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Above the Fold

Above the FoldMar 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Power transmission lines are suspended from an electricity pylon in Clifton, New Jersey.

Lagging Infrastructure Means Higher Electricity Prices

Without new energy infrastructure, the Northeast could soon be looking at European-level electricity rates.

Above the FoldMar 18, 2019 - 9:00am
An artist's rendering shows the liftoff of the lift capacity configuration Space Launch System from the launchpad.

Planting Our Flag in Commercial Space

The U.S. must continue to lead, develop, and deploy space systems at increasing rates of innovation and efficiency.

Above the FoldMar 14, 2019 - 4:45pm
The Q1 2019 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index is at 72.

These 3 Construction Industry Myths Create Challenges Recruiting Workers, New Data Shows

The Q1 2019 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index is at 72.

Above the FoldMar 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao speaks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2019 Aviation Summit.

Finding New Workers is on the Aviation Industry’s Radar

World air traffic will double every 12-15 years. More people will be needed to build, fly, and maintain new planes.

Above the FoldMar 13, 2019 - 4:15pm
A combine harvests hard red winter wheat in Zurich, KS.

Unlocking the Potential of Rural America

A new report looks at the impact of technology on rural areas.

Above the FoldMar 13, 2019 - 10:45am
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) headquarters in Washington, D.C.

SEC Proposed Best Interest Rules: Putting Investors First

It will protect all investors and ensure each investor receives equal treatment, no matter where they live.

Above the FoldMar 11, 2019 - 9:00am
Suzanne Clark at CO- launch

Come Grow With CO—

The U.S. Chamber launches a new digital platform designed specifically for ambitious, growth-minded business owners.

Above the FoldMar 08, 2019 - 11:15am
CEO of NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care Zawadi Bryant (right) discusses the challenges of entrepreneurship at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Series held in partnership with MetLife in Houston, TX, on March 5.

'Never Give Up!': Lessons and Learnings from Four Highly Successful Women Entrepreneurs

They shared some of the secrets to their success at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Series event in Houston, TX.

Above the FoldMar 08, 2019 - 9:30am
Copies of the fiscal year 2018 budget.

The Inevitability and the Pain of a Sustainable Federal Budget

20,000 jobs were created in February. The unemployment rate is at 3.8%.