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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.

ReportMay 26, 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.

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

ReportMay 02, 2017 - 10:00am

Adherence to ICN Guidance on Investigative Process: A Practitioner Survey

For the fourth consecutive year a practitioner survey has been conducted to solicit feedback intended to better inform competition authorities and the International Competition Network (ICN) of the views and experiences practitioners have when working with their respective competition authority.

ReportApr 21, 2017 - 1:30pm

Pacific Partners 2017: Japan's Economic Importance to the U.S.

This document, Pacific Partners 2017, is the third update on the ties between the U.S. and Japan, and is compiled by the U.S.-Japan Business Council. For this update, the growing exports of Japanese owned U.S. plants is but one of the highlights worth noting.

ReportApr 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

U.S.-Saudi Arabia Business Outlook Survey

This first edition of the U.S. Saudi Arabia Business Outlook Survey is meant to be an indicator of the sentiment of U.S. businesses regarding the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s business climate.