Economic Growth

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Above the FoldJun 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
Labor Day 2017

Middle Market Companies Continue Their Positive Economic Outlook

The RSM US Middle Market Business Index remains robust in the second quarter of 2018.

Press ReleaseJun 19, 2018 - 9:00am

Middle Market Experiences Strong Economic Growth, Outlook Robust for Second Half of Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The RSM US Middle Market Business Index (MMBI), presented by RSM US LLP (“RSM”) in partnership with the U.S.

TestimonyJun 06, 2018 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber Testimony on Improving Transparency and Accountability at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

Testimony by Kate Larson, director for the U.S. Chamber's Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC), delivered to the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit during a hearing on improving transparency and accountability at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. 

CommentMay 23, 2018 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Comments on Notice 2018-28

U.S. Chamber’s comments in response to Notice 2018-28 as published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin on April 16, 2018.

Press ReleaseMay 22, 2018 - 5:45pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on House Passage of Bank Relief Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today in response to the passage of the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act” by the U.S. House of Representatives:

LetterMay 21, 2018 - 1:15pm

Key Vote Letter to the U.S. House on the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act"

TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” which would better tailor regulations for community and regional banks.  The Chamber will consider including votes on, or in relation to, this bill in our annual How They Voted scorecard. 

EventMay 18, 2018 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Trans-Caspian Forum

This forum brings together officials and businesses from the trans-Caspian region at the ministerial level for panel discussions with the private sector. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss business, trade, and investment in Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.  

LetterMay 09, 2018 - 2:00pm

S. 2463, the ''Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act of 2018''

This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in support of S. 2463, the ‘‘Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act of 2018.’’

Above the FoldMay 04, 2018 - 11:30am
A "Now Hiring" brochure for home health aides is displayed at a career fair in New York, NY.

The U.S. Economy Hits the Sweet Spot

People are positive about the economy, so we need to do everything we can to maintain it.

ReportApr 26, 2018 - 4:30pm
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EXPANDING THE ON-RAMP: Recommendations to Help More Companies Go and Stay Public

Going public” has long been the goal of entrepreneurs who start a business from scratch, grow it into a thriving enterprise, then have the opportunity to offer shares to the general public through an initial public offering (IPO).