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Press ReleaseSep 07, 2017 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber Research Shows Consequences of the Fiduciary Rule

New Post-Implementation Data Indicates Investors Are Worse Served 

Press ReleaseSep 06, 2017 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber Praises House Passage of Self-Driving Car Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President of the Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) Tim Day issued the following statement following House passage of H.R. 3388, legislation on self-driving cars:   

Press ReleaseSep 05, 2017 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Threats of Withdrawal from U.S.-South Korea Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration is considering withdrawing from the U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS):

Press ReleaseSep 05, 2017 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Statement on DACA Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley issued the following statement regarding the announcement to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Press ReleaseAug 31, 2017 - 8:15pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Overtime Rule Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today in response to the decision by Judge Mazzant in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to grant the motion brought by the U.S. Chamber and other business groups to invalidate the Obama administration’s overtime rule:

Press ReleaseAug 31, 2017 - 1:45pm

U.S. Chamber Strengthens Political Team with the Addition of Sara Armstrong

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today took an important step toward strengthening the voice of the business community in the political debate by announcing the hiring of Sara Armstrong as vice president, political affairs and federation relations. Armstrong will join Chamber veterans Scott Reed and Rob Engstrom as the Chamber prepares for the 2018 elections.

Press ReleaseAug 23, 2017 - 8:30am

Majority of Small Businesses Concerned about Cybersecurity Threats

The MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (Index), released today, found that almost 60 percent of all small business owners surveyed are concerned about cybersecurity threats. Companies with 20 to 99 employees are much more likely to be concerned—with one in five feeling very concerned—than companies with fewer than 20 employees.

Press ReleaseAug 23, 2017 - 8:00am

America’s Small Businesses More Optimistic about the Economy, Despite Tempered Hiring and Investment Expectations

The Q3 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (Index), released today, recorded an overall score of 62.3, up 1.7 points from the Q2 score of 60.6, driven in part by an eight point jump in the percentage of small business owners optimistic about the national economy in the third quarter — 41 percent compared to 33 percent last quarter. Based on telephone interviews with 1,000 small business owners and operators, the survey also found that almost two-thirds of respondents rated the overall health of their small business as good, which is consistent with last quarter.

Press ReleaseAug 14, 2017 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement Regarding Executive Memorandum on China Technology Transfer Policies and IP Theft

In response to today’s Executive Memorandum on China’s forced technology transfer policies and intellectual property theft, U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement:

Press ReleaseAug 03, 2017 - 7:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute Applauds Confirmation of FERC Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Senate’s vote today to confirm Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson as Commissioners on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Global Energy Institute President and CEO Karen Harbert issued the following statement: