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Full Withdrawal of Controversial Employee Traffic Reduction Plan Good for Colorado Workers and Businesses

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber released the following statement in response to the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) formally withdrawing the Employee Traffic Reduction Program (ETRP) from the rulemaking process this evening: “This development is welcome news for both businesses and the Coloradans they employ,” […]


Colorado Chamber Statement on Employee Commute Proposal

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber released the following statement following a prehearing conference by the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) regarding the proposed Employee Traffic Reduction Program (ETRP): “The Colorado Chamber raised serious concerns about the original ETRP proposal and its impact on Colorado businesses […]


Colorado Chamber Members Recognized as Outstanding Places to Work

The Denver Business Journal has announced its 2021 Best Places to Work awards, and several Colorado Chamber members have been recognized among the top-rated employers in the state. According to the Journal, employees at each participating company were asked to complete an employee engagement survey measuring 10 key engagement categories focusing on team effectiveness, trust […]


Sheets & Giggles CEO Named One of Forbes Next 1000

Colin McIntosh, Founder and CEO of Sheets & Giggles, was recently featured in Forbes Next 1000, which features the top entrepreneurs around the country. According to Forbes, the list showcases the ambitious sole proprietors, self-funded shops and pre-revenue startups in every region of the country—all with under $10 million in revenue or funding and infinite […]


Colorado Chamber Joins Coalition Asking Governor to Veto Costly Environmental Bill

The Colorado Chamber has joined the Intermountain Rural Electric Association and a broad coalition of organizations asking Governor Jared Polis to veto HB 1266, which passed in a last-minute deal in the final days of session with little time for feedback from stakeholders. The coalition sent a veto request letter last week. The bill codifies […]


Colorado Businesses Can Power the Comeback

The state of Colorado is launching a new business tool as part of their “Power the Comeback” campaign, which will encourage businesses to do their part by supporting employees who want to get vaccinated and by promoting policies that create COVID-safe workplaces. Through this campaign, businesses can take the Power the Comeback business pledge. There […]



Colorado Chamber Business Survey Addresses Economic Recovery and Key Policy Issues

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the results of a survey on Colorado businesses conducted last week addressing key policy issues, vaccinations, remote work and outlook. The survey was conducted between May 12-14, 2021. “With the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine and loosening […]


ACTION ALERT: A Costly Environmental Proposal Could Stifle Economic Growth

A costly environmental bill is quickly making its way through the Senate that could have severe economic consequences for the state. Senate Bill 200 would impose aggressive caps on greenhouse gas emissions and would give the state’s environmental regulators broad control over virtually any entity that generates greenhouse gas. This legislation completely upends a collaborative, […]


Swire Coca-Cola, USA Breaks Ground on a New Facility in Colorado Springs

New Colorado Chamber member Swire Coca-Cola USA this month announced breaking ground on its new facility in Colorado Springs. The 145,000 square-foot facility is set on a 17.27-acre parcel that will house Swire’s 140 employees. The new facility was designed for efficiency, with west-facing open concept architecture and glass walls to maximize natural heat and […]