US Chamber of Commerce

Type: Organization
Name: US Chamber of Commerce (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
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Tour of Keystone XL pipeline route collects stories

Six years after the original Keystone XL pipeline permit was issued, Matt Koch is traveling the length of the route.But instead of checking the progress of the working pipeline, Koch, a vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Energy Institute, ... [Published Grand Island Independent - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

US Ex-Im Bank likely to survive another nine months

A powerful U.S. resource that backers say helps many American exporters stay competitive globally will likely survive another nine months after the U.S. House of Representatives granted a funding extension for the U.S. Export-Import Bank on Wednesday. ... [Published Journal of Commerce - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

*U.S. Urges Japan on Pacific Trade Pact

SPA -- The United States Thursday urged Japan to increase its efforts on a Pacific trade pact ahead of a new round of negotiations in October.There is a standoff between the United States and Japan – the two largest economies in the 12-country Trans-Pacific ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - 13 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Local bridge could win a big cash award

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -The mayor of Pawtucket is pushing the city's new bridge as one of the top transportation projects in the country.Mayor Donald Grebien says the Pawtucket River Bridge is In the running for an award from The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, AAA, ... [Published TurnTo10.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

New Report: Building a Healthier World: Private Sector Solutions that Save Lives

Businesses play a critical role as stewards of health and wellness in their communities. The latest report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Building a Healthier World: Private Sector Solutions that Save Lives , explores how businesses save ... [Published Justmeans - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Road builders, construction groups oppose bill to lower...

Construction groups and transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program and the proposed Transportation Empowerment Act.The bill, introduced in the House and Senate last ... [Published Equipment World - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Uber wants military veterans, spouses behind the wheel

Uber Technologies Inc. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have partnered on a program designed to get more military veterans and their spouses behind the wheel of Uber's taxi-like service, the company said Wednesday.Under the program, an outgrowth of the ... [Published Austin Business Journal - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Uber Pledges to Hire Thousands of Vets

Crossposted from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation blogUberhas announced a partnership with Hiring Our Heroes to bring 50,000 veterans, service members and military spouses onto its platform as drivers in the next year and a half.The company said ... [Published Noodls - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Leaders & Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on K–12 Educational Effectiveness

Robert Pondiscio September 17, 2014Here’s a rare bit of good news from K–12 education: Every state—all fifty of ‘em plus the District of Columbia—have improved academically since the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) released its initial “Leaders ... [Published Thomas B. Fordham Foundation - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessee gets mixed grades in national education report

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has released the fourth edition of its Leaders & Laggards series, "A State-by-State Report Card on K–12 Educational Effectiveness." The report examines education systems through 11 critical areas, including academic ... [Published Memphis Business Journal - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pipeline Backers Keep Up The Fight

U.S. Chamber Brings Pro-Keystone XL Tour To GlasgowWaiting on pipe dreams is a literal term when some groups refer to the Keystone XL Pipeline. Members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are in this category, and this week they will be traveling around 900 ... [Published Glasgow Courier - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The lap dog

Martha McSally’s campaign ran an advertising video showing Rep. Ron Barber as a lap dog for President Obama.She accused Barber of “voting along party lines over 75% of the time,” which made him Obama’s lap dog. According to a watch-dog group “The U.S. ... [Published Green Valley News and Sun - Sep 17 2014]

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...in the behavioral economics term, nudge—employers to take steps to prevent injuries so they’re not seen as unsafe places to work," says Michaels. "After all, if you had a choice of applying for a job at a place where a worker had just lost a hand, vs. one where no amputation has occurred, which would you choose?"
"We can't allow these tensions to go unresolved” – Attorney General Eric Holder on the launch of a national review of police bias within the country’s police forces."
"We are working hard with Japan to achieve our shared objectives" he said
"It will make more hospitalizations subject to being reported to OSHA, which will set up OSHA to go after more workplaces for inspections and generate more citations" Freedman said

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Tour of Keystone XL pipeline route collects sto... [Published Grand Island Independent - 3 hours ago]
Portland to Host All-Veteran Career Fair on Oct... [Published Prlog - 4 hours ago]
Export-Import Bank lives to lend on borrowed time [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 5 hours ago]
OSHA Will Put Workplace Safety Data Online as '... [Published BusinessWeek - 5 hours ago]
More Than 60 Companies Hope to Hire Military at... [Published Prlog - 5 hours ago]
Utah lawmakers score well for small business [Published St. George Spectrum - 6 hours ago]
Questions Linger over Controversial Canada-Chin... [Published Epoch Times - 7 hours ago]
OVERNIGHT REGULATION: Biz to unleash assault on... [Published The Hill - 9 hours ago]
GOP Tries to Scare Donors into Giving Top Dollar [Published Time - 9 hours ago]
GOP Tries to Scare Donors into Giving Top Dollar [Published Swampland - 9 hours ago]
GOP Tries to Scare Donors into Giving Top Dollar [Published TIME.com - 9 hours ago]
Road to the Supreme Court – DMA Represents Indu... [Published Direct Marketing Association - 9 hours ago]
Local bridge could win a big cash award [Published TurnTo10.com - 10 hours ago]
Leslie Bradshaw Joins Innovation Company Made b... [Published Little Black Book - 10 hours ago]
comScore Panelists Seek Approval Of Privacy Set... [Published Media Post - 11 hours ago]
Newspaper sides with elitists in school reform ... [Published Delaware Online - 11 hours ago]
US Ex-Im Bank likely to survive another nine mo... [Published Journal of Commerce - 11 hours ago]
Rule Of Law: How Republican AGs Are Fighting Th... [Published Daily Caller - 12 hours ago]
New Report: Building a Healthier World: Private... [Published Justmeans - 13 hours ago]
*U.S. Urges Japan on Pacific Trade Pact [Published Saudi Press Agency - 13 hours ago]
Former Republican Governor Makes Endorsement [Published MyMotherLode.com - 13 hours ago]
US, Japan trade officials will meet next week o... [Published The Hill - 14 hours ago]
Biz groups ‘alarmed’ by new OSHA rules for work... [Published The Hill - 14 hours ago]
Road builders, construction groups oppose bill ... [Published Equipment World - 16 hours ago]
Olson, Latta intoduce ozone bill to require EPA... [Published Friendswood Journal - 16 hours ago]
Neil Getnick and the Failure of Law Driven Comp... [Published Corporate Crime Reporter - 16 hours ago]
Human rights group sues SEC over delays on reso... [Published Sharenet - 16 hours ago]
SEC Sued Over Stalled International Oil Corrupt... [Published National Journal - 16 hours ago]
U.S. calls for Japan to buckle down on Pacific ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 17 hours ago]
Uber wants military veterans, spouses behind th... [Published Austin Business Journal - 17 hours ago]
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GOP Tries to Scare Donors into Giving Top Dollar [Published Swampland - 9 hours ago]
Republicans across the country are crying poverty six weeks before the midterm elections. More Georgia Senate Race Becomes a Battle of the Bushes Elizabeth Warren and Suze Orman Call for Student Debt Reform 'Bridgegate' Probe Finds No Link to Christie: ...
GOP Tries to Scare Donors into Giving Top Dollar [Published TIME.com - 9 hours ago]
Republicans across the country are crying poverty six weeks before the midterm elections. From the pages of the Wall Street Journal to meetings of GOP lawmakers, top party operatives and political figures are sounding the alarm about the Republican ...
New Report: Building a Healthier World: Private... [Published theCSRfeed - 17 hours ago]
SOURCE: USCCF Corporate Citizenship Center DESCRIPTION: Businesses play a critical role as stewards of health and wellness in their communities. The latest report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Building a Healthier World: Private Sector ...
The Politics of EPA Bashing Counter-Productive ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 16 2014]
The Politics of EPA Bashing Counter-Productive to Industry's Safety Goals Posted: 16 Sep 2014 04:00 AM PDTInstead of spending money on a twitter campaign bashing the EPA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce might take a lesson from the Institute of Nuclear ...
Republican Allies use “War on Women” Rhetoric i... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 13 2014]
The Democrats, wielders of the “War on Women” rhetoric and the ones who made ending “corporate welfare” a party cry, have made a clear exception for the Export-Import Bank. Cronyism is a money-maker and a power guarantee. The hypocrisy alone of a president ...
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Texas Debt Collectors Support Hiring Of Militar... [Published Financial Services - May 08 2014]
Ohio Debt Collectors Support Hiring Of Military... [Published Financial Services - May 08 2014]
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California Debt Collectors Support Hiring Of Mi... [Published Financial Services - May 08 2014]
U.S. Debt Collectors Support Hiring Of Military... [Published Financial Services - May 08 2014]
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