The slow pace of new hires, overhauling the tax code, cumbersome financial regulations, and cutting the deficit. These are just a few of the agenda items for today's meeting between 20 business leaders and chief executives and President Obama. The pow-wow, expected to include the CEOs of Google, Dow Chemical, PepsiCo, Cisco Systems, Intel, and Panda Express, was called by Obama to gain input on how to bolster the U.S. economy. An article
in The Washington Post
provides details on the concerns that business leaders are bringing to Washington, D.C.