News Releases

Statement by Colorado Chamber on $600 Million UITF Proposal

Business Coalition Led by Colorado Chamber Secures Bipartisan Compromise For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement following the announcement of a $600 million proposal to replenish the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund (UITF). The legislation comes after months of negotiations between the […]


Colorado Chamber Celebrates Manufacturers, Outlines Future-focused Vision at Colorado Business Day

First Annual “Coolest Thing in Colorado” Launched at Event For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today hosted Colorado Business Day, an annual event bringing together business leaders, local chambers and elected officials to discuss key economic priorities in Colorado. The Chamber also announced the launch […]


Leaders Across Colorado Voice Support for HB 22-1026

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – More than a dozen leaders across Colorado issued quotes supporting HB 22-1026, a bi-partisan bill sponsored by Representatives Shannon Bird and Dan Woog. The bill provides tax incentives for employers to provide alternative transportation options such as bus passes. By encouraging alternate transportation, both […]


Colorado Chamber Announces New Affiliation with Local Chamber Organization

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced the formation of a new affiliation with the Association of Colorado Chambers of Commerce (ACCC). The ACCC is a self-funded program of the Colorado Chamber that provides professional development opportunities for local chamber executives. Under the new […]


Coalition of Business Entities Calls for Unemployment Insurance Relief

DENVER – A coalition of more than 75 businesses and organizations led by the Colorado Chamber of Commerce today sent a letter to legislators in the General Assembly calling for Unemployment Insurance relief. The Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund (UITF) was fully depleted in the height of the pandemic and employers face substantial premium increases that […]


The Colorado Chamber Stands with Local Businesses Impacted by Boulder County Fires

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – In response to the Marshall and Middle Fork fires that have devastated our local communities, the Colorado Chamber is working with its local chamber partners to provide and share important resources for businesses impacted by the fires. “The loss and destruction caused by the […]


Colorado Chamber Announces Board Changes

David Rivera Elected Board Chair for 2021-22 For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today elected David Rivera as 2021-22 Board Chair during its annual meeting. Rivera is director of business affairs for Climax Molybdenum, a Freeport-McMoRan Company. Additionally, the Board elected John […]


Colorado Chamber Selects Loren Furman as Next President and CEO

Furman has served as the Chamber’s senior vice president of state and federal relations for 13 years DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today selected Loren Furman to serve as its next president and CEO. Furman, currently a senior vice president for the Colorado Chamber, succeeds Chuck Berry who earlier this […]


Colorado’s Congressional Delegation Talks Infrastructure, Afghanistan and the Economy at Colorado Chamber Event

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. WHEAT RIDGE – The Colorado Chamber today held its fifth biennial congressional event, bringing together Colorado’s U.S. House delegation on one stage to discuss the critical issues facing the business community. U.S. Reps. Jason Crow, Ed Perlmutter, Joe Neguse, Doug Lamborn, and Ken Buck participated in […]


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,” […]