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State and Local Initiative
Through partnerships with state and local chambers, the U.S. Chamber supports our business members and our federation of chambers in state-level policy work.
As the lines between state policy and federal policy become increasingly blurred, policy proposals often move from the federal level to the state and local level, and vice versa.
Additionally, policies under consideration in one state are often soon under consideration in multiple states.
The U.S. Chamber works with our state and local chamber partners to support and advise our business members and our federation of chambers in state-level policy work.
The Chamber is proud to partner with more than 500 state and local chambers, associations, and businesses across the country. Through this work, we continue to develop research and data insights, convene key stakeholders to address EOI issues, advocate and drive action to advance policies and private sector solutions, and design programs, initiatives and partnerships that address systemic inequalities and promote the promise of equal opportunity for All Americans.
Highlighting the Serious Impact of Criminal Organizations on American Business and Society
This letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress, on legislative priorities for the remainder of the 117th Congress.
State and local governments play a vital role in building a strong American workforce and economy, and are increasingly influencing issues of national consequence.
New guidance from the Treasury grants state and local recipients of American Rescue Plan funds more flexibility to increase the supply of affordable and available homes. We break down their “how-to” guide here.
This letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress as well as to the National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, and the National District Attorneys Association, on retail theft and organized retail crime.
States should be using American Rescue Plan funds and budget surpluses to make critical, long-overdue upgrades to their IT – and better serve constituents.
The Department of Treasury released a final rule giving state and local recipients of American Rescue Plan funds more flexibility in the spending of those funds.
This is a bipartisan, commonsense bill that would be helpful in getting unspent COVID funds to much-needed infrastructure projects.
U.S. Chamber State & Local Policy Initiative launches map to track American Rescue Plan funds and track litigation stop the ARPA tax mandate
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced the launch of a new State and Local Policy Initiative to work in coordination with state and local chamber partners on issues of national significance.