Smart regulations give businesses the rules of the road so they can operate, innovate, and invest with certainty. Regulatory overreach, on the other hand, stifles growth and innovation. Getting this balance right is essential to driving solutions that improve lives and fostering a vibrant and dynamic economy that creates opportunities for people.
The global economy is bumping up against Europe's heavy-handed approach to regulation — posing a threat to innovation, competition, and growth.
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Those affected by WOTUS could have pushed regulators to employ better, more thorough analyses in the rulemaking process.
This letter was sent to the full Congress expressing the need for regulatory reform and highlighting the opportunity to use the Congressional Review Act to invalidate certain problematic rules from the past Administration.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today regarding President Trump’s executive actions on regulations: “The U.S. Chamber applauds the president for fulfilling the campaign’s promise to take on the regulatory juggernaut that is limiting economic growth, choking small business, and putting people out of work.
It's hard to overstate how beneficial regulatory reform legislation would be to small businesses like mine.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, issued the following statement today regarding President Trump’s announced Executive Orders on accelerating infrastructure:
The business community looks forward to working with the newly elected president and the new Congress to advance shared priorities.
Dear Senator Grassley and Representative Collins: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports H.R. 469 and S. 119, the “Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act” and thanks you for introducing this important legislation. The Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act would help address the abusive “sue and settle” process that allows special interest groups to use lawsuit settlements to take effective control of an agency’s agenda and regulatory priorities.
It’s time to recombobulate economic policy toward growth.
Regulatory and tax reforms, updating infrastructure, and expanding trade are only a few ways the Chamber will pursue growth in America.
Bradley: ‘We have to get these rules right’ WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley issued the following statement today praising House passage of H.R. 5, which includes the Regulatory Accountability Act: