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The Colorado Chamber Urges Colorado Business to Support Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization

Export Import Bank must be reauthorized by September 30th to help Colorado businesses! 200,000 Reasons the U.S. Needs the Ex-Im Bank U.S. jobs rely on exports. In fiscal year 2013, Ex-Im provided financing or guarantees for $37.4 billion in U.S. exports, supporting more than 200,000 American jobs. Small businesses rely on Ex-Im Bank to export […]

The Colorado Chamber Mission Trustee Ball Corporation ranks #3 in Sustainability

The annual Newsweek Green Rankings came out this morning and Ball Corporation is ranked #3 as the most sustainable company in the United States!  This annual listing consists of the U.S. 500, which ranks the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States by market cap and the Global 500, which looks at the […]

Oil and Gas Local Control Initiative 75 Moves Forward

By Steve Raabe The Denver Post Posted:   05/23/2014 04:11:00 PM MDT Initiative 75, one of the most contentious of the 11 oil and gas local-control ballot initiatives looking to get on the fall ballot, has received judicial approval to begin gathering petition signatures. The measure, backed by Colorado Community Rights Network, would give local […]

Sick-leave bill opens floodgates for complex late measures at Colorado Legislature

April 15, 2014, Ed Sealover There are just 23 days remaining in this session of the Colorado Legislature. So, of course, it seems appropriate that some of the most long-awaited and complicated bills are just now being introduced — with legislative leaders promising there are more to arrive in the coming days. For example, state […]

Business personal property tax break bill coming — but in smaller form

Mar 4, 2014, Ed Sealover The curtain goes up this week on the most anticipated business personal property tax reform bill of the 2014 Colorado Legislature — but the measure will have a smaller scope than sponsors originally expected. When Rep. Dave Young, D-Greeley, first discussed his plans with the Denver Business Journal in December, […]

2014 Legislative Session Expected to be a Busy One

The Colorado Chamber anticipates that the upcoming Legislative session will be a very busy one. Several legislative proposals are already in the hopper that will have an impact on Colorado businesses. The Colorado Chamber has compiled a list of potential bills according to each The Colorado Chamber policy council issue area.