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Above the FoldSep 13, 2021 - 9:00am
Small businesses and technology

Tech Policies that Help Small Businesses Thrive

Operating a small business during the pandemic is undoubtedly difficult but technology is helping companies stay afloat and thrive by adopting new business models.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2021 - 4:15pm
United States Capitol, washington d.c.

Don’t Lose the Forest Through the Trees: Tax Hikes Will Harm the Economy and American Workers

The tax hikes Congress is considering tax will greatly weaken our economy, which will reduce job creation and wage growth for Americans.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2021 - 9:00am
FTC building

Inside the FTC’s Ploy to Quash A BioTech Merger

In Franz Kafka’s The Trial, a man is prosecuted by a remote, inscrutable authority. With the nature of his offense unclear and the court’s jurisdiction ambiguous,  the entire process becomes bewildering and interminable.  As he navigates a labyrinth of bureaucratic traps, the proceedings themselves “gradually merge into th

Above the FoldSep 09, 2021 - 7:45am
The Capitol Building, National Assembly of Venezuela in Caracas

Overhaul of U.S. Sanctions Policy Toward Venezuela is Long Overdue

Overhauling a U.S. sanctions policy toward Venezuela that has produced myriad negative unintended consequences is long overdue.

Above the FoldSep 08, 2021 - 12:00pm
sign in restaurant window during time of Covid stating restaurant is understaffed and is hiring in a struggling economy, showing the plight of small businesses in the post-pandemic economy.

Worker Shortage Crisis Intensifying as Job Openings Rise Month over Month

The biggest problem our economy faces right now is getting workers to fill the historically large amount of open jobs.

Above the FoldSep 08, 2021 - 9:45am
Fintech blog photo

Why Fintech Needs the Right Regulation to Help Drive Innovation

Contactless payment and digital currencies are promising technologies that are expanding both in the United States and internationally.

Above the FoldSep 02, 2021 - 1:45pm
United States Capitol in autumn, Washington DC, USA

Proposed Changes to International Taxes Will Make U.S. Businesses Less Competitive and Harm American Workers

Raising taxes on businesses as part of a $3.5 trillion budget resolution will have severe negative impacts on U.S. workers and the economy.

Above the FoldSep 02, 2021 - 12:00pm
Senior man welding at workshop. He is dressed in full protective suit and gear.

Businesses Struggle to Find and Keep Workers Amid Record-High Job Openings

Manufacturing and healthcare businesses find solutions in Chamber’s innovative talent pipeline programs.

Above the FoldSep 01, 2021 - 2:30pm
high angle view on Cargo container terminal in sea port

U.S. Chamber Outlines Border Carbon Adjustment Principles

One of the primary challenges in any policy effort to reduce emissions is containing and accounting for the potential movement of emissions intensive industries and companies to markets without similar restrictions.

Above the FoldAug 30, 2021 - 10:00am
A male steel worker working high up on a girder. He is sitting on the girder, wearing a safety harness, welding to secure the girder to a column.

10 Reasons Why the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Benefits All Americans

Here are the top 10 ways the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act would benefit all Americas.