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2014-03-31 23:37:00

PreCheck’s Vice President of Compliance, Vu Do, recently attended the conference on criminal background checks held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on March 6, 2014. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 PreCheck, Inc., a healthcare exclusive background screening and employment qualification firm, recently attended the March 6th criminal background checks conference cosponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA), and the National Association of...

2013-10-28 23:01:07

California delegation to meet with members of Congress, according to Americans for Reform Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 With immigration the next big topic before Congress, top faith, law enforcement, agricultural, and business leaders are heading to Washington, D.C. from around the nation to push for reform, according to Americans for Reform (AFR), the group coordinating the effort. These leaders -- including a large delegation from California -- will meet in the nation’s...

2013-02-06 12:22:08

Campaign for leaders, businesses and the public to make the case for water infrastructure investment WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) and U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced the launch of Water Is Your Business, an activation campaign designed to dramatically increase local dialogue - informed by facts - on the critical need to address our nation's decaying water infrastructure, and to mobilize communities to...

2012-08-30 02:24:43

DETROIT, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of public, union, and global institutional investors representing over $922 billion in plan assets today publicly called on Aetna to address the serious risks associated with corporate political spending and lobbying activities following the August 24 publication of the company's 2011 Political Contributions and Related Activity Report. (http://www.aetna.com/about-aetna-insurance/document-library/pac/2011-Aetna-PAC-annual-report.pdf) The...

2012-07-17 06:23:27

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Chamber's Institute for 21st Century Energy today launched a major new campaign focused on building support for utilizing shale energy resources in Ohio. The "Shale Works for US" campaign is a national effort designed to build support for the vast economic and energy security benefits of natural gas and oil produced from shale. The Institute for 21st Century Energy is the energy policy arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce,...

2012-06-26 02:25:37

SHANGHAI, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shanghai is on track to become an international financial center (IFC), an objective declared by China's State Council in March of 2009, but faces challenges to achieving this goal by 2020, finds a report issued today by The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) and the Brookings Institution titled, "Achieving 2020: An assessment of Shanghai's plan to become an international financial center by 2020."...

2012-06-14 06:21:29

LANSING, Mich., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today voiced strong opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment to mandate utilities to obtain at least 25 percent of their electricity from renewable energy sources by the year 2025. "The best way to develop and expand renewable energy in Michigan is through the marketplace or the legislative process, not by amending the state constitution," said Rich Studley, President & CEO of the Michigan Chamber....

2012-06-08 02:20:15

SHANGHAI, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) released the 2012 AmCham Shanghai Trade Environment Satisfaction Survey (http://www.amcham-shanghai.org/tradesurvey) at the Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Shanghai. At the event, AmCham Shanghai hosted Mr. Huang Shengqiang, Director General of Shanghai Customs, who spoke to Chamber members on "Ways of Facilitating Customs Trading". According to this year's survey, nearly...

2012-05-08 06:29:52

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition, the leading Latino non-profit small business organization founded in 1995 with a commitment of building communities and partnerships for a stronger America, announced today that U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida will provide a keynote address and receive the annual Tributo Award at its Annual Economic Summit to be held at Noon on Wednesday, May 23 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce building at 1615 H Street,...

2012-04-24 18:20:15

BEIJING, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Amid rising costs and moderating economic growth, there is increasing urgency for China to enact market reforms in order to transition to a more innovative and sustainable economic model, according to the 2012 State of American Business in China White Paper released by the American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China (AmCham China). AmCham China members remain strongly committed to business growth and participation...