Economic Growth

Recent Activity

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.

Above the FoldNov 21, 2017 - 3:15pm
Metlife and U.S. Chamber Q4 Small Business Index

Small Business Owners’ Views Vary by Region, but They Agree on One Thing: The National Economy is Worsening

Local economic optimism pushed up the MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index for the second consecutive quarter.