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Above the FoldJan 28, 2019 - 11:00am
Volunteers Pack Free Meals For Government Workers During Shutdown

Fallout from the Shutdown

Thirty-five days. Eight-hundred thousand furloughed workers. More than five billion dollars in damage to the U.S. economy.

Jan 25, 2019 - 3:30pm
View from space of the Gulf of Mexico at night.

The Shutdown as Viewed from Space

If it's true that businesses benefit from certainty, then U.S. space companies that rely on the federal government have a big problem.

Above the FoldJan 24, 2019 - 9:00am

One More Item for the 2019 ‘To Do’ List: Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank

Congress must begin work soon to reauthorize the bank, and the Senate must confirm a quorum for its board.

Above the FoldJan 23, 2019 - 4:30pm
A sign announcing the closure of the National Archives due to a partial government shutdown is displayed in Washington, D.C.

Shutdown Strains Businesses Across the Country

Leaders in Washington must come to the table and find a solution that reopens the federal government.

Above the FoldJan 21, 2019 - 9:00am
Dream sign in front of the Capitol.

Breaking the Stalemate on Immigration

Both sides can agree—our immigration system is broken and in desperate need of reform.

Above the FoldJan 18, 2019 - 2:15pm
The U.S. Capitol stands past "Caution" tape in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018.

Government Shutdown: Caveat Imperium

The bottom line is, the government’s partial shutdown is putting an unwelcome damper on the economy.

Above the FoldJan 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in London, England.

UK Parliament Rejected May’s Brexit Deal – What’s Next?

There are now just 70 days remaining before the UK is slated to leave the EU.

Above the FoldJan 18, 2019 - 9:00am
An oil pump jack near Corpus Christi, Texas.

Collateral Damage: 20 Energy-Related Reforms Impacted by the Government Shutdown

With EPA, Interior, and even parts of the White House on an extended leave, work on these reforms has ground to a halt.

Above the FoldJan 16, 2019 - 12:15pm
Central American refugees and asylum seekers walk along a road in Tapachula, Mexico.

Concerned about Immigration and the Border? Then Help the Northern Triangle.

The bipartisan support for Colombia can be a model for enhancing border security.

Above the FoldJan 14, 2019 - 1:30pm
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue delivering the 2019 State of American Business address.

Keeping Up the Economic Momentum in 2019

We look forward to working with all our leaders to keep our country on the path to greater prosperity.