Trump Just Endorsed Raising The Gas Tax By 25 Cents

Energy | Michael Bastasch

Federal gas tax would go to 43.3 cents a gallon

Pro-Amnesty Business Groups Denounce Cotton's Immigration Reform Bill

Politics | Will Racke
A jobs sign hangs above the entrance to the US Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, DC on December 13, 2011. New claims for US unemployment insurance dropped last week to a level last seen more than three years ago, government data showed December 15, 2011 in a sign of stabilization in the troubled jobs market. Initial jobless claims fell by 19,000 in the week ending December 10 from the prior week, to 366,000, the Labor Department said. KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

‘Harmful for the economy’

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Other Groups Urge Congress To Act After Trump Pulls The Plug On DACA

Politics | Eric Owens
DACA Getty Images/John Moore

‘Children who were brought here by no fault of their own’

Is America Too Good At Fracking?

Energy | Andrew Follett
A WPX Energy natural gas drilling rig north of Parachute, Colorado, December 9, 2014. The economy of Parachute, with a current population of approximately 1000 people, was devastated when thousands of workers lost their jobs on "Black Sunday" in 1982, after Exxon terminated the Colony Shale Oil Project. The current rise of hydraulic fracking in natural gas retrieval has given a cautious hope to the town's inhabitants, who know market demand and price can effect their local economy. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart)

‘Investors right now across the board just hate natural gas’

Trump's EPA Repeals An Obama Methane Rule

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

These rules would have killed small oil companies

Economists: Fracking Created 4.6 Million Jobs And $3.5 Trillion In New Wealth

Energy | Andrew Follett
Oil worker in orange uniform and helmet on of background the pump jack and sunset sky. ( pixto)

That’s about 2.3 million new jobs a year.

Club For Growth: US Chamber of Commerce 'At Odds With Free-Market Conservatives'

Politics | JP Carroll
Jordan speaks with reporters following a House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Statement made in response to TheDCNF interview with Chamber’s senior political strategist

Chamber Of Commerce: Pushing Pro-Trade Agenda 'Is A Challenge' In 2016

Elections | JP Carroll
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Donohue addresses the audience during a conference at the University of Havana

Wants to keep the Senate in pro-business hands

Motley Crew Of Organizations Join Forces, Fight Govt's Mass Collection Of Personal Data

Business | Eric Lieberman
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates addresses American competitiveness at a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Capitol Hill Washington March 7, 2007. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES) - RTR1N784

US government often doesn’t demonstrate ‘why the gag order is necessary’

New Report Urges Dems To Tone Down Anti-Oil Rhetoric, Or Else

Energy | Chris White
Bernie Sanders (Shutterstock/Trevor Collens)

‘This is incredibly cynical, and it needs to change’

EXCLUSIVE: Feds Hide MILLIONS In Payments To Lawyers Suing Under Environmental Laws

Energy | Michael Bastasch and Ethan Barton
Obama pauses for translation during remarks to reporters after meeting with India's Modi in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

‘It is quite concerning’

Feds Hand Over Nearly $50 MILLION In Environmental Lawsuits

Energy | Michael Bastasch and Ethan Barton
Two women carrying a installation asking to keep fossil fuels in the ground during the Jobs,Justice and Climate rally on July 5, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (arindambanerjee /

‘There is zero accountability’

Feds Rule Unions No Longer Need Consent To Combine Workplaces

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A gavel rests atop a wad of $100 bills. (Photo: AVN Photo Lab/Shutterstock)

‘To Simply say this just goes back to the ways things were is not quite correct’

Medicare Advantage Faces Major Funding Threat, Coalition Fights Back

US | Juliegrace Brufke
A doctor wears her stethoscope around her neck during a strike outside St Thomas' hospital in central London, Britain January 12, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

The change could affect millions of seniors

The Problem Federal Labor Law Causes For Unions AND Employers

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Volkswagen logos are seen at a dealership in Madrid, Spain, October 20, 2015. (REUTERS/Sergio Perez)

‘The restrictions … are simply incompatible’

Americans HATE This Key Part Of Obamacare

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
A man looks over the Obamacare signup page. REUTERS/Mike Segar.

The tax was intended to generate $87 billion over the course of 10 years.

Obama: The Middle Class Was Built With A 'Union Label'

Business | Connor D. Wolf
US President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, DC, March 24, 2015. (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The middle class itself was built on a union label’

What To Expect From Obama's Big Worker Summit

Business | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the Clean Power Plan at the White House in Washington August 3, 2015. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

Critics slam White House labor-touting

Bernie Thinks Unions Need To Be Much Stronger

Politics | Connor D. Wolf
Bernie Sanders in Boston [Getty Images]

‘Millions of Americans who want to join unions are unable to do so’