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IP-driven jobs contribute to the local economy in every single state and in every single county in the United States.

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

Kara Sutton

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
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Make no mistake about it – the aviation industry has been and will continue to be under assault from cyber criminals around the globe.

Ann M. Beauchesne
Stephen W. Orfei
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
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The State of American Retirement Savings

Americans are getting older, but many aren't saving enough.

Alice Joe

That “Bill” from Schoolhouse Rock would have gotten awfully bored in Washington over the last several years .

Tom Quaadman
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
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Meeting the commitments in the Paris climate agreement could cost the U.S. economy $3 trillion and the industrial sector 6.5 million jobs.

Stephen Eule
An oil rig worker in the Permian basin outside of Midland, Texas.

The Energy Information Administration expect U.S. shale oil production to reach 5 million barrels a day.

Sean Hackbarth

ExxonMobil will invest $20 billion to build or expand 11 different manufacturing facilities, creating 45,000 jobs.

Karen Alderman Harbert
A PEMEX employee fuels a scooter at a company gas station in Mexico City, Mexico.

Keeping barriers to the flow of investment and energy low is good for U.S. businesses, workers, and consumers.

Sean Hackbarth
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