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Colorado Chamber Elects Stacey Campbell as Board Chair

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at CMeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today elected Stacey Campbell as 2019-20 Board Chair. Campbell has been a public voice for the business community in front of the General Assembly and state government on critical employment issues. He is the owner of […]


Happy Colorado Manufacturing Day!

The Colorado Chamber today is celebrating Colorado Manufacturing Day, which was designated by Gov. Jared Polis this year as October 4th, 2019! The proclamation issued by the Governor’s Office recognizes that the manufacturing industry in Colorado boosts our state’s economic growth, provides jobs for skilled workers, and links to innovation in other sectors. The event […]


EXECs Alumni Spotlight: Jenn Penn, Class of 2014

About Jenn Penn: Owner and Principal of Dome Strategies Education: Colorado State University EXECs Class Year: 2014 The Colorado Chamber sat down with Jenn Penn to talk about her experience in the EXECs Advocacy Program. Highlights from the interview are below (edited for length and clarity): Tell us about what you do and what it’s […]


Colorado Chamber Raises Concerns About Aggressive Air Quality Regulations

Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) held a meeting this week to address several issues of concern to the Colorado Chamber, including the implementation of certain SB 181 requirements, regional haze, and the possible redesignation of the Denver area’s air quality to “serious” nonattainment. John Jacus, Chair of the Colorado Chamber’s Energy & Environment Council, […]


Colorado Chamber Asks EPA to Consider Economic Impacts of Air Quality Designation

The Colorado Chamber yesterday submitted comments to the EPA regarding its pending decision on whether to reclassify the Denver area’s air quality designation from “moderate” to “serious.” If it proceeds, the reclassification would result in immediate and long-term damage to the state economy. “The Colorado Chamber believes the attainment extension granted to then-Governor Hickenlooper is […]


Colorado Chamber Urges State Agencies to Focus on Consumer Choice & Controlling Costs in Health Care

The Colorado Chamber submitted comments this week to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) and the Division of Insurance (DOI) regarding the establishment of a public option health care program. The HCPF and DOI have been holding stakeholder meetings throughout the summer following the passage of HB 19-1004 this legislative session, […]


Colorado Chamber to EPA: Proposed Rule Threatens Colorado Business Climate

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at CMeyer@COchamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber today provided comment in a public meeting held by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding its proposed rule to reclassify the Denver area’s air quality designation, which would severely impact the Colorado business community. The hearing was held in direct response […]


Highlights from the Colorado Chamber’s 2019 Congressional Luncheon

Last month the Colorado Chamber hosted its biennial congressional luncheon, featuring U.S. Reps. Jason Crow, Diana DeGette, Doug Lamborn, Joe Neguse, and Ed Perlmutter. Colorado’s congressional delegation is known for its collaboration and bipartisanship, and that working relationship was on display as they discussed the issues of trade, health care, economic development, space command, and […]


Collaboration and Bipartisanship of Colorado Congressional Delegation the Focus of Colorado Chamber Luncheon

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at CMeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The collaborative working relationship among Colorado’s congressional delegation was on display at the Colorado Chamber’s biennial congressional luncheon today, featuring U.S. Reps. Jason Crow, Diana DeGette, Doug Lamborn, Joe Neguse, and Ed Perlmutter. The representatives addressed members of the Colorado Chamber for a bipartisan […]


EXECs Alumni Spotlight: Jeff Erker, Class of 2016

About Jeff Erker: Current member of the Colorado Chamber Board of Directors Sr. Vice President for FCI Constructors Inc. Education: Colorado School of Mines Hometown: Burlington, Colorado (born and raised) EXECs Class Year: 2016 The Colorado Chamber sat down with Jeff Erker to talk about his experience in the EXECs Advocacy Program. Highlights from the […]