News Releases

Craig-area Middle School Students Compete in National Civics Bee® Competition

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected].  CRAIG, Colorado – Middle school students from Craig-area schools competed in the second annual 2024 National Civics Bee® regional competition on April 3. The event was hosted by the Craig Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, the Daniels Fund and the Civic Trust of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce […]


New Report Finds $2.1 Billion Loss if Noneconomic Damage Caps Removed in Colorado

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected].  DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) today released a report assessing the impact of removing noneconomic damage caps in Colorado. The report estimates that removing such caps would result in a $2.1 billion annual loss […]


Statement from Colorado Chamber on Defeat of Oil and Gas Ban Bill

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected].  DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement from President and CEO Loren Furman regarding the defeat of Senate Bill 159, which would have banned new oil and gas permits statewide after 2030: “SB 159 was one of the most hostile bills […]


Expert in Regulatory Affairs to Join Colorado Chamber Team

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced Christy Woodward as its new regulatory affairs advisor. The move is a direct response to growing concerns about Colorado’s burdensome regulatory climate and follows the goals laid out in the Chamber’s 10-year strategic action plan, which recommended […]


Eastern Plains-area Middle School Students Compete in National Civics Bee® Competition

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. EASTERN PLAINS, Colorado – Middle school students from Eastern Plains-area schools competed in the second annual 2024 National Civics Bee® regional competition on March 16. The event was hosted by the Eastern Plains Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, the Daniels Fund and the Civic Trust of the U.S. […]


Colorado Chamber Announces Job Killers of the 2024 Legislative Session

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced a list of bills it has identified as job killers, threatening the state’s business climate, economic opportunity and future growth. The impact of these bills spans across a variety of sectors, from energy industries to manufacturing to […]


Workforce Development Package will Expand Opportunity for Coloradans

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce applauded House Bill 1365, introduced today, which emerged from the work of the Education to Employment Alliance in partnership with the governor’s office. The Chamber and its alliance partners played a lead role in key provisions of the bipartisan […]


Colorado Chamber Celebrates One Year Anniversary of The Sum & Substance

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today celebrates the one-year anniversary of The Sum & Substance (TSS), a chamber-owned online publication that covers Colorado’s legislative and political news related to the business community. The Sum & Substance gives readers an insider’s perspective on the political […]


Colorado Chamber CEO: Job-Killing Bills Threaten Colorado’s Competitiveness

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. DENVER – Colorado Chamber President and CEO Loren Furman today responded to a series of bills filed in the legislature targeting the business community, declaring them “job killers.” Several of the bills were unveiled at a press conference held today by the bill sponsors. “We’re seeing […]


Colorado Chamber Announces Kodiak Building Partners as Lead Investor in Strategic Plan to Advance State Economy

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced Kodiak Building Partners, a nationally-recognized building materials distribution company, as a lead investor in Vision 2033. The 10-year strategic action plan seeks to foster long-term economic growth and elevate Colorado’s business climate.  As a lead investor, Kodiak […]