What We’re Watching: House Bill 1237

This legislative session, the Colorado Chamber continues to advocate for priorities that advance its 10-year strategic action plan for a better business climate. A key focus area of that plan is to improve Colorado’s cost of living, which currently ranks among the highest in the nation. Colorado’s declining affordability is a critical economic issue – […]

Government Affairs Council Support Initiatives on Affordable Housing, Child Care and Workforce Issues

This week, the Colorado Chamber’s Government Affairs Council was joined by Nellie Moran, chief of staff for the Colorado Senate Democrats and Tim Griesmer, chief of staff for the Colorado Senate Republicans. The chiefs of staff discussed their priorities with the group, including focuses around affordable housing and addressing workforce issues. The pair also spoke […]

Commemorating March’s Milestones: Recognizing Our Members of 5 and 10+ Years

The Colorado Chamber would like to take a moment to acknowledge the unwavering support of our long-standing members who have been with us for 5 and 10+ years this March. Their dedication to the Colorado Chamber of Commerce has been instrumental in our continued growth and success. We extend our appreciation to the following members […]

In the News: Colorado Chamber Press Roundup

Gazette: EDITORIAL: Bills would bust Colorado’s oil & gas industry As detailed by the Colorado Chamber of Commerce’s Sum & Substance news service, the bills broadly purport to reduce emissions from a range of activities — from transportation to warehouses — but their true aim is to lower the boom on oil and gas exploration […]

Colorado Chamber Takes Positions on Environmental, Legal Reform and Technology Legislation

The Colorado Chamber’s policy councils and alliances have been busy this week with new positions on eight bills from the 2024 legislative session. The Energy & Environment Council, Legal Reform Alliance and Technology Alliance discussed major legislation impacting the business community and heard from key leaders on future proposals. Dominque Gomez, Deputy Director of the […]

What We’re Watching: Senate Bill 159

  Environmental bills have taken a focus this week as Democrats in the legislature unveiled a series of proposals targeting the business community. While many of these bills would disrupt the energy industry, the Colorado Chamber is raising broader concerns for the statewide economy. One of these bills that the Colorado Chamber is aggressively working […]

Governor Polis Addresses Colorado Chamber Board Meeting

  Governor Jared Polis joined the Colorado Chamber Board Meeting this afternoon to speak with the group about his priorities and the 2024 Legislative Session. The governor spoke with the board about his upcoming proposals regarding affordable housing and the rising cost of living. These initiatives plan to increase convenient access to low-cost transit opportunities, […]

Colorado Chamber Labor & Employment Council Opposes Overreaching Legislation

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce held its Labor and Employment Policy Council meeting on Wednesday to discuss upcoming legislation for the 2024 session. The Council also heard from Senator Jessie Danielson, Chair of the Senate Business, Labor, & Technology Committee. Sen. Danielson spoke with the group about her expectations for the 2024 Legislative Session and […]

What We’re Watching: HB 1130 Regarding Biometrics

With the ever-growing role of technology in society, tech has earned an increased focus among state legislators in recent years. This has led to the dedication of a newly-formed Technology Alliance by the Colorado Chamber this session which prioritizes tracking and monitoring bills impacting the tech industry and ensuring this sector can continue to thrive. […]

Leadership Colorado Kickoff at the Capitol!

This week, 31 rising leaders from 25 Colorado companies started their year in Leadership Colorado! Participants learned about the work the Colorado Chamber of Commerce is doing to champion a pro-business Colorado, refreshed their knowledge of state government from a presentation by Joe Rice, Director of State and Local Government Relations at Lockheed Martin Space, […]