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What We’re Watching: State of the Union 2018

Tomorrow, President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union Address, highlighting his administration’s first year of progress and outlining his top priorities for the year ahead. Along with Americans across the country, the U.S. Chamber will be listening intently to the speech to see what the administration aims to achieve this year. We…

The Joint Tax Committee’s Epic Dynamic Fail

For many, many years, Congress’ Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) insisted it could not produce credible analysis showing how the economy’s trajectory would alter under a material change in tax policy such as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act now working its way through Congress. With the recent release of its dynamic analysis of the…

It’s Time to Unshackle the Export-Import Bank

For two years, the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) has been put in a tough position, and American exporters have paid the price. Even though a supermajority in Congress expressed its will by reauthorizing Ex-Im in December 2015, the bank hasn’t had a quorum on its board to approve financing deals of more than $10 million. Ex-Im…