Gregg Sherrill discusses how a carbon fuel fee would work and how it would affect American companies' bottom lines. He is executive chairman of Tenneco, an $8.6 billion global manufacturing company and immediate past chair of the National Association of Manufacturers. Gregg will
If Congress and the White House want to reform the tax code without increasing the deficit, we will need additional revenue to offset cuts to the corporate rate. One possible solution is a fee on carbon. Proponents say a fee on carbon fuels would generate $1 to $2 trillion over a decade, allow for substantial deregulation, and provide a market-based solution to reduce the leading cause of climate change.
One of the country’s most respected experts on the budget and fiscal responsibility, Maya MacGuineas joins Business Forward to discuss discuss federal spending and tax reform. She also covers the nuts and bolts of the recent agreement to extend the federal government funding deadline and raise the debt limit.
Representatives Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) discuss their work as co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus. The Congressmen share their views on the current state of fiscal and economic policy in Washington and their bipartisan work on issues such as infrastructure and tax reform.
Margaret Hawley-Young, Acting Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, discusses how CBA and the rest of the State Department's Economic Bureau supports U.S. business interests abroad.
Fred W. Volcansek, Sr., the Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce's SelectUSA program, discusses how foreign direct investment contributes to the U.S. economy and how SelectUSA helps businesses of all sizes.
For the fifth year in a row, global business executives named the United States as the top destination for business investment, according to A.T. Kearney’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index. Foreign-owned businesses spent $57 billion on research & development (R&D) in the United States in 2014 alone.
A former chief economist of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and former director of the Congressional Budget Office, Douglas Holtz-Eakin is one of the country’s foremost experts on tax policy.
We discuss how changes could affect businesses and the economy.
U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, Vice-Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure discusses her ideas for investing in infrastructure and the legislative priorities of the committee this year and next.