The Policy Group is comprised of several major policy divisions within the Chamber including the Cyber, Intelligence, and Security Division; Economic Policy Division; Employment Policy Division; and Small Business Policy Division. Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, Health Policy, and Transportation and Infrastructure Policy are also under the umbrella of the Policy Group.
The Policy Division works closely with Congressional and Public Affairs and Political Affairs and Federation Relations.
- Jun 13, 2022Coalition Letter on S. 4353, the RISE and SHINE Act
This Coalition Letter was sent to Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on S. 4353, the Retirement Improvement and Savings Enhancement to Supplement Healthy Investments for the Nest Egg Act (RISE and SHINE Act).
- Jun 10, 2022America Works Data Center
Capturing the current state of the U.S. workforce.
- Jun 09, 2022Small Business Owners Broadly Support Businesses Taking Action to Ensure LGBTQ+ Inclusion, New Poll Finds
72% say they are okay with losing customers as a result of supporting the LGBTQ+ community
- Jun 09, 2022Special Report on Small Business & LGBTQ+ Inclusion
Most U.S. small business owners believe it is important to support the LGBTQ+ community and take action to ensure inclusion, according to the latest MetLife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce small business survey.
- Jun 08, 2022Hill Letter on S. 4244, "Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now (ARBAN) Act"
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, opposing S. 4244, the "Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now (ARBAN) Act."
- Jun 07, 2022Quick Take: Weakening Intellectual Property Protections Will Jeopardize Lifesaving Medical Treatments
Calls to waive IP rights would undermine medical innovation and our ability to respond to the next pandemic or other crisis.
- Jun 06, 2022Q2 2022 Middle Market Business Index
The latest report from RSM and the U.S. Chamber shows the middle market economy improved despite pricing pressures.
- Jun 03, 2022Understanding America’s Labor Shortage
In 2021, businesses added an unprecedented 3.8 million jobs. But at the same time, workforce participation remains below pre-pandemic levels, meaning we have 2.8 million fewer Americans working today compared to February of 2020.
- Jun 03, 2022Understanding America’s Labor Shortage: The Most Impacted Industries
The transportation, health care and social assistance, and accommodation and food sectors have had the highest numbers of job openings.
- Jun 02, 20222022 Cybersecurity Special Report
Cybersecurity concerns persist in the middle market. The latest report from RSM and the U.S. Chamber has insights into the current landscape.