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Above the FoldApr 12, 2019 - 1:00pm
Waves off Anna Maria Island, United States.

Why American Businesses Need Modern Water Infrastructure

First-class water services are essential to improve the competitiveness of the U.S. economy.

Above the FoldApr 12, 2019 - 10:45am
European Union and United States flags.

Driving the Strong Economic Relationship Between the U.S. and Europe

More than $3.75 billion in goods and services are traded across the Atlantic each day.

Above the FoldApr 11, 2019 - 1:30pm
Space shuttle Atlantis in orbit on a mission in 2009.

Space Debris Concerns Create ‘Dust-Up’ Between the FCC and Commerce

Over the decades of human space travel, thousands of objects are now in orbit above the earth. They include working satellites and the International Space Station, but they also include old, out-of-commission satellites, used rocket components, and even a wrench and toothbrush.

Above the FoldApr 09, 2019 - 1:30pm
Small Business Infrastructure Reform

Small Business Owners Bear Brunt of Costs from Deteriorating Infrastructure

“Why aren’t we as a country investing in the maintenance and preservation of our existing infrastructure?”

Above the FoldApr 08, 2019 - 1:45pm
The American flag flies outside the U.S. Capitol.

These 7 Members of Congress Are Fighting for Job Creators Back Home and Across America

Every chance they got these representatives voted for pro-growth legislation.

Above the FoldApr 08, 2019 - 9:00am
Buildings stand in darkness during a power outage in Caracas, Venezuela.

Only Free Enterprise Can Save Venezuela

What happens when a society loses its faith in free enterprise? In a word: Venezuela.

Above the FoldApr 05, 2019 - 10:15am
Barista making a drink in a coffee shop.

Better than a Minimum Wage Hike

In March 2019 the U.S. economy created 196,000 jobs. The unemployment rate is 3.8%.

Above the FoldApr 04, 2019 - 11:30am
Vehicles stand in line to enter the United States at the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico.

How Closing the Southern Border Would Slam the U.S. Economy

U.S. goods and services trade with Mexico reached $678 billion last year or $1.85 billion per day.

Above the FoldApr 03, 2019 - 1:00pm
A doctor examines a patient in an exam room in Silver Spring, Md.

Health Insurance for Thousands of Americans is at Risk Because of a Disappointing Court Decision

The U.S. Chamber will continue to work to support this policy in the courts.

Above the FoldApr 01, 2019 - 10:00am
Young people in a meeting in front of post-it notes and a whiteboard.

Millennial-Owned and Minority-Owned Companies Fueling Small Business Hiring Plans

Let's dig below the headlines of the most recent MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index.