Economic Growth

Recent Activity

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.

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.

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.

Above the FoldMar 26, 2018 - 9:00am
Business optimism at a high

As Election Looms, Business Optimism Soars

Pro-business members of Congress have an extraordinary story to tell as they turn their attention to the 2018 midterm elections.

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.

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.

Above the FoldJan 30, 2018 - 1:30pm

The Student Debt Mountain – A Crisis or a Development?

Despite the pain, the rise in student loan debt has not led to an unsustainable increase in household debt.

Above the FoldJan 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
Donald Trump 2017 Special Address to Joint Session of Congress

What We’re Watching: State of the Union 2018

The U.S. Chamber will be listening intently to see what the administration aims to achieve this year.

Above the FoldJan 04, 2018 - 1:30pm
A 2018 balloon is displayed at a Party City in New York City.

Americans Start 2018 Feeling Good about the Economy

Keeping a pro-growth focus will pay off with a stronger economy and a more confident public.