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Urban Grape Wine Shop Expands to Washington, D.C.
Owners TJ and Hadley Douglas were named America's Top Small Business in 2021 and sit on the Chamber's Small Business Council. The expansion builds on their mission to make the wine industry more accessible.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today in response to the Commerce Department announcement that it will launch an investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 into whether imports of vehicles and auto parts harm national security:
From GEI's Energy Innovates initiative, this project by Alabama Power represents the next generation of energy-smart homes.
Technology, free trade agreements, and improved infrastructure can improve supply chains and reduce barriers for businesses
The U.S. Chamber's Global Initiative on Health and the Economy in cooperation with the South East Asia Team hosted a conference in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 15 to highlight opportunities and frameworks for greater private sector support for Indonesia's health care goals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today in response to the passage of the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act” by the U.S. House of Representatives:
This is a good opportunity to put the bureau on a solid footing.
Experts say technology will rule the day, if infrastructure will enable it.
Developments of new technologies have revolutionized supply chains, but they have also created vulnerabilities.
Getting government approvals for projects creates delays, often lasting years.
It’s important that the U.S. and China agree on a common set of rules for the global economy and international trade—and then live by them.