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Press ReleaseMar 20, 2018 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Recognizes 297 Members of Congress for Pro-Business Votes

Spirit of Enterprise Award Recognizes Records of Support for Business Community

Press ReleaseMar 20, 2018 - 8:00am

Middle Market Outlook Soars, RSM US Middle Market Business Index Reports

The RSM U.S. Middle Market Business Index (MMBI), presented by RSM US LLP (“RSM”) in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, climbed to an all-time high in the 2018 first quarter, with business leaders bullish on economic strength, the arrival of large tax cuts, a strong labor market, and increased spending they believe will be reflected on the bottom line.

Press ReleaseMar 16, 2018 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber to Launch Defense and Aerospace Export Council

Keith Webster Hired to Serve as President

Press ReleaseMar 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

Court Strikes Down DOL Fiduciary Rule, Finds in Favor of Plaintiffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Financial Services Institute, Financial Services Roundtable, Insured Retirement Institute, and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association released the following statement today on a decision in favor of the plaintiffs by the U.S.

Press ReleaseMar 15, 2018 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Comments on Potential Tariffs against China

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement regarding potential tariffs against China: “The administration is right to focus on the negative economic impact of China’s industrial policies and unfair trade practices, but the U.S. Chamber would strongly disagree with a decision to impose sweeping tariffs.

Press ReleaseMar 14, 2018 - 6:30pm

U.S. Chamber President Praises Senate Passage of Bank Relief Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today in response to U.S. Senate passage of S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” which will alleviate regulatory burdens for America’s local and community banks:

Press ReleaseMar 14, 2018 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber, National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans Release Principles for Multiemployer Pension Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP) today released a series of principles aimed at guiding policymakers toward a solution to a growing multiemployer pension crisis.

Press ReleaseMar 07, 2018 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Comments on Prospects of Trade War

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today:

Press ReleaseMar 07, 2018 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Awards 13 Local Chambers with Accreditation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting today, awarded accreditation to 13 chambers of commerce for their sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on their communities.

Press ReleaseMar 06, 2018 - 8:00am

Persistent Workforce Shortages Challenge Commercial Construction Industry as U.S. Building Demands Continue to Grow

The Q1 2018 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (Index), reveals nearly two-thirds of contractors are highly confident that demand for commercial construction will increase over the next year, however, continued concerns around labor shortages have put even greater pressure on the industry.