Articles by Ed Rust

Ed Rust is chairman and CEO of State Farm and chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Road Ahead

Immigration reform and workforce preparedness are essential to our competitiveness.


Want to Save American Jobs - Start in the Classroom

Changing how we educate is as important for the individual worker as it is to the strength of the workforce as a whole.

In Your Corner

A New Year, but Same Issues

It's time for cooperation following a divisive election.


Action Required Today for Success Tomorrow

As millions struggle to find work, millions of jobs go unfilled because applicants lack the skills or knowledge required in today’s world of work.


Education Holds the Key to Growth

Closing the skills gap is necessary to compete globally.