U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Letters & Testimony

Letters & Testimony

Letters
TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE:  
 
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce commends the Senate Armed Services Committee for developing a strong, bipartisan bill that accomplishes a range of budget and policy objectives that would enhance the ability of the nation’s defense industrial base to support U.S. national security interests while remaining competitive at home and abroad.  
 
 The Chamber urges you to consider the following recommendations as you take up H.R. 2810, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018.” 
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Honorable Greg Walden
Chairman
House Energy and Commerce Committee
Washington, DC 20515
 
The Honorable Frank Pallone
Ranking Member
House Energy and Commerce Committee
Washington, DC 20515
 
The Honorable Fred Upton
Chairman
House Energy Subcommittee
House Energy and Commerce Committee
Washington, DC 20515
 
The Honorable Bobby Rush
Ranking Member
House Energy Subcommittee
Letters

Dear Secretary Perry:

Congratulations on a productive initial six months as Secretary of Energy. As you continue your work to advance pro-energy policies for the American people, please know you have a partner in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute and the broader energy industry we represent.

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Dear Leader McConnell and Leader Schumer,
 
As associations representing businesses of all industries, forms, and sizes in all 50 states, we urge the Senate to take expeditious steps to ensure the timely confirmation of qualified pending nominees to administration positions.
 
The slow pace of confirmations is depriving agencies across the government of critical leadership and in the case of independent agencies, the quorum necessary to conduct critical business.
 
 
Letters
TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
 
As you consider H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018, which includes the FY18 Legislative Branch, FY18 Energy and Water Development, and FY18 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bills, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce urges you to consider the following recommendations.
 
Under the Rule, H. Res. 473, the Chamber urges you to support the following amendment to Division D: