013, 14:20 ET CED Releases Postsecondary Education Report With Lieutenant Governor Newsom

 Today, in collaboration with Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, the Committee for Economic Development (CED) released Boosting California's...


21 Nov, 2013, 07:24 ET CED Announces Initiative on College- and Career-Readiness for All Students

 The Committee for Economic Development (CED) is pleased to announce a new initiative targeted to support both high standards and a...


11 Nov, 2013, 17:22 ET CED Proposes Two-Part Framework to Solve Budget Gridlock

Today, the Committee for Economic Development (CED) sent a letter to Congress, the Conference Committee urging lawmakers to resolve the fiscal...


01 Oct, 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...


23 Sep, 2013, 11:28 ET CED Statement On Annual Federal Government Appropriations And The Public Debt Limit

 The Trustees of the Committee for Economic Development (CED) believe that the path forward for the House and the Senate, the President, and...


19 Sep, 2013, 10:14 ET 97% of CED Trustees Surveyed Believe Congress Will Kick the Can Down the Road on the Debt

A September 2013 survey asked Trustees of the Committee for Economic Development about their feelings towards the budget, economy and more. CED...