Policy FOCUS: Ethics Commisison & Disclosure of Political Contributions, What Do These Issues Mean for Business

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Name: Policy FOCUS: Ethics Commisison & Disclosure of Political Contributions, What Do These Issues Mean for Business
Date: December 8, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:40 AM MST
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Event Description:
A discussion of recent developments around an ethics commission and what disclosure and transparency of political contributions mean for the business community.  Many in business have come to see these issues as essential to the proper functioning of a democracy, just as they are essential to the proper functioning of a free and competitive economy.
Speakers Include:
Michael J. Petro, Executive Vice President of the Committee for Economic Development (CED), a nonpartisan business led public policy organization comprised 180 senior executives of the Fortune 500 and above.  Mr. Petro will give a national perspective on the growing movement toward business' embrace of disclosure of political contributions.  CED has sponsored several polls nationally and in New Mexico on business attitudes toward disclosure.  Mr. Petro will also discuss the findings of CED's Crony Capitalism study.
Brian Sanderoff, President of Research and Polling Inc, also serves as the pollster for the Albuquerque Journal and regularly comments on public policy and the political environment.  He has made numerous appearances on such shows as MSNBC, CNN, Fox, BBC and The Jim Lehrer News Hour.  Mr. Sanderoff will comment on business attitudes around disclosure and the current policy climate.
Event Sponsors:
  • Committee for Economic Development
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
2401 12th Street NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104
Date/Time Information:
830 am                                                

850 am                                                
Introduction of Speakers

855 am                                                
Michael J Petro, Executive Vice President, Committee for
 Economic Development
Brian Sanderoff, President, Research and Polling Inc
925 am                                                
Discussion and Q&A

940 am                                                

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