Special Legislative Session in the Works

Gov. Polis and legislative leaders this week announced plans for a special legislative session to address COVID-19 relief, which could provide assistance to some small businesses in Colorado. The call for the special session was announced Thursday, setting a November 3oth start date. A few primary topics have emerged, which closely mirror certain aspects of […]

Gov. Polis Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions for Some Counties in Effort to Avoid Lockdowns

Gov. Jared Polis today announced modifications to the state’s COVID-19 dial framework, which standardizes COVID-19 restrictions for all Colorado counties. Previously, each county would be categorized on a level from “green” to “red” based on local COVID trends – with “red” resulting in a full-blown “Stay at Home” order. The governor’s recent announcement creates an […]

State and Local Chambers Ask Gov. Polis for COVID-19 Assistance and Support

The Colorado Chamber today joined with the Association of Colorado Chambers of Commerce, Colorado Society of Association Executives, and local chambers across the state to urge Gov. Polis for support of our local chambers across the state. As 501 (c)(6) organizations, local chambers of commerce have been excluded from federal COVID-19 relief, which has devastated […]

National Support Your Local Chambers Day

October 21, 2020 is National #SupportYourLocalChamberofCommerce Day, and the Colorado Chamber recognizes local chambers serving communities throughout our state. In a year when businesses have persevered to keep their doors open and to keep paychecks coming to Colorado families, local chambers of commerce from the Logan County Chamber on the Eastern Plains to the Grand […]

Colorado Chamber Elects Rachel Nance as Board Chair

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced the election of Rachel Nance as 2020-21 Board Chair. Nance is director of strategic accounts for Xcel Energy. “The Colorado business community has taken extraordinary steps amid an unprecedented global crisis to adapt and weather the storm […]

Colorado Chamber Celebrates MFG Day

Happy National Manufacturing Day!  MFG Day—organized nationally by The Manufacturing Institute—is manufacturing’s biggest annual opportunity to inspire the next generation about the industry and careers in modern manufacturing—and to say: “Creators Wanted.” Amid a global pandemic, events may look different, but these collective efforts are as important now as ever. Launched annually on the first […]

Colorado Chamber Statement on Colorado Manufacturing Month

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement from Chuck Berry, President of the Colorado Chamber, regarding Colorado Manufacturing Month: “The manufacturing community it vital to the fabric of Colorado. It represents the men and women across the state who make things […]

Colorado Chamber Votes to Support Amendment 77 on November Ballot

The Colorado Chamber’s Executive Committee this week voted to support Amendment 77, which would give more gaming options and revenue to the three gaming cities in Colorado – Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek. Specifically, the proposal would amend the Colorado Constitution to allow voters in the three gaming cities to support increase colorado […]

New Report Reveals Prop 118 Could Run Out of Money Almost Immediately

A new report released by the nonpartisan Common Sense Institute (CSI) this week has found that Proposition 118, a ballot measure which would create a paid family and medical leave insurance program in Colorado, would likely require a higher payroll tax than projected to remain solvent. If passed, Prop 118 would impose an initial .9% […]