Driving Colorado Forward

Let’s Go, Colorado! Coloradans are trying to pump the brakes on the challenges of our transportation system – crumbling roads and bridges that are leading to more time in traffic, more damage to our vehicles and more risk to the safety of those on the road. In November, voters will consider two ballot items on … Read Post

Guv Candidates talk infrastructure, education, health

Colorado’s gubernatorial candidates took the stage Friday morning for the first time together to talk about the issues that matter to the business community at the Candidate Forum hosted by the Chamber, the Denver Business Journal and more than 20 community partners whose reach spans across the state. Democratic candidate and U.S. Rep. Jared Polis … Read Post

Business Ballot Guide

There’s a lot on Colorado’s ballot this year, but we’ve got you covered. Our Board of Directors have weighed in on eight issues critical to the business community. And, thanks to our friends at Comcast, who are making us hipper and cooler, you can watch a video and learn everything you need to know about those … Read Post

CO’s Revenue Forecast

Last week, the governor’s budget office released its latest state revenue forecast. The good news is state revenues are strong, and from the business community’s perspective, with our growing economy, we expected to see solid revenue growth. While we are thankful that we continue to see this economic success, we are immediately reminded that this … Read Post

Let’s Go Colorado

I look at talk show hosts and often think what a fun job that would be – and, then I realize that’s a lot of what I get to do here at the Chamber. We introduce people to each other, we share cutting edge ideas and new ways of thinking with our members (our audience) – … Read Post

State of the City focuses on a strong workforce

Only 18 of 100 students will graduate high school, enroll in post-secondary, complete that degree and immediately start work. It’s a number that business and education leaders said must change. “It’s nowhere near the numbers we need in our pipeline,” Denver Metro Chamber President and CEO Kelly Brough told 650 business leaders today at its … Read Post

The Cost of Traffic

We’re spending more time in traffic, and it’s really costing us! How much, exactly? Here in the Denver metro area we are spending an extra 52 hours each year in our cars due to congestion. And, our deteriorated, congested roads are costing us an extra $2,306 due to damage to our vehicles. These dollars really add … Read Post