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Press ReleaseMay 28, 2020 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Response to Executive Order on Social Media Companies

We believe that free speech and the right to engage in commerce are foundational to the American system. Regardless of the circumstances that led up to this, this is not how public policy is made in the United States. An executive order cannot be properly used to change federal law.

Press ReleaseMay 27, 2020 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Calls for Liability Protection for Businesses as Fear of Lawsuits Continue to Grow

WASHINGTON, D.C. – American businesses are working hard to take measures to protect their employees and customers amid the COVID-19 crisis, however the risk of opportunistic lawsuits poses a significant barrier in their ability to bounce back from the economic crisis.

Press ReleaseMay 26, 2020 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Urges Chinese Government to Preserve Hong Kong’s “One Country, Two Systems” Framework

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today in response to China’s recent announcement to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong: 

Press ReleaseMay 20, 2020 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Cong. Walden and McMorris Rodgers for Leadership on Emerging Technologies

Artificial intelligence, blockchain, the Internet of Things, and unmanned delivery services are essential to America’s economic recovery and vital to future economic growth.

Press ReleaseMay 14, 2020 - 3:15pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds DOT’s Changes to Hours of Service Rules, Providing Needed Flexibility and Safety to Trucking Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Transportation and Infrastructure Ed Mortimer issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a final rule updating the hours of service rules:

Press ReleaseMay 06, 2020 - 3:30pm

New Report Highlights the Benefits of Tech in the American Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today revealed key findings on the way that technology is changing lives and shaping the future of work and life in America.

Press ReleaseMay 06, 2020 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Responds to California's Gig Economy Lawsuit Against Lyft, Uber

As America looks to get back to work, California’s officials serve up an injunction instead of incentives. The litigation filed by the Attorney General and City Attorneys is nothing short of an effort to drive successful businesses out of the state and deny opportunities to millions of workers.