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This Week in Policy

March Budget Forecast Released The recent revenue forecasts released by Legislative Council and the Office of State Planning and Budgeting earlier this week show about $300 million more in general fund revenue for the 2018-2019 fiscal year than previously anticipated in the December forecast. Both forecasts cite rising wages and consumer spending, anticipated benefits of … Read Post

Ceyl Prinster Named Chamber Small Biz Advocate of the Year

Smiling faces of business owners at their storefronts and affirmations about the power of entrepreneurialism – like “change the world one small business at a time” – line the walls around Colorado Enterprise Fund. (CEF) It’s an important motivator for CEF’s President and CEO Ceyl Prinster and her team as they help small businesses find … Read Post

Trout Tank H2O Participants Celebrate Water

On #WorldWaterDay, our Trout Tank H2O participants share why they love water and how it has inspired their businesses. Check out what water means to them and join us April 19 for Trout Tank H2O: Pitch Event, where five of these outstanding businesses will share their pitch with the chance to take home a $5,000 … Read Post

Three Ways Community Service Benefits Your Business

Gone are the days when the concept of “social responsibility” was at the periphery of a company’s operations. Today, businesses incorporate volunteerism and giving back at the core of their strategy — not only because it’s the right thing to do but because of the measurable benefits it brings to the business, the employees and … Read Post

Finding Inspiration From Women Leaders 

We have inspiring quotes on the wall at the Chamber, and this last week reminded me of one of them from Marianne Williamson: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.” Last week, … Read Post

This Week in Policy

Addressing Colorado’s $32 Billion Unfunded Pension Liability The long-awaited public employee pension reform bill has been introduced and is being debated in the legislature. Senate Bill 200 was introduced last week and heard in the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday. This issue is of critical importance to the Chamber and a top priority for this … Read Post

4 Lessons Businesses Can Learn from March Madness

As March Madness kicks off, it’s a month of pure competition. When it comes to business, success is based off how you can rally your team, get a game plan and execute. Here are four lessons that you can take from the court to your boardroom. Teamwork makes the dream work No team can take … Read Post