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Out There Colorado: Colorado Chamber establishes Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action Task Force

In an effort to find common ground between regulations that support environmental sustainability versus business success, the Colorado Chamber of Commerce recently started the Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action Task Force. “There’s got to be a better way,” President and CEO Loren Furman said. “The progress between healthy status of the environment and economic growth, they’re […]

Arvada Press: Arvada Chamber of Commerce to participate in National Civics Bee pilot

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce announced on Feb. 1 that it would be hosting the regional portion of the National Civics Bee for Jefferson County this spring, the first time the humanities competition has been held in Colorado. The competition is open to any middle schooler (6th to 8th grade) in Jefferson County, including students […]

Gazette: Coalition of business, industry groups seek to stop ‘Fair Workweek’ bill

A coalition of business and industry groups is rallying behind efforts to stop a proposal to require businesses to pay employees for showing up — even when they did not do any work because there’s not enough work that day. For workers, the situation could mean losing a day’s pay — and supporters say that puts an “an […]

Chaffee County Times: National Civics Bee sponsored by the BV Chamber

The Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce is partnering with The Civic Trust of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation as well as the public school, private school and home school communities in Buena Vista to bring middle school students the National Civics Bee. This competition promotes young Americans engaging in civics and contributing to their […]

The Colorado Sun: What’s Working: Get ready for Colorado’s wage-transparency law, part 2

“The complexity of the law, the confusion amongst employers, the problem of not addressing remote work situations, because they were not contemplated in 2019 when the original bill passed, needs to be addressed for the future of the workforce,” said Loren Furman, president and CEO of the Colorado Chamber. Read the complete article by Tamara […]

EDITORIAL: An assault on Colorado’s service economy

From The Gazette Editorial Board 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 […]

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 […]