J.D. Harrison

Former Executive Director, Communications & Strategy

J.D. Harrison is the former Executive Director for Communications & Strategy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Harrison previously covered small business, entrepreneurship, and public policy for The Washington Post, where he helped launch and later managed the Post's On Small Business Blog. On Small Business was ranked by Forbes as one of the nation's must-read publications for small business owners. He previously covered startups and technology for Portfolio in New York.

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“We’re in Survival Mode:” On the Delaware Shore, Small Businesses Struggle to Stay Afloat Amid Worker Shortage

In seaside Rehoboth, it's a devastating and all-too-common narrative for tourism-dependent employers amid a national workforce crisis.

Amid Debate Spotlight, Miami Businesses Making a Big Difference in Florida and Across America

Here are just a few ways area companies are making a big impact locally and nationally.

Small Business Owner to Congress: ‘We Are Putting Tax Reform Savings to Work’

While tax reform put wind at small business owners’ backs, there’s still more work to be done.

‘We’re to the Breaking Point:’ New Tariffs Sow Seeds of Fear Across America’s Heartland

“We’d rather have trade. Any aid package, no matter what dollar amount, is a Band-Aid on an arterial bleed.”

‘A Really Bad Deal:’ These Iowa Farmers Are Getting Clobbered by Tariff Escalation

Retaliatory tariffs by China, Canada, Mexico, and the European Union threaten $977 billion in exports.

Small Business Owners Implore Congress to Invest in America’s Infrastructure

The stakes are too high to keep kicking the can down the road year after year.

Thanks to Tax Reform, These Small Businesses are Hiring, Investing, Growing

One month after the most significant federal tax overhaul in more than 30 years, small business is feeling the love. And investing it back.