More Chambers of Commerce Articles

  • US Chamber pumps money into Arizona GOP primary

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is stepping in to help a Republican preferred by the establishment in a bruising three-way Arizona primary in one of the most competitive House districts in the country. The powerful business group is putting hundreds of thousands of dollars behind...

  • Legal tide turning against lawyers who profit illegally from class-action lawsuits

    Far from helping victims, class-action lawsuits have become money machines for a few savvy plaintiffs' lawyers who too often use the system to enrich themselves at the expense of their own clients.

  • Justin Amash's unconventional victory speech

    Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., fended off his primary opponent, Brian Ellis, by 14 percentage points Tuesday night. Everything was going swimmingly -- until the incumbent made his victory speech.

  • Chamber of Commerce sees mixed results in Michigan

    In an election cycle characterized as the revenge of the Establishment, the Establishment is seeing mixed results, at least based on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's track record so far. Tuesday's primaries in Michigan were the latest example. In Michigan’s two most interesting primaries, the...

  • Phasing out fossil fuels will cost one million jobs, Big Business warns

    Big Business is warning that the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to push coal out of the energy mix will result in the loss of one million jobs while reducing annual household income by $2,100.

  • The pros and cons of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank

    Depending on who you talk to, the Ex-Im Bank is either a financial support that U.S. exporters need to compete globally -- or government interference in the private-sector lending market, primarily helping big companies that don't need it.

  • The surprising reason a House Republican rejected a Chamber of Commerce award

    It's not every day that a House Republican charges that the powerful U.S. Chamber of Commerce is "in the pocket of Communist China."

  • Justin Amash's support for free enterprise earns enmity of Big Business

    The Michigan Republican runs afoul of the Chamber of Commerce for opposing the Export-Import Bank and budget agreements that he thought were profligate.

  • Republican lobbyist warns conservatives: 'Big Business' might 'change sides'

    Some Republicans are beginning to extend their free-market, limited-government beliefs to include opposition to corporate welfare, like the Export-Import Bank. Many conservatives hate the idea of centralized education standards driven by a coalition of unaccountable bureaucrats and big business.



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