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

Above the FoldJan 18, 2019 - 2:15pm
The U.S. Capitol stands past "Caution" tape in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018.

Government Shutdown: Caveat Imperium

The U.S. economy is doing very nicely, as underscored by the recent strong jobs report and contrary to what you might glean from the commentators. Strong growth is likely to continue, subject to one very important risk which, while modest today, appears to be growing. Beware the government – caveat imperium – most recently, the partial shutdown.

Above the FoldJan 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in London, England.

UK Parliament Rejected May’s Brexit Deal – What’s Next?

There are now just 70 days remaining before the UK is slated to leave the EU.

Above the FoldJan 18, 2019 - 9:00am
An oil pump jack near Corpus Christi, Texas.

Collateral Damage: 20 Energy-Related Reforms Impacted by the Government Shutdown

With EPA, Interior, and even parts of the White House on an extended leave, work on these reforms has ground to a halt.

Above the FoldJan 16, 2019 - 12:15pm
Central American refugees and asylum seekers walk along a road in Tapachula, Mexico.

Concerned about Immigration and the Border? Then Help the Northern Triangle.

The bipartisan support for Colombia can be a model for enhancing border security.

Above the FoldJan 14, 2019 - 1:30pm
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue delivering the 2019 State of American Business address.

Keeping Up the Economic Momentum in 2019

We look forward to working with all our leaders to keep our country on the path to greater prosperity.

Above the FoldJan 10, 2019 - 9:15am
State of American Business 2019

State of American Business 2019 Live Blog

President and CEO Tom Donohue outlined the top challenges facing the business community and lays out the U.S. Chamber’s policy priorities.

Above the FoldJan 07, 2019 - 9:00am
U.S. flag in front of the U.S. Capitol dome.

Good Government Wish List for 2019

We urge leaders in Congress and the administration to focus on areas of agreement and work together to advance our country’s best interests.

Above the FoldJan 04, 2019 - 11:00am
Customers shop at a Costco store in San Francisco, CA.

A Motivated Outbreak of 2020 Recessionaphobia

312,000 jobs were created in the U.S. in December 2018. The unemployment rate is 3.9%.

ArticleJan 03, 2019 - 10:30am
Wet floor sign reads: "Caution: Vague joint employer standard"

D.C. Circuit Rules in Joint Employer Case

The D.C. Circuit on December 28 issued its opinion in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. v. NLRB...