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Letters to CongressJul 14, 2020 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber Letter on S.3742, the "RELIEF for Main Street Act"

This Hill letter was sent to Senators Cory Booker, Steve Daines, and Patty Murray, supporting S. 3742, the “Recharge and Empower Local Innovation and Entrepreneurs Fund for Main Street Act (RELIEF for Main Street Act).”

Letters to CongressJul 13, 2020 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Letter on FY21 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on Appropriations, on FY21 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations.

Letters to CongressJul 13, 2020 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter on FY21 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on Appropriations, on FY21 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations.

Letters to CongressJul 09, 2020 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on FY21 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on Appropriations, on FY21 Appropriations for Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.

Press ReleaseJul 09, 2020 - 12:15pm

U.S. Chamber's Donohue on ICE's International Student Policy: It ‘Will Inflict Significant Harm Upon American Colleges and Universities, their Students, the Business Community, and Our Economy’

"This policy could force tens of thousands of international students to leave the U.S. for reasons outside of their control and needlessly injects an immense of amount of uncertainty into our nation’s higher education system at a time when colleges and universities are grappling with significant logistical and financial challenges..."

Press ReleaseJul 09, 2020 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber Issues Initial Agenda for Equality of Opportunity, Calling for Swift Policy Actions to Address Gaps Negatively Affecting Black Americans

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released its initial Equality of Opportunity Agenda, calling for immediate, bold policy actions and private sector solutions to help close race-based opportunity gaps in four critical areas: education, employment, entrepreneurship, and criminal justice.

Letters to CongressJul 08, 2020 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter on FY21 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on Appropriations, on Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations for State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs.

Above the FoldJun 23, 2020 - 10:45am
Steel workers in El Dorado National Forest, California

U.S. Chamber Study Shows Commercial Construction Industry Poised For Recovery After Covid-19

The Q2 2020 Commercial Construction Index reveals a drop in contractors’ confidence and outlook for their industry amid COVID-19.

Press ReleaseJun 19, 2020 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber Announces Featured Speakers for National Summit on Equality of Opportunity

CBS This Morning’s Gayle King, AT&T’s Randall Stephenson, PWC’s Tim Ryan, and W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Joel Wittenberg Among Lineup for Historic Event  Registration for virtual event opens today 

Press ReleaseJun 15, 2020 - 5:00pm

426 Chambers and Associations Join U.S. Chamber’s Equality of Opportunity Initiative

The 426 organizations representing 47 states will join the U.S. Chamber’s Equality of Opportunity National Summit on June 25, which will explore some of the underlying challenges driving inequality of opportunity and chart a path to actionable, data-driven solutions.