'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The U.S. economy will avoid recession in 2013, the chief of America's leading business lobby said Thursday, but won't grow fast enough to make a big dent in the nation's still sizable jobless rate.
The Obama administration is pushing back against critics who have accused the president of unleashing a "regulatory tsunami" against the business community.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, just one week removed from his victorious recall election, told a group of business leaders in Washington on Wednesday his state is now "open for business."
In an election-year decision that divided the Democrats' twin pillars of big labor and environmentalists, the Obama administration Wednesday rejected the proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that would provide up to 20,000 jobs on a project stretching from Canada to the Texas coast.
The controversial Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline deserves U.S. government support and should be the centerpiece of a new national energy strategy, according to a pair of top business spokesmen.
The Obama administration is hoping to build on the momentum of recent free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama as attention turns to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and trade promotion authority.
In a twist, business leaders who had been critical of the Obama administration praised the president last week for choosing the economy over the environment in back-to-back moves.
In a twist, business leaders who had been critical of the Obama administration were praising the president Friday for choosing the economy over the environment in back-to-back moves.
A majority of U.S. small businesses fear the economy is on the "wrong track" and do not plan to increase hiring in the coming year, according to a new survey from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Monday.