The Chamber’s Fight For NAFTA

It’s time to “ring the alarm bells” on NAFTA, the head of the U.S. Chamber warned. The business community will fight to make sure it’s modernized because abandoning the North American Free Trade Agreement is an “existential threat” to the continent’s national and...

Why A Sunset Clause Would Kill Jobs

As negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) enter their fourth round, we’ve come to a crossroads. While the American business and agriculture community broadly supports measures to modernize the pact, the Trump administration is pushing a...

Where are Trump’s Appointees?

Nine months into the Trump administration, an unusually high number of senior positions remain vacant. As of September 28, only 170 of President Trump’s nominees for key federal appointments had been approved, compared with 342 at this point in the Obama...

Why Small Business’ Want Congress To Stop The HIT

The Senate this week took an important first step toward protecting millions of seniors, families, and small businesses across the country from significantly higher health insurance premiums next year. Introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and a group of fellow...

Tackling Tax Reform: Step-By-Step

One view at year’s start held that President Trump would be signing tax reform into law by the August recess, to which most people seemed to respond, “Yeah, right.” Counterbalancing the pollyanna platoon were those who insisted tax reform had a metaphysically measured...

The DACA Clock Is Ticking

Congress faces a jam-packed legislative schedule this fall, and President Trump recently added a major item to the to-do list when he rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Congress has only a couple months to come up with a permanent...