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Commentary and analysis from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

ArticleNov 25, 2020 - 11:30am
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Uber and Lyft Go Beyond Rides to Help Communities Through the Pandemic

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, gig economy companies have become an essential part of many Americans’ daily lives – and an economic lifeline for ma

Above the FoldNov 24, 2020 - 9:15am
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This Thanksgiving, Let’s Celebrate the Goodness

We can begin to dwell on the tremendous blessings that have risen up out of this challenging year.

Above the FoldNov 23, 2020 - 5:00pm
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A Very Special Native American Heritage Month

Even in the face of a pandemic, Native and tribally owned businesses have success stories we should celebrate.

Above the FoldNov 20, 2020 - 10:00am
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Addressing Opportunity Gaps for Minority-Owned Businesses Through Increasing Access to Capital and Credit

Read the key takeaways from our fireside chat with Sen. Tim Scott on ways to close the opportunity gaps for minority-owned businesses.

Above the FoldNov 19, 2020 - 10:30am
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While the COVID-19 Vaccine is Within Reach, Logistical Challenges and Funding Remain Roadblocks in Distribution

COVID-19 relief packages and a vaccine distribution plan are critical to getting America back on its feet.

ArticleNov 18, 2020 - 3:15pm

Together We Are Stronger

Although short in length, Section 3608 of the CARES Act is a powerful tool for employers that sponsor defined benefit pension plans. Congress recognized that in these uncertain times, employers were facing a dilemma: make pension contributions (for obligations that won’t be due in years) or make payroll and other short term costs.

ArticleNov 18, 2020 - 8:30am
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Court Upholds Michigan’s Annual Dues Notification Requirement

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District upholds Rule 6-7.2 of Michigan's Civil Service Rules

Above the FoldNov 13, 2020 - 12:00pm
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Quick Take: 3 Election Takeaways

Americans strongly want effective government, and the Chamber will lead on pandemic relief and rebuilding our infrastructure.

ArticleNov 12, 2020 - 4:30pm
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California Voters Pass Proposition 22

In the days after an election, one can find countless articles analyzing the results of myriad races, and to be sure, this year is no exception. While some aspects of the 2020 election remain unresolved one item of interest in California was settled decisively.