Economic Growth

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Above the FoldAug 27, 2018 - 9:00am
GEI analysis

Tax Reform Tied to Lower Electricity Costs

The positive effects of tax reform ripple through the economy, benefiting both businesses and consumers in a number of ways.

Above the FoldAug 03, 2018 - 9:00am
Federal Reserve building stands in Washington, D.C.

The President's Pro-Growth Agenda Helps the Fed

Jobs grew by 157,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%.

Press ReleaseJul 17, 2018 - 6:45pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on House Passage of the JOBS Act 3.0

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President of the Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC) Tom Quaadman today issued the following statement upon House passage of the “JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018,” commonly known as the JOBS Act 3.0:

LetterJul 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

Key Vote Alert! - The House Amendment to S. 488, the "JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018"

This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the House amendment to S. 488, the “JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018.”

Above the FoldJul 06, 2018 - 9:00am
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaking before the Senate Banking Committee.

The Fed’s Brief Return Engagement to Center Stage

213,000 jobs were created in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.0%.

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: