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GIPC's Fifth Annual Index Release

The United States has long been one of the most innovative nations on earth. So what sets us apart?

Thomas J. Donohue
Tom Donohue and Paul Ryan

From visiting heads of state to visiting rock stars, the Chamber engaged with wide and diverse audiences to close out 2016.

Carrie Brooks
Christmas online shopping

Consumers shouldn’t let counterfeiters rob them of their holiday cheer. Here are some tips to help you shop safely.

Kasie Brill
The Trans-Pacific Partnership ensures America remains the innovation center of the world.

The Pacific trade agreement ensures America remains the innovation center of the world.

Patrick Kilbride
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House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) delivers remarks in the House Chamber.

The House passed bipartisan legislation that modernizes government and meets the needs of today’s innovation-driven economy.

Tim Day
Cell phone towers in front of a clear, blue sky.

Not treating broadband providers as public utilities under the Communications Act is a place to start.

Jordan Crenshaw
Technology

America needs a leader who supports policies that allow all businesses to succeed in a dynamic global economy and that advance innovation.

Nodes in a Internet of Things network.

A Chamber Technology Engagement Center poll finds that the public understands the value in internet-connected devices.

Sean Hackbarth
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The State of American Cybersecurity

Working together, we can make—we must make—progress in strengthening our country’s cyber networks.

Ann M. Beauchesne
Shopping online this holiday season? Beware of the threat of cyber attacks.

Consumers are expected to set a record for online shopping this holiday season. Meaning more personal data is prone to cyber attacks.

Thomas J. Donohue
Tips for exercising good cyber hygiene this holiday season

Cyber Monday gives cybercriminals to prey on businesses. Here are a few tips for preventing cybercrime this holiday season.

Ann M. Beauchesne
Stephen W. Orfei

The number one domestic priority has to be economic growth.

Blair Latoff Holmes
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office.

President Trump ordered sweeping reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act and instructed the Labor Department to thoroughly review the fiduciary rule.

U.S. Chamber Staff
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue speaking in Chicago before the Illinois Chamber of Commerce.

“We’ve cut off the fuel supply--and guess what—America’s economic engine is sputtering.”

U.S. Chamber Staff
Russell Crowe and Meg Ryan in the 2000 movie Proof of Life.

The Labor Department didn't provide enough time to implement the most significant and complex retirement regulation in decades.

Alice Joe
Analysts monitor data at the Market Intelligence Desk (MID) inside the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York.

The drop off in public companies means fewer jobs, decreased investment opportunities for Americans, and slower economic growth.

Brian P. O'Shea
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Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Iowa.

The drama over the energy infrastructure project could soon come to an end

Sean Hackbarth
A natural gas rig in Wyoming.

Congress is rolling back some of the regulatory red tape created by the Obama administration.

Sean Hackbarth
President Donald Trump signed executive orders to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.

We now have an administration that is serious about putting American energy to work for the entire economy

Sean Hackbarth
Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline near in New Salem, North Dakota.

The Army Corps of Engineers intends to prepare an environmental impact statement on the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Sean Hackbarth
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