The Week That Was -- May 4, 2012

May 4, 2012

Here are the most widely read stories for the week ending May 5:

EPA Administrator Resigns Over “Crucify” Comment – EPA Regional Administrator Al Armendariz resigned after his comments about “crucifying” oil and gas companies were exposed.

Hiring Our Heroes Continues Connecting Veterans with Employers – The U.S. Chamber’s Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) is helping veterans and military spouses by hosting job fairs all over the country and educating employers.

Economic Espionage in Cyberspace—A Real and Growing Threat – In his weekly column, Tom Donohue shares the Chamber’s support for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), that would strengthen U.S. cybersecurity through public-private information sharing.

In Tough Times, Optimism is Key, Says Amway CEO – While speaking at the National Chamber Foundation’s May 2 CEO Leadership Series, Steve Van Andel, chairman of Amway, told the audience that the nation's proud legacy of free enterprise and entrepreneurship should engender optimism.

Report Finds Obamacare Breaks Another Promise by Disrupting Employer Sponsored System – Despite the Administration’s promises, the House Ways and Means Committee found that the health care law will actually disrupt the employer sponsored system.

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