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In the NewsJan 19, 2020 - 3:00pm

California’s AB5 Leaves Women Business Owners Reeling

As seen on Forbes.com. California's AB-5 has made it more difficult for women like Aimee Benavides to maintain her flexible work schedule and meet the needs of her family.

In the NewsJan 09, 2020 - 12:00pm

Thank goodness the ‘gig worker’ bill was put on hold, freelancer says

A New Jersey bill aimed at cracking down on misclassifying independent contractors could instead be "career and culture killing."

In the NewsJan 06, 2020 - 11:00am

ASHLEE RICH STEPHENSON: How to Measure Progress Versus Motion Amid Record Early Spending

Generations of political operatives have been conditioned to start spending resources on major voter contact efforts in the final months of an election cycle, holding back the vast majority of advertising until swing voters are tuning in and the clock is running out.

In the NewsJan 02, 2020 - 11:00am

CAMPAIGNS AND ELECTIONS: Consultant Predictions for 2020: Buckle Up

Ashlee Rich Stephenson, national political director/vice president, U.S. Chamber of Commerce: The USMCA (United States Mexico Canada Agreement) will clear the Senate with bipartisan support and be signed into law in 2020 — delivering a generational victory for the American economy and solidifying an incredible political win for both sides of the aisle, along with the president, during what has been a polarized Congress.

In the NewsDec 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

NEWS CENTER MAINE: Senator Susan Collins announces re-election campaign

In a letter emailed to her supporters this morning, Senator Susan Collins officially announced her intention to seek re-election to the United States Senate. In it, Collins wrote in her email, “The fundamental question I had to ask myself in making my decision was this: in today’s polarized political environment, is there still a role for a centrist who believes in getting things done through compromise, collegiality, and bipartisanship? I have concluded that the answer to this question is “yes,” and I will, therefore, seek the honor of continuing to serve as Maine’s United States Senator."

In the NewsDec 12, 2019 - 10:30am

THE HILL: Democrats spend big to put Senate in play

What Republican spending has taken place this year has largely come from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which accounts for more than half the $3.7 million spent defending Republican incumbents this year. The Chamber has spent $950,000 touting McSally in Arizona, $531,000 for Collins in Maine and $879,000 for Tillis in North Carolina.

In the NewsDec 11, 2019 - 12:00pm

Laws to protect Uber drivers could put freelance journalists out of business

Laws designed to protect workers from California to New Jersey are making it impossible for others to work within the confines of the law.

In the NewsNov 27, 2019 - 11:15am

CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: NC Senate race on track to once again be one of the most expensive in the country

Earlier this month, the U.S. Chamber began airing a television ad touting Tillis’s co-sponsorship of a bill intended to aid veterans’ employment opportunities. The Chamber spent more than $7 million to help Tillis’s 2014 campaign, its largest contribution of the cycle.

In the NewsNov 21, 2019 - 12:00pm

The lives of hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans are about to be destroyed

A New Jersey bill aimed at cracking down on misclassifying independent contractors could instead be "career and culture killing."

In the NewsNov 18, 2019 - 1:30pm

Morning Score: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is up with another ad in Maine

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is up with another ad in Maine backing GOP Sen. Susan Collins. The ad, which the group says is a six-figure buy running through early December, praises Collins for working to expand apprenticeship and job training programs.