The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, the U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC), today hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a roundtable discussion with U.S. business executives. U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue welcomed Prime Minister Abe and praised his commitment to a strong economic partnership between the two countries.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, issued the following statement today regarding the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to grant the final easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline:
New Research Reveals Trends in 45 Economies Around the World
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released its 5th annual International IP Index, “The Roots of Innovation,” rating 45 world economies on patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets, enforcement, and international treaties. The economies benchmarked in the 2017 Index account for 90 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP).
From Maine to California, Industry Groups and Chambers of Commerce Ask Senate Leadership to Take Up the Regulatory Accountability Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter sent last night to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a broad cross-section of America’s business community urged the lawmakers to take up and pass the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 (RAA).
Executive Order Calls for Reforms Needed to Spur Economic Growth, Protects American Access to Retirement Advice and Choice
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue responded today to news that President Donald Trump will issue an executive order enacting sweeping reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act and delaying the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today regarding President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States.
“We congratulate Judge Gorsuch and applaud President Trump for quickly naming a Supreme Court justice nominee. The Supreme Court plays a critical role ensuring the rule of law is upheld and constitutional protections for all are honored. The election is over and now it's time for the Senate to act.”
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today regarding President Trump’s executive actions on regulations:
“The U.S. Chamber applauds the president for fulfilling the campaign’s promise to take on the regulatory juggernaut that is limiting economic growth, choking small business, and putting people out of work.
“We look forward to working with the administration to identify the regulations doing the most harm and recommend solutions that drive growth and jobs.
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