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Press ReleaseSep 18, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Announces AT&T’s Scott Sapperstein to join C_TEC's Advisory Board

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) announced that Scott Sapperstein, AT&T’s Assistant Vice President Public Affairs & Strategic Alliances, will join its advisory board effective immediately.

Press ReleaseSep 17, 2019 - 9:00am

Commercial Construction Index Shows Record Optimism

The majority (58%) of contractors report they are highly confident that the next 12 months will bring sufficient business opportunities, a six-point growth over Q2. This is the largest percentage in the last four quarters to report this degree of optimism.

Press ReleaseSep 12, 2019 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Announces Finalists for Dream Big Award: Companies to Be Honored at National CO— Summit

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists for its annual Dream Big Awards, presented by MetLife, which celebrates the achievements of small businesses and honors their contributions to America’s economic growth.

Press ReleaseSep 10, 2019 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber Commends CFPB on Efforts to Promote Innovation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — David Hirschmann, President and CEO Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC) issued the following statement today after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a series of policies today to promote innovation.

Press ReleaseSep 10, 2019 - 5:15am

U.S. Chamber’s Brilliant Leads CEOs to China for High-Level Economic Dialogue

Calling for a Trade Deal Now to Address Legitimate Concerns and End Tariffs

Press ReleaseSep 09, 2019 - 5:00pm

Small Business Index Reports Record High Optimism

Despite macroeconomic headwinds and trade worries, confidence remains high; Veteran small business owners report need for capital as biggest challenge. Data from the Q3 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index indicates that employers are experiencing high levels of confidence about the state of their local economies and their financial future. The index overall score increased yet again this quarter to 70.7, up two percentage points from Q2, marking the highest number since its inception. This indicates that nearly 71% of U.S. small business owners currently have a positive outlook on their companies’ financial future and business environment.

Press ReleaseSep 06, 2019 - 3:45pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on UAS Remote ID Rulemaking

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tim Day, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) issued the following statement today regarding the FAA's announcement to delay rulemaking on remote identification for unmanned aircraft systems:

Press ReleaseAug 29, 2019 - 11:00am

America’s Crumbling Infrastructure is a Roadblock to Labor Day Travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As summer comes to an end and Congress prepares to head back to D.C., the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is continuing to urge lawmakers to pass a comprehensive infrastructure bill this year and save Americans money and time on the roads.

Press ReleaseAug 27, 2019 - 10:00am
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Launches Headquarters Restoration to Strengthen Its Position for the Next 100 Years

U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced the beginning of an 18-month restoration project of its historic Washington, D.C. headquarters. During the restoration, the full exterior of the 97-year-old building will undergo detailed maintenance and preservation services. Justin Waller, the Chamber’s Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations released a statement.