The Chamber View: ‘Fiscal cliff’ deal is no friend to small businesses
January 19, 2013 Last week we covered how the “fiscal cliff” deal may affect individuals. This week, we examine how the deal may shape small businesses in 2013. more »»
The Chamber View: What does the fiscal cliff deal mean to us?
January 12, 2013 What the fiscal cliff would mean and how it would impact us was a question on the minds of many as the debate ensured. more »»
Tesoro will close Hawaii refinery, convert facility
January 10, 2013 HONOLULU (AP) — Tesoro Corp. plans to close an oil refinery in Hawaii in April, converting the facility to a distribution and storage terminal while hoping for a buyer, company officials said Tuesday. more »»
The Chamber View: ‘Fiscal cliff’ deal finally made, but is it a happy new year?
January 5, 2013 We expected it to come down to the wire and it certainly did! With the president and members of Congress working over the holidays, a deal was finally made to avoid the “fiscal cliff” — sort of. more »»
The Chamber View: Call on Congress to act now and prevent the ‘fiscal cliff’
December 29, 2012 Dec. 21 passed and thankfully the doom some predicted did not materialize. more »»
The Chamber View: Time to move on to economic prosperity
December 22, 2012 It has been called the Beltway Two-Step, even a Mexican standoff. It looks like we will once again get down to the wire to avoid the “fiscal cliff. more »»
The Chamber View: Spending, entitlements and needed reform
December 15, 2012 During a historical, global economic crisis, our federal government spent more than it brought in by over a trillion dollars each year for the last four years, equating to $. more »»