U.S. business group links taxes to roads

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said it supported a modest increase in the federal gasoline tax to funnel more money into the Highway Trust Fund.
Politics 2013: Is third time a charm for immigration reform?

Politics 2013: Is third time a charm for immigration reform?

Both President Obama and a bipartisan group of senators say they want to fix the country's immigration system Obama called "out of date and badly broken."
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Senators reveal immigration overhaul plan

Senators reveal immigration overhaul plan

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators offered a proposal to revamp the country's immigration laws Monday, saying the time is here to begin fixing the system
U.S. Chamber working with Obama, Dems

U.S. Chamber working with Obama, Dems

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has found surprisingly numerous areas of agreement with President Barack Obama's agenda, its chief executive says.

Obama advisers may compete with Cabinet

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- West Wing counselors to President-elect Barack Obama may rival his Cabinet in efforts to shape policy for the United States, political observers said.

Chamber pushes upgrade to telecom law

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said it plans to launch a campaign this week to modernize the nation's telecommunications legislation in order to increase jobs, minimize government interference and expand consumer choices.

U.S. Commerce, EU look to strengthen trade

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has signed a declaration with the European Union to strengthen trade, investment and regulatory cooperation.

Chamber initiates transportation study

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce initiated a study Tuesday to look at short- and long-term funding options for transportation infrastructure improvements.

Chamber of Commerce sees growth

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday predicted economic growth of around 3.7 percent in 2005.

NY to benefit from U.S.-Dom Republic trade

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A U.S-Dominican Republic free trade agreement would have big economic benefits for the New York area, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Friday.

U.S. business fine with Putin

MOSCOW, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- President Vladimir Putin's drive to boost the Kremlin's power doesnt worry U.S. businesses, America's top business lobbyist told the Moscow Times.

Chamber takes pulse of small business

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week took the pulse of small businesses around the country -- and found that most small businesses they polled were optimistic
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U.S.Chamber promoting outsourcing benefits

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue Wednesday staunchly defended corporate outsourcing as highly beneficial to the domestic economy.

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Budget director: Deficits ''manageable''

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Although looming budget deficits are of concern amid a troubled U.S. economy, cutting the red ink is not the top priority while the Bush administration continues the war on terrorism, says Mitch Daniels, director of the Office of Management and Budget.
T.K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor
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Thomas Donohue
Thomas Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Luis de la Calle, managing director and founding partner of De la Calle, Madrazo, Mancera, S.C., Thomas McLarty III and Thomas d'Aquino (L-R) participate in the NAFTA Under Assault: Reassessing Its Impact panel at the 2008 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California on April 29, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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