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President Bill Clinton and The Road Ahead

This past weekend, President William Jefferson Clinton, senior executives from three of America’s most innovative companies, and President Obama’s deputy national security advisor helped brief more than 500 local business leaders on the need for immigration reform, best practices in workforce development, eliminating unnecessary regulations, and how to encourage more…

The history of the debt limit, and the stakes now

At midnight on December 31st, 2012, the United States would have defaulted on its debt obligations were it not for “extraordinary measures” undertaken by the treasury department to prevent it. According to the non-partisan Governmental Accountability Office (GAO), failure by Congress to increase the debt ceiling in 2011 led to uncertainty and higher…

Where did the debt come from?

This chart from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a useful reminder of where America’s debt came from. 

5 things you need to know about the fiscal cliff deal

5 things you need to know about the fiscal cliff deal

A look at Business Forward’s 2012

A look at Business Forward’s 2012

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