Press Release

Arthur Rothkopf to Retire as Leader of U.S. Chamber’s Education/Workforce Initiative

June 10, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Arthur Rothkopf, senior vice president and counselor to the president, has announced that he is retiring from the Chamber at the end of July 2010. Mr. Rothkopf leads the Chamber’s Education and Workforce initiative, including the non-profit Institute for a Competitive Workforce.

Strategic Vision & Economic Revitalization Define Winners of 2010 Siemens Sustainable Community Awards

May 14, 2010

HOUSTON, TX—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and Siemens Corporation last night presented the 3rd annual Siemens Sustainable Community Awards to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Newton, Iowa. Each winning community improved the quality of life for residents by achieving vital economic, environmental, and social goals.

U.S. Chamber Congratulates Tennessee and Delaware for Finishing on Top

May 4, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, as the U.S. Department of Education’s much anticipated Race to the Top winners were announced, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce congratulated both Tennessee and Delaware for being the only two states awarded the top prize, $500 million and $100 million respectively.