Dear 45

The country's next president must be ready to lead on Day One, so we're reaching out to "45" to share our policy vision. We want to highlight the issues that are most important to the employers, executives and entrepreneurs that create opportunities across the nation.

Below are Dear 45 letters and articles published here on Above the Fold. For testimonials and social media highlights, check out the Dear 45 campaign landing page.

Read our first letter

Dear 45

Above the FoldOct 18, 2016 - 9:30am

Dear 45: Let's Make Strides Towards Better Cybersecurity

Working together, we can strengthen America's cyber networks, paving the way for economic growth and improved security.

Above the FoldSep 29, 2016 - 1:15pm
Dear 45: Ensure postsecondary education meets employer needs

Dear 45: Ensure Postsecondary Education Responds to Employer Needs

Other countries are educating more of their citizens to higher levels while the United States remains idle.

Above the FoldSep 27, 2016 - 9:00am
Statue of Liberty at sunset

Dear 45: Let’s Finally Reform America’s Dysfunctional Immigration System

Success in this area will have positive impact on our country’s economic growth and national security.

Above the FoldSep 21, 2016 - 12:15pm
Compass pointing to "skills"

Dear 45: Help States Get Their Citizens the Right Skills They Need

We must find a scalable, industry-driven framework for business engagement in education and workforce development.

Above the FoldAug 31, 2016 - 12:30pm

Dear 45: Strengthen Our Economy by Strengthening Our Legal System

We hope you will join us in thwarting those who try to abuse our legal system and in the process stunt our country's economic growth.

Above the FoldAug 31, 2016 - 7:30am
Trump / Clinton

Trump and Clinton Seem to Be Struggling on Immigration. We Can Help.

Both candidates agree that the system is broken, but how they plan to fix it remains unclear. Let's talk about some ideas.

Above the FoldJul 29, 2016 - 9:00am

Dear 45: Get Back to the Basics with Free Speech and Free Enterprise

Don’t forget to take care of the two fundamental building blocks of American society.

Above the FoldJul 11, 2016 - 3:00pm
President Barack Obama making his way back to the White House in February 2011 after a Chamber appearance

The Chamber and the Presidents

Since its founding in 1912 at the request of President William Howard Taft, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has enjoyed a special relationship with America’s presidents. Over the past 104 years, every U.S. president has come to the U.S. Chamber, addressed a U.S. Chamber event or gathering, or consulted with U.S. Chamber members.

Above the FoldJun 23, 2016 - 8:00am

Dear 45: America’s Infrastructure Is Falling Apart. It’s Time to Rebuild.

America's next president must help ensure that our country can once again boast infrastructure that is the envy of the world.