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US Chamber of Commerce Denounces Net Neutrality Rules

The US Chamber of Commerce stated that the net neutrality rules adopted by the US Federal Communication Commission on Thursday will harm business conditions and trigger expensive lawsuits.

‘The Character of Credit’ by Margot C. Finn

The Character of Credit: Personal Debt in English Culture 1740-1914 2003 364 p I noticed a few weeks back as part of the discussion about childcare funding that the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has suggested that instead of big … Continue reading ?

Mental sickness and health - men affected most

Gender and personality matter in how people cope with physical and mental illness, according to a paper by a Washington State University scientist and colleagues at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce. Men are less affected by a single-symptom illness than women, but are more affected when more than one symptom is present. Show More Summary

Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Marketing Association Take Aim At Digital Privacy Act’s Consent Provision

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology continues its hearing on the Digital Privacy Act (Bill S-4) yesterday, with appearances from Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and the Canadian Marketing Association. Show More Summary

The Insiders: Democrats’ anti-growth economics must be exposed

In a recent Columbus Chamber of Commerce speech, the well-regarded and hugely successful chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, Jamie ?Dimon, blamed “all” politicians for the lack of economic growth in the United States. What Dimon said had a grain of truth to it. And Dimon consistently earns high praise from no less than Warren Buffett […]

Business Community Silent As Arkansas Bill To Allow LGBT Discrimination Set To Become Law

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce takes "no position on that piece of legislation." The post Business Community Silent As Arkansas Bill To Allow LGBT Discrimination Set To Become Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Business press notes that business is not behind Obamacare challenge

Nothing beats paying customers. Daily Kos isn't the only news organization to point out that big business hasn't lined up in support of the King challenge to the subsidies in Obamacare. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is most notably absent, which Bloomberg Business also points out. Large corporate lobbying outfits, such as the U.S. Show More Summary

China’s Internet Restrictions Are Hampering Business, Foreign Companies Say

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Businesses are growing increasingly frustrated by obstacles to Internet access, according to a survey by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

An early 2016 EU referendum would reduce the chances of EU reform

Calls by the British Chamber of Commerce for an early referendum are misplaced, they will not reduce uncertainty, but will limit the time the Government has to push for EU reform. The post An early 2016 EU referendum would reduce the chances of EU reform appeared first on Open Europe.

British Chambers of Commerce urges early EU referendum

John Longworth, head of the British Chambers of Commerce, has said that an EU referendum should take place “no more than twelve months after the general election,” in order to avoid two years of uncertainty. He added, “Chamber members fundamentally support the Prime Minister’s objective: Britain in a reformed Europe. Show More Summary

Australian Motoring Festival Signs First Brands, Others Steering Clear

The Australian Motoring Festival, a joint initiative by the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce and the RACV, has announced the first three carmakers that will show their wares at next month’s inaugural event. Toyota has come on...Show More Summary

Small Businesses' Infinitesimal 'Tort' Problem

For years, Big Business lobby groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have been advancing a legislative agenda to limit the liability of corporations that cause injuries (also known as "tort reform.") One of their principal arguments...Show More Summary

Small Businesses' Infinitesimal 'Tort' Problem

For years, Big Business lobby groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have been advancing a legislative agenda to limit the liability of corporations that cause injuries (also known as "tort reform.") One of their principal arguments...Show More Summary

Missing the Boat on Right-to-Work

This is my first submission to the Illinois Policy Institute, a nonprofit, non-political organization that deserves your support.Illinois Chamber Misses the Boat on Right-to-WorkThe Illinois Chamber of Commerce recently took interesting,...Show More Summary

How come business isn't jumping on the anti-Obamacare law suit?

Ironically, this is the argument corporate supporters of the law make. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, arguably the most conservative legacy institution in the U.S., was a committed foe of Obamacare throughout the legislative process and...Show More Summary

Labour finally starts to articulate its vision for British business

Why isn’t Ed Miliband at the British Chambers of Commerce annual conference? Ed Balls tried to defend his boss this morning as he arrived at the event, saying it was… Continue reading The post Labour finally starts to articulate its vision for British business appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Chamber States Its Case Against NLRB In Challenge to Election Rule Amendments

By Lawrence E. Dubé, Bloomberg BNA The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and four other business groups Feb. 5 asked a federal district court in Washington to grant them summary judgment in a lawsuit challenging the National Labor Relations Board's adoption of rule changes in union representation cases.

On Gas Tax Increase, Obama Is Wrong—and (Some) Republicans Are Right

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

It doesn’t happen often, but Washington is now debating an important issue on which the United States Chamber of Commerce, Senator James Inhofe, R-Okla., Fox News pundit Charles Krauthammer, and a growing posse of assorted right-wingers are right—and President Barack Obama is wrong.

FL: Businesses Weigh in With Transportation Priorities

Feb. 03--TAMPA -- Many commuters struggling daily with gridlock want a more streamlined traffic flow and break-through transit choices. Those are findings from a survey of members conducted by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce as...Show More Summary

Two different suggestions for getting Illinois' economy back on track

As Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner gets ready to outline his plans for the state in more detail during his State of the State address Feb. 3, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce says it wants to see the new governor use his influence to back...Show More Summary

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