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On Jan. 10, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President, Tom Donohue, delivered the widely-anticipated State of American Business address in Washington D.C. Much of his remarks focused on policies and opportunities for continuing economic growth in the United States under the social media hashtag of ...
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and facebook released a report that shows more than 80 percent of small business owners surveyed in Pennsylvania believed that digital and social media skills are important when hiring. More than 60 percent of the 100 small and medium-business leaders see Facebook ...

The federal gas tax should be increased to help modernize U.S. roads, bridges and other public works, and Congress must expand funding and financing options for projects, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue said. The chamber is calling on Congress and the Trump Administration to ...
Getting Congress to pass an infrastructure package would be just the first step in a decadeslong endeavor, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue says. the White House is reportedly finalizing its long-awaited infrastructure plan. Donohue will reiterate his call for an infrastructure deal at a summit ...
Similarly, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is also a member of Stop The HIT, echoed that sentiment in a Wednesday letter to lawmakers detailing policy priorities for an appropriations package. "At a minimum, Congress should suspend the HIT retroactive to January 1, 2018, and provide a ...
In addition to U.S. Travel and AHLA, the coalition's founding members include the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Restaurant Association, the National Retail Federation, and ASAE, among others. "ASAE is proud to join U.S. Travel and other like-minded associations that are concerned with the ...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is crafting a formal proposal to increase the federal gas tax to 25 cents, a change it says would rake in $375 billion in the next 10 years and help fund much-needed infrastructure projects across the country. The plan would ratchet up the federal gas tax for the first time since ...
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, recently announced Cheryl Hamilton, Executive Director of the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce, has recently completed her third year at IOM, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at Winter Institute in Tucson, Ariz. "Institute graduates are ...
On Wednesday, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the largest business lobbying organization and a powerful financial backer of many GOP senators and representatives, went as far as to predict "there will be a big upheaval" if Trump deports the 690,000 young immigrant "dreamers" and the 200,000 ...
The Institute for Organization Management - the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Joanna Fritz, President & CEO of the Corsicana & Navarro County Chamber of Commerce, has recently completed her third year at Institute for ...
A U.S. Chamber of Commerce ad has removed the image of Gov. Eric Greitens amid a Criminal Investigation into allegations against him. The ad, sans Greitens, will start running next week. It is completely identical with the exception of Greitens' removal. ABC 17 News reached out to the U.S. Chamber of ...
"If we're going to fight back against the extremes of both parties -- of Steve Bannon and Elizabeth Warren -- those people do not represent the best interests of this country," Thomas Donohue, the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said in a speech Wednesday, according to Bloomberg.
Beijing, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang Monday expressed hope that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce would continue to play a positive role in strengthening bilateral exchanges and cooperation. Wang made the remarks when meeting with a U.S. Chamber of Commerce delegation in ...
The National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Trump Administration's move, saying it revives a narrowly tailored approach that does not establish new legal precedent. Critics said these individual letters allow employers to skirt paying overtime and complying ...
The move comes after months of lobbying by El Salvador's government, a bipartisan group in Congress and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, all urging Washington to find a way that allows Salvadorans to remain in the United States. El Salvador's Embassy in Washington estimates that 97% of Salvadorans ...
US Chamber of Commerce, a lobbying group, criticized the Trump Administration's decision to put more restrictions in place for issuance of H-1B visas that enable highly-skilled foreign workers to work in the US. The Chamber said the restrictions will harm the US economy and business as it prevents ...
Editor's Note: This article, which was originally published on 6 January, has been revised by IANS. It is being republished by Firstpost in light of the revisions. New Delhi: Amid reports of the US administration's plans to introduce stricter norms for issuance of H1-B visas, which are largely availed by Indian IT ...

The move to end extension of H-1B visas would be "bad policy" and is contrary to the goals of a merit-based immigration system, the US Chamber of Commerce said on Saturday over the Trump Administration's reported plan that could result in self-deportation of around 700,000 Indians. The H-1B ...
"California's flawed Prop 65 requirement will cause irreparable harm to the agriculture economy impacting American farmers and consumers everywhere. AGOur coalition is growing with the support of these attorneys general as well as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and California Chamber of Commerce ...
The US Chamber of Commerce praised the move in a statement, saying it "would help cement America's role as an energy superpower, creating jobs and contributing to our economy." "For decades, our nation has needlessly limited our own ability to harness oil and gas resources. This new plan sets a ...
"California's flawed Prop 65 requirement will cause irreparable harm to the agriculture economy impacting American farmers and consumers everywhere. AGOur coalition is growing with the support of these attorneys general as well as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and California Chamber of Commerce ...
"States, along with business and industry, have been working hard to improve the U.S. air quality for many years," the US Chamber of Commerce wrote. "Indeed, ozone levels have decreased 33% since 1980, and ozone levels will continue to decline as states implement the 2008 ozone (ambient air ...
BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) says it is considering leaving the World Coal Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce due to differences between its positions on climate and energy policy and the stance of the organizations. BHP says it has reached a preliminary view to exit the World Coal Association, ...
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Monday that an attempt to oust Mick Mulvaney as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would raise "grave questions" about the constitutionality of the consumer agency. The Chamber wrote in an amicus brief that CFPB Deputy Director Leandra ...
Seoul, Dec. 18 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has named a new leader of the U.S.-Korea Business Council (USKBC), with his two-year term set to begin next year, the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AMCHAM) said Monday. Last week, the USKBC announced David M. Cordani, ...
That provision didn't make the cut in the final version. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce publicly pushed for two significant provisions to be taken out of the conference bill: The corporate alternative minimum tax, and a special tax that would apply to multinational companies ...
Being there symbolized America's interest in markets there. I think I was a pawn, someone to rabble rouse." Lesher knew that was his role in Washington 14 years earlier when he took over the reins of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The new president cautioned his staff about the Chamber's finances and ...
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Logo (PHOTO: US. Chamber of Commerce). "Arizona, like other border states we found, is particularly vulnerable from the disruption that would come from the withdrawing of NAFTA. That translates directly into jobs, and anytime you throw up a barrier to the flow of commerce, ...
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC in the United States has launched a new website highlighting the jobs, exports, and growth created by the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS). The US Chamber's new website was officially opened on Dec. 6, 2017 (local US time). The new website includes ...
Before she joined the DOJ in 2016 she served as an environmental attorney for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.. She replaces David P. Ross, whom President Donald Trump appointed as assistant administrator in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water. Democratic ...
The decision follows months of lobbying from El Salvador's government, a bipartisan group of members of Congress, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, all of which believe Washington should come up with a way to allow Salvadorans to remain in the country. The Salvadoran Embassy in Washington ...
Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, warned on Wednesday about a growing global hostility to technology -- U.S. tech in particular -- saying that it could severely damage the U.S. economy, its companies and consumers. In the annual "State of American Business" speech ...
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Logo (PHOTO: US. Chamber of Commerce). "Arizona, like other border states we found, is particularly vulnerable from the disruption that would come from the withdrawing of NAFTA. That translates directly into jobs, and anytime you throw up a barrier to the flow of commerce, ...
An event titled: "Prepare the next generation of scientists & grow the local space industry; Cyprus is one of only 21 countries with research at high level of SpaceOps" was organized by the Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce, the Cyprus Young Professionals of the Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce, ...
J.D. Harrison, senior director of strategic communications at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, was the keynote speaker at Thursday's economic development luncheon hosted by the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce. Donna Rovins -- Digital First Media. By Donna Rovins ...
It's absolutely incredible to think about the seismic ways in which our lives have changed in just a decade and a half," said J.D. Harrison, senior director for strategic communications at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. "They radically, fundamentally changed in just 15 to 18 years." Harrison's remarks came ...
Over the last year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and several partners have been working on their third annual "Innovation That Matters Report." The study examined 25 cities and ranked them based on their readiness to capitalize on the shift to an increasingly digital economy. It looked at factors like ...
A number of conservative groups that are usually allied with Republicans are slamming the idea. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued a statement calling the trigger "impractical, unreasonable, and unnecessary." Grover Norquist, an anti-tax guru, said, "A trigger that threatens tax hikes is a self-fulfilling ...
PLATTSBURGH -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has again accredited the North Country Chamber of Commerce at the highest level of five stars. The Accreditation Program of the U.S. Chamber is designed to define and assess excellence among chambers nationally. To achieve accreditation, a ...
The lead negotiators for the three NAFTA countries joined the latest round of talks as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned that an American ...
That is why "grandma Monster" and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce united forces on November 17, 2017 to emphasize on the power of ...
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its assessment of which states would feel the biggest negative effects from a NAFTA pullout just as ...
James Schenck, president and CEO of PenFed Credit Union, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for ...
YEA! is made possible by The Kauffman Foundation, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the E. Philip Saunders Foundation.
... lack the basic interpersonal skills to succeed in the workplace, according to a new report from the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
Members of the House Ways and Means Committee hold the first markup of the proposed GOP tax reform legislation in the Longworth House ...
In two weeks' time, Neal Adams will be awarded the IP Champion Award for Excellence in Creativity by the US Chamber of Commerce. Like he ...
The panel took place at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. and was moderated by Neil Herrington, the U.S. Chamber's Vice ...
"Increased litigation leads to increased prices for all consumers and largely profits only the lawyers bringing suit. We've seen dramatic changes ...
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- Rep. John Ratcliffe, (R-Texas-04) was recognized Wednesday by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.


 

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