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Campaign for Free Enterprise

There is only one path forward that will restore America’s economic vitality, create opportunity, and put Americans back to work—and that is free enterprise. That’s why the U.S. Chamber started the Campaign for Free Enterprise, a nationwide effort to support the ideals that advance economic growth and create jobs.

America faces big challenges. A sluggish recovery. Rising taxes. Falling incomes. Exploding deficits. An ever-expanding federal government. How do we get out of this mess?

There is only one path forward that will restore America’s economic vitality, create opportunity, and put Americans back to work—and that is free enterprise. Our economic system has allowed us to build the single greatest engine of growth and shared prosperity that the world has ever known. Free enterprise enables many not only to “dream big” but to fulfill their dreams.

But we must allow it to work its wonders—to create opportunity and foster innovation, not rely on big government.

That’s why the U.S. Chamber started the Campaign for Free Enterprise, a nationwide effort to support the ideals that advance economic growth and create jobs.

Through special programs, public engagement, and youth outreach, the campaign highlights free enterprise policies, people, and programs that create opportunity, foster innovation, and support the greatest economy on earth.

Recent Activity

LetterApr 22, 2015 - 4:00pm

Letter on S. 552, the "Small Business Investment Capital Company Act of 2015"

This letter supporting S. 552, the “Small Business Investment Capital Company Act of 2015,” was sent to Senator Risch and the Members of the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

LetterFeb 25, 2015 - 3:30pm

Letter to Reps. Chabot and Cicilline on H.R. 1023, the “Small Business Investment Company Capital Act of 2015

This letter thanking Reps. Chabot and Cicilline for introducing H.R. 1023, the “Small Business Investment Company Capital Act of 2015,” was sent to their offices as well as the House Committee on Small Business.

LetterFeb 11, 2015 - 2:45pm

Letter on S. 181, the “Startup Act"

This letter was sent to Senator Moran and the cosponsors of S. 181, the “Startup Act,” applauding its reintroduction. 

Above the FoldJul 07, 2014 - 8:15am

A New Yogurt State of Mind: How Buying the Cow is Boosting New York’s Economy

Across the globe, New York is synonymous with the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and Times Square. Over the past few years, however, the state has added another notch to its belt—it’s become the yogurt capital of the United States.

ReportJul 01, 2014 - 11:15am

Enterprising States 2014: Is Your State Creating Jobs and Driving Growth?

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has released its annual Enterprising States study, offering an in-depth look at the free enterprise policies being implemented to promote economic growth at the state and local levels. See how your state ranks by viewing our interactive map.

Above the FoldMay 23, 2014 - 8:00am

Cities of Trade

The exchange of goods and services across borders is fundamentally tied to the health of a nation’s economy. Cities, which have historically served as centers of trade, are playing an increasingly vital role in the manufacture and distribution of merchandise goods.

Above the FoldMay 19, 2014 - 9:45am

Border Wars: As Competition Grows, New Hampshire Fights to Keep Advantage

While the Granite State has long claimed to have the best business climate in New England, its high-tax neighbors are finally trying to catch up.

Above the FoldMay 13, 2014 - 8:45am

National Small Business Week 2014 – A Celebration of the Accomplishments of Small Business

The U.S. Chamber recognizes that it is the efforts of small business that has made this country the success that it is today.

Above the FoldMay 07, 2014 - 11:45am

How the NFL Tackles Counterfeiting

Anastasia Danias grew up watching the New York Jets battle rivals like the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins. Today, as the chief litigation officer for the National Football League, she’s helping Gang Green and the league’s other 31 teams tackle a different kind of opponent—counterfeiters.