General Commerce

The PA Chamber broadly supports public policies that seek to remove barriers to economic growth, protect employers from overbearing government regulation that hurts the sale of their goods and services; and encourages further private sector investment in the Commonwealth.

 PA Chamber-Led Coalition Urges Congressional Delegation to Reject Federal Tax Hike Proposal

PA Chamber-Led Coalition Urges Congressional Delegation to Reject Federal Tax Hike Proposal

Sep 30, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

A letter to Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation that was spearheaded by the PA Chamber and signed by local chambers and business groups this week has urged a resounding rejection of the Biden administration’s recently unveiled plans to impose anti-business tax hikes on the Commonwealth’s private sector.

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PA Chamber Welcomes US-EU Trade and Technology Council Meeting to Pittsburgh

PA Chamber Welcomes US-EU Trade and Technology Council Meeting to Pittsburgh

Sep 28, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

PA Chamber President and CEO Gene Barr issued the following statement regarding tomorrow's inaugural meeting in Pittsburgh of the United States and European Union Trade and Technology Council:

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SCOTUS backs PennEast in Critical Infrastructure Permitting Decision

SCOTUS backs PennEast in Critical Infrastructure Permitting Decision

Jul 12, 2021 | Tristan Daedalus

On June 29, in one of its final decisions handed down for the term, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in PennEast Pipeline v. New Jersey, a case involving whether New Jersey could deny a right of way on state-owned lands to a federally-permitted pipeline needing construction access. In a win for the project and more broadly for infrastructure development and permitting certainty, the Court ruled 5-4 that the Natural Gas Act authorizes the use of eminent domain to acquire necessary rights-of-way for approved projects.

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PA Chamber Issues Statement on Wolf Administration’s Latest COVID-19 Mitigation Orders

PA Chamber Issues Statement on Wolf Administration’s Latest COVID-19 Mitigation Orders

Jul 15, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

PA Chamber of Business and Industry President and CEO Gene Barr issued the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf announced new mitigation efforts in response to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases in certain areas of Pennsylvania:  

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