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Above the FoldJul 29, 2021 - 12:00pm
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Supply Chain Issues, Worker Shortages Impacted Economic Growth in Q2

The BEA released the GDP numbers for the Q2 showing the economy grew only 6.5% from April to June – here's why we are missing the mark.

Above the FoldJul 26, 2021 - 3:30pm
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Why Immigration Reform Matters to Local Communities

It has to be part of the solution for future economic growth and sustained prosperity. 

Above the FoldJul 23, 2021 - 11:00am
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Expert View: How Letting Insurance Companies Use Risk-Based Pricing Lowers Premiums

Risk-based pricing allows insurers to set prices based on the risk they assume and to tailor policies, and prices, to potential customers.

Above the FoldJul 22, 2021 - 5:15pm
 Arkansas Secretary of Health Dr. Jose Romero sits down with U.S. Chamber President and CEO Suzanne Clark. 

The Path Forward: Unvaccinated Far More Likely to be Hospitalized as Delta Variant Spreads

This week’s Path Forward event featured a discussion about the safety of COVID vaccines and the spread of the Delta variant.

Above the FoldJul 15, 2021 - 10:45am
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Less than Half of Small Business Owners Can Find Workers, New Poll Shows

A new US Chamber study shows that most small businesses are struggling to find workers with the right combination of skills and experience.

Above the FoldJul 13, 2021 - 11:00am
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We Should Take the Threat of Higher Inflation Seriously – Here are 5 Ways to Do So

A Chamber economist presents five ways Congress and the Biden administration can get in front of inflation before it is too late.

Above the FoldJul 07, 2021 - 3:45pm
Man places "now hiring" sign in storefront window of his shop.

Number of Unfilled Jobs Stays Elevated During Worker Shortage Crisis

The biggest issue facing the economy this summer is a shortage of workers going back to open jobs.

Above the FoldJul 06, 2021 - 11:15am
International cargo ship transport shipping containers on the open water.

10 Overlooked International Investment Facts

Keeping the door open to international investment supports U.S. economic growth, resilience, and middle-class jobs.

Above the FoldJul 01, 2021 - 10:00am
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk | Photo via Flickr / Beth Mahoney

“We’re in Survival Mode:” On the Delaware Shore, Small Businesses Struggle to Stay Afloat Amid Worker Shortage

In seaside Rehoboth, it's a devastating and all-too-common narrative for tourism-dependent employers amid a national workforce crisis.