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Poland's prime minister on Wednesday said his country would establish a new chamber of commerce in the United States to boost its business presence across the Atlantic. Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki speaks at a joint news conference with US Ambassador Paul Jones in Warsaw ...
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, to travel to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday and said he would nominate CIA Director ...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has presented Congressman Francis Rooney with the Spirit of Enterprise Award. "The award honors members of Congress that are strong supporters of free enterprise in America and is based upon scoring of the Congressman's voting record on key Chamber of ...
WASHINGTON, DC. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is recognizing U.S. Representative Martha McSally with the Spirit of Enterprise Award for her leadership in pro-business and pro-growth economic policies in Congress. Congresswoman McSally has received the award each year that she's served ...
Phoenix is a top market to operate a food truck -- so long as you can comply with some burdensome regulations. That's according to a new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that analyzed the food truck industry. The report, titled "Food Truck Nation," ranked Phoenix No. 14 among the top 20 ...
A day after President Donald Trump slammed South Korea last week for benefiting unevenly from its trade relationship with the US, the largest American business association published a very different message. Embedded in an article the US Chamber of Commerce published to commemorate the ... war China

FILE- In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, foreground, speaks as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, left, President Donald Trump, second from left, and Karen... (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) ... China
America's largest business lobby is warning President Donald Trump against slapping big tariffs on Chinese imports. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is sounding the alarm as the White House weighs whether to punish China for forcing U.S. companies to hand technology to Chinese companies. "Simply put, tariffs are ... China
The lack of clarity around real property investments is just one of more than 40 issues that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently highlighted in a letter sent to the Department of Treasury last Thursday. The 15-page document requests clarification on how the law affects multinational corporations and ... China
Bayer U.S. announced Tuesday that Raymond Kerins Jr., its senior vice president and head of communications, government relations & policy, has been elected vice chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Innovation Policy Center. The Whippany-based unit of the global life sciences ... China
The US Chamber of Commerce sent a “key vote” letter to the Senate in support of S.2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. The bill looks to provide community banks with regulatory relief after the blanket implementation of financial regulations following the 2008 ... China
Business leaders, meanwhile, have continued to sound the alarm about the potential economic fallout from tariffs, with the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce raising the specter of a global trade war. That scenario, Tom Donohue said, would endanger the economic momentum from the ... China
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce continues to urge Congress to raise the gas tax for the first time in 25 years to pay for infrastructure fixes. “This is a once-in-a-generational opportunity for federal leadership to modernize America's infrastructure,” Ed Mortimer, the group's executive director for transportation ... China
Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Qabil met with representatives of the US Chamber of Commerce in preparation for the annual “Door Knock” mission scheduled for March, which aims to present a positive image of ongoing developments in Egypt and to attract investment. Egyptian-US economic ... China
U.S. Chamber of Commerce letter to Senate demanding more cheap illegal labor | 13 Feb 2018 | ...Permanent Relief for Long Term TPS Beneficiaries: The Senate should provide permanent legislative relief for long-term beneficiaries of the Temporary Protected Status program, such that beneficiaries will ... China
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is readying a multimillion dollar ad campaign aimed at bolstering vulnerable GOP lawmakers who voted for President Donald Trump's tax cut while also urging thousands of member companies to alert workers as to why their paychecks may have ... China
The US Chamber of Commerce is proposing the federal government raise the gasoline tax by 25 cents per gallon, in 5 cent increments over 5 years. The levy has not been raised in 25 years because of weak-willed politicians who are scared to death of uttering the word “tax” in public. The proposal comes ... China

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today released its sixth annual International IP Index, “Create,” which analyzes the intellectual property (IP) climate in 50 world economies. The report ranks economies based on 40 unique indicators that benchmark activity critical to ... China
We understand that things cannot change overnight, due to various factors including domestic pressures,” said Brilliant. The US Chamber of Commerce primarily facilitates trade between the US and various countries. It also runs advocacy campaigns with the US Congress for the passage of bilateral trade ... US Chamber Of Commerce
The Clermont Chamber of Commerce held its first legislative luncheon of the year with Ben Taylor, of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to discuss the new tax bill and what it means for the businesses in the area. Taylor said tax reform was the business community's number one priority last year and an ... US Chamber Of Commerce
Amway Chairman Steve Van Andel, former chairman of U.S. Chamber of Commerce, says he thinks the tax cuts will make a big impact on small and medium size businesses. "If they add a few people in their business, that makes a world of difference for the economy in the U.S.," Van Andel said. US Chamber Of Commerce
U.S. Chamber of Commerce letter to Senate demanding more cheap illegal labor | 13 Feb 2018 | ...Permanent Relief for Long Term TPS Beneficiaries: The Senate should provide permanent legislative relief for long-term beneficiaries of the Temporary Protected Status program, such that beneficiaries will ... US Chamber Of Commerce
It was merely a coincidence that the Trump Administration released its infrastructure proposal the same morning as the NCR's opening session, during a panel discussion that included U.S Chamber of Commerce staff. Surprisingly, I thought, the chamber representative advocated for a 25-cent increase in ... US Chamber Of Commerce
Politico says the U.S. Chamber of Commerce claims a 25-cent increase phased in over five years would raise $375 billion over 10 years. The Chamber of Commerce supports in the increase, as does the American Trucking Association. Bloomberg News reports a White House official declined to comment ... US Chamber Of Commerce
Working together with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Employee Benefits Committee and its Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC), Seyfarth partner Camille Olson prepared suggestions for the Subcommittee on how to solve the issues facing gig economy workers, and presented these solutions to ... US Chamber Of Commerce
The US Chamber of Commerce is proposing the federal government raise the gasoline tax by 25 cents per gallon, in 5 cent increments over 5 years. The levy has not been raised in 25 years because of weak-willed politicians who are scared to death of uttering the word “tax” in public. The proposal comes ... US Chamber Of Commerce
But a number of Democrats and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have pushed the administration to commit far more federal dollars, funded by tax increases, or by closing tax loopholes. And environmental groups expressed worry about its impact. “President Trump's infrastructure proposal is a disaster,” ... US Chamber Of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today released its sixth annual International IP Index, “Create,” which analyzes the intellectual property (IP) climate in 50 world economies. The report ranks economies based on 40 unique indicators that benchmark activity critical to ... US Chamber Of Commerce
A former adviser to President Barack Obama, Rick Wade, has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C as vice president of strategic alliances and outreach. His new duties will include developing and implementing programs and initiatives to help the nation's largest business advocacy ... US Chamber Of Commerce
Source: Pressmaster/Shutterstock U.S. Chamber of Commerce adds two to International Affairs division; Hoyer Group appoints chief financial officer; CEVA hires managing director for UK, Ireland and Nordics; and CSafe Global names two European sales directors. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has ... US Chamber Of Commerce
Source: Pressmaster/Shutterstock U.S. Chamber of Commerce adds two to International Affairs division; Hoyer Group appoints chief financial officer; CEVA hires managing director for UK, Ireland and Nordics; and CSafe Global names two European sales directors. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has ... US Chamber Of Commerce
Speaking to the press, Khush Chosky, senior vice president for the Middle East and Turkey Affairs of the US Chamber of Commerce, said, “Since the signing of the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement in 2009, both countries have enjoyed tremendous benefits from the stronger trade and investment ties. US Chamber Of Commerce
The Oman American Business Center (OABC) has officially joined the US Chamber of Commerce and this affiliation marks an important step for the ... Welcoming OABC to the US Chamber of Commerce, Khush Chosky, senior vice president for the Middle East and Turkey affairs at the US Chamber of ... US Chamber Of Commerce
Chambersburg man pens memories of leading U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer Fitch ... He later spent 22 years as president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, growing the organization and building its lobbying arm. "Every White House thought they couldn't get something through Congress without ... US Chamber Of Commerce
An effort is underway by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Federal Government to increase the gas tax to expand the country's infrastructure. According to the Washington Post, a new proposal by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce calls for a 25-cent increase over five years or a one-time hit to taxpayers ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
WASHINGTON - With President Donald Trump and Congress turning their attention to infrastructure in the coming weeks, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is preparing for an uphill battle: a push to raise the federal gas tax by 25 cents per gallon to help pay for the initiative. The proposal by the nation's ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce
“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. US Chamber Of Commerce
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 ... US Chamber Of Commerce


 

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