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

Above the FoldNov 20, 2018 - 11:45am
Shop small on Small Business Saturday

Support Your Local Community by Shopping Small

Customers have spent $85 billion at independent retailers and restaurants since Small Business Saturday started in 2010.

Above the FoldNov 20, 2018 - 9:45am
Turkey at Koch Farms in Tamaqua, PA

How Tariffs ‘Gobble’ Up Thanksgiving

Many Americans could have some unexpected indigestion this holiday.

Above the FoldNov 16, 2018 - 3:45pm
Empty beer cans wait to be filled at the Other Half Brewing Co. in Brooklyn, NY.

Why We Should Lift the Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

A 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum on imports from Canada and Mexico remain in place.

Above the FoldNov 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
Doctor with patient

Quick Take: Your Primer on Association Health Plans

400,000 uninsured Americans are expected to attain health coverage thanks to AHPs.

Above the FoldNov 15, 2018 - 9:00am
Nails travel along a vibrating platform.

Our Nail Manufacturing Company is at Risk Because of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Mid Continent Steel & Wire employs approximately 300 people, down from over 500 before the tariffs went into effect.

Above the FoldNov 13, 2018 - 3:15pm

Canada: Witness for Pro-Growth Tax Reform

If U.S. tax reform doesn’t make U.S. companies and businesses more competitive, why does Canada feel it has to respond?

ArticleNov 12, 2018 - 12:58pm

Trial Lawyers Brew Up Another Ridiculous Lawsuit

A ridiculous lawsuit is brewing in the Aloha State. Kona Hawaiian-style beer is headquartered in Hawaii, but brews its beer in other locations across the continental US. Now they are being sued for misleading consumers who claim they paid more for Kona’s beer because they thought it was made in Hawaii.

Above the FoldNov 12, 2018 - 9:00am
The art of the possible.

New Opportunities for Bipartisanship

We’re calling on our new and reelected leaders from both parties to claim the middle ground and reject the extremes on both sides.

ArticleNov 11, 2018 - 1:29pm

Lawsuit Over Dried Fruit?

Hungry? Consumers are suing the maker of Kind snack bars for not containing enough fresh fruit. Their lawyers claim Kind bars “misled” consumers by dehydrating their fruit and putting “chemical-sounding terms like ascorbic acid” in their bars. And now they want a payout. Wait.