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

Above the FoldSep 03, 2018 - 9:00am
Labor Day

Thank You, American Workers

This Labor Day, take a moment to remember why the holiday was established.

Above the FoldAug 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
Health insurance illustration: calculator, money, syringe, pills, bills.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the Health Insurance Tax

Many Americans will face a $20.3 billion tax hike starting in January 2020 if nothing is done.

ArticleAug 29, 2018 - 4:45pm
NLRB

Pearce Re-Nominated to NLRB

The White House announced on August 28 that President Trump nominated Mark Gaston Pearce to be a Member of the National Labor Relations...

Above the FoldAug 29, 2018 - 10:00am
Shipping containers sit stacked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, CA.

Piling On: These States Got Walloped by the Latest Trade War Escalation

The tit-for-tat escalation of the tariff war continues. China imposed tariffs on an additional $16 billion in U.S. exports on August 23.

Above the FoldAug 27, 2018 - 9:00am
GEI analysis

Tax Reform Tied to Lower Electricity Costs

The positive effects of tax reform ripple through the economy, benefiting both businesses and consumers in a number of ways.

ArticleAug 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
U.S. money

Labor’s Puerto Rico Payday

This blog has recounted before the phenomenon of governments using their power to promote the interests of organized labor...

Above the FoldAug 24, 2018 - 12:15pm
China and U.S. flags superimposed on shipping containers.

Quick Take: Your Primer on Trump’s China Tariffs

Tariffs fall squarely on the shoulders of American consumers, manufacturers, farmers, and ranchers.

Above the FoldAug 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Electricity tower

Seven Ways EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule is a Better Approach than the Clean Power Plan

The Chamber and its allies look forward to a detailed review and comment of the EPA's new CPP rule.

Above the FoldAug 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
Next-Gen Business Partnership

Next-Gen Business Partnership Kicks off with Successful Summer Internships

The Next-Gen Business Partnership is a partnership between two Washington institutions committed to developing the workforce of tomorrow.

Above the FoldAug 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C.

How We’ll Assess a New NAFTA

After a year of negotiations, a second edition of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may be within reach.