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Chamber of Commerce to Disagree with OSHA Rulemaking (Again)

By: Keith Wrightson, workplace safety expert for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch. Earlier this month, the Department of Labor’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) heard a presentation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on employers’ continuing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of workplace injuries and illnesses.   OSHA has …

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Corporate CEO Compares Transparency Advocates to Neo-Nazis

By Kelly Ngo Our friends at Think Progress posted a gem on their blog this week describing Corporate America’s griping at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event about its supposedly waning “free speech” privileges. Apparently, the huge momentum behind requiring disclosure has dark money political spenders quaking in their boots! At one point during the event, Paul …

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Waiting for Google

Google has revolutionized the world of information sharing, but it can’t seem to follow up on a basic commitment it made to its shareholders five months ago.   At Google’s May 2014 shareholder meeting, we asked Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt how he would respond to shareholder calls for greater political spending transparency. Despite its “Don’t …

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EPA continues to reject Chamber mistruths

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fired back at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce again this week, as the Chamber continues to mislead the public on EPA regulations and their impacts. Though this newest shot over the bow from the Chamber focuses on what the EPA has deemed a misleading reading of a Government Accountability …

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Survey says: Small businesses overwhelmingly support climate action, contrary to the U.S. Chamber’s positions

When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its relatively modest carbon emission limits proposal, preemptively opposed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, it was reported that many Chamber members and utilities didn’t actually stand with the Chamber on its opposition to climate progress.   A new survey of small businesses, “Small Business Owners’ Views …

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