How to Keep America Safe and Open

Sean Hackbarth Over seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, it feels like it will never end. But we have learned much since the pandemic began in the spring. We can stop the spread, limit deaths and suffering, and prevent job-crushing lockdowns. Those were the key takeaways from the U.S. Chamber event, No Crystal Ball: Keeping America Safe & […]

American Innovation Requires A National Policy Upgrade

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Tom Quaadman With all that 2020 has thrown at us, America’s tech companies are helping us cope. America’s technology companies are keeping us connected to work and learn, developing the next cures and treatments, and helping the disadvantaged. Tech will also help us to rebuild our economy and strengthen America’s competitiveness. But today, we are […]

A Red Letter Day for Shasta County Businesses

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Phew! That sound you heard last Saturday was the collective exhale through the face coverings of many local business owners upon learning that Shasta County would remain in the less-restrictive, Red Tier – for now. Restaurants and many other Shasta County business types can continue to serve patrons indoors. This is a victorious moment in […]

States Shouldn’t Follow Failed FTT Proposals

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Tom Quaadman Albert Einstein famously said, “insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” While that would certainly be the case in physics, the same can be said as policymakers consider a financial transaction tax (FTT) that would harm Mr. and Mrs. 401K. An FTT is a tax on […]

Last Chance to Register: Nov. 5, 6 HR Symposium Covers COVID-19 Issues, Diversity in the Workplace, Workers’ Comp Presumptions

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Spaces are filling up fast for this year’s virtual CalChamber HR Symposium, which runs next week on November 5 and 6. Don’t procrastinate–registration will close once all participant spaces are sold out. Register today to secure your spot by calling (800) 331-8877 or visiting Can’t attend one of the virtual sessions? Don’t worry–recordings will […]