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

ArticleSep 13, 2021 - 2:15pm

Defense Security Cooperation University to host Keith Webster, President of DAEC, as Guest Speaker

On Wenesday, October 27 at 3:00PM EST, Keith Webster, President of the Defense and Aerospace Export Council (DAEC) will participate in Defense Security Cooperation University's (DSCU) Intermediate Managing Major International Acquisition Competitions (MIAC) course as a guest speaker.   

ArticleSep 13, 2021 - 12:45pm
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House Budget Proposals Include Labor & Employment Policies

The week of September 6, House committees began releasing text covering their respective issue areas under the budget reconciliation process. In particular, proposals emerged from the House Ways and Means and the House Education and Labor Committees.

ArticleSep 13, 2021 - 11:15am
United States Capitol, washington d.c.

Wall Street Journal: Congressional Democrats Want to Weaponize Federal Labor Law

By Michael J. Lotito and Glenn SpencerSept. 12, 2021 4:24 pm ET

ArticleSep 13, 2021 - 9:15am

INFO//Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) - Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

The  DoD released Force Health Protection Guidance on Supplement 23 (hyperlinked below) which will impact your contractor employees working in DoD facilities as soon as next week.  Specifically, in accordance with the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force directed safety measures, attestation of an individual’s status as fully vaccinated, or presentation of a recent negative COVID-19 t

Above the FoldSep 13, 2021 - 9:15am
Small business owner applying an -OPEN- sign to the entrace door with the safety measures to respect during Covid-19 pandemic.

New Poll Shows Small Businesses Turning More Cautious

The Q3 2021 MetLife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (SBI) finds that small business owners are increasingly cautious.

Above the FoldSep 13, 2021 - 9:00am
Small businesses and technology

Tech Policies that Help Small Businesses Thrive

Operating a small business during the pandemic is undoubtedly difficult but technology is helping companies stay afloat and thrive by adopting new business models.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2021 - 4:15pm
United States Capitol, washington d.c.

Don’t Lose the Forest Through the Trees: Tax Hikes Will Harm the Economy and American Workers

The tax hikes Congress is considering tax will greatly weaken our economy, which will reduce job creation and wage growth for Americans.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2021 - 9:00am
FTC building

Inside the FTC’s Ploy to Quash A BioTech Merger

In Franz Kafka’s The Trial, a man is prosecuted by a remote, inscrutable authority. With the nature of his offense unclear and the court’s jurisdiction ambiguous,  the entire process becomes bewildering and interminable.  As he navigates a labyrinth of bureaucratic traps, the proceedings themselves “gradually merge into th

Above the FoldSep 09, 2021 - 7:45am
The Capitol Building, National Assembly of Venezuela in Caracas

Overhaul of U.S. Sanctions Policy Toward Venezuela is Long Overdue

Overhauling a U.S. sanctions policy toward Venezuela that has produced myriad negative unintended consequences is long overdue.