Google Highlights Economic Impact and Announces New Investments in Colorado

This past year, Colorado businesses relied on digital tools more than ever – to adapt, to maintain, to survive. Colorado Chamber member Google helped 47,900 Colorado businesses, nonprofits, publishers, creators and developers to generate $6.56 billion in economic impact despite some of the challenges we faced. Learn more about Google’s impact here locally and beyond […]

News Roundup: $1.8 Billion in New Taxes & Regulations Per Year for Colorado Businesses

The Denver Post: Colorado business community asks legislature for a timeout on new regulations and higher taxes A coalition of business groups pleaded with Colorado lawmakers Tuesday to avoid passing any legislation, however well-intentioned, that would make it more complicated or costly to do business in the state. “We need our state leaders to simply […]

Business Leaders Call on Legislature to Prioritize Jobs, Foster Recovery

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today hosted a press conference with business leaders representing different sectors and regions of the state to discuss the 2021 legislative session and the growing cost of new taxes, fees and regulations on the business community. Special guest Kristin […]

Maxar Technologies Featured in The Wall Street Journal

Colorado Chamber member Maxar Technologies was recently recognized by The Wall Street Journal for its work in satellite and imaging technology. “Circling every 94 minutes, Maxar’s satellites survey 3.5 million square kilometers of the Earth every day to capture images that are accurate down to a meter and are stored in a massive data set. […]

Lockheed Martin Plays Integral Role in Successful “Perseverance” Mars Landing

NASA has completed a successful landing of the “Perseverance” rover on Mars today, which will study the geology of Mars while searching for signs of past microbial life. Colorado Chamber member Lockheed Martin played a key role in the mission, developing the technology to protect the Mars rover in its deployment. The 2,260-pound rover is […]

Colorado Chamber Member Encore Electric Among Top Workplaces in U.S.

Encore Electric, a Colorado Chamber member based in Lakewood, recently announced that it has been named one of the top workplaces in the United States by Energage. The award is based on the feedback that is offered by employees of the organization through a third-party survey administered by Energage. More than 500 Encore Electric employees […]

Colorado Chamber Statement on Greenhouse Gas Roadmap

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement regarding the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Roadmap recently announced by the Governor’s Office: “As the statewide chamber of commerce representing hundreds of businesses of all sizes across Colorado, we support the goal of cleaner […]

Common Sense Institute Releases COVID-19 Labor Force & Jobs Report

The Common Sense Institute (CSI) today released its latest report on the Colorado labor force. CSI is a non-partisan research organization dedicated to the protection and promotion of Colorado’s economy. Key findings of the report include: The Colorado labor force participation rate (LFPR) was 67.5% in November. This rate was 2 percentage points below the […]

The Colorado Chamber’s Loren Furman Featured on COBRT Podcast

Loren Furman, Senior Vice President of State and Federal Relations for the Colorado Chamber, was featured on the latest episode of the Colorado Business Roundtable’s podcast, hosted by Debbie Brown. Furman and Brown discussed expectations for the 2021 legislative session. Furman expects to see bills related to a public health care option, COVID-19 relief, and […]

State Health Department Makes Changes to Original Five-Star Program, Costing Businesses More to Comply

The Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPHE) recently approved a statewide Five-Star program intended to help counties and businesses that follow public health guidelines operate amid COVID-19 restrictions. Unfortunately, the revised plan from CDPHE presents significant burdens to businesses and does little to help local communities through these challenging times. The Colorado Springs Chamber […]