Greg Galdabini

Former Senior Director, Editorial Communications

Greg Galdabini is former senior director of editorial communications at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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Transportation Secretary: 'The Wolf is at the Door'

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has simple message for the business community: put pressure on members of Congress to make much-needed investments in the nation's deteriorating transportation infrastructure.

'The Welfare State is Taking Over Government'

Syndicated columnist Robert J. Samuelson points out a paradox: the federal government's ability to perform its essential functions is diminishing even while the size of government grows larger. 

NAFTA at 20: Unfinished Business

Over its 20-year life, NAFTA has delivered many benefits for American workers and consumers, including avocado lovers. But its intellectual property protection standards have not stood the test of time.

Congressional Gridlock? On Immigration, Signs of Progress Emerge

In a Congress that has accomplished very little, immigration reform appears to be gathering momentum. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is expected to release a brief outline of immigration standards to his caucus as soon as its annual retreat later this week.

LIVE WEBCAST: Immigration Reform Panel Discussion featuring Michael Bloomberg

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Michigan Gov. Rick Synder, former U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, and U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President of of Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits Randy Johnson discuss the economic case for immigration reform at the National Press Club. 

Watch the discussion live here beginning at 1:30 pm EST.

Health Care Employer Mandate Takes a Toll on Community Services

Update on 1/8/2013: Republicans in the House Education & the Workforce committee released statements from professors, teachers and administrators criticizing Obamacare. Those who wrote the committee reported that health care law has led to higher insurance costs, reduced hours for part-time faculty and other negative consequences in schools. You can read those statements here

A Not So Happy New Year for Small Businesses

On the health care front, 2013 couldn't end fast enough for many small businesses. The year was characterized by confusion and tumult: rising premiums, a one-year delay of the government's online marketplace for small businesses, the exchange rollout debacle, and a general sense of uncertainty over compliance with the behemoth health care law. So 2014 can't possibly be any worse, right? Not so fast.