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Coalition Letter to the President on the Federal Government Shutdown

Coalition Letter to the President on the Federal Government Shutdown

2019-03-29T15:09:23-04:00January 23, 2019|

TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS:

On behalf of the American business community, we urge Congress and the administration to immediately take steps to restore the full operation of the federal government.
 
The current shutdown – now the longest in American history – is causing significant and in some cases lasting damage to families, businesses, and the economy as a whole. The harm is well documented and continues to compound with each passing day.
Since the shutdown began, various compromises have been floated by both Republicans and Democrats. There are numerous paths forward that would allow for the government to be reopened that should be acceptable to all parties. Failing to seize on one of those compromises that can pass Congress and be signed into law is unacceptable.

The time to act, the time to end this shutdown is now so that we can keep the economy moving forward.

Sincerely,

National
ACA International
Aeronautical Repair Station Association
Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute
AirlinesforAmerica
American Bankers Association
American Bus Association
American Chemistry Council
American Coatings Association
American Council of Engineering Companies
American Financial Services Association
American Public Transportation Association
America’s SBDCs
Asian American Hotel Owners Association
Association of Global Automakers
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Associated General Contractors of America
Association of Oil Pipe Lines
National Investor Relations Institute
Council for Responsible Nutrition
CCIM Institute
Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance
Federation of American Hospitals
Food Marketing Institute
Household & Commercial Products Association
Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association
International Franchise Association
National Apartment Association
National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
National Association of Surety Bond Producers
National Association for the Self-Employed
National Beer Wholesalers Association
National Black Chamber of Commerce
National Council of Agricultural Employers
National Electrical Contractors Association
National Grocers Association Arlington
National Council of Chain Restaurants
National Multifamily Housing Council
National Retail Federation
Security Industry Association
The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU)
The Toy Association
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Birmingham Business Alliance
Coastal Alabama Business Chamber
Fayette Area Chamber of Commerce
Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce
Madison Chamber of Commerce
Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
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Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
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Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce
Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce
Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce
Hispanic Chamber Silicon Valley
Holtville Chamber of Commerce
King City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture
Lakewood Junior Chamber & Alumni
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
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Martinez Chamber of Commerce
Motorcycle Industry Council
Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce
Northern California World Trade Center
North Orange County Chamber
North San Diego Business Chamber
Orange County Business Council
Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce
Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce
Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Regional Chamber of Commerce – San Gabriel Valley
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership
San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce
Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce
The Silicon Valley Organization
Valley Industry and Commerce Assocation
Victor Valley Chamber of Commerce
Yorba Linda Chamber of Commerce
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Connecticut Business and Industry Association
Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce
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Delaware State Chamber of Commerce
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Boca Chamber
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South Dade Chamber of Commerce
Tropical Everglades Visitor Association,Inc. 
 
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Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber
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Commerce
Savannah, GA Chamber of Commerce
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Caldwell Chamber of Commerce
Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce
Jerome Chamber of Commerce
Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry
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Rexburg Chamber of Commerce
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Canton Area Chamber of Commerce
Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce
DeKalb Chamber of Commerce
Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce
Effingham County Chamber of Commerce
Elgin Area Chamber
Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Geneva Chamber of Commerce
Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Partnership
Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Highland Chamber of Commerce
Highland Park Chamber of Commerce
Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
Lakeview Chamber of Commerce
Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce
Lombard Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
National Roofing Contractors Association
NW Illinois Economic Development
Paris Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce
Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
Wheaton Chamber of Commerce
West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry
 
Indiana
Decatur Chamber of Commerce
Gary Chamber of Commerce
Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce
Indiana Chamber of Commerce
Indy Chamber Indianapolis
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South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce
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Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce
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Ames Chamber of Commerce
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Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce
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Maryland
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Maryland Chamber of Commerce
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Michigan
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Detroit Regional Chamber
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Grandville Jenison Chamber
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Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
Lansing Regional Chamber
Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce
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Minnesota
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Business & Industry Association of New Hampshire
 
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New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry
Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce
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Newark Regional Business Partnership
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Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce
Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC
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Somerset County Chamber of Commerce
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TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce
Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce
Rhode Island
East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
Newport County Chamber of Commerce
Northern RI Chamber of Commerce
Rhode Island Business Coalition
Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Cranston Chamber of Commerce
 
South Carolina
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce
Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Greenville Chamber of Commerce
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
South Caorlina Chamber of Commerce
South Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association
Simpsonville Area Chamber of Commerce
South Dakota
Rapid City Area Chamber of Com
Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Tennessee
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Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce
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Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce
Alvin Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce
Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
Frisco Chamber of Commerce
Granbury Chamber of Commerce
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
McAllen Chamber of Commerce
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
North Dallas Chamber of Commerce
North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
North Texas Commission
North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce
Palacios Chamber of Commerce
Pearland Chamber of Commerce
Portland Chamber of Commerce
Plano Chamber of Commerce
Rio Grande Valley Partnership
San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce
Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce
Vermont
Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Vermont Chamber of Commerce
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Alexandria Chamber of Commerce ChamberRVA
Falls Church Chamber of Commerce
Halifax County Chamber of Commerce
Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce
Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce
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Salt Lake Chamber
South Salt Lake Chamber
Washington
Association of Washington Business
Bellevue Chamber of Commerce
Economic Alliance Snohomish County
Greater Spokane Inc.
Lewis Clark Valley Chamber of Commerce
Maple Valley Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce
Pasco Chamber Of Commerce
Seattle Southside Chamber
Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber
Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce
Washington, D.C.
CHAMPS, Capitol Hill’s Chamber of Commerce
 
West Virginia
Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley
West Virginia Chamber of Commerce
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Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce
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Buffalo Chamber of Commerce
Campbell County Chamber of Commerce
Cashmere Chamber of Commerce
Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce
Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce
Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association

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