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CBS4 News Gives Prop 118 Ad a Reality Check

CBS4 News’ Shaun Boyd broke gave an ad from Proposition 118 supporters a reality check, finding that many of its assertions relating to cost and affordability are not based on facts. Watch the video on

DBJ: What’s at stake for business in Colorado’s state Senate races

By Ed Sealover for the Denver Business Journal. Colorado’s House and Senate chambers, both held by Democrats the past two years, aren’t flipping to Republicans in the November election, political observers say. But the margin by which Democrats control them — particularly the Senate — could have a big impact on business issues. While a […]

FOX 31: Paid family and medical leave on the ballot for Colorado voters

The Colorado Chamber’s Loren Furman spoke with Fox 31 News about Prop 118 this week: “The way it’s proposed, through the ballot initiative, is not sustainable. This tax, the more people that use the program, the more expensive it becomes. That’s the dilemma, really, that proponents have right now,” Loren Furman of the Colorado Chamber […]

DBJ: Business groups urge governor, Colorado regulators to not adopt 2,000-foot oil well setbacks

By Ed Sealover for the Denver Business Journal A collection of 41 Colorado businesses and business groups are asking Gov. Jared Polis and the state’s top oil and gas regulators to reconsider requiring oil and gas wells be at least 2,000 feet from homes. The letter, sent Monday, argued the 2,000-foot well setback being considered by the commissioners […]

Survey: Vast majority of Colorado employers offer telework during pandemic

Nearly nine in 10 employers offer partial or full teleworking during the pandemic, a late-July survey from the Colorado Chamber of Commerce has found. Three-fifths of companies that responded said remote working has not affected their productivity. The remainder were evenly split between businesses experiencing an increase in productivity and a decrease. Read the complete article by […]

Workers Have Been Able To Return To Offices With Some Restrictions Since May, But Most Colorado Companies Are Keeping People Home

Most Colorado companies are allowing employees to work from home in some capacity. Roughly a third report their workforce is almost entirely remote as the pandemic upends office culture. Businesses have needed to adapt very quickly to allow for better collaboration and improved productivity even while employees work from home. From learning workshop tools to […]

Bill to end tax breaks whittled down after massive outreach campaign from Colorado business owners

After a session in which businesses have been on the defensive on issues ranging from presumption that coronavirus-addled employees had caught the disease at work to creation of a new earned-paid-sick-leave mandate, they felt relieved Saturday that their voices appeared to have been heard, said Loren Furman, senior vice president of the Colorado Chamber of Commerce. “I think it […]