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Press ReleaseJun 22, 2017 - 12:15pm

U.S. Chamber President Reacts to Senate Health Care Proposal

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today upon the release of the Senate discussion draft on health care:

Press ReleaseJun 21, 2017 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber, Tennessee Chamber Host Cybersecurity Conference in Nashville

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, today hosted a cybersecurity conference aimed at helping small and mid-size businesses develop, evaluate, and strengthen their cybersecurity programs.

Press ReleaseJun 20, 2017 - 10:15pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Congratulates Karen Handel

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today following Karen Handel’s victory in the special election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District:

Press ReleaseJun 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

America’s Middle Market Reaches Record High Growth

The RSM US Middle Market Business Index (MMBI) (insert hyperlink), presented by RSM US LLP (“RSM”) in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, reached a record high for the second consecutive quarter, indicating middle market business leaders remain extremely confident about the current and future state of the U.S. economy. In Q2 2017, the MMBI posted a record-high composite score of 132.1, up 2.3 points since Q1 and more than 12 points since Q4 2016. A reading above 100 indicates an expanding middle market.

Press ReleaseJun 20, 2017 - 5:00am

U.S. Chamber Leads Ninth U.S.-China CEO Dialogue

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) today opened the ninth meeting of the U.S.-China CEO and Former Senior Officials’ Dialogue. The meeting is being led by U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant and CCIEE Chairman and Former Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan. They are joined by leading CEOs, former cabinet officials, and think tank experts for two days of discussions in Beijing.

Press ReleaseJun 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Administration’s Cuba Policy Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today regarding the administration’s Cuba policy announcement:

Press ReleaseJun 15, 2017 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Report: Data Centers Average $32.5 Million in Economic Impact

According to a new report released today by the U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC), the average data center adds $32.5 million in economic activity to its local community each year. The report, Data Centers – Jobs and Opportunities in Communities Nationwide, also reveals that during construction, a typical data center generates an additional $9.9 million in revenue for state and local governments.

Press ReleaseJun 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Hosts President of Mozambique for Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Business Leaders

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center today hosted President of the Republic of Mozambique H.E. Filipe Nyusi for a roundtable discussion with American business leaders. President Nyusi is the first Head of State from the African continent to visit the U.S. Chamber since the beginning of the Trump administration.

Press ReleaseJun 15, 2017 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Applauds Workforce Development Executive Order

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue issued the following statement today on President Trump’s executive order related to workforce development:

Press ReleaseJun 15, 2017 - 8:30am

Inaugural ‘Commercial Construction Index’ Indicates High Revenue and Employment Expectations for 2017

Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors are confident in the trajectory of the industry, according to the USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (‘Index’), launched today. Nearly all contractors surveyed – 96 percent – expect revenues to grow or remain stable this year compared to 2016, with 40 percent expecting an increase and only 3 percent expecting a decrease in revenue.