Sheryll Poe

Sheryll Poe is a former senior writer at the U.S. Chamber, who covered public policies affecting businesses including the three "T's" - transportation, trade and taxes.

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Big Move Secures Success for Family Locker Business DeBourgh Manufacturing

Everybody remembers his or her high school locker. The sound of hundreds of metal doors closing over the blare of the class bell. The metallic vessel that held your algebra books, unfinished assignments, and teenage hopes and dreams. There’s a very good chance that that locker was made by DeBourgh Manufacturing, a U.S. Chamber member since 1991.

In Case Your Missed It: Happening In and Around the Chamber

Congress Passes Ex-Im Extension, Heads Home to Campaign

Congress passed a bill to keep the government funded through December 11
and reauthorized the Export-Import Bank
through June 30, 2015. The U.S. Chamber
joined 11 other U.S. business organizations
urging House and Senate leaders to support the bank, whose charter was set to expire September 30, and called for long-term reauthorization.

How Channellock Has Stayed Innovative For 125 Years

For more than 125 years, Channellock Inc. has been a household name. It’s known for its American-made, high-quality hand tool with a distinctive blue handle and is used by everyone from do-it-yourselfers to professionals like electricians and plumbers.

Outrage: Robber Serves Pizza Parlor Victims a Slice of Lawsuit Abuse

You’ve already read about the pizza place offering delivery guys over $50,000 a year in North Dakota. Now, the Faces of Lawsuit Abuse website is highlighting another pizza-pie-in-the-sky cash endeavor. But this time, it involves a lawsuit of over $250,000 and an armed robber.

Say Yes to the Dress…Unless it’s a Counterfeit from China

Wedding season may be winding down and prom may be months away, but that isn’t stopping the senator from New Jersey from stepping up efforts to fight fake designer dresses.

Big Data Means Big Opportunities for Consumers, Businesses

A recent McKinsey report estimates that improved use of data could generate $3 trillion in additional value each year in seven industries.

A Tale of Two Wages: California Mall Straddles Minimum Wage Boundary

Westfield Valley Mall is what NPR’s Planet Money recently referred to as “A Mall Divided,” where workers on one side of the mall were being paid $2 less than the other side.

U.S. Chamber Experts Clobber Treasury’s Inversion Plan

It’s no secret the U.S. Chamber is not a fan of the Obama Administration’s new tax “guidances” aimed at stemming the recent trend of corporate inversions. But just in case some folks still haven’t heard two top Chamber officials took their message to major media outlets.

Jimmy Choo Struts Toward IPO While Protecting Its IP

Jimmy Choo announced plans to go public on the London Stock Exchange, but counterfeiters who might be thinking about profiting off the announcement should take a big stiletto step back.