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ReportAug 15, 2017 - 7:15pm

International Agenda

The U.S. Chamber's Plan to Help AmericansCompete and Win in the Worldwide Economy Message from the Chamber

ReportAug 08, 2017 - 3:30pm

Sue and Settle: Regulating Behind Closed Doors

"Sue and Settle" refers to when a federal agency agrees to a settlement agreement, in a lawsuit from special interest groups, to create priorities and rules outside of the normal rulemaking process. The agency intentionally relinquishes statutory discretion by committing to timelines and priorities that often realign agency duties. These settlement agreements are negotiated behind closed doors with no participation from the public or affected parties.

ReportJul 26, 2017 - 4:15pm

USCC Federation NAFTA Letter

On behalf of the nearly ____ undersigned state and local chambers of commerce from across the United States, we are writing in support of your efforts to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

ReportJul 24, 2017 - 12:00pm

NEMA Building Operational Public Private Partnerships

The purpose of the “Building Operational Public Private Partnerships” is to provide a guide for state, local, tribal, territorial governments and private sector businesses attempting to build public private partnerships to serve the interdependent needs of the community. Specifically, the guide is designed for those organizations that intend to collaborate before a disaster (e.g., preparedness, planning, training, exercises), coordinate operationally during an event (e.g., incident (crisis, disaster, emergency, Stafford/Non-Stafford, response), and collaborate post-event (e.g., incident (recovery, mitigation and resilience activities) consistent with Grant Guidance and prevailing doctrine through the National Preparedness System and Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act (PKEMRA).

ReportJun 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Data Centers: Jobs & Opportunities in Communities Nationwide

With 6 million jobs and 2.5 million job openings, America’s technology sector is driving economic growth, expanding global dominance in innovation and entrepreneurship, and putting Americans to work. Data centers, where data is stored and processed, are used by burgeoning technologies like drones and sensors to monitor crops and soil levels. Without these centers, we can’t power the innovations to keep our economy moving.

ReportJun 15, 2017 - 6:00am
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USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

The USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is a quarterly economic index designed to gauge the outlook for, and resulting confidence in, the commercial construction industry.

ReportJun 01, 2017 - 11:00am
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Middle Market Index

The RSM US Middle Market Business Index is designed to accurately reflect business conditions in the U.S. middle market, while providing a statistically significant measure of the health and outlook for these businesses.

ReportMay 25, 2017 - 4:45pm
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The Data Is In: The Fiduciary Rule will Harm Small Retirement Savers

This report is a compilation of survey statistics and other data that was submitted by various organizations in response to a DOL recent comment period, in response to the February 3, 2017 Presidential Executive Order, on the Fiduciary Rule.

ReportMay 24, 2017 - 9:45am

Sue and Settle Updated: Damage Done 2013-2016

Sue and Settle Updated: Damage Done 2013-2016 updates the Chamber’s 2013 report, Sue and Settle: Regulating Behind Closed Doors.  The study found that EPA increased its use of sue and settle agreements under the Clean Air Act since the last report.  The EPA entered i