One of the U.S. Chamber’s partner organizations is working to educate Washington’s congressional delegation and other elected officials on the vital role that trade plays in creating jobs and growing the state’s economy.
U.S. Chamber Blog
U.S. Chamber Blog
Imagine putting your time and back-breaking labor into crops, only to have them fail to yield food? That’s what is happening in African communities, and it’s not because of the soil quality, the level of rain, or the lack of laborers. Recent reports indicate that Ugandan’s farmers’ crops and livelihood have been decimated due to counterfeit seeds.
A new book by columnist and author George Will on the history of Wrigley Field (“A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred”) did pique my interest. Not because of his proselytizing about the great American pastime. But rather, because of the man behind the field: William Wrigley Jr.
UPDATED: The NYT's David Brooks took to the pages today to defend Common Core, reminding readers that: "school standards are not curricula. They do not determine what students read or how teachers should teach. They are the goals for what students should know at the end of each grade."
Type "investment protection," or "investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)," into your search engine, and you’ll find misleading information abounds. There is a serious game of deception going on, and the same old isolationist critics are hoping you don’t notice the con they are trying to pull-off.
While federal agencies write more rules to implement Dodd-Frank, Obamacare, and environmental laws, we're stuck with slower economic growth, fewer jobs, and lower incomes.
Home Depot opened only one store this past fiscal year, and it was in Minot, North Dakota, near the oil-rich Bakken shale formation.
Once again, we’ve combed over the nation’s most outrageous, foolish lawsuits yet for April’s Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of the Month Poll! Read more and cast a vote for which of these lawsuits you think is the most ridiculous
If this nation is to create more jobs, it has to begin building again. For this to occur, permit streamlining is a must, and these findings confirm the lack of management and delays in the current environmental review process.
Air Force One will take President Obama to Asia next week. He will make stops in Japan, Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. By any standard, this visit is hugely important for U.S. relations in the region and an example of this administration’s commitment to the rebalance to Asia.
One issue up for discussion – the unfinished U.S. trade agreement with 11 Asia-Pacific nations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).