Op Eds

New England Council President & CEO James Brett often weighs in on important regional economic issues by authoring Op-Ed pieces that are published in a variety of newspapers and business publications throughout New England.  These articles are often co-authored by a New England Council member, and generally compliment the Council’s advocacy efforts on a wide range of important issues.

Below is a sampling of recent Op-Eds.

PATRIOT LEDGER: Obama’s trade deal is key to New England’s growth
06/2/2015, As originally appearing in The Patriot Ledger | Read the Article

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS: Trade is key to region’s growth
06/1/2015, As originally appearing in Providence Business News | Read the Article

HARTFORD COURANT: Free Trade Pacts Good For New England
05/27/2015, As originally appearing in The Hartford Courant | Read the Article

PRO JO: John Hailer and James Brett: Manufacturing needs workers
05/19/2015, As originally appearing in The Providence Journal | Read the Article

WBJ: Forging a new age of manufacturing in Central Mass.
04/27/2015, As originally appearing in The Worcester Business Journal | Read the Article

NEW HAVEN REGISTER: Transportation, immigration, Ex-Im Bank should be priorities for Congress
01/15/2015, As originally appearing in The New Haven Register | Read the Article

UNION LEADER: Three congressional priorities for New England’s economy
01/9/2015, As originally appearing in The Union Leader | Read the Article

PRO JO: Top Priorities for the New Congress
01/9/2015, As originally appearing in The Providence Journal | Read the Article

WORCESTER T&G: Pushing N.E.’s agenda in DC
01/8/2015, As originally appearing in The Worcester Telegram & Gazette | Read the Article

WBJ: Congress must renew terror risk insurance
11/24/2014, As originally appearing in The Worcester Business Journal | Read the Article

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