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Press ReleaseJan 04, 2018 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute: New Offshore Leasing Proposal Helps Secure America’s Energy Future

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement in response to the Department of Interior’s Draft 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program:

Press ReleaseDec 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue: These Are ‘Bold Reforms for Lasting American Growth’

Policymakers Deliver on Their Promise of Pro-Growth Tax ReformWASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement after final passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” sending the legislation to President Trump to sign into law:

Press ReleaseDec 19, 2017 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber President Applauds House Passage of Final Tax Reform Legislation

‘We’re On the Cusp of a Historic Moment,’ says DonohueWASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement after the House voted to pass the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:”

Press ReleaseDec 19, 2017 - 8:00am

RSM US Middle Market Business Index at Record High as U.S. GDP Soars, Economic Fundamentals Pointing to Strong 2018

Middle market business leaders report record-high optimism with strong expectations on revenues, net earnings, hiring and compensation.

Press ReleaseDec 18, 2017 - 3:15pm

U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute Statement on EPA’s Request for Input on Power Plant Emissions Guidelines

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s issuance of an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking addressing carbon emissions from power plants: 

Press ReleaseDec 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

David Cordani Named Chairman of U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council (USKBC) today announced that David M. Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna Corporation, was elected chairman. Mr. Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna since 2009, will serve a two-year term, succeeding Dr. Paul Jacobs, executive chairman of Qualcomm. 

Press ReleaseDec 14, 2017 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Brings Small Business Cybersecurity Education Campaign to Miami

Experts Discuss Cyber Challenges for Businesses and Opportunities for Public-Private Collaboration

Press ReleaseDec 14, 2017 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber Supports FCC’s Repeal of Public Utility Treatment of Broadband, Encourages Congress to Protect Net Neutrality Principles

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley issued the following statement today following the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote to repeal public utility-style regulation of the internet:

Press ReleaseDec 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

U.S. Chamber Welcomes WTO Developments on E-Commerce

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today from John Murphy, senior vice president for International Policy, regarding digital trade policy developments at the World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial in Buenos Aires:

Press ReleaseDec 11, 2017 - 8:00am

Commercial Construction Index Reveals Continued Optimism Among Contractors

Confidence in the commercial construction industry is strong, despite significant concerns around jobsite efficiency and labor productivity, according to the Q4 2017 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (Index). Released today, the Index shows that optimism remains high in the commercial construction industry, with 57 percent of contractors expecting to hire in the next six months and a large majority reporting stable or increased revenue expectations in the next year. The Q4 composite score is 74, up one point from Q3.