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Press ReleaseJan 16, 2020 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Applauds Senate Passage of the USMCA

Today, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue hailed Senate passage of USMCA as a historic bipartisan victory for all Americans, especially manufacturers, farmers, and service providers.

Press ReleaseJan 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Signing of Phase 1 Trade Agreement Between the U.S. and China

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the signing of a Phase 1 trade deal between the U.S. and Chinese governments.

Press ReleaseJan 14, 2020 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Applauds Committee Approval of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with A Better Balance, National Women’s Law Center, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the National Partnership for Women & Families applauded the House Committee on Education and Labor approval of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, by a bipartisan vote of 29-17. 

Press ReleaseJan 10, 2020 - 4:00pm

U.S. Chamber Urges Accountability and Coordination in ICTS Supply Chain Rule

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President for Cyber, Intelligence, and Security Policy Christopher D. Roberti issued the following statement today regarding the Department of Commerce’s proposed rule “Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain.”

Press ReleaseJan 10, 2020 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber's Donohue Praises Efforts to Modernize NEPA

“If America is to meet its growing challenges on infrastructure, energy and the environment, then we must modernize the 40-year old NEPA process. In many cases, it takes far longer to obtain a permit than it actually takes to build one of these critical projects, and that should not be acceptable."

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Praises FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Order for Driving Economic Opportunities

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center Senior Vice President Tim Day issued the following statement in response to the FCC’s release of its Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Order.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:30am

Donohue: Skills Gap and Worker Shortages an ‘Urgent Priority’ Across the Country

U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue said today in his 2020 State of American Business speech that worker shortages and the growing skills gap is an “urgent priority for states all over the country.”

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Donohue: 'Engaging with the world is our best strategy for strong national security and lasting prosperity'

Today U.S. Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue cautioned that the United States must continue to engage on the world stage or risk being left behind in his annual State of American Business Address.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Calls for More Business Creation and IPOs to ‘Generate Collective Prosperity’

Sets Goal of 500,000 Business Creations and 250 IPOs a Year to Drive Wealth Creation and OpportunityWASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue today called for “more business, not less” and announced new goals for U.S. companies to drive collective prosperity.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Donohue: States Regulating National Policy Issues ‘Presents Challenges and Uncertainties for Business’

U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue warned today in his State of American Business speech that an emerging patchwork of state regulations on national economic issues presents challenges and uncertainties for business.