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

Above the FoldMar 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Green combine harvesting a field.

Unlocking the Digital Potential of Rural America

Increased adoption of online services for rural businesses could create more than 360,000 jobs and grow annual revenues by more than 21%.

Above the FoldMar 22, 2019 - 10:30am
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Attacks on Dual-Class Share Structures are Unjustified

Certain institutional investors continue attacking the structure that newly public companies and long-established businesses utilize.

Above the FoldMar 21, 2019 - 2:00pm
An employee demonstrates the Samsung Galaxy 10 smartphone at the South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, TX.

Let the Private Sector and Free Market Build the Nationwide Communications Network

The private sector is leading and driving forward this new game-changing technology but regulatory proposals and red tape could interfere.

ArticleMar 20, 2019 - 9:30am

NLRB Reevaluates Concerted Activity

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has had its hands full after a three-member Republican majority took over...

Above the FoldMar 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Power transmission lines are suspended from an electricity pylon in Clifton, New Jersey.

Lagging Infrastructure Means Higher Electricity Prices

Without new energy infrastructure, the Northeast could soon be looking at European-level electricity rates.

Above the FoldMar 18, 2019 - 9:00am
An artist's rendering shows the liftoff of the lift capacity configuration Space Launch System from the launchpad.

Planting Our Flag in Commercial Space

The U.S. must continue to lead, develop, and deploy space systems at increasing rates of innovation and efficiency.

Above the FoldMar 14, 2019 - 4:45pm
The Q1 2019 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index is at 72.

These 3 Construction Industry Myths Create Challenges Recruiting Workers, New Data Shows

The Q1 2019 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index is at 72.

ArticleMar 14, 2019 - 1:00pm
Discussions about the value of college need to focus on identifying the paths that enable students to make informed postsecondary choices

Bipartisan Coalition Reintroduces College Transparency Act in House and Senate

Conventional wisdom might say that Washington is too polarized for legislators of different political stripes to work together. Not so fast.

Above the FoldMar 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao speaks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2019 Aviation Summit.

Finding New Workers is on the Aviation Industry’s Radar

World air traffic will double every 12-15 years. More people will be needed to build, fly, and maintain new planes.