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Sep 25, 2017, 10:00 ET CED Report Details How U.S. Should Approach Global Trade

Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released a report with recommendations for aiding U.S. workers...


Sep 12, 2017, 07:00 ET CED to Honor Six Business Leaders and Companies at Awards Dinner in New York City

Tomorrow, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) will honor six business leaders and their companies that have led...


Jul 26, 2017, 13:52 ET CED Urges Nonpartisan Budget Scoring

Two proposed amendments to the fiscal year 2018 appropriations, which would terminate the "scoring" of legislation by the Congressional Budget...


Jul 25, 2017, 13:00 ET Despite Citizens United, 2016 Election Data Show Business Donated Little to Super PACs

Today the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released new data indicating that, during the 2016 federal election...


Jun 19, 2017, 09:05 ET CED Unveils Immigration Reform Plan to Fill High-Shortage Occupations

Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) issued a report with recommendations for reforming America's...


Mar 16, 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...


Feb 28, 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...


Feb 09, 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...


Feb 09, 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...


Feb 09, 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...


Nov 02, 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...


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...


Oct 15, 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...


Dec 09, 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...


Nov 13, 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...


Nov 12, 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...


Sep 02, 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...


Jun 24, 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...


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...


Nov 26, 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...