by Walter Brasch The oil and gas industry, the nation’s chambers of commerce, and politicians who are dependent upon campaign contributions from the industry and the chambers, claim fracking is safe. First, close your mind to the myriad scientific studies that show the health effects from fracking. Close your mind to the well-documented evidence of [...]
The Wall Street Journal trotted out well-worn myths, many provided by the conservative lobbying group the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to complain about the latest attack on class action lawsuits currently in front of the Supreme Court. On March 5, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Halliburton v. Show More Summary
Thursday, March 6, 20146:00 p.m.Crowne Plaza Ravinia4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road The City of Dunwoody, the Rotary Club of Dunwoody, and the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce the fifth annual State of the City event! The...Show More Summary
Join the Dunwoody Community in congratulating our OUTSTANDING educators at the 2014 Teacher of the Year breakfast. Dunwoody will recognize one teacher at each of the 5 elementary schools, Peachtree Middle School, and Dunwoody High School that continuously goes above and beyond to meet the needs of their students. Show More Summary
The Victorian Automobile Chamber Of Commerce (VACC) is calling for motorcycle lane filtering laws to be introduced in Victoria, following new laws soon to be introduced in New South Wales. The new laws follow a successful trial of lane...Show More Summary
Nothing makes for a great Spring Break like being trashy. After all, trashy is fun, cheap, and open to everybody. Coed.com has compiled the trashiest places to spend Spring Break, so every local Chamber of Commerce whose gut reaction is to be up in arms about being included on this list, should grab a beer and chill out.
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has been a Medicaid expansion advocate throughout this General Assembly session. The organization’s support has been a boon both to Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and to Democrats in general because it placed the most visible representative of Virginia’s business community on their side. Read full article >>
Mayor Vincent C. Gray won the backing of the D.C. Chamber of Commerce’s political arm Tuesday, adding a major business nod to what has been a labor-heavy portfolio of endorsements. The chamber endorsement comes precisely four weeks before the Democratic primary and less than two weeks before early-voting locations open. A statement released by the […]
Mayor Gray gets an endorsement from the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, Marion Barry released from physical rehab center, and more. [ more › ]
"It's a situation basically directly out of a Kafka novel, and I can't think of anything more unjust." That's how Lisa Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute of Legal Reform (ILR), framed the current state of securities class actions. Show More Summary
A recent US Chamber of Commerce blog post discusses six key problems with the EPA General Counsel’s explanation of their justification for its involvement in sue and settle agreements. Consent decrees are completely secret until presented to the court. There … Continue reading ?
India’s eastern neighbour China has emerged as its biggest trading partner in the current fiscal replacing the UAE and pushing it to the third spot, according to a study conducted by PHD Chamber of Commerce. India-China trade has reached USD 49.5 billion with 8.7 per cent share in India’s total trade, while the US comes […]
House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is "bad policy" because it will cause job losses. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says a minimum wage increase would be a job killer. Republicans and the Chamber also say unions are...Show More Summary
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is expected to spend some $50 million to defend pro-business incumbent in competitive primaries this year, launched a new television ad Friday that offers a preview of how the Republican civil war may play out over the airwaves this spring. Show More Summary
SALINAS, Calif. — Mann Packing Co., Gary Tanimura and Bob Antle were honored by the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce at its annual awards luncheon.
An overwhelming majority of Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce members believe there is a transportation crisis in Pennsylvania and were supportive of legislation to increase infrastructure funding.
An exciting month of supporting local business is in store for Uptown and Edgewater shoppers, all March long. The 48th Ward Office and the chambers of commerce for Uptown, Andersonville and Edgewater have teamed up to present "DealsShow More Summary
Justin Fox | Harvard Business Review Blog Network The Supreme Court is going to host a debate next week on the efficient market hypothesis. The battle lines may not be exactly what you’d expect: the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Justice...Show More Summary