Above the Fold

What you need to know about policy that affects the business community.

Above the Fold

Above the FoldApr 01, 2019 - 9:00am
$1 trillion is the estimated cost of the opioid crisis on the U.S. economy.

Businesses on the Frontlines in the Fight Against Opioid Misuse

In 2017 alone, we lost more than 47,000 Americans to opioid overdose.

Above the FoldMar 27, 2019 - 3:45pm
U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the Paycheck Fairness Act

The bill would eliminate an employer’s ability to use legitimate distinctions when explaining differences in compensation.

Above the FoldMar 27, 2019 - 1:00pm
Left: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat addresses the U.S.-Egypt Business Council’s launch on March 27, 1979. Right: U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue speaks to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on April 3, 2017.

Celebrating 40 Years of Advancing the U.S.-Egypt Relationship

The U.S. and Egypt enjoy a vibrant trade relationship with over $6 billion dollars going both ways in 2018.

Above the FoldMar 26, 2019 - 9:00am
An SUV tows a boat on the freeway in Los Angeles, California.

User Pays, Doofus Pays – A Better Economic Approach to Highway Funding

Make accident-causing drivers pay for their carelessness.

Above the FoldMar 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Green combine harvesting a field.

Unlocking the Digital Potential of Rural America

Increased adoption of online services for rural businesses could create more than 360,000 jobs and grow annual revenues by more than 21%.

Above the FoldMar 22, 2019 - 10:30am
A Wall Street sign is displayed in New York City.

Attacks on Dual-Class Share Structures are Unjustified

Certain institutional investors continue attacking the structure that newly public companies and long-established businesses utilize.

Above the FoldMar 21, 2019 - 2:00pm
An employee demonstrates the Samsung Galaxy 10 smartphone at the South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, TX.

Let the Private Sector and Free Market Build the Nationwide Communications Network

The private sector is leading and driving forward this new game-changing technology but regulatory proposals and red tape could interfere.

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.