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Legislature Relying on Carrots and Sticks this Session

This week in policy: While this legislative session has already covered an array of topics ranging from transportation and taxes to pollution and COVID-19 vaccines, the legislature has a limited number of tools to sway those impacted by certain bills. As a business community, the tools we pay the most attention to are the incentives and … Read Post

United Airlines Joins as New Trustee for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

DENVER – United Airlines is expanding its engagement at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce as a new trustee, joining ten other trustee level organizations as the Chamber’s largest investors. Every Chamber member is committed to community stewardship and supporting Colorado’s economic growth and prosperity, but trustees underwrite the work of our entire organization: economic … Read Post

Chamber Supports Fentanyl Bill and Seeks to Address Possession

House Speaker Alec Garnett (D-Denver), Rep. Mike Lynch (R-Larimer, Weld), Sen. Brittany Pettersen (D-Jefferson) and Sen. John Cooke (R-Weld) introduced House Bill 1326 last Friday, prompting a critical statewide discussion about fentanyl use in Colorado and the best way to curb its proliferation. Colorado Public Radio reported in February that fentanyl fatalities in Colorado are rising faster than … Read Post

Jerome Davis Named Executive Vice President of Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and President of the Chamber’s Leadership Foundation

Davis brings nearly three decades of business and community leadership to the role DENVER – The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce has named Jerome Davis executive vice president of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and president of the Chamber’s Leadership Foundation. Davis stepped into the role on an interim basis in Jan. 2022. “As … Read Post

Second Half of Legislative Session Has Big Issues to Address

This past Saturday, Colorado lawmakers officially hit the halfway mark of the 120-day legislative session with many big-ticket issues still in the works. After introducing 450 bills, of which 322 are still awaiting action, legislative leaders have pointed out that while these first 60 days have been at a slower pace, everything will be ramping … Read Post

At the Chamber We’re Saying … Spring the Action!

Spring is just around the corner, and that means a bountiful garden of exciting Chamber affairs are popping up this season! From signature events to Leadership Foundation programs to business development courses, we’ve got a full bloom of offerings for our members and the public alike. Check out the complete calendar. Need to double check … Read Post