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DBJ: Here’s what Colorado’s new Legislature could mean to business

Speaking at a Colorado Chamber of Commerce event on Oct. 20, Colorado House Speaker Alec Garnett predicted his party would lose some of the 41 seats it held in the chamber. And he added, almost with relief: “I don’t wish that majority on any speaker in the House.” Garnett, D-Denver, was wrong on the first […]


DBJ– Colorado Chamber survey: Regulatory concerns reaching record level with state employers

Colorado business leaders are reporting eye-opening levels of concern regarding state regulations — a worry that could factor into their votes, particularly for the gubernatorial race and legislative seats, as the Nov. 8 election approaches. “I want our state leaders to hear this. And I want them to address this going forward … through legislation […]



Westword: Are These the Ten Coolest Things Made in Colorado?

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce has announced the ten finalists in the Coolest Things Made in Colorado contest; they range from bionic fingers to a device that prevents sheets from wadding up in the wash. Wad-Free for Bed Sheets by Brayniacs LLC is one of the Colorado creations that Westword suggested might be a strong competitor. Manufactured in […]


Colorado Politics: Colorado Chamber of Commerce backs ballot measures expanding alcohol laws

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce threw its support behind three ballot initiatives on Wednesday, each seeking to expand the state’s alcohol laws. Propositions 126, 125 and 124 would, respectively, allow third-party delivery companies, such as UberEats, to deliver alcohol from restaurants, bars and liquor stores; allow grocery and convenience stores that sell beer to also sell wine; and, gradually eliminate […]



The Sopris Sun: Marble cool

Congratulations to Marble Distilling Company, one of 10 finalists in the Colorado Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Coolest Thing Made in Colorado competition. Marble’s spirits are filtered through crushed Yule marble, combining locally-grown grains for a clean and flavorful drink. Competition finalists will be honored at the Chamber’s annual luncheon meeting on Oct. 20, where the […]


Pagosa Daily Post: Colorado Chamber Announces Top 10 ‘Coolest Thing Made in Colorado’ Finalists

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce has announced the top 10 finalists for its inaugural Coolest Thing Made in Colorado competition. “Colorado manufacturers are job creators and innovators, shaping our state’s economy and communities,” said Colorado Chamber president and CEO Loren Furman. “These finalists underscore the wide variety of dynamic Colorado-made products across the state, from medical devices […]


The Montrose Press: Geyser Systems in running for state award

A Montrose company is among the 10 finalists for the Colorado Chamber of Commerce’s Coolest Thing Made in Colorado competition. Geyser Systems made the short list for its portable shower and cleaning system, designed for outdoor use. The innovative hot portable shower is described as 10 times more efficient than traditional camping showers and is […]


The Gazette: Finalists announced for Coolest Thing Made in Colorado competition

There are some cool things being manufactured in the Centennial State. How cool? That’s what the Colorado Chamber of Commerce is finding out with its inaugural Coolest Thing Made in Colorado competition. The nomination period opened Aug. 1 and now the chamber has announced the 10 finalists. “Colorado manufacturers are job creators and innovators, shaping […]