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Press ReleaseApr 04, 2019 - 8:45am

U.S. Chamber Recognizes 318 Members of Congress for Pro-Business Votes

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today honored 263 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 55 members of the U.S. Senate with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of their support for pro-growth policies in the second session of the 115th Congress.

Press ReleaseApr 03, 2019 - 5:45pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on White House Anti-Counterfeiting Memorandum

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) Chairman of the Board Raymond F Kerins Jr., Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Bayer USA, issued the following statement today regarding President’s Trump’s memorandum on combating trafficking in counterfeit and pirated goods:

Press ReleaseApr 03, 2019 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber Decries Recent Decision and Supports New Association Health Plans to Broaden Coverage

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today expressed disappointment about the recent decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia which found two core provisions of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Association Health Plan (AHP) Final Rule unlawful.

Press ReleaseApr 03, 2019 - 10:45am

U.S.-Egypt Business Council and The American University in Cairo Launch Fellowship Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Egypt Business Council announced today their collaboration with The American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business to launch the Egypt Fellowship Program, aiming to strengthen the bilateral relationship and provide a unique education opportunity to AUC students.  

Press ReleaseApr 02, 2019 - 8:30am

U.S. Chamber Report Shows Main Street Businesses Operate and Grow with A Vibrant and Diverse Financial System

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an effort to inform our nation’s policy makers on the impact of financial services regulations on the business community, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released a survey of more than 300 corporate finance professionals at its annual Capital Markets Summit.

Press ReleaseApr 01, 2019 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Closing the U.S.-Mexico Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Neil Bradley, executive vice president and chief policy officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today in response to the Trump Administration's threat to close the U.S.-Mexico border.

Press ReleaseMar 29, 2019 - 3:30pm

Statement on Presidential Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Christopher Guith, Acting President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute, today issued the following statement regarding President Trump's Presidential Permit on the Keystone XL pipeline:

Press ReleaseMar 29, 2019 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Statement on Vote of the UK Parliament Rejecting the Withdrawal Agreement for a Third Time

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marjorie Chorlins, executive director of the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council, issued the following statement in response to the UK Parliament’s vote to once again reject the negotiated UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement.

Press ReleaseMar 28, 2019 - 10:45am

U.S. Chamber Signs Health MOU with Chinese Province

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and China's Hainan Province signed a memorandum of understanding that will serve as a foundation for cooperation in the fields of health. The agreement establishes a strategic partnership that will drive Hainan Province’s medical and health industries to achieve breakthroughs in the development and promotion of market-based healthcare solutions.

Press ReleaseMar 28, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Names Chief Information Officer

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced that one of the nation’s top ranked IT professionals, Chris Contakes, has been named the organization’s chief information officer, effective March 28, 2019. Contakes will lead the Chamber’s technology team and help advance the latest data-driven innovations in advocacy and member engagement on behalf of the business community.