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Op EdAug 15, 2017 - 9:00am

FoxNews.com Op-ed: NAFTA: The hard work to modernize the agreement begins now

Negotiators from the United States, Mexico, and Canada will begin Wednesday the formal process of modernizing one of the world’s most important trade pacts. By updating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), they have the opportunity to spur a new era of growth that promises substantial benefits for American businesses, workers, and consumers.

Op EdAug 01, 2017 - 9:00am

Morning Consult Op-ed: Why Strong Public Markets Are Good for Main Street

The Securities and Exchange Commission is often referred to as “Wall Street’s regulator,” and when people think about the SEC, their minds can often turn to the movies where lawyers in trench coats show up to bust somebody for bad behavior.

Op EdJul 31, 2017 - 5:00pm

Alabama Live Op-ed: Building data centers creates jobs

It's no secret that the economy is changing. As technology plays a greater role in our personal and professional lives, our economy too increasingly relies on technology to create jobs and encourage growth. Technology is the foundation of our digital economy, and its modern infrastructure is data.

Op EdJul 31, 2017 - 5:00pm

InsideSources Op-ed: Point: More Private Investment Can Help Us Tackle Our Nation’s Growing Infrastructure Deficit

America’s infrastructure is aging and in dire need of modernization. The American Society of Civil Engineers, in its latest Infrastructure Report Card, graded the condition of our nation’s infrastructure as a D-plus overall. The report also estimated that government needs to invest $2 trillion over current spending levels for the next 10 years to modernize the system.

Op EdJul 28, 2017 - 4:00pm

Hattiesburg American Op-ed: UAW knows how to play election games: Column

Co-authored with Scott Waller, interem president and CEO of the Mississippi Economic Council 

Op EdJul 20, 2017 - 5:00pm

Reno Gazette-Journal: Nevadans should read fine print of minimum wage plan: Glenn Spencer

On June 8, Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed legislation that would have raised Nevada’s minimum wage as high as $12 an hour.  

Op EdJun 27, 2017 - 12:15pm

Business Insider Op-ed: Now is not the time to rip up the US' trade deal with South Korea

When South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrives in Washington this week for his first official visit as Head of State, he will provide President Trump an opportunity to energize relations with a vital Asian ally. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hopes the administration will seize this opportunity to ensure our trade ties fulfill their potential.

Op EdMay 01, 2017 - 5:00pm

Gadsden Times Op-ed: Alabama should protect its small business franchises

By William J. Canary & Glenn Spencer The relationship between franchisee and franchisor is a special one in the world of business. It has enabled tens of thousands of entrepreneurs to own and operate a business, provide consumers with a highly desired good or service, and support communities by creating jobs...

Op EdFeb 28, 2017 - 6:00am

Washington Examiner Op-ed: Restoring common sense to labor law

When it comes to policies unfavorable to employers, the last eight years were not a particularly good time for businesses, to put it mildly...