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Colorado Chamber Elects Rachel Nance as Board Chair

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced the election of Rachel Nance as 2020-21 Board Chair. Nance is director of strategic accounts for Xcel Energy. “The Colorado business community has taken extraordinary steps amid an unprecedented global crisis to adapt and weather the storm […]


Colorado Chamber Statement on Colorado Manufacturing Month

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement from Chuck Berry, President of the Colorado Chamber, regarding Colorado Manufacturing Month: “The manufacturing community it vital to the fabric of Colorado. It represents the men and women across the state who make things […]


Colorado Chamber Votes to Oppose Paid Leave Ballot Initiative

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today voted to oppose Proposition 118. If passed by voters this November, it would create a new $1.3 billion state-run family and medical leave insurance program that would be managed by the Colorado Department of Labor […]


Colorado Businesses Embracing Working-from-Home, New Survey Shows

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the results of its fourth COVID-19 business impact survey. The survey was conducted between July 27-29, 2020 and focused on companies’ work-from-home policies, financial outlooks, and the federal stimulus. “Colorado employers care deeply about the health and […]


Colorado Chamber Board Votes to Support Initiative 304

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced its support for Ballot Initiative 304, which is currently in the signature collection process for approval by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office. “All too often when lawmakers or advocacy groups look to create costly new state […]


Colorado Chamber Announces Candidate Endorsements for November 2020 Election

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced endorsements of state legislative candidates for the November 2020 General Election. The bipartisan list of endorsements follows an extensive vetting and interview process and approval from the Colorado Chamber’s Political Action Committee and Board of Directors. “These […]


Colorado Chamber Calls for Federal Liability Protection for Employers

DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today joined with 50+ chambers across the nation to urge the U.S. Congress to pass targeted liability relief for employers. The letter asks Congress to implement a series of measures, including protection against COVID-19 exposure claims for businesses that follow government guidelines and protection for health care providers […]


Colorado Chamber: Now is Not the Time for a New Billion-Dollar State Program

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce released the following statement on the recent endorsement of ballot initiatives on paid family and medical leave by the previous sponsors of the legislation: “It’s disappointing that interest groups have chosen to pursue a billion-dollar program in the middle […]


Businesses Weigh in on How to Pursue a Safe, Effective Reopening Process in Colorado Chamber Survey

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber today released the results of a survey conducted on the business community to inform state officials as they prepare policies and guidelines for Colorado’s phased reopening process. The survey covers the top concerns of businesses and initiatives the state can pursue […]


Survey: Colorado Businesses Financially Strained, But Adapting

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce released the results of a survey conducted this week to measure the impact recent COVID-19 developments have had on the business community. The survey covers “Stay at Home” orders, employee furloughs and layoffs, and an assessment of how well […]