Tunisia AmCham Briefing

The American Chamber (AmCham) in Tunisia is a nongovernmental organization created in 1989. AmCham’s overall mission is to encourage connections between individual entrepreneurs and companies in Tunisia and in the United States of America to develop economic and commercial exchanges between the two countries.

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Cosponsor the Fair Access to Credit Scores Act

I invite you to join me in expanding consumers’ right to obtain free, reliable access to the information used to evaluate their credit-worthiness by cosponsoring the Fair Access to Credit Scores Act of 2016. This legislation amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require the inclusion of credit scores with the free annual credit reports available to consumers each year.

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Help Create Middle-Class Jobs (v. 5)

Recreational boating is a multi-billion dollar per year business in the United States that supports hundreds of thousands of middle-class jobs. Yachts are the floating economic engines at the center of this industry. At least thirteen percent of the value of every yacht sold in the U.S. immediately goes towards upgrades that boost the local economy where the sale takes place. And, an additional ten percent of the boat’s value goes to maintenance every year. This means jobs for carpenters, painters, mechanics, welders, and others involved in boat maintenance and retrofitting. Plus, each yacht docked in the U.S. requires the support of crew members who spend their dollars in the local economy.

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