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New .LAT Domain Will Instill ‘Latin Identity’ to Your Website

Remember.SOY? Google’s Latino-specific domain, crafted specifically with us — “The Latin people” — in mind will soon have (Latin) company. The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) has partnered with eCOM-LAC to launch yet another Latino-specific domain:.LAT, which according to its creators, is going to … Continue reading ?

Industry screams for RET deal, Labor agrees, but gov’t confused

We now have an industry group many consider a front-group of the Liberal Party – the Chamber of Commerce and Industry - urging the government to stop being stubborn on the Renewable Energy Target. Could a deal be done by Thursday?

US Oil Export Ban Makes Little Sense in Global Economy -Chamber of Commerce

The US ban on crude oil exports is an absurd policy in an era of globalization that should be lifted to spur economic growth, US Chamber of Commerce Energy Institute President Karen Harbert said at a press conference.

Ted Cruz says Barack Obama has 'inflamed racial tensions'

Makes Sarah Palin look like an intellectual. Uh-huh. Speaking to members of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the media, Cruz pointedly attacked the president for repeated missed opportunities to lead on race issues since he cameShow More Summary

Ted Cruz blames Obama — saying the first black president has ‘inflamed racial tensions’

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Cruz, a Texan who is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, made the comments in a speech at a US Hispanic chamber of commerce event in Washington DC....

The Chamber Of Commerce Is Fighting Fiercely To Stop The Scourge Of Corporate Transparency

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- This spring, shareholders in more than 100 companies will introduce resolutions calling for greater disclosure of corporations' political and lobbying activity. Six major companies -- Dean Foods, Eastman Chemical, H&R Block, Marathon Oil, U.S. Show More Summary

AmCham Urges China to Enforce Intellectual Property Laws

The American Chamber of Commerce in China stated that the Chinese government must implement Chinese Intellectual Property laws and regulations and publicize them to better inform Chinese citizens and foreign companies of what they can and cannot do.

AFL-CIO, Chamber of Commerce clash over trade before Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's foremost labor federation is asking Congress to block the "fast track" authority that President Barack Obama seeks to advance trade deals being negotiated with numerous nations. [...] Chamber of Commerce President...Show More Summary

U.S. Firms Want China to Improve Business Conditions

American Chamber of Commerce urges Beijing to improve business conditions amid new regulatory hurdles.

Poll: Gwinnett voters keen on MARTA expansion

Sixty-three percent of likely voters in Gwinnett County support the expansion of MARTA into the county, according to a recent poll by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. The survey shows the county’s attitude toward MARTA is changing.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Making Sense of the Trade Negotiations Secrecy Debate

In Tuesday’s New York Times, law professor Margot Kaminski laid out a compelling case for increased transparency in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.  On Wednesday, John Murphy of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce offered a fairly...Show More Summary

GA: Poll: Gwinnett Residents in Favor of MARTA

April 17--Gwinnett voters are in favor of expanding MARTA to the county, according to a new poll released Thursday by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. But the county's top elected official said she doesn't see a need to vote on theShow More Summary

Gwinnett Voters Appear to Favor Rail Expansion Into County

A new poll commissioned by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce shows 63% of likely Gwinnett voters support an extension of MARTA into their County. The poll, conducted in March for the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, also shows that 33% of likely voters are dissatisfied with the county’s current transit options. Show More Summary

US business group alarmed at China data restriction rules

American Chamber of Commerce in China says rules are damaging the business climate.

Data Localization Hampers US Companies’ Growth in China - AmCham Chairman

American Chamber of Commerce in China Chairman James Zimmerman said that Chinese data localization requirements are preventing the growth and innovation of US companies in China because they block access to data and hamper competiti...

Generating Employment Opportunities Beyond Conferences

On April 6th, another conference to generate employment in the Arab world took place: The National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) partnered with the Arab Maghreb Union and the Union of Arab Maghreb Economic Chambers to host about...Show More Summary

TX: Business and Political Leaders Gather in Support of Stand Up for Transportation Day

April 09--The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce gathered alongside other stakeholders during a news conference Thursday morning to show their support of Stand Up for Transportation Day. Stand up for Transportation Day is a local day for national...Show More Summary

Hollywood Walk of Fame | Los Angeles, CA

Established by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce in 1953, the Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,500 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing […]

Jack Friedman of Queens Chamber of Commerce dies at 55

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Queens Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jack Friedman was so active in the borough he earned the moniker Mr. Queens.

Does the Export-Import Bank cost taxpayers $0?

“Can you guess how much the #ExImBank costs U.S. taxpayers?” “Over the past two decades, Ex-Im has actually generated a surplus of nearly $7 billion for American taxpayers.” –U.S. Chamber of Commerce, post on Twitter, March 31, 2015 The battle in Congress has begun over whether to kill a taxpayer-funded agency that gives loans to […]

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