The Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), an affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers, was and remains opposed to the new rule, said Loren Furman, senior vice president of state and federal relations. Read the complete article by Monica Mendoza in the Denver Business Journal.
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Five members of Colorado’s congressional delegation attended the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry panel. Read Ed Sealover’s article, that summarizes the lively discussion of the congressional panel, in the Denver Business Journal.
“Loren Furman, who is our lead lobbyist, I think she’s the best pro-business lobbyist at the Statehouse there is,” Chuck Berry said. Read the complete article by Megan Schrader in the Colorado Springs Gazette.
“This is probably one of the worst sessions we’ve seen for business in a long time. [The year] 2013 was bad. This is worse,” said Loren Furman, senior vice president for the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, referring to the session when anti-discrimination lawsuit awards increased and the Legislature added regulations on energy companies. Read the […]
“We understand the intent to eliminate the shifting of income to tax havens to avoid Colorado taxes,” said Loren Furman, CACI’s senior vice president for state and federal relations. “But, there are many instances where legitimate business is conducted in these countries, and that income may not have been subject to Colorado tax.” Read the […]
“We are proud to be the exclusive state affiliate for the NAM in Colorado,” Chuck Berry says, “We are more effective together.”
“I have little hope that anything of substance or anything that has controversy will land on the governor’s desk,” states CACI’s Loren Furman in the March 13th edition of the Denver Business Journal.
Timmons was in Colorado last week on a 12-city national State of Manufacturing tour, speaking at Ball Corporation’s Broomfield facility. CACI, the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, a manufacturing advocate and state affiliate for NAM, organized the gathering.
Loren Furman, CACI senior vice president of state and federal relations, noted that the commission’s work — which included one annual report that was not given to her organization — came after a lengthy report the state had issued in 2007 on the same pay-gap issue. “We’ve now spent eight years — Eight years! — […]
Peter Marcus with The Durango Herald reports a state lawmaker from Adams County is working on a measure that would allow local governments to enact their own higher minimum-wage standards…. Loren Furman, senior vice president of state and federal relations for the Colorado Association Of Commerce and Industry, said she is concerned that a patchwork of local wage mandates […]