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These are the latest CBI survey dates

2 April – Growth Indicator Survey for March (0001)

24 April - Quarterly Industrial Trends Survey (1100)

27 April – Quarterly Distributive Trades Survey (1100)

30 April – Growth Indicator Survey (0001)

Image of The President's 'skinny' budget

28 Mar 2017

On 16 March 2017, President Trump released his budget proposal detailing his desired spending priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. 

Image of Republican leadership pulls healthcare legislation

28 Mar 2017

The first major piece of legislation of the 115th Congress was pulled hours before a scheduled House vote, as it became clear it did not have the votes to pass. 

Image of Congressional Update, March 2017

28 Mar 2017

As the 115th Congress gets into the swing of things, a number of key legislative priorities are becoming clear. The main events this month were the GOP’s efforts to replace Obamacare and the hearing for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

Image of Trade Update, March 2017

28 Mar 2017

As he awaits confirmation, USTR-nominee Robert Lighthizer argued for “rigorous enforcement policy” during his hearing before the Senate Finance Committee. Meanwhile, Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin attended the G-20 finance meeting, insisting the U.S. wants no trade wars.

Image of U.S. Economic Update, March 2017

28 Mar 2017

In the first few months of 2017, the labor market has seen continued growth. In response to this and other economic indicators, the Federal Reserve raised the interest rates for the second time in three months. 

Image of Trump administration grants permit for Keystone XL

28 Mar 2017

The State Department this month granted a permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline, allowing construction to get underway.

Image of The Federal Reserve raises rates

28 Mar 2017

At the March meeting of the Federal Reserve the benchmark rate of interest rose for the second time in recent months.

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28 Feb 2017

While the Trump administration is not the first to champion deregulation, the new President is taking swift action on this campaign promise. 

Image of President Trump offers hopeful movement on cybersecurity

28 Feb 2017

President Trump made cybersecurity a huge emphasis point on the campaign trail, and so far some private sector employers in the security field believe he’s heading in the right direction.

Image of President to release infrastructure plan

28 Feb 2017

Another one of President Trump’s key promises during the campaign, and indeed in its aftermath, has been to dramatically increase infrastructure spend in the U.S.  It seems now that he’ll deliver that message in his first State of the Union address to Congress this week.