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Our intellectual property laws make the business of innovation possible.

Mark Elliot
GIPC

These women span every industry and saturate every community.

Courtney Paul
Patented

IP-driven jobs contribute to the local economy in every single state and in every single county in the United States.

Frank Cullen
GIPC's Fifth Annual Index Release

The United States has long been one of the most innovative nations on earth. So what sets us apart?

Thomas J. Donohue
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Ajit Pai, chairman of the FCC, speaks during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing.

A regulatory light touch on the internet will support investment and innovation.

Sean Hackbarth
Ajit Pai, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, delivers a speech. Photographer: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg

Policymakers should focus their attention on eliminating the Commission’s power grab—the reclassification of ISPs as a public utility.

William Kovacs
"Home privacy" displayed on app on a tablet computer in front of a house.

New innovations and technologies are fertile ground for economic growth.

Thomas J. Donohue
Illustration of data and privacy.

Time to set the record straight on what Congress did in rolling back an FCC regulation.

Jordan Crenshaw
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Farmer examining harvest

Reliable, predictable, and stable supply chains are essential to U.S. global competitiveness.

Erik Pederson
Russian Computer code

The Kremlin is increasingly taking steps to exert more control over the internet.

Kara Sutton
Cyber criminal

We must discourage bad actors from hacking businesses because they believe that the costs to them will exceed their expected benefit.

Sean Hackbarth
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When it comes to security, create a culture where caution is encouraged.

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Department of Labor headquarters in Washington, D.C.

The Obama administration rule would limit access to retirement investment advice for small businesses and their workers.

Sean Hackbarth
Tom Donohue at the #LetsGrow Atlanta event with Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal

2017 is off to a busy start for the U.S. Chamber.

Carrie Brooks
Main Street in Coudersport, Pennsylvania.

But the smallest businesses haven't seen any improvement in access to capital.

Sean Hackbarth
The State of American Retirement Savings

Americans are getting older, but many aren't saving enough.

Alice Joe
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Oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico

The executive order could lead to future energy opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic, the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, and the Arctic.

Sean Hackbarth
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There is now even more potential to grow our economy and make America a true energy superpower.

Karen Alderman Harbert
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline stands near Copperville, Alaska.

If billions of barrels of oil are unlocked, the biggest winner could be the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.

Sean Hackbarth
U.S. Capitol dome seen through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

When both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue work to unshackle America’s energy sector, good things will happen.

Sean Hackbarth
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