States, Chamber of Commerce seek to halt increase in overtime pay threshold.
Be very afraid. Corporate CEOs are lobbying Congress for a renewal of fast-track authority.
That means they want lawmakers to quickly approve trade deals negotiated in secret -- without any amendments and limited debate.
Inquiry Looks Into a Shield for Donors in Elections New York Times ...Mr. Schneiderman issued a wide-ranging subpoena on Tuesday to executives at a foundation affiliated with the chamber, seeking e-mails, bank records and other documents to determine whether the foundation illegally funneled $18 million to the chamber for political and lobbying activities, according to people with knowledge of the investigation...
U.S. Chamber of Commerce today is hosting two of our favorite Governors Gone Wild, Scott Walker and Rick Scott, at some sort of crazy-person confab. That's where Walker made the odd comment about putting up a sign that said, "Wisconsin is open for business."
The Chamber president, Tom Donohue, looks like a dime-novel villain, but he's actually quite dangerous. He pretends that the Chamber wants to create U.S. jobs in the same way the Joker promotes Batman's well-being. Today Donohue said,
Koch whore Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is speaking to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today. He just made a puzzling comment:
The mainstream media is beginning to pick up the story about the
U.S. Chamber of Commerce's plans to run an undercover smear campaign against critics of its agenda to send jobs overseas and destabilize working families by lowering their wages.
Union heads try to get studio chiefs to keep working in Massachusetts Boston Globe ...Boston union chiefs traveled to Hollywood this week to deliver a message to film studio honchos: We’re good guys. Really....