Today there was a really important hearing on Capitol Hill regarding the issue of rogue websites. As the testimony before the House Judiciary Committee shows, rogue websites have absolutely no place in the legitimate market: they do not follow laws, they do not pay taxes, they do not adhere to s
In a recent op-ed appearing in the Los Angeles Times, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson rejects the notion that her agency’s Clean Air Act regulations have a negative impact on jobs. In fact, Jackson claims just the opposite, saying that proposed EPA regulations requiring older utilities to be retrof
Keeping up the drumbeat on the Chamber’s six-point plan to help grow the economy and create jobs – without increasing the deficit – the Chamber’s President and CEO Tom Donohue took to the Sunday shows this morning, appearing on ABC News’ This Week with one simple message: We can create jobs throug
The Chamber’s President and CEO Tom Donohue will appear on ABC News’ This Week with one simple message: We can create jobs immediately. Contrary to the conventional wisdom that Washington is “broken” or that “nothing will get done before Election Day,” Tom and the Chamber understand that there a
Bizzare and mystifying. Those are the two words that come to mind when one hears comments Sen. Harry Reid made today about our nation’s jobs crisis.
Speaking on the Senate floor in support of a $35 billion bill that would fund public sector jobs, Reid said, “It's very clear that private-sector jo
In the passing of Steve Jobs, the business community has lost one of its brightest shining lights, consumers have lost a creative genius, the nation has lost a powerful job creator, and the world has lost one of its greatest inventors and innovators. Steve Jobs has joined an elite pantheon of men
by Tom Collamore
We're excited to announce that today the Chamber is teaming up with Facebook and the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) to help small businesses connect with customers and create jobs. This joint effort is designed to help businesses and entrepreneurs leverage t
The U.S. Chamber welcomes Senator Susan Collins’ proposed legislation requiring a regulatory “time-out.” American businesses have been overwhelmed by the recent onslaught of burdensome and job-killing regulations. With another 4,257 regulations in the pipeline, American businesses need immediate r
One thing has become clear as the nation tries to spur growth and create jobs: solutions are coming from the states, not Washington, and an engaged business community in many states is the driving force behind those solutions.
One organization making a difference is the Business Council of New Yo
by Tom Collamore
I’m pleased to make a special introduction today. Sean Hackbarth has joined the Chamber team to oversee Chamberpost. Sean and blogging have a long history together. He started his own blog in 1999, when blogs were known as weblogs and before the bursting of the tech bubble. In Wash