Economic Growth

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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
Cover Image of the Report

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).

Press ReleaseApr 26, 2018 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber and Partners Make Recommendations to Reverse Decline in IPOs, Expand America’s Public Capital Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, along with a host of partner organizations representing a diverse cross-section of the American economy, issued a new report today that offers a slate of recommendations for strengthening U.S.

Press ReleaseApr 17, 2018 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber Celebrates Historic Tax Reform and Says Farewell to the Old Tax Code

Sen. Pat Toomey, Business Leaders Highlight How the New, Pro-Growth Tax Code is Improving U.S. LivesWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today hosted “Tax Cuts at Work,” a tax day event celebrating the end of the old, outdated tax code and the benefits the new, pro-growth tax code brings to American workers, businesses, and families.

Above the FoldApr 12, 2018 - 2:45pm
U.S. Chamber tax benefits map

Tax Cuts Work

Thanks to the recently-enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, job creators are sending less of their hard-earned money to Washington.

Press ReleaseApr 11, 2018 - 12:30pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Comments on Speaker Paul Ryan’s Retirement Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today about Speaker Paul Ryan: