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Press ReleaseDec 14, 2017 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber Supports FCC’s Repeal of Public Utility Treatment of Broadband, Encourages Congress to Protect Net Neutrality Principles

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley issued the following statement today following the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote to repeal public utility-style regulation of the internet:

Press ReleaseDec 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

U.S. Chamber Welcomes WTO Developments on E-Commerce

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today from John Murphy, senior vice president for International Policy, regarding digital trade policy developments at the World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial in Buenos Aires:

Press ReleaseDec 11, 2017 - 8:00am

Commercial Construction Index Reveals Continued Optimism Among Contractors

Confidence in the commercial construction industry is strong, despite significant concerns around jobsite efficiency and labor productivity, according to the Q4 2017 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (Index). Released today, the Index shows that optimism remains high in the commercial construction industry, with 57 percent of contractors expecting to hire in the next six months and a large majority reporting stable or increased revenue expectations in the next year. The Q4 composite score is 74, up one point from Q3.

Press ReleaseDec 02, 2017 - 2:00am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue: Tax Reform Closer Than Ever to Becoming Reality

Pro-Growth Reform Will Grow the Economy, Create Jobs, and Encourage Business InvestmentWASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:”

Press ReleaseNov 21, 2017 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber Awards 16 Local Chambers with Accreditation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting this month, awarded accreditation to 16 chambers of commerce for their sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on their communities.

Press ReleaseNov 20, 2017 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute Statement on Nebraska Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Nebraska Public Service Commission (NPSC) to grant a permit that will allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska:

Press ReleaseNov 17, 2017 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Statement on Senate Finance Committee Passage of Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley issued the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee passed its tax reform legislation out of committee:

Press ReleaseNov 16, 2017 - 1:45pm

U.S. Chamber President and CEO Applauds House Lawmakers for ‘Prioritizing Growth’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:”

Press ReleaseNov 15, 2017 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber’s GIPC Honors IP Leaders at 2017 IP Champions Gala

Awardees Recognized for Efforts to Promote Innovation and Protect IP Rights Across America and the Globe

Press ReleaseNov 15, 2017 - 8:00am

Small Business Owners Highlight Their Local Economy as Bright Spot

An optimistic outlook on the local economy and continued positive perceptions of small business health has pushed the Q4 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (Index), released today, up for the second consecutive quarter to 63.2 from 62.3 in Q3. This means 63.2 percent of small business owners have a positive outlook about their company and their small business environment. Almost two-thirds (61 percent) of small business owners describe the financial health of their company as “good” this quarter, about the same as last quarter.