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Economy, Entrepreneurship in Focus at State of Small Business

The culture of entrepreneurialism is strong in Colorado, economist Patty Silverstein told more than 300 business leaders at State of Small Business on Monday. People who run their own business make up over 26% of all workers in our state, compared to just over 23% nationally. That’s more than 1 million people. “That is just amazing,” said … Read Post

Changes to Overtime Threshold Proposed

We need your feedback on a critical policy issue impacting Colorado employers and employees. Last month, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment announced a proposed update to the Minimum Wage Order. This order outlines important information for Colorado employers and employees, including who is covered by minimum wage, the threshold for paying overtime and … Read Post

We’re Thankful for You!

It’s no secret that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It’s a day to get together with people we love and reflect on what we are grateful for. Just like us, the Chamber has much to be thankful for, too—including all of you who make this community the best place to live and do business. We want … Read Post

How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

What do you stand for? It’s a simple question, but one you don’t often have to answer until you’re in a complicated situation. My father always reminded me that the greatest asset we have is our reputation. When I graduated from Colorado State, he wrote me a note that I won’t forget: I have given … Read Post

Veterans: Thank you for your service

We really value service to others and our veterans are the clearest example of people who have given of themselves in service to us all. On Veterans Day, we want to not only thank them for their service to our country, but also remind you of how Chamber members and the business community can help … Read Post

2019 Election: The Ballots are In

At the Chamber, we’re committed to building a great place to live and do business. We supported Proposition CC and with it the opportunity to invest in areas that are critical to our success, including education and transportation. We are disappointed that the proposal did not pass last night. In Colorado, we face very challenging … Read Post