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Video: Senator Heidi Heitkamp Rips #TheResistance, Calls It a “Waste of My Time”

Senator Heidi Heitkamp speaks during a 5/22/2017 meeting with the North Dakota Chamber of Commerce. via YouTube Here at the dawn of what could be a very, very tough re-election campaign Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been cozying up to the North Dakota Chamber of Commerce. Show More Summary

The Case for President Pence

AP Photo/Alex Brandon Vice President Mike Pence pauses while speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce during their "Invest in America!" Summit.  This article originally appeared at The Huffington Post. Subscribe here. I n raising the...Show More Summary

Seven Ways Trump and Congress Can Improve Infrastructure without Spending a Dime of Taxpayer Money

Ryan Bourne “Infrastructure Week” sees the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, unions, he American Society of Civil Engineers, and many others telling Congress that “It’s Time To Build.” Yet a quick perusal of Infrastructure Week’s website suggests a more accurate description of their demand is, “It’s Time to Spend More Taxpayer Money.” This is a shame. Show More Summary

Woman's Homophobic Rant Over Last Man Standing's Cancellation Got Her Canned

A Nashville-area Chamber of Commerce leader was distressed over the cancellation of the Tim Allen show.

Lady who went on antigay tirade over Tim Allen show gets fired from her job, goes into hiding

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

This is why you shouldn't go on antigay rants on Facebook... especially when you're on the board of directors for your community's Chamber of Commerce.

Unifly enters US market

New York, Antwerp – This week Unifly opens its first office in the US. Supported by the Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce, the Belgian software company’s base for American operations will be in New York. CEO  Marc Kegelaers: “The US is a fast-growing market that holds a strong interest for Unifly. More specifically we are a partner

Ravenswood Avenue to rebrand as Malt Row, home to 7 craft beer and spirits producers

Just in time for Chicago Craft Beer Week (May 18 through May 25), the Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce is announcing new efforts to rebrand a nearly 2-mile stretch of the neighborhood as Malt Row. Bounded by Irving Park Road to the south and Balmoral Avenue to the north, and running along...

Conservatives push for requiring 7-year rule renewals

The state chamber of commerce and a conservative advocacy group are praising a new Republican proposal that would require all state administrative rules to expire every seven years unless renewed. … Click to Continue »

Sen. Dean Heller jeered at during Hispanic luncheon

Sen. Dean Heller has joined the club of Republican congress members who have been heckled during in-person appearances. Heller faced heavy criticism at a Latin Chamber of Commerce event in … Click to Continue »

Special spotlight: SC Republicans vie to replace Mulvaney

Norman has attracted support from the conservative Club For Growth's political arm and Ted Cruz will be in the state Monday to campaign for him, while Pope has the support of many state Republicans and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Business leaders thank legislators for road-funding law

Business leaders are thanking legislators for "finally" passing a law that eventually provides $630 million annually for repairing South Carolina's crumbling roadways. Businesses with the state Chamber of Commerce and … Click to Continue »

From the Archives: Newspaper ads overlook 1903 cornerstone ceremony

A crowd gathered March 28, 1903, for ceremonies as the cornerstone was laid for the Chamber of Commerce building on Broadway in Los Angeles. The crowd of 8,000 closed Broadway was closed between 1st and 2nd Streets. Before the ceremonies, 800 Masons from all over Southern California took part...

For the record

Tax rates: In the May 1 Section A, an article about business investment and President Trump’s tax plan misstated the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s position on tax rates. The chamber wants to see a corporate tax rate of 15% to 20% and a rate of 25% or less for so-called pass-through businesses. If...

Charlotte lawyer becomes N Carolina economic board chairman

A Charlotte attorney who has been heavily involved in the city's chamber of commerce is the choice of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's to head the board of North Carolina's private … Click to Continue »

South county business roundup: Wagly’s opens in Rancho, Docent Brewing arrives in San Juan

Wagly’s Pet Campus celebrated opening in Rancho Santa Margarita The Rancho Santa Margarita Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Wagly’s Pet Campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 30202 Esperanza in Rancho Santa Margarita on April 22. The location, which has about 60 employees, offers a variety of services including veterinary, boarding, grooming, training […]

Sunday News: From the Editorial pages

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

NC CHAMBER IS AWOL IN THE FIGHT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS: At the height of the debate last week North Carolina’s foremost business organization, the state Chamber of Commerce was asked how it stood on House Bill 13 (which only partially deals with the problem, was passed and signed by Gov. Show More Summary

MN: Businesses, Community Groups go on the Offensive Against Transit Cuts

The Minneapolis Regional and St. Paul chambers of commerce and the transit advocacy group East Metro Strong have launched an information campaign and website to alert the public about possible cuts.

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