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UPDATE 1-US Chamber challenges Obama’s labor appointees

By Alexander Alper, Reuters The U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a motion on Thursday to challenge President Barack Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board. Obama set off a furor in January when he bypassed Congress and installed nominees into politically sensitive jobs at the NLRB and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Critics contend [...]

Peru mining protests affecting tourism industry in Madre de Dios

The Madre de Dios Chamber of Commerce has warned that mining protests in the area are severely affecting trade and tourism in the area. According to Roman Meza, president of the region’s Chamber of Commerce, there have been about 4.6 … Continue reading ?

The Key To Austin's Success

Susan Davenport, senior vice president of the Austin Chamber Of Commerce, tells Fast Company how the city--home to the uber-popular SXSW festival--stays vibrant. [twistage a61f4ef0faa88] Want more great ideas from top entrepreneurs? Our cameras were at SXSW; check out more videos on 30SecondMBA.

U.S. Chamber challenges Obama’s labor appointees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Chamber of Commerce filed a motion on Thursday to challenge President Barack Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.

U.S. Chamber Front Group Holds “Whine And Blame” Facebook Party – Nobody Shows Up

American_Free_Enterprise_logo1.jpg American Free Enterprise, a front group of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, held a complaint session on Facebook on Tuesday afternoon to let Americans vent about “who is to blame” for rising gas prices. Show More Summary

The Chamber Of Commerce Challenges Obama’s

It’s no secret that Barack Obama is in Big Labor’s pocket and if anyone had doubts about that, Obama’s decision to bypass Congress and recess appoint three union flunkies to the National Labor Relations Board removed it. Given that the...Show More Summary

Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, Andrew Shapiro, Talks Piracy, Prevention, and the Use of Armed Guards [TRANSCRIPT]

Speaking at a counter-piracy event hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce earlier this week in Washington, D.C., Assistant Secretary of State for Political and Military Affairs, Andrew J. Shapiro, [...]

The Value of Small Business Blogging: 3 Key Questions & Answers

Earlier this week Frank J. Kenny did a Skype interview with me about small business blogging and why or why not it makes sense. Frank’s audience is the network of Chambers of Commerce across the U.S..  I think it’s a timely question considering the ongoing “blogging is dead“, “no it’s not“ debate that’s been going on [...]

Cantor, the Jobs Act and the Democrats

In a sunny meeting room at Richmond’s Jefferson Hotel yesterday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) addressed a select group of Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce members about what the House is doing to stimulate the economy. Show More Summary

San Pedro Mulling Cheaper Parking: The San Pedro Chamber of Commerce...

The San Pedro Chamber of Commerce is studying two proposals to "free up" and "make more affordable" public parking in downtown, in preparation for summer openings of the "USS Iowa battleship attraction, the artist marketplace Crafted and civic light opera...

Tuesday Candidate Schedule

Romney: St. Louis, MO; Liberty, MO Santorum: Lafayette, LA Gingrich: Birmingham, AL 8:30 am ET — Gingrich joins The Rick & Bubba show in-studio 1:45 pm ET — Gingrich delivers remarks to the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce in Birmingham, AL 3:15 pm ET — Gingrich visits the Birmingham Zoo in Birmingham, AL 8:30 pm [...]

Berkeley's Changing Downtown: "This plan is not perfect, but...

"This plan is not perfect, but it's so much closer than we've ever been able to get," said Polly Armstrong, co-CEO of Chamber of Commerce, and a former council member. And with that we learn that a Downtown Area Plan...

The Center for Public Integrity: Chamber spends early, often on GOP congressional candidates

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsFor the big-spending U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the 2012 election season began early with a flurry of hard-hitting ads...

Chris Peters the Canberra Citizen of the Year 2012

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Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has gonged the ailling Chamber of Commerce Supremo Chris Peters as the 2012 Canberra Citizen of the Year. “Dr Peters has founded associations such as the Indigenous Business Chamber of Australia, the peak body providing a business chamber for indigenous business people and others with an interest in indigenous business and to [...]

Gingrich Projected Winner in Georgia; Awaiting Virginia, Vermont Results

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich addresses the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce during a campaign stop Tuesday in Duluth, Ga.; Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images As Super Tuesday polls at 7 p.m. ET in Georgia, Virginia and Vermont, Newt Gingrich...

Tips From the Times Travel Show

Advice gleaned from dozens of chamber of commerce, tourist board and travel company representatives at The New York Times Travel Show.

Pencil This In: Wicker Park-Bucktown Mixologist Mash-up

The Wicker Park-Bucktown Chamber of Commerce is hosting a "mixologist mash-up" 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Jackson Junge Gallery (1389 N. Milwaukee Ave.). And here we thought the official drink of Wicker Park was a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon. [ more › ]

SF Chamber poll distorts the facts...again

This logo on the Chamber website sends visitors to select results, but not the underlying questions, statements, or data. The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce this week released its annual City Beat poll – promoting its results at the...Show More Summary

Chamber of Commerce Group's Survey Finds Plaintiffs' Lawyers Using Deceptive Online Marketing

A new report by an advocacy group founded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce shows that plaintiffs’ lawyers are increasingly using online marketing to connect with potential clients. The Feb. 29 report, sponsored by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal...

U.S Chamber, Wisconsin Chapter Jump Into Wis. Senate Race

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its Wisconsin chapter ? Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce ? have entered into an ?unprecedented? partnership, according to both bodies, over the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Herb Kohl.

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