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H.Res. 678: Congratulating the United States Chamber of Commerce on its 100th anniversary. Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Jun 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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RESOLUTION

Congratulating the United States Chamber of Commerce on its 100th anniversary.

Whereas the United States Chamber of Commerce was founded on April 22, 1912, at the request of President William Howard Taft, thereby creating a unified voice for American business; Whereas on that date, President Taft declared before 700 delegates from businesses, chambers, and associations representing every State, ``We want your assistance in carrying on the Government in reference to those matters that affect the business and the business welfare of the country, and we do not wish to limit your discretion in that matter. We wish that your advice should be as free and unrestricted as possible, but we need your assistance and we ask for it.'', and thus supported the creation of the United States Chamber of Commerce; Whereas in the 100 years since its founding, the United States Chamber of Commerce fights to advance the interests of the business community in Washington and around the world; Whereas the United States Chamber of Commerce continues to give voice to American business and rallies the business community around policies that create jobs and grow the economy; Whereas the United States Chamber of Commerce is committed to preserving and advancing American free enterprise, the greatest economic system ever devised, which creates growth, opportunities, innovation, and jobs and empowers Americans to fulfill their dreams; Whereas over the past 100 years, the United States Chamber of Commerce has played an instrumental role in major pieces of legislation on trade, infrastructure, energy,...

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