A view of the audience assembled for the 2018 State of American Business. Learn more about the 2018 event

The State of American Business
On January 10, U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue outlined our plans to sustain America’s economic momentum and strengthen it to the benefit of every American.

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"U.S. Chamber of Commerce to push Trump, Congress to raise the gas tax to fund infrastructure"

The Washington Post story previews the Chamber’s proposal, which will recommend increasing the gas tax by 25 cents over 5 years and encouraging private investments in infrastructure. 

 

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Highway Texas
Because Washington has been unwilling to make tough choices, the nation’s infrastructure has suffered.
Tom Donohue at the 2018 State of American Business

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently laid out its agenda for 2018 at the annual State of American Business.

Boeing's 737 Max 9 jetliner at the company's manufacturing facility in Renton, WA.
Businesses are raising wages, giving employees bonuses, and increasing retirement contributions because of tax reform.
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue (right) and Neil Bradley, executive vice president and chief policy officer, at the 2018 State of American Business press conference.
Here's what happened at the post-State of American Business Address press conference.
Tax reform supporters at a news conference in Washington, D.C.
Tax reform has made the U.S. an even better place to do business – for both U.S. and foreign companies.
Tax Reform Update

On New Year’s Day, the American people awoke to a new tax code and a brighter economic future.

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