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

Above the FoldNov 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
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Quick Take: Your Primer on Association Health Plans

400,000 uninsured Americans are expected to attain health coverage thanks to AHPs.

Above the FoldNov 15, 2018 - 9:00am
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Our Nail Manufacturing Company is at Risk Because of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Mid Continent Steel & Wire employs approximately 300 people, down from over 500 before the tariffs went into effect.

Above the FoldNov 13, 2018 - 3:15pm

Canada: Witness for Pro-Growth Tax Reform

If U.S. tax reform doesn’t make U.S. companies and businesses more competitive, why does Canada feel it has to respond?

ArticleNov 12, 2018 - 12:58pm

Trial Lawyers Brew Up Another Ridiculous Lawsuit

A ridiculous lawsuit is brewing in the Aloha State. Kona Hawaiian-style beer is headquartered in Hawaii, but brews its beer in other locations across the continental US. Now they are being sued for misleading consumers who claim they paid more for Kona’s beer because they thought it was made in Hawaii.

Above the FoldNov 12, 2018 - 9:00am
The art of the possible.

New Opportunities for Bipartisanship

We’re calling on our new and reelected leaders from both parties to claim the middle ground and reject the extremes on both sides.

ArticleNov 11, 2018 - 1:29pm

Lawsuit Over Dried Fruit?

Hungry? Consumers are suing the maker of Kind snack bars for not containing enough fresh fruit. Their lawyers claim Kind bars “misled” consumers by dehydrating their fruit and putting “chemical-sounding terms like ascorbic acid” in their bars. And now they want a payout. Wait.

ArticleNov 09, 2018 - 3:00pm
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Labor Policy and the Midterm Elections

After months of anticipation, the midterm elections have come and gone, and there were quite a few noteworthy developments...

Above the FoldNov 09, 2018 - 11:15am
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How Did Trade Play in the Midterms?

The evidence suggests tariffs were a drag on Republican candidates in some close races

Above the FoldNov 08, 2018 - 2:30pm
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What’s Next? 5 Takeaways from the Midterm Elections

What’s now on the table for the business community and a pro-growth agenda, and what should you be watching for in the months ahead?

Above the FoldNov 07, 2018 - 4:00pm
Philip Hammond, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, speaks at a Conservative Party annual conference in Birmingham, U.K.

The U.K. Tech Tax and the Tax on Clouds

The proposed digital services tax on gross receipts associated with the tech industry is a discriminatory sales tax.