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Behind the Ad: GOP civil war battle lines are drawn in the Idaho 2nd Congressional District

By Richard K. Barry Who: U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) Where: The Idaho 2nd Congressional District What's going on: The district is solidly Republican, so this is all about the primary, and what a primary it is turning out to be. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney Stars in Ad in Heated Idaho Primary

Mitt Romney is making his first foray into the 2014 campaign airwaves, appearing in a new U.S. Chamber of Commerce television spot touting Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson in an increasingly heated Republican primary.

An odd oasis

A MARKET swoon may not have made it easy for American businesses to attract investment, but problems are relative. The American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, one might assume, would be having a harder time unearthing opportunities. The...Show More Summary

California Chamber of Commerce 'List' Targets Job-Killing Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce aims to kill 26 bills that they say would damage job creation in the state. According to the LA Times, the annual list of job killing bills presented by the chamber consisted primarily of proposed measures...Show More Summary

Long Before McCutcheon, Conservatives Invested In Pushing Our Legal Culture Rightward

(Credit: TheNation.com) Long before the Roberts Supreme Court became a place where the Chamber of Commerce almost always wins, conservative donors made a significant, long-term investment in pushing America’s legal culture toward the right.

Amnesty, Taxation Forcing Disconnects Between Local and US Chambers of Commerce

The battle for small and smart government has several fronts to include the battles waged by business teaming up in local chambers of commerce. Many of these business owners would consider themselves fans of small government and the ideals that conservatives fight for. Show More Summary

FirstEnergy CEO: Renewables 'Sound Good' but Should Take Backseat to Coal

FirstEnergy CEO Anthony Alexander traveled to D.C. this week to speak in front of the Chamber of Commerce about the challenges his utility is facing. With electricity use flatlining and renewable energy eroding margins for traditional generators he called for a renewed focus on fossil fuels. read more

What Are The Threats to America's Electric Supply?

Tony Alexander On Tuesday, Anthony J. Alexander, President and CEO of FirstEnergy Corporation, addressed a standing-room only gathering at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Part of the 2014 "CEO Luncheons" sponsored by the Chamber, Mr. Alexander...Show More Summary

SA must open up to investors after losing top spot, says Sacci

A healthy Nigerian economy, now the largest in Africa, could be beneficial for South Africa, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Monday. ||| A healthy Nigerian economy, now the largest in Africa, could be beneficial for South Africa, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Monday. Show More Summary

Chamber Of Commerce, Main Lobbyists Behind SOPA, Suddenly Wooing Silicon Valley

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The US Chamber of Commerce doesn't have a particularly good reputation among innovators for a very good reason. It's the epitome of protecting legacy players from innovation, using backroom lobbying and dealmaking, and representing the interests of the highest bidder. Show More Summary

MN minimum wage hike ‘another reason to relocate to North Dakota’

By Rob Port | Watchdog.org North Dakota Bureau POACHING BUSINESS: The North Dakota Chamber of Commerce upset some Minnesota officials with this billboard aimed at luring businesses across the border. Now the group behind the billboard says Minnesota’s minimum wage hike will help drive businesses west. BISMARCK, N.D. — Minnesota lawmakers have agreed to a...

UK capacity strains growing; activity news still surprising positively

The first-quarter British Chambers of Commerce survey supports the assessment here that recent strong growth has exhausted spare capacity and is starting to put upward pressure on inflation, implying a significant probability that the...Show More Summary

Sacci: SA can benefit from Nigeria

A Nigerian economy, now the largest in Africa, could be beneficial for South Africa, The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry said. ||| Johannesburg - A healthy Nigerian economy, now the largest in Africa, could be beneficial for South Africa, The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Monday. Show More Summary

FUBU, Daymond John and White People Who Mock Black Culture

Photo: Daymond John Yesterday I attended an event hosted by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, at which the CEO of FUBU, and star of the ABC television show Shark Tank, Daymond John, would be speaking, telling the story of his success as an entrepreneur and fashion mogul. Show More Summary

U.S. Maintains Solid Job Growth Pace as Winter Fades

John Minchillo/AP Images for U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers maintained a solid pace of hiring for a second straight month in March, further evidence the economy was shifting into higher...Show More Summary

Booming Brooklyn is about to get its own tourism website

Destination: Brooklyn. The "it borough" is about to get a tourism website of its own, courtesy of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Brooklyn tech company BlankSlate, officials told the Daily News.

ADP: Employers Add 191,000 Jobs in March

John Minchillo/AP Images for U.S. Chamber of Commerce FoundationVeterans connect with employers at a job fair in New York. By Richard Leong U.S. private employers added 191,000 workers in March, slightly below economists' expectations,...Show More Summary

Baranof Island Brewing Is Sitka’s 2014 Business Of The Year

Sitka, AL - Baranof Island Brewing Company was granted the 2014 Business of the Year Award from the Sitka Chamber of Commerce. The… The post Baranof Island Brewing Is Sitka’s 2014 Business Of The Year appeared first on thefullpint.c...

Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable: Borg Enablers

Neal McCluskey Remember the Borg? You know, the Star Trek cyborgs who would encounter a ship, tell its occupants “resistance is futile,” then turn them all into Borg? Of course the Enterprise always resisted, and always survived. But what if Captain Picard had instead ordered, “Surrender. Show More Summary

Advertising: Beware the April Fools’ Jokes Coming From Madison Avenue

April 1 is a day for pranksters, and businesses and chambers of commerce are vying for top attention.

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