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

Above the FoldSep 17, 2018 - 4:15pm
Comic book character, Wolverine.

X-Men for Financial Regulatory Reform

Ten years after the financial crisis, an inadequate regulatory system plagues our financial system.

Above the FoldSep 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Drug addiction claims 72,000 lives a year.

Chamber to Congress: Pass Opioid Bill

There’s no time to delay as opioids are claiming more lives daily, and communities are being undermined.

ArticleSep 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Wet floor sign reads: "Caution: Vague joint employer standard"

NLRB Announces Joint Employer Proposal

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on September 13 announced that it would publish a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking...

ArticleSep 14, 2018 - 12:53pm

Something Smells Rotten: Man Suing Starkist Tuna over a Logo

Something smells rotten in New York…and it’s another ridiculous lawsuit. A man is suing Starkist Tuna over the American Heart Association’s Heart Checkmark logo the company displays on its cans. The lawsuit claims the logo misleads customers into thinking Starkist Tuna is healthier than other brands.

Above the FoldSep 12, 2018 - 2:15pm
A worker secures plywood over the windows of a beauty supply store ahead of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, NC.

Seven Ways Your Chamber Can Prepare for Hurricane Florence

There’s still time to prepare your community ahead of Hurricane Florence’s landfall this week.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2018 - 12:45pm
Mother playing with a baby in a Graco Bay Products play pen.

We’re Expecting Our First Child. The Trade War Is Hitting Our Family.

One company faces the potential for a 10% to 25% tariff on many of its car seats, high chairs, baby swings and play pens.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2018 - 9:00am
Consumers benefit from the responsible use of data.

Businesses and Consumers Have Stakes in Data Privacy

The time is now for smart, effective, and thoughtful solutions to this complex challenge.

Above the FoldSep 07, 2018 - 9:30am
Social Security checks are printed in Philadelphia, PA.

Entitlement Chastenings

Jobs grew by 201,000 jobs in August, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.9%.

Above the FoldSep 06, 2018 - 1:30pm
A corridor at the Pentagon.

Defense Department’s Contracting Regulation Needs Improvement

A proposed regulation would reduce defense contract progress payments as much as 30% below current standards.

Above the FoldSep 06, 2018 - 9:15am
2018 Q3 Metlife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index: 69.7.

Small Business Optimism Keeps Growing as Access to Capital Remains Strong

The Metlife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index moved up to 68.9 in Q3, hitting another record high.