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Statement by Business Forward President Jim Doyle in Response to the State of the Union Address

Washington, DC—Business Forward President Jim Doyle released the following statement after President Trump’s State of the Union Address: “President Trump tonight claimed credit for America’s job growth, but his misguided steel tariffs raised prices for American manufacturers and the Americans who buy their products. While we absolutely need to end unfair trade practices, the current tariffs are hurting U.S. exports. When our…

Business Forward Report on Higher Education Cites Negative Impact of Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

January 31, 2019 CONTACT: Tony Baker tbaker@businessfwd.org 310-593-3680 Business Forward Report on Higher Education Cites Negative Impact of Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Washington, DC – Business Forward Foundation released an updated report, The “Trump Slump” in Higher Ed,  that demonstrates how the Trump administration’s cuts to work visa programs and negative rhetoric…

Business Forward Report on Net Neutrality Cites High Cost of Inaction

January 30, 2019 CONTACT: Nat Wood nwood@businessfwd.org 410-507-7898 Business Forward Report on Net Neutrality Cites High Cost of Inaction Washington, DC – Business Forward today issued a report, The High Cost of Doing Nothing on Net Neutrality, calling on Congress to take action on net neutrality and avoid the high…

Business Forward: Tariffs are Destroying Demand for Products Manufactured in U.S.

Steel Index Shows U.S. Price Disadvantage Nearly Doubled with Tariffs Business Forward, Inc. published its latest American Steel Index report today. The monthly report compares the prices American manufacturers and their foreign competitors pay for hot- and cold-rolled steel. U.S. steel prices have risen 7.4 percent since February, while competitors’…

Business Forward Calls on Acting Attorney General to Respect the Rule of Law

Business Leaders Call for an Independent Judiciary Business Forward today released a new report, Business Leaders on an Independent Judiciary, which features business leaders across the country responding to attacks on the judiciary by President Trump and some in Congress. “Business leaders can abide politicians questioning a judge’s reasoning, but they…

General Motors’ announces that it will idle U.S. factories: Statement by Business Forward President Jim Doyle

Business Forward President Jim Doyle released the following statement on General Motors’ announcement that it will idle four U.S. factories and plants: “GM and every other automaker producing cars and trucks in the U.S. have warned Congress about the impact of President Trump’s trade wars, which raised our cost of…

Statement by Business Forward on the Continuing ‘Trump Slump’ in Higher Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 13, 2018) – Statement on the release of the Institute of International Education 2018 Open Doors report by Business Forward President Jim Doyle: “The ‘Trump slump’ in higher education is continuing because international students feel less safe and welcome in the U.S. Nearly 7 percent fewer international…