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Above the FoldJun 23, 2021 - 1:15pm
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Equality of Opportunity: A Year of Progress

The U.S. Chamber reflects on the progress made in the past year since launching the Equality of Opportunity Initiative in 2020.

Above the FoldJun 22, 2021 - 12:45pm
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New US Chamber Study Finds Wide Support for Filibuster

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce conducted a national study among likely voters on the filibuster and found wide ranging support for it.

Above the FoldJun 21, 2021 - 3:00pm
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President Biden’s Corporate Tax Hike Means Higher Energy Prices for Families and Businesses

Americans will be paying more for energy if Congress passes President Biden’s proposed corporate tax hike.

Above the FoldJun 21, 2021 - 12:45pm
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What Policymakers Should and Shouldn’t Do to Connect All Americans

Government has a unique opportunity to work with industry and pass legislation that can bridge the digital divide.

Above the FoldJun 16, 2021 - 12:15pm

Treasury's ARPA Tax Mandate Limits State Recovery Efforts

U.S. Chamber State & Local Policy Initiative launches map to track American Rescue Plan funds and track litigation stop the ARPA tax mandate

Above the FoldJun 16, 2021 - 11:15am
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New Report Finds Construction Contractors Struggling to Find Workers, Building Materials

The Q2 2021 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index found that commercial construction contractors are growing optimistic.

Above the FoldJun 14, 2021 - 3:45pm
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New Poll Shows Small Businesses Hopeful as Pandemic Recovery Accelerates

The Q2 2021 MetLife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index finds that small business owners are more optimistic.

Above the FoldJun 10, 2021 - 11:30am
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Data Shows Worker Availability Sinking Toward Historic Lows – All Over Again

This is holding back growth and posing an impediment to a robust economic recovery.

Above the FoldJun 04, 2021 - 10:15am
Suzanne Clark and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo at the Workforce: A Call to Action summit.

Business and Government Leaders Call For Urgent Action on Workforce Crisis

America is on the verge of what could be a great economic resurgence, but job creators are currently held back by a serious worker shortage.

Above the FoldJun 03, 2021 - 11:45am
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Bilateral Cooperation with the UAE on Climate, Digital Trade, Financial Services Innovation & Healthcare: 4 Ideas for the Biden Administration

The Biden Administration has prioritized efforts on ‘Climate Diplomacy’ since taking office in January 2021. Decarbonization, sustainability, and clean energy are top-tiered areas of focus as we enter a new era of U.S.