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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will join Hiring Our Heroes and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in hosting an all-day summit and job fair for veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses at Fort Campbell, Kentucky on Wednesday.
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January 2, 2014
Do zoning laws and permitting work too well?
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May 13, 2013
How did your state perform?
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May 9, 2013
Which states are best positioned to grow, create jobs, and prosper in the coming five to 10 years?
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April 4, 2013
5 cities and 5 states that take top scores for small business
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March 28, 2013
Is there a tug of war between productivity and affordability?
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January 22, 2013
From Industrial to Technological Era
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November 1, 2012
Registation and Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
 
The National Chamber Foundation invites you to A Balancing Act: Tough Decisions in the Face of Fiscal Challenge on December 11 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
 
This event will highlight a report by the State Budget Crisis Task Force, co-chaired by Richard Ravitch, former lieutenant governor of New York, and Paul Volcker, former Federal Reserve Board chair.
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September 10, 2012
Many immigrants are moving to urban areas, and this is good news for cities and states around the country.
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July 19, 2012
Fiscal reality and market fundamentals in the States
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June 25, 2012
Infrastructure is the basic foundation upon which economic development and growth is created and sustained.
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June 22, 2012
Talented human capital is one of the most critical factors related to the growth and success of companies and the prosperity of communities and states.
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June 21, 2012
A reasonable tax code and a sensible, predictable regulatory environment can encourage investment and business expansion by enabling entrepreneurs and managers to look forward with confidence and to plan for the future.
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June 19, 2012
Innovation is the key to driving growth and prosperity. Economists estimate that up to 50% of U.S. annual GDP growth can be attributed to increases in innovation.
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June 19, 2012
Boosting exports by America’s businesses is an essential element of a meaningful agenda for creating jobs in the next decade and beyond. Exports are expected to be increasingly important to the nation’s businesses in the years ahead because up to 85% of the world’s economic growth in the next five years is projected to take place outside the United States.
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June 14, 2012
The 2012 Jobs Summit was a smashing success, click through to read a brief summary and check out news highlights.
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June 13, 2012
Since the financial panic of 2008, “the new normal” has become the phrase of choice to depict the future of the American economy as one of muted growth and high unemployment, claiming that we have reached both technological and economic plateaus. To be sure, the relative weakness of the current recovery – arguably the weakest in contemporary history – does support the “new normal” thesis.
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June 13, 2012
The Summit will bring together governors and thought leaders from across the country to discuss the state of our nation’s job market, outline policies that are needed to generate jobs and accelerate economic growth, and highlight what policies are working in each participating governor’s state.
Library Article
June 13, 2012
Supported by a booming regional energy-production industry, rebounding manufacturing sectors, notable research-and-development capabilities, and a deep and stable corporate base, Pittsburgh has outstripped both national and Pennsylvania job-creation rates over the past two years.
Library Article
June 13, 2012
Denver’s economy is shaking off several years of stagnation and rebounding with the kind of vigor that one expects from the Mile High City.
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June 12, 2012
This is the one of many posts looking at growth opportunities in America’s leading states and cities as a part of NCF’s Jobs Summit on June 13.

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