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Cyber crime

The same tech tools used to attack businesses can be used to threaten our national security.

Vincent Voci
A panel on the private sector's roll in cybersecurity at the U.S. Chamber's  5th Annual Cybersecurity conference.

Businesses must recognize the increasing attention regulators are placing on private sector cyber practices and safeguards.

TSC Newsroom

Working together, we can strengthen America's cyber networks, paving the way for economic growth and improved security.

Gov. Tom Ridge, first Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, speaks at the U.S. Chamber Cybersecurity Summit.

CEOs understand that cyber is a threat, that this threat will exist over the long term, and that it can be managed.

Gov. Tom Ridge
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Presidential Debate: Trump and Clinton

Entitlement programs are the primary drivers of our country’s swelling federal debt.

U.S. Chamber Staff
2016 Vice Presidential Debate Preview: Mike Pence and Tim Kaine

Here are four policy areas voters would love to hear about.

Sean Hackbarth
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton shake hands at the first presidential debate at Hofstra University.

We don’t know any more about what they’d do for the economy than before the debate.

Sean Hackbarth
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at the first presidential debate at Hofstra University.

Trade was a major theme in the first presidential debate. Unfortunately, Clinton and Trump ran roughshod over the facts.

John G. Murphy
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What are opponents' concerns with the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and do they have any merit?

The opponents of the Pacific trade agreement have concerns. What are they, and do they have merit?

John G. Murphy
If TPP fails, U.S. workers, farmers and companies will be left behind as our global competitors clean up.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said passing the Pacific trade agreement is as important as getting a new aircraft carrier.

John G. Murphy
TPP will help small businesses reach millions of new customers -- faster and at lower cost.

Trade is the engine that drives many small businesses. These groups see TPP's approval as a top priority.

John G. Murphy
The Trans-Pacific Partnership means more high-paying jobs for Americans.

The Pacific trade agreement will provide good jobs, higher wages, and new opportunities.

John G. Murphy
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Dear 45: Ensure postsecondary education meets employer needs

Other countries are educating more of their citizens to higher levels while the United States remains idle.

Statue of Liberty at sunset

Success in this area will have positive impact on our country’s economic growth and national security.

Compass pointing to "skills"

We must find a scalable, industry-driven framework for business engagement in education and workforce development.

Governor John Hickenlooper

We hope you will join us in thwarting those who try to abuse our legal system and in the process stunt our country's economic growth.

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Higher education horrors

With high school seniors applying to colleges right now, what's the state of higher education?

Mark D'Alessio
Cheryl Oldham visits the Albert Einstein Memorial for this month's Monumental Issues

Among 34 industrialized countries, the U.S. ranks 17th in reading, 21st in science, and 26th in math. We must do better.

Sean Hackbarth
U.S. Chamber Foundation's Career Readiness Report

The Every Student Succeeds Act calls on states to measure what educational success looks like.

Tim Lemke
U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Huntsville has a commitment to ensuring its students have the best opportunity to succeed.

Lucy Davidson
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"Compliance" in a bear trap.

A GAO report finds that the vast majority of them play by the rules.

James Plunkett
The new DOL overtime rule will have many negative impacts

The rule will hurt the very people DOL claims it’s trying to help.

Thomas J. Donohue
"Problem" and "solution" written on a chalkboard

“Corporations must work to be a force for good in society,” declared Tom Wilson, CEO of Allstate.

U.S. Chamber Staff
One year after its opening, federal and local regulations have forced Cantina 1910 out of business

Last September, Chicago entrepreneurs Mark Robertson and Mike Sullivan opened the doors to Cantina 1910 in the city’s Andersonville neigh

J.D. Harrison
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Anti-energy vandals cut a chain on an oil pipeline valve.

Cutting through fences, trampling on private property, and putting workers and citizens in danger is unacceptable.

Sean Hackbarth
Plastic water bottles

The shale boom has increased access to the raw materials that become the products we use daily.

Sean Hackbarth
A protester being arrested at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site near Glen Ullin, N.D.

Protests have intensified after the Obama administration took steps to halt the energy infrastructure project.

Sean Hackbarth
What If...America's Energy Renaissance Never Actually Happened?

The U.S. would be short 4.3 million jobs and over half-a-trillion dollars in annual GDP.

Christopher Guith
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