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Press ReleaseSep 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber Welcomes Decision to Lift Travel Restrictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today on the Biden Administration’s decision to ease foreign travel restrictions to the United States:

Press ReleaseSep 20, 2021 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Adds New Policy and Political Expertise to Communications Team

Carrie Healey joins as Director of Media Relations and External Communications; Michelle Koepp joins as Senior Manager; Richard J. Hartnett joins as Associate Manager; Tatiana Niang joins as Coordinator.

Press ReleaseSep 17, 2021 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber Applauds Appointment of Kiersten Todt as CISA Chief of Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed this week’s announcement that Kiersten Todt has been appointed to serve as Chief of Staff at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). 

Press ReleaseSep 16, 2021 - 3:45pm

Global Task Force on Pandemic Response Provides Critical Support to Southeast Asia’s Diagnostic Capacity in its Battle Against COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Global Task Force on Pandemic Response (GTF), a public-private partnership of major U.S. companies organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with support from Business Roundtable, announced today that it will help strengthen Indonesia and Southeast Asia’s diagnostic capacity as they continue to battle against major COVID-19 outbreaks.

Press ReleaseSep 16, 2021 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber Applauds H-1B Visa Ruling

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Immigration Policy Jon Baselice released the following statement today on the recent ruling in favor of the plaintiffs in Chamber of Commerce v. DHS over H-1B visa restrictions.

Press ReleaseSep 15, 2021 - 5:00pm

First Lady Jill Biden Speaks at Launch of Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone Focused on Remote Work

WASHINGTON, DC — As the leader in identifying and providing solutions to military spouse un- and under-employment, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes has launched a new initiative focused on remote work opportunities. 

Press ReleaseSep 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Foundation Launches Coalition for Afghan Refugee Employment in the U.S.

The Coalition will connect Afghan refugees to jobs as they arrive and resettle in America

Press ReleaseSep 15, 2021 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber Welcomes 12 New Members to Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed 12 new executives to its Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100). These experienced leaders advise the U.S. Chamber’s board of directors, enhance lobbying and coalition work, recommend programming, and strengthen outreach to the business and chamber communities.

Press ReleaseSep 14, 2021 - 8:00am

Small Business Owners More Cautious About Future Plans as Delta Variant Cases Rise, New Poll Shows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the Delta variant causing a rise in COVID-19 cases, small business owners are showing increasing caution when it comes to future plans for hiring and investing in their business, according to a poll taken July 16 – 30, 2021, and released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife. 

Press ReleaseSep 14, 2021 - 1:00am

Applications Now Open for the Coalition to Back Black Businesses 2021 Grant Program

On its second year, the Coalition will award about $2.8 million in total grants and resources to more than 400 Black small business owners to support their financial recovery and long-term growth