News Releases

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 […]


Statement from the Colorado Chamber on CARES Act Passage

DENVER – The Colorado Chamber released the following statement regarding the passage of the federal CARE Act today, which is the third phase of congressional COVID-19 relief: “The coronavirus pandemic has created both a public health crisis and an economic crisis,” said Colorado Chamber President Chuck Berry. “Many businesses and their employees across Colorado are […]


Colorado Chamber Survey Demonstrates Concerns, Challenges Businesses Face Due to COVID-19

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 its membership conducted between March 17-20, 2020 about the impact coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on the business community. The survey includes responses from 80 businesses of all sizes across the state, […]


Colorado Chamber Encourages Employers to Prepare for Possible Coronavirus Spread

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – Amid the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Colorado, the Colorado Chamber released the following statement from Colorado Chamber President Chuck Berry: “We encourage businesses across Colorado to take proactive steps to prepare for the possible spread of the virus, including keeping sick employees […]


Colorado Chamber Statement on Public Option Proposal

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce released the following statement from Senior Vice President of State and Federal Relations Loren Furman following the unveiling of the long-awaited public health insurance option proposal by state Sen. Kerry Donovan and Rep. Dylan Roberts: “There is no question […]


Colorado Chamber Announces Support for Immunization Legislation

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber’s Health Care Council today voted to support Senate Bill 163, the Colorado Healthy Communities Act. The bill, by Sen. Julie Gonzales, Sen. Kevin Priola, and Rep. Kyle Mullica, seeks to improve the rate of vaccinations in schools and advance public health. […]


Colorado Business Day: Mayors from Across the State Talk Transportation, Growth, Health Care

(Left to Right) Mayors John Suthers, Jackie Millet, Michael B. Hancock, Rick Taggart, and Wade Troxell. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber today hosted Colorado Business Day, an annual event in which the business community comes together to discuss the legislative session and other key policy issues. Five mayors participated for a panel discussion titled “Mayors […]


Colorado Chamber: USMCA Will Have Strong Positive Impact on Colorado Businesses, Workers

DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce released the following statement from Chuck Berry, Colorado Chamber President, in response to President Donald Trump signing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) today: “The importance of trade with Canada and Mexico to Colorado businesses and workers cannot be overstated. Our members overwhelmingly support USMCA and we applaud the dedication […]


Colorado Chamber Statement on Proposed Family and Medical Leave Ballot Initiatives

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce released the following statement from Loren Furman, Senior Vice President of State and Federal Relations, on the ballot initiatives filed yesterday on a family and medical leave program: “Five legislative sessions and an interim task force have demonstrated that […]


Statement from Colorado Chamber President Chuck Berry on USMCA Passage

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, Colorado Chamber President, on the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in the U.S. House of Representatives: “We applaud Congress for coming together in bipartisan support for USMCA – this agreement […]