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

Above the FoldJun 10, 2021 - 11:30am
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Data Shows Worker Availability Sinking Toward Historic Lows – All Over Again

This is holding back growth and posing an impediment to a robust economic recovery.

ArticleJun 07, 2021 - 11:45am

May 19 OSD Conference Call

OSD Overview:  special guest Colin Sepko who runs trusted capital program in A&S and is new to the Pentagon coming from the private sector.  Trusted capital update:  why?  Three strategic challenges for DIB are consolidation of DIB (significant changes in past five years); manufacturing and investment standpoint (most investments target software vice manufacturing due to ma

ArticleJun 07, 2021 - 11:30am
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Anchorage Daily News: Alaskans don’t want California’s failed policies

Originally published in the Anchorage Daily News, June 6, 2021 By Alicia Siira, Joe Michel, Rebecca Logan, and Kati Capozzi

Above the FoldJun 04, 2021 - 10:15am
Suzanne Clark and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo at the Workforce: A Call to Action summit.

Business and Government Leaders Call For Urgent Action on Workforce Crisis

America is on the verge of what could be a great economic resurgence, but job creators are currently held back by a serious worker shortage.

ArticleJun 03, 2021 - 12:45pm
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An Uber-Interesting Poll

As observers of labor policy know, unions and their allies have undertaken a concerted effort in recent years to undermine independent contracting, and that effort has led to misguided policies like California’s notorious legislation known as AB 5, the ramifications of which are still unfolding. 

Above the FoldJun 03, 2021 - 11:45am
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Bilateral Cooperation with the UAE on Climate, Digital Trade, Financial Services Innovation & Healthcare: 4 Ideas for the Biden Administration

The Biden Administration has prioritized efforts on ‘Climate Diplomacy’ since taking office in January 2021. Decarbonization, sustainability, and clean energy are top-tiered areas of focus as we enter a new era of U.S.

ArticleJun 02, 2021 - 11:45am

June 2 OSD Conference Call & News from the Administration

OSD Update:  Small business focus today.  Kim Herrington has resigned from OSD to return to industry as he announced two weeks ago.  OSD sees value in these calls and intends to continue the engagement.  Guest speakers are to return in two weeks to enhance the value of these discussions.

Above the FoldJun 02, 2021 - 11:45am
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Europe’s Gamble on AI Regulation

The AI Act may be an inflection point in Europe’s digital future.

Above the FoldJun 02, 2021 - 11:15am
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Europe’s Data Strategy: Promoting Innovation or Undermining Competition?

Policymakers should focus more on helping European firms, rather than trying to use policy to trip up international competitors.