The U.S. Chamber of Commerce plans aggressive efforts to back “pro-business” candidates, some of whom will face Tea Party opponents in Republican primary elections this year, Tom Donohue, the group’s president, said today.
Congress’s partisan divide over tax increases is jeopardizing action on a long-term highway bill backed by industry groups, raising the risk that the U.S. will run out of money to pay for projects next year.
Tom Donohue, the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, last week said higher taxes and a “flood of new regulations” will damage an already subpar economy. “In many ways, we’re going backwards,” he said.
U.S. companies in China are as frustrated as they’ve been since before the Asian nation joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, Tom Donohue , president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will say in a speech in Shanghai.
Jeffrey Zients , who made as much as $210 million while building two consultancies, is focusing his business skills on a much larger task these days: overhauling the “1960s-style” organization of U.S. federal agencies.
Reynolds American Inc. and Noble Energy Inc. have joined a growing number of companies disclosing their contributions to trade associations and other nonprofit groups that legally can keep their donors from public view.
Obama administration officials told leaders of business and financial services groups that negotiations with House Speaker John Boehner have deteriorated in the past 24 hours, a person familiar with the meeting said.