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NFIB Joins AARP, Business Roundtable and SEIU in Divided We Fail
Date:11/1/2007

The national effort encompasses traditional grassroots work, speaking engagements, media events, private meetings with legislative leaders and opinion leaders, advertising in national outlets and in the primary states, and online activities which engage the public, business and elected officials in the debate, encouraging public leaders to offer solutions. Since the launch, the CEOs have worked together to support broad legislative ideas, including supporting SCHIP, health information technology, transparency in health care data, commented on federal pension regulations; and have appeared at various events including:

-- October 2007: the CEOs of AARP, Business Roundtable and SEIU spoke

at the White House Fellows Annual Meeting;

-- July 2007: the CEOs led a Capitol Hill rally with over 2,000 people,

fanning out across the Hill to meet with their members of Congress

about the Divided We Fail pledge;

-- June 2007: the CEOs traveled to New Hampshire for the kickoff of

Divided We Fail in the Granite State;

-- Also in June, Divided We Fail hosted a pension conference geared

toward identifying pension models that can work for individuals

and business;

-- April 2007: the CEOs began a series of joint meetings with

Congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle;

-- February and March 2007: they addressed the AARP and Business

Roundtable Board of Directors;

-- In March, the three organizations hosted a 20/20 vision forum with

leading pollsters on boomer views on health and financial security;

-- Other senior representatives have attended meetings with the Business

in Government Relations Council, National Partnership for Women and

Families, the National Economic Council, the Democratic Leadership

Council, members of the Senate Republican leadership, and Americans

for Generational Equity to name a few.'/>"/>

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