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  • Image of Trade Update, May 2017

    25 May 2017

    Trade Update, May 2017

    Robert Lighthizer was officially confirmed as United States Trade Representative by the Senate and got straight to work on the new administration’s trade policy agenda.

  • Image of The future of NAFTA

    25 May 2017

    The future of NAFTA

    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was confirmed by the Senate and got straight to work, sending Congress the required 90 days’ notice on renegotiating NAFTA.

  • Image of U.S. Economic Update, May 2017

    25 May 2017

    U.S Economic Update, May 2017

    After slower job growth in March, the number of jobs added to the economy bounced back in April and unemployment hit a near-10 year low. 

  • Image of Congressional Update, May 2017

    25 May 2017

    Congressional Update, May 2017

    Congress passed a spending bill to fund the government through to the end of September and Congressional leadership pushed through their second attempt at health care reform. 

  • Image of Administration Developing Plan for $1 Trillion Infrastructure Spend

    25 May 2017

    Administration Developing Plan for $1 Trillion Infrastructure Spend

    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has promised a full legislative package for the President’s long-promised infrastructure investment plan in the third quarter.  In the recently released budget, however, we catch glimpses of what the plan might look like.  

  • Image of The Federal Spending Debate Continues

    25 May 2017

    The Federal Spending Debate Continues

    An omnibus bill to fund the federal government through the end of the 2017 fiscal year gave brief pause to the spending debate, before the publication of the President’s Budget for the next fiscal year reignited the discussion. 

  • Image of U.S. Economic Update, April 2017

    27 April 2017

    U.S. Economic Update, April 2017

    The latest employment statistics show the unemployment rate at 4.5%, with 98,000 jobs added to the U.S. economy in March. 

  • Image of U.S. Energy and Environment Update, April 2017

    27 April 2017

    U.S. Energy and Environment Update, April 2017

    At the end of March, President Trump signed an executive order reversing some of the previous administration’s efforts to tackle climate change. President Trump argued that these actions will boost economic growth. 

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    Jobs for prisoners

    Businesses are helping offenders to build a positive future in employment, one step towards preventing reoffending and reducing the numbers in UK prisons

    9 March 2017  | By Edwin Smith

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    Ready for reform?

    Government plans for reform look set to bring higher expectations for corporate governance – it’s time to get ready

    8 March 2017  | By Holly Harkins

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    Emissions reduction: 6 ideas from the CBI's members

    The CBI has set out how its members believe the UK can step up to the challenge of cutting carbon dioxide output by 57 per cent on 1990 levels by 2030. Business Voice asked two members of the CBI’s Energy Board, industrial gas supplier BOC and energy services company Schneider Electric, for their most effective strategies

    9 March 2017

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