U.S. Chamber Of Commerce News
Linked by Signature Law, McCain and Feingold Fight Back
Forever linked by the seminal campaign finance law that bears their names, John McCain and Russ Feingold built their reputations in the Senate around their commitment to deflating the power and influence of special interest money in politics
New Jersey Gas Tax up 23 Cents, From US' 49th Highest to 6th
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation hiking the state's gas tax by 23 cents to help pay for transportation projects, taking the tax from the 49th highest in the nation to the sixth
Uber and Lyft Driver’s Union Law in Seattle Could Still Be Challenged
Though a federal judge dismissed a challenge to Seattle’s law allowing unions for drivers employed by services like Uber and Lyft , he left the option open for another challenge at a later date. On Tuesday, United States District Judge Robert Lasnik dismissed the lawsuit from the U.S. Chamber of
Nationals Park Hosts Career Fair for Veterans
Baseball wasn’t the only attraction at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C ., today: Hiring Our Heroes, an initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, hosted a job fair at the ballpark to help veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses find employment. “Not only do you
Montauk Lifeguard Saves 94-Year-Old Woman’s Vacation by Letting Her 'See the Waves'
One young lifeguard brought a ray of sunshine to this 94-year-old woman’s day. When Janet Dunne’s elderly mother wasn’t able to join them on the beach during vacation in Montauk, New York, because of mobility issues, she contacted the local Chamber of Commerce to see if they could point her in the
Hillary Clinton: Trump Shouldn't Have Finger on the Button or Hands on Our Economy
The presumptive Democratic nominee for president attacks her GOP rival on stances he has taken on economic issues throughout his campaign.
Muhammad Ali dies at age 74 after long battle with Parkinson's disease
He was fast of fist and foot -- lip, too -- a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly, he thrilled, even after the punches had taken their toll and his voice barely rose above a whisper. He was "The Greatest." Muhammad Ali died Friday, according to
Good Luck Balloon Links Families 1,000 Miles Apart
A family in Ohio found a balloon with a handwritten message that a Texas eight-grader had released.
Peyton Manning jokes about impending decision but offers no insight
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Peyton Manning knew the question about his future was hanging out there, so he figured he'd address it before he began his speech on leadership at the Florida Forum on Wednesday night. As soon as the applause died down from his introduction, Manning somberly looked out at the