Economic Growth

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseMar 23, 2018 - 10:45am

U.S. Chamber Releases CFPB Reform Agenda

Offers Recommendations for Improving Consumer Protection, Accountability

Above the FoldMar 23, 2018 - 9:00am
Shipping containers stacked on a ship as it is unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles.

On Tariffs, Don’t Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

The U.S. economy faces one real policy threat in 2018, and that’s a trade war.

Above the FoldMar 15, 2018 - 1:30pm
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol.

Of Crumbs and Fancy Cake: Nancy Pelosi’s Take on Tax Reform

A big benefit is just on the horizon in the form of a stronger economy, with jobs more plentiful and wages rising.

Press ReleaseMar 14, 2018 - 6:30pm

U.S. Chamber President Praises Senate Passage of Bank Relief Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today in response to U.S. Senate passage of S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” which will alleviate regulatory burdens for America’s local and community banks:

Press ReleaseMar 07, 2018 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Comments on Prospects of Trade War

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today:

CommentMar 07, 2018 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber Comments Regarding Regulatory Guidance under Public Law No. 115-97

On March 7, 2018, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to Treasury and the IRS regarding general regulatory guidance requests under Public Law No. 115-97.

TestimonyMar 07, 2018 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Testimony on Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America

U.S. Chamber Executive Director for Transportation Infrastructure Ed Mortimer's testimony to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit during a hearing, "Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Long-Term Funding for Highways and Transit Programs."

LetterFeb 21, 2018 - 9:00am

Notice 2018-13 Comments

On February 20, 2018, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments in response to Notice 2018-13 issued on January 19, 2018.

Above the FoldFeb 05, 2018 - 12:15pm
A job seeker outside a career fair in Jeffersonville, IN.

Are We at Full Employment Yet?

According to the latest data about 6.7 million workers don’t have a job, suggesting we’ve a long way to go.

CommentFeb 01, 2018 - 9:15am

U.S. Chamber Comments on Notice 2018-07

On January 31, the U.S. Chamber submitted comments to the IRS in response to Notice 2018-07 as published in the Federal Register on December 29,2017.