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Federal Contracting

The U.S. Chamber works to streamline the acquisition process, ensure a fair and open procurement system, and encourage the government to rely more on the private sector for the goods and services it needs.

Recent Activity

LetterMay 18, 2016 - 3:00pm

Letter to Senate on the "Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017"

This letter regarding the FY17 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act was sent to all Members of the United States Senate.

LetterMay 11, 2016 - 8:30am

Letter on Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

This letter regarding the markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 and support for inclusion of a remedy to limit the impact of Executive Order 13673 was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Armed Services.

LetterApr 26, 2016 - 2:30pm

Letter on H.R. 4909, the "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017"

This letter regarding the markup of H.R. 4909, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017,” was sent to all Members of the House Committee on Armed Services.

LetterApr 19, 2016 - 8:45am

Hill Letter on Fiscal Year 2017 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

This letter was sent to the members of the House Appropriations Committee regarding the Chamber’s funding priorities for the FY17 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

Above the FoldApr 06, 2016 - 9:00am
U.S. Capitol

A Contracting Blacklist Would Undermine National Security and Economic Growth

The measures are the latest flawed attempt by lawmakers to push back against tax inversions. Here's what we should do instead.

LetterMar 14, 2016 - 10:00am

Letter from U.S. Chamber of Commerce & National Association of Manufacturers on Barriers to Government Contracting

This joint letter from the Chamber and the National Association of Manufacturers was sent to all members of the U.S. Congress opposing proposals that would debar government contractors solely based on a change in their corporate domicile.

Above the FoldDec 16, 2015 - 2:00pm
Kayakers in North Carolina's Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Photo credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Up a Creek Without a Paddle: Executive Orders Transform Outdoor Guides Into Federal Contractors

President Obama imposed costly minimum wage and paid leave mandates on outfitters.

Above the FoldOct 13, 2015 - 2:30pm
President Barack Obama Announces Education Secretary Arne Duncan Stepping Down.

Obama Administration is Bypassing Congress by Targeting Federal Contractors

The White House prefers to “send a message to the economy at large" through executive orders.