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As technology plays an increasing role in our daily lives, policymakers are trying to better understand how to respond.

Kara Sutton
GIPC's Fifth Annual Index Release

The United States has long been one of the most innovative nations on earth. So what sets us apart?

Thomas J. Donohue
Patent Reform

The GIPC index looks at IP standards in 45 countries.

Sean Hackbarth
Tom Donohue and Paul Ryan

From visiting heads of state to visiting rock stars, the Chamber engaged with wide and diverse audiences to close out 2016.

Carrie Brooks
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Technology has long been an agile and fluid force, creating and disrupting labor sectors throughout history.

Michael Marinaccio
Broadband download speed and icons

Congress using the Congressional Review Act is the quickest, most efficient way to undo the FCC’s rules.

Jordan Crenshaw
House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) delivers remarks in the House Chamber.

The House passed bipartisan legislation that modernizes government and meets the needs of today’s innovation-driven economy.

Tim Day
Cell phone towers in front of a clear, blue sky.

Not treating broadband providers as public utilities under the Communications Act is a place to start.

Jordan Crenshaw
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The State of American Cybersecurity

Working together, we can make—we must make—progress in strengthening our country’s cyber networks.

Ann M. Beauchesne
Shopping online this holiday season? Beware of the threat of cyber attacks.

Consumers are expected to set a record for online shopping this holiday season. Meaning more personal data is prone to cyber attacks.

Thomas J. Donohue
Tips for exercising good cyber hygiene this holiday season

Cyber Monday gives cybercriminals to prey on businesses. Here are a few tips for preventing cybercrime this holiday season.

Ann M. Beauchesne
Stephen W. Orfei

The number one domestic priority has to be economic growth.

Blair Latoff Holmes
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Illustration of people running away from a red tape avalanche.

In recent years, Washington has unleashed a relentless torrent of burdensome and costly regulations.

J.D. Harrison
President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office.

President Trump ordered sweeping reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act and instructed the Labor Department to thoroughly review the fiduciary rule.

U.S. Chamber Staff
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue speaking in Chicago before the Illinois Chamber of Commerce.

“We’ve cut off the fuel supply--and guess what—America’s economic engine is sputtering.”

U.S. Chamber Staff
Russell Crowe and Meg Ryan in the 2000 movie Proof of Life.

The Labor Department didn't provide enough time to implement the most significant and complex retirement regulation in decades.

Alice Joe
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue.

The U.S. Chamber’s #LetsGrow Tour stopped in Baton Rouge

U.S. Chamber Staff
Oil pump

For years, overregulation has kept America from reaching our full energy potential. That’s finally changing.

Thomas J. Donohue
Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Iowa.

The drama over the energy infrastructure project could soon come to an end

Sean Hackbarth
A natural gas rig in Wyoming.

Congress is rolling back some of the regulatory red tape created by the Obama administration.

Sean Hackbarth
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