Rep. Blum Awarded By US Chamber of Commerce

DUBUQUE– The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded Rep. Rod Blum the Spirit of Enterprise Award for his support of pro-growth economic policies throughout his time in office.

“It’s a good time to be doing business in America, thanks to a slate of legislative accomplishments that laid the groundwork for more job creation and economic growth,” said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “The efforts of these elected leaders to advance commonsense, growth-oriented legislation will help Main Street American businesses thrive. We commend these members of Congress for their commitment to promoting and protecting American free enterprise and economic prosperity.”

Rep. Blum added, “It is an honor to receive the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber. As a businessman, I have strived to support policies to increase our country’s economic prosperity and lower the deficit. Tax reform has brought our country unprecedented benefits, and the Chamber’s work to support this historic legislation cannot be overlooked.”

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

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