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Op EdSep 26, 2018 - 5:00am

Privacy for U.S. Consumers and Businesses – It’s Possible

It’s not every day the U.S. Chamber of Commerce calls for regulation, but when it comes to data privacy, that is exactly what we are doing.

Op EdAug 23, 2018 - 11:00pm

The Detroit News Op-ed: Stabenow cosponsors bills that help unions, but harm worker freedom

If you watch TV or listen to the radio, it is clear that campaign season is upon us. Not only does this bring an onslaught of political ads, but it also means that elected officials in Washington, DC, will start introducing legislation intended to energize their supporters...

Op EdJun 13, 2018 - 11:00am

The Hill Op-ed: The Multiemployer Pension Crisis

Defined benefit pension plans have long been favored for retirement because they promise a guaranteed level of income and don’t require individuals to manage assets...

Op EdMay 07, 2018 - 9:00am

The Hill Op-ed: Improving Labor Transparency Helps Workers

Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Fla.) recently introduced a bill to bring much-needed transparency to front groups acting on behalf of the labor unions that support them...

Op EdFeb 02, 2018 - 2:00pm

Ireland and the U.S.: Partners for Prosperity

Brexit will mean greater importance for Ireland as a bridge between the EU and U.S. policymakers, and for U.S. companies looking to access the European market.

Op EdJan 26, 2018 - 10:00am

Energy policy in Trump era bodes well for Americans and business

At a Bismarck, North Dakota, speech in May 2016, then candidate Donald Trump outlined his “America First Energy Plan,” an ambitious, reform-focused agenda that declared U.S. energy dominance a strategic economic and foreign policy goal and promised to lift restrictions on American energy to create a flood of new jobs.

Op EdNov 29, 2017 - 10:15am

Americans embrace a shared-ride future

By Tim Day, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC)

Op EdNov 09, 2017 - 1:30pm

Op-Ed: Technology is essential to future of small businesses across America

Technology has changed the global economy and our business landscape several times over, and we're in the midst of yet another fundamental shift. Advances in artificial intelligence and the decreasing cost of computing power promise to change the way people work and communicate over the next century. Just as the industrial revolution empowered entrepreneurs to build iconic enterprises like Ford and Black & Decker, there are already signs of how the digital revolution is helping Main Street take a competitive edge.

Op EdOct 30, 2017 - 12:00pm

Op-Ed: Clean Power Plan was the wrong answer

By Karen Harbert, President and CEO, Global Energy Institute The Clean Power Plan was the wrong answer to a real concern.