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Colorado Chamber Urges State Agencies to Focus on Consumer Choice & Controlling Costs in Health Care

The Colorado Chamber submitted comments this week to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) and the Division of Insurance (DOI) regarding the establishment of a public option health care program. The HCPF and DOI have been holding stakeholder meetings throughout the summer following the passage of HB 19-1004 this legislative session, […]


Colorado Chamber to EPA: Proposed Rule Threatens Colorado Business Climate

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at CMeyer@COchamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber today provided comment in a public meeting held by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding its proposed rule to reclassify the Denver area’s air quality designation, which would severely impact the Colorado business community. The hearing was held in direct response […]


Highlights from the Colorado Chamber’s 2019 Congressional Luncheon

Last month the Colorado Chamber hosted its biennial congressional luncheon, featuring U.S. Reps. Jason Crow, Diana DeGette, Doug Lamborn, Joe Neguse, and Ed Perlmutter. Colorado’s congressional delegation is known for its collaboration and bipartisanship, and that working relationship was on display as they discussed the issues of trade, health care, economic development, space command, and […]


Collaboration and Bipartisanship of Colorado Congressional Delegation the Focus of Colorado Chamber Luncheon

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at CMeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The collaborative working relationship among Colorado’s congressional delegation was on display at the Colorado Chamber’s biennial congressional luncheon today, featuring U.S. Reps. Jason Crow, Diana DeGette, Doug Lamborn, Joe Neguse, and Ed Perlmutter. The representatives addressed members of the Colorado Chamber for a bipartisan […]


EXECs Alumni Spotlight: Jeff Erker, Class of 2016

About Jeff Erker: Current member of the Colorado Chamber Board of Directors Sr. Vice President for FCI Constructors Inc. Education: Colorado School of Mines Hometown: Burlington, Colorado (born and raised) EXECs Class Year: 2016 The Colorado Chamber sat down with Jeff Erker to talk about his experience in the EXECs Advocacy Program. Highlights from the […]


U.S. Rep. Thornberry Addresses Colorado Chamber: Business Leaders Must Stay Engaged in the World

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber today hosted U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, for a discussion on America’s global engagement and military strength. The congressman has been touring the nation speaking to community and business leaders as part of […]


Family and Medical Leave Insurance Task Force to Include Prominent Colorado Chamber Voices

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber’s Stacey Campbell and Dana Hagood were appointed to the Family and Medical Leave Task Force by the legislature yesterday, which will study how to implement a financially responsible family and medical leave program in the state. The task force stems from […]


New Reports Highlight Strength of Colorado Economy

Revenue forecasts released today by the Governor’s Office and the state Legislative Council reflect Colorado’s economic strength, showing stronger than expected growth driven by wages and consumer spending. The forecast released by the Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting showed an increase in the 2018-19 budget of about $270 million. Legislative Council projects an […]


Repeal of Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) could be on Colorado Ballot in 2020

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that state’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) can be removed from the state constitution by a single ballot measure, which paves the way for a possible ballot initiative next year. See below for an overview of the news coverage on this decision: From the Colorado Sun: The state title […]


Colorado Chamber Sends Joint Letter to U.S. Senate Committee on EPA Water Rule

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce signed onto a joint letter with the U.S. Chamber and six other state chambers to Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Tom Carper (D-DE) regarding the EPA’s revised “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule. The letter is in response to today’s U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works hearing regarding […]