News Releases

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 […]


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 […]