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Press ReleaseJan 04, 2021 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber CEO on Electoral College Vote Counting

Washington, D.C - Thomas J. Donohue, CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today ahead of the counting of electoral votes on January 6th and expected political gatherings in Washington D.C.

Press ReleaseJan 04, 2021 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber Statement on the Passing of Walt Disney’s Richard Bates

WASHINGTON, D.C. - “On Thursday, December 31, 2020, we unexpectedly lost a dear friend and accomplished colleague, Richard Bates. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family, the entire Disney team, and all those who knew and loved him.

Press ReleaseDec 24, 2020 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council Welcomes Landmark Agreement between United Kingdom and European Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Marjorie Chorlins, executive director of the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council, issued the following statement after reports that the United Kingdom and European Union have finalized an agreement governing their commercial relationship beginning January 1, 2021:

Press ReleaseDec 22, 2020 - 9:00am

U.S Chamber of Commerce and Leading Business Organizations Commend Congress for Reaching Deal to Restore Pell Grants for Incarcerated Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and leading business organizations join in commending Congress for reaching a deal to restore Pell Grants access for incarcerated students. The deal comes after Congress banned aid for prison education systems 26 years ago.

Press ReleaseDec 22, 2020 - 8:45am

U.S. Chamber Commends Congress Passing Bipartisan Measures to Protect Creators, Manufacturers, Consumers, and Jobs

Protect Lawful Streaming Act, Case Act, and Trademark Modernization Act are a trifecta of wins for America’s innovators, creators, and consumers.

Press ReleaseDec 22, 2020 - 7:00am

U.S. Chamber CEO Commends Passage of Pandemic Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement on the passage of pandemic relief legislation.

Press ReleaseDec 21, 2020 - 8:30am

U.S. Chamber Applauds Agreement on Historic Climate and Energy Legislation

Marty Durbin, senior vice president of policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today applauding the news that House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement to include climate and energy innovation legislation in their year-end omnibus appropriations package.

Press ReleaseDec 16, 2020 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Commends the Department of Labor for Finalizing Rule Providing Greater Clarity and Protecting Retirement Savings

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Tom Quaadman, executive vice president, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement after the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) finalized the “Improving Investment Advice for Workers & Retirees Exemption” rule:

Press ReleaseDec 15, 2020 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Concerned by European Commission Digital Services and Digital Markets Proposals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement after the European Commission announced new proposals for a Digital Services Act and a Digital Markets Act:

Press ReleaseDec 15, 2020 - 9:30am

Small Business Owners Still Feel Pain of Pandemic and Fear More to Come

Small businesses in South are most likely to report good local economy