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Heart of the Rockies Radio: Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Launches National Civics Bee

The Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the launch of the 2023 National Civics Bee, an initiative aimed at encouraging more young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. Organized in partnership with The Civic Trust of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the competition in Buena Vista will inspire middle […]

Metro Moves: OEDIT welcomes new executive director

Loren Furman, president and CEO of the Colorado Chamber, said Lieberman aided the governor and the business community in using data-driven, balanced approaches to recover from COVID-19 pandemic. “Eve will continue to deliver positive results for Colorado’s business community and the State in this new role,” Furman said in a press release. Read the complete […]

Gazette: Editorial – An assault on Colorado’s service economy

The other shoe has dropped — with the weight of a wrecking ball — in the wake of last November’s election. Colorado’s rebuff of Republicans on the ballot appears to have emboldened legislative Democrats to draw a bead on the business community as never before. That became clear as news emerged last week of what […]

Montrose Press: Young people invited to Chamber’s civics bee

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has launched 2023 National Civics Bee, a national competition designed to inspire young Americans to become better informed about American democracy, to engage respectfully and constructively in the community, and to build greater trust in others and institutions. Students in participating states may apply for the competition at The […]

Craig Press: Craig Chamber of Commerce to host the 2023 National Civics Bee

The Craig Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of the 2023 National Civics Bee, an initiative aimed at encouraging more young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. This is the first Civics Bee competition in the Yampa Valley and will engage youth in both Moffat and Routt counties. The initiative is […]

Colorado Politics: ‘Fair scheduling’ bill pits Colorado’s progressive legislators against business interests

A measure expected to be introduced imminently in the state House, backed by some of the General Assembly’s most progressive Democratic lawmakers, would require almost every food and beverage or retail business in the state to pay those employees “predictability pay” when they are sent home and don’t work the scheduled hours. —– Loren Furman, […]

Chamber collaborations key part of representing businesses

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce is in the solutions business. We believe a strong business environment equals a strong and thriving economy. We advocate for industry growth and pro-business policies to support and improve the cost of doing business; the quantity of educated skilled workers; and Colorado’s critical infrastructure, which include roads, telecommunications, water and […]

These factors are hurting Colorado business competitiveness, study says

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce worked with business consulting firm Dietrich Partners to survey company leaders’ perceptions about the current business ecosystem as well as the state’s strengths and vulnerabilities. What emerged in the Colorado Competitive Landscape Report was a mixed bag of reasons that the state continues to attract top talent and companies seeking […]

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 […]